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Director, Human Resources-St Paul, Minnesota

Company: Blood Bank of Delmarva
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:


At Innovative Blood Resources, one of the most comprehensive blood centers in the world, our focus is on cultivating excellence by merging cutting-edge innovation with diligent customer service, groundbreaking research, and comprehensive program and service development. Join us as we work towards meeting and exceeding the growing needs of our diverse communities, further our lifesaving strategic goals in a rapidly changing environment, and expand our impact on the local, national, and global communities we serve.


The Director, Human Resources is responsible for overseeing Human Resources management and departmental operations of the Innovative Blood Resources, a division of New York Blood Center Enterprises. This role develops and implements innovative HR strategies in support of divisional and regional business goals, enterprise HR initiatives, and ensures a top workplace culture and positive employee engagement. Under the direct leadership of the Executive Director, Human Resources, NYBCe, this position will provide strategic HR guidance to the development and implementation of the Midwest organizational structure.

Responsibilities include:

  • Partners with the leadership team to understand the business strategy and objectives and execute the enterprises' human resource and talent strategy in support of divisional objectives, particularly as it relates to current and future talent needs, recruiting, retention, employee engagement, and succession planning.
  • Acts as a change agent as the enterprise continues to optimize HR programs.
  • Provides support and guidance to HR generalists, management, and other staff when complex, specialized, and sensitive questions and issues arise; may be required to administer and execute routine tasks in delicate circumstances such as leave of absence administration, providing reasonable accommodations, investigating allegations of wrongdoing, and terminations.
  • Ensures all HR programs are administered in a high quality, consistent, equitable and fair manner and are completed ensuring compliance with all programs, protocols, and timelines established internally within the enterprise and/or by external regulatory agencies.
  • Manages the lifecycle talent acquisition process for the division, which may include recruitment, interviewing, hiring, and onboarding of qualified job applicants, particularly for Directorial, exempt, and professional roles; collaborates with departmental Directors to understand skills and competencies required for openings.
  • Partner with compensation and benefits to analyze regional trends, review data and propose competitive base and incentive pay recommendations to ensure the organization attracts and retains top talent. Administers all divisional pay programs within enterprise guidelines ensuring consistency and equity.
  • Coaches and develops director and above levels within division on recruiting challenges, successful employee relations strategies, and effective performance management and career development strategies.
  • In partnership with divisional management, creates learning and development programs and initiatives that provide internal development opportunities for employees.
  • Oversees all divisional employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations.
  • Reports on key divisional HR related statistics to include turnover, days to fill open positions, leave of absence data and other key performance metrics. Identifies positive trends and areas of opportunities; develops and implements mitigation strategies to address areas of opportunities.
  • Under guidance of Executive Director HR, NYBCe, uses surveys or other mechanisms to gauge employee satisfaction.
  • Keeps abreast of HR trends and best practices, regulatory and employment law changes within scope of responsibility.
  • Develops and maintains the HR budget.
  • Promotes and develops a positive and engaging employee culture that is consistent with organization's mission, vision, and values.
  • Participates in enterprise and divisional projects as appropriate.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Travel within the division and to headquarters as needed.


    Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required. SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP preferred. A minimum of 8 years of experience required with at least 5 years in a human resource management role and 3 years as an HR Generalist.Excellent verbal and written communication skills.Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, conflict resolution, and collaboration skills. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Strong change management skills. Ability to partner, consult, and coach managers as a trusted and valued HR partner. Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate. Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality. Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software. Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organizations HRIS and talent management systems. Workday knowledge a plus.

Keywords: Blood Bank of Delmarva, St. Paul , Director, Human Resources-St Paul, Minnesota, Human Resources , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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