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JOB TITLE:                            Human Resource Director
DEPARTMENT:                     Administration
REPORTS TO:                       CEO
JOB SCHEDULE:                   Full-Time
EXEMPTION STATUS:         Exempt


General Description:
SEAMAAC is a nonprofit organization in Philadelphia, with the mission “To support and serve immigrants and refugees and other politically, socially and economically marginalized communities as they seek to advance the condition of their lives in the United States.” SEAMAAC envisions a strong and unified society, where immigrants and refugees work alongside other Americans to build shared political, economic and social power. We envision a community where the contributions of each generation of Americans, whether Native to this land, immigrant, or brought against their will, are equally acknowledged, valued and embraced, and where all people live whole, healthy lives with joy and dignity.


The Director of Human Resources reports to the CEO and acts as a strategic partner to senior leadership on a variety of issues, including leadership development and talent management.  The Director of HR must communicate effectively, foster respect, trust, and collaboration among team members, and act creatively to respond to a constantly changing HR environment.

The HR Director provides leadership and expertise for the full scope of Human Resource functions, including talent management, credentialing and clearances, employee benefits and compensation, employee relations, wage and hour (FLSA), ADA and FMLA legal compliance, workers compensation and unemployment administration, employee and supervisory training and development, performance management and payroll support.


Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or Psychology with experience in non-profit. Minimum of (4) years of comprehensive Human Resources management experience, with a minimum of (4) years supervisory experience. Deep understanding of current HR trends in compensation, benefits, and performance evaluation frameworks and fluency with primary HR functions.



  • Manage relationships with benefit brokers and obtain and provide competitive and cost-effective employee benefits plans and programs.
  • Provide counsel and leadership to develop training programs.
  • Develop and manage new hire orientation and onboarding.
  • Oversee payroll system, reporting, systems management, and inquiries.
  • Work with leadership to identify development needs, workforce challenges or talent gaps, and collaborate to develop solutions that address needs.
  • Support organizational development, effective talent management, and employee retention and work with Executive Leadership to review and enhance wage and salary policies and practices.
  • Assist with investigating a variety of employee-related issues, incidents and complaints, and resolve disputes by recommending appropriate remedial actions. Where applicable, conduct effective, thorough, and objective investigations.
  • Conduct employee exit surveys and interviews, track trends, and make recommendations to leadership. Provide coaching and recommendations to management and leadership teams on employee relations and performance management issues.
  • Promote employee engagement through regular, personal contact resulting in a positive employee relations atmosphere as well as organize employee engagement events throughout the year.


  • Comfort with a high-volume workload and capability to manage difficult conversations and stressful situations.
  • A strong solutions-focused attitude and the ability to operate with autonomy and discretion.
  • Experience with a rapid and complex changing work environment.
  • Strong skills in conflict resolution.
  • Experience supervising a team of HR and Finance professionals. Ability to supervise a team of HR professionals in a collaborative manner.
  • Ability to support compliance maintain compliance with state and federal laws and regulations. assess, communicate, interpret and administer updated HR policies and procedures.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee regularly is required to stand, walk, sit, use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee frequently lifts and/or moves up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


This description is intended to describe the essential job functions. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements. Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time.


Hours: Primarily during business hours. This position may require extensive travel, nighttime or weekend assignments.
Salary Range: $45k to $60k
Benefits: This position offers health insurance, paid vacation, sick and personal leave.


Please send a resume, writing sample, and cover letter to by July 31, 2021. SEAMAAC is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.”


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