Director, People and Culture - Horizons National

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Position Title: Director, People and Culture
Direct Supervisor: CEO

Employment Type: Full-Time Exempt (40 hours/week)
Salary Range: $75K-$90K
Location: Remote / Nationwide

Position Summary

The Director, People and Culture will manage the development and implementation of programs and services that promote Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at Horizons National, in addition to overseeing all Human Resources functions of the organization. Working closely with the CEO, the Director, People and Culture will serve as a strategic thought partner and provide recommendations on organizational learning and development, employee engagement, and organizational culture. This position will require effective communication skills and enthusiasm for collaborating with all staff across the organization to ensure seamless integration of new programs and tools that support a high-performance, diverse, and inclusive office environment, that is aligned with Horizons National’s values.

Primary Position Responsibilities

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

  • Work closely with the CEO to lead the implementation of the organization’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion plan, translating strategies into tactical plans with clear actions and accountability.

  • Collaborate with the Management Team to create a Recruitment Task Force that will focus on sourcing, hiring, and retaining diverse candidates by connecting with professional organizations and leveraging social media and community connections. Work with the Recruitment Task Force on the development of programs that attract, retain, and promote staff diversity.

  • Develop training opportunities for employees on recognition and appreciation of individual differences and how those differences can be leveraged to meet our organizational goals.

  • Build pro-active relationships within Horizons National and the Horizons Network to ensure alignment and focus on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in all practices. Partner with the HN Management Team to integrate EDI into decision-making and core activities throughout the organization.

  • Develop, improve, and oversee EDI metrics and dashboards.

  • Oversee EDI related external partnerships, memberships, and networking relationships. Be responsible for outreach and relationship building with national, local, and specialized EDI organizations that support our EDI goals and fulfillment of our EDI Framework, EDI Action Plan, and Strategic Plan.

  • Serve as an advisor for the HN Culture Council and other HN employee groups and committees.

Human Resources

  • Develop and implement policies, processes, training, and surveys to support Horizons National’s Human Resource compliance and strategy needs.

  • Implement programs designed to optimize employee engagement, satisfaction, and well-being (e.g., recognition programs, opportunities for cross-collaboration, professional development, mentorship, and coaching structures).

  • Systematize and streamline employee recruitment, on-boarding, performance management, and separation procedures.

  • Manage benefits, including the annual renewal process, and serve as point of contact for benefits related questions.

  • Maintain all Human Resources documentation and resources, including the employee handbook, personnel files, and staff development materials.

  • Research and implement best practices for employee engagement in a remote work setting.

Compensation and Benefits

  • $75K - $90K Salary
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Coverage
  • 401k with Company Contribution
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Organization Holidays
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability Coverage and Personal Leave
  • Remote Work/Telecommuting and Flexible Work Schedules
    Professional Development

Application Process

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to jobs@horizonsnational.org. No phone calls please.

  • Selected applicants will be contacted by the Hiring Manager to set up an interview.
  • Interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis and may include phone, virtual or in person interviews with one or more Horizons National staff members.

Horizons National is an Equal Opportunity employer. Employment opportunities at Horizons National are based upon one's qualifications and capabilities to perform the essential functions of a particular job. All employment opportunities are provided without regard to race; color; religion; sexual orientation or transgender status; gender identity or expression; pregnancy or related medical conditions; workplace hazards to reproductive systems; national origin and ancestry; age; veteran status; current physical or mental disability or history of; intellectual or learning disability; genetic information; homelessness status; sexual harassment; marital or civil union status; lawful activity outside of the workplace such as tobacco use; or any other characteristic protected by law.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.