Job Details

Human Resources Director
Jan 25, 2019
The Jewish Federation of Cincinnati
Full Time



Shared Business Services (SBS), managed by the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati with funding from The Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati is accepting resumes for a Human Resources (HR) Director to guide and manage the overall provision of HR services, policies, and programs for SBS’ non-profit client agencies. The HR Director brings strategy and process to SBS HR operations emphasizing quality, continuous improvement and high performance in support of the organization’s strategic objectives; provides key input to the strategic planning process for talent management in the Jewish community; and oversees HR functions for SBS clients, including compensation & benefits, performance, training & development, employee relations, recruiting & staffing, safety, and wellness & health.


HR Department Development & Responsibilities – Ensure a fully functioning HR department serving all client needs including the development and administering of programs, procedures, and guidelines to help achieve organizational strategic goals.

Organizational Development – Collaborate with leadership teams to establish plans and practices that maintain and improve the long-term health of clients including designing and overseeing the talent management program that addresses areas of organizational design & culture, succession planning, workforce development & retention, and change management.


  • Employee Relations – Maintain and facilitate positive relations between employees and management; communicate, and recommend HR policies; and investigate complaints.
  • Performance Management, Training and Development -- Lead and implement performance management processes and career development & training.
  • Employment/Staffing – Maintain and implement robust recruiting & hiring processes.
  • Compensation & Benefits – Ensure a competitive and equitable compensation and benefits structure using market research to establish pay and benefit practices; participate in salary surveys, and lead the development of orientations and trainings, and monitor compensation and benefits trends.
  • Employment Law – Drive legal compliance with relevant employment regulations.


  • Strategic thinker and ability to lead, manage and develop HR staff.
  • Knowledge and experience in compensation and benefits, organizational planning & development, employee relations, safety, and knowledge of employment laws.
  • Excellent organization, communication, interpersonal, communication, and coaching skills.
  • Ability to establish relationships and interact effectively with all organizational levels.
  • Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment. Must include skills in database management and record keeping.


  • Minimum of a Bachelor's or equivalent in HR, Business, Organizational Development.
  • Ten plus years of progressive HR leadership roles.
  • Specialized training in employment law, compensation, organizational planning, organization development, employee relations, safety, training, and preventive labor relations, preferred.
  • Active involvement with HR organizations and ongoing community involvement, preferred.
  • Affiliations with leaders of successful organizations that practice effective HR Management.
  • PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification, preferred.


The formal and complete job description will be provided to candidates selected for the interview process.

Contact Details

Denis Keegan
Jewish Federation of Cincinnati