HR Director

Indivisible   •  

Washington, DC

Industry: Education, Government & Non-Profit


11 - 15 years

Posted 29 days ago

Reporting to Co-Executive Director Leah Greenberg, the HR Director plays a critical role in overseeing the organization's Human Resources functions and developing initiatives to build an inclusive and healthy workplace culture. The HR Director functions as a close advisor to top organizational leadership on internal matters, guiding Indivisible's human resources strategy and working closely with the DEI Director to ensure equitable and inclusive HR policies and practices. This position serves on the organization's Senior Team, as well as the Operations Leadership Team.


  • Oversee all HR functions, including but not limited to recruitment and hiring, onboarding processes, benefits administration, retention strategies, performance management, professional development and training, and offboarding processes
  • Create, get buy-in for, and implement HR policies and processes that contribute to healthy organizational function and culture
  • Analyze peer organizations and industry trends to identify best practices and apply them to our work
  • Manage HR staff and liaise with our PEO
  • Serve as a mediator and resource for managing staff conflict and resolution
  • Working closely with the Legal Team on HR compliance, ensure that all of the organization's employment and contracting practices are in line with relevant laws and best practices
  • Develop processes to gather and address staff input and feedback, both directly and through changes to organizational practices
  • Ensure equity--across race, gender, and other lines of difference--and other key organizational values are reflected in our policies and practices
  • Coordinate our monthly organization-wide supervisors meeting, including developing and delivering continued learning to improve supervisory practices and standards
  • Lead in the selection of vendors, contractors, and tools across a variety of HR needs; create and maintain relationships with service providers and contractors

Required Qualifications

  • 12 years of relevant work experience, including at least 7 years of experience working directly in HR in the non-profit sector, and 2-3 years of experience building and/or supervising an HR team
  • Demonstrated cultural competency and understanding of systems of oppression
  • Past successful systems change, strategic planning, and/or implementation experience
  • Past successful project and program management experience
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships across lines of difference
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communications skills; strong facilitation skills, including the ability to create and guide learning and supportive spaces
  • Strong emotional intelligence, judgment, and ability to handle confidential information with discretion
  • Strong knowledge of human resources management and employment law, including but not limited to EEO provisions; demonstrated judgment in managing organizational risk
  • Skilled in Microsoft Suite, Google Suite, survey platforms, and (ideally) Slack
  • Intermediate ability to compile, analyze, and report statistical data

Desired Qualifications

  • HR Certification
  • Experience with conflict resolution, mediation, healing, and/or consensus building
  • Experience working in nonprofits, campaigns, or movement spaces that are specifically fighting for justice and change; you're excited about helping us live our values internally and externally