Director of Human Resources | Sparks | Maryland

Position Type Full Time - Regular
Requisition # 18-P903-265
Division Human Resources
Office Sparks, Maryland
Date Posted 06/07/2018


Oversee all Human Resources functions in a supporting role to operations, including employee relations, recruiting, benefits administration, performance management, career development and training; Development of Human Resources strategies, policies and procedures in line with company strategic plan; Assist operating disciplines in meeting strategic goals through development and implementation of HR processes, procedures, policies and programs. Ensure company compliance with federal and state employment regulations regarding employment law and record-keeping regulations; and actively participate with senior management in policy and procedure development and implementation. Operate HR Department as an efficient cost center, continuously working to reduce overhead costs and improve HR department's value-add to company's profit.


10 – 15 years' experience in Human Resources Management. Proven experience with professional services firms with a preference for consulting engineering or architectural firms; proven experience in development of strategic initiatives; proven experience with successfully increasing diversity. Experience in budget development for department and ability to meet budgetary constraints; Experience in complying with DOL OFCCP regulations as federal contractor; Experience in negotiating vendor contracts; and Experience as participant and leader in a civic, political, professional society or organization.


Proven success in researching and applying industry and national bench marking studies such as compensation packages including salary ranges, job descriptions, benefits; Possess a thorough knowledge of employee benefits including administration of retirement plans (PS/401(k) and Employee Stock Ownership Plans), health, disability, and life insurance; Ability to develop and execute company policies; Proven success in building high performance teams and act as a role model and mentor; Knowledge and practical use of HRIS, preferably Oracle or similar program; Knowledge and practical use of the latest industry trends in HR outsourcing, employee benefits, web-based HR, and self-service HR trends; Ability to fully support operational business units in a cost effective and efficient manner; Works closely with President/CEO, COO, CFO and CIO to achieve business goals; and Ability to read and analyze financial statements. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including public speaking experience.

Degrees / Licenses (R)equired – (P)referred

B.S. in Business, Human Resources or equivalent required; Master’s Degree preferable. PHR or SPHR Certification by Society of Human Resources Management and Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) preferred.


Travel required. For internal applicants, in accepting this position, it is understood that continued employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check. All final applicants selected for this position are required to undergo a background check. An applicant who has been convicted of a criminal offense relevant to the position may be disqualified from employment. A satisfactory background check is the absence of a criminal record, which bears a demonstrable relationship to the applicant/employee’s suitability to perform the required duties and responsibilities of the position. Pre-employment drug testing is required as a condition of employment. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veteran/Disabled.