Chief Human Resources Officer

Company: Domestic Violence Intervention Services, Inc.

Location: Tulsa, OK

The Chief Human Resources Officer serves as a staff member at will of Domestic Violence Intervention Services (DVIS). The Chief Human Resources Officer will provide professional human resource planning, objectives, and administrative services to the agency.

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Detailed Description:

REPORTS TO: Chief Executive Officer
DEPARTMENT: Administration
LEADER OF PEOPLE: Fosters development, mentorship, team building, diversity, and inclusion of and among staff members.

Priority 1: Equity and Inclusion

  • Reflect and understand how identities could give advantages in the workplaceeven if they are not asked for or earnedwhile others might experience disadvantages. Reflect on how our position and power may shift depending on the environment, the people, or the institutions at play. Build the awareness and compassion that is needed and expected to create an equitable and inclusive workplace.
  • Create an inclusive environment and behave in a way that ensures that clients and employees feel embraced, no matter what their cultural orientations are, respected and valued, engaged, and connected to the community, and safe from abuse and harassment.

Priority 2: Human Resources

  • Review, update, and administer the agencys human resources policies and procedures and make recommendations to the Chief Executive Officer.
  • Maintain knowledge and the agencys compliance with federal, state, and local legislation pertaining to human resource-related matters.
  • Coordinate employee recruiting, including preparing job postings and advertisements, conducting candidate searches, assisting supervisors with interviews and selection of new employees, and assuring all necessary reference and criminal background checks are completed.
  • Assist in the annual renewal of benefit plans. Administer and manage the enrollment of employees in the benefit plans. Coordinate forms and information needed for payroll for employee benefit deductions.
  • Auditing monthly benefit insurance billings and making adjustments as needed in preparation for payment.
  • Assist in the annual review of the agencys wages and salaries.
  • Coordinating supervisory and employee training and development programs.
  • Assist leadership staff with employee problem resolution and disciplinary actions as needed.
  • Contact legal counsel as needed or at the direction of the Chief Executive Officer.
  • Conduct exit interviews and provide relevant information to the Chief Executive Officer and others on the leadership team.
  • Maintaining personnel records, reports, and files, including essential credentialing material for third-party payers, certifying bodies, and other funding sources; handles all external written and verbal employment verifications. Maintain documents and files for DVIS contract employees.
  • Coordinating with the Human Resource Committee of the Board, vendors, and consultants as needed related to human resources policies, programs, and services.
  • Schedule, and develop the agenda for the All-Staff meetings.
  • Ensuring that employees meet all necessary training requirements from the OAG, DMH, and other funders.
  • Responsible for receiving, follow-up, tracking, and sending critical incidents to the appropriate agencies/parties.
  • Receive grievances from clients and employees, ensuring there is timely follow-up and resolution.

Priority 3: Information Technology/Security

  • Oversees and assists with setting up employee access to facilities through an automated security system and issuing badges.
  • Oversees technology, onsite employees, and vendors.

Priority 4: Collaboration

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, management, Board of Directors, and vendors.

Other Duties Responsibilities: Other assistance to support the overall goals of the department and organization. DVIS retains the right to add or change duties and/or responsibilities at any time.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervises the system administrator and human resources assistant. Conducts job performance reviews annually for employees supervised.

Budgetary/Fiscal Responsibilities: Acts as a good steward of DVISs resources.

Responsibility for Confidentiality: The nature of this work requires safeguarding against the release of confidential and proprietary information of DVIS and its clients.

Contact with Others: This position will interact with managers at all levels and staff members across the organization, in addition to members of external organizations and the public.

Documentation: Maintains up-to-date and accurate files for each client according to agency guidelines and current professional standards.

Meetings and Training: Attend meetings and training as requested by supervisor.

About the Company:

Domestic Violence Intervention Services, Inc. DVIS, a Tulsa Area United Way agency, is the only nonprofit agency in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and the surrounding communities to provide comprehensive intervention and prevention services to women, men, and children affected by domestic and sexual violence.

The DVIS mission is to advance physical and emotional safety by reducing the impact and occurrence of sexual and domestic violence, human trafficking, and stalking through inclusive intervention and prevention services for children, youth, and adults.

The philosophy of our organization is that all people have the right to live without fear, abuse, oppression, and violence. Our advocacy programs embrace the philosophy that people experiencing violence and/or abuse have the potential to control their lives and can be helped in doing so through support, information, and encouragement. We believe that our organization should model behavior that is nonviolent and uses power responsibly for personal and organizational action and growth.



  • Master’s degree in human relations, human resources management or in a related field preferred, or any equivalent combination of education and/or experience.


  • Requires a minimum of five (5) to eight (8) years’ experience in human resources; a working knowledge of human resource management and administration principles and practices. Experience working with a nonprofit is strongly preferred, or any equivalent combination of experience lived experience, and/or special skills.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Proven computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite and HRIS are necessary.
  • Knowledge of or experience working with social justice issues, specifically intimate partner and gender-based domestic and sexual violence, and racial, class, gender, sexual orientation issues, and intervention/prevention services strongly preferred.
  • Requires dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion, excellent organizational skills, written and oral communication skills, attention to detail, and ability to prioritize work and tasks.
  • Requires adaptability to produce and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, multi-task, and changing environment, with frequent pressure related to meeting deadlines and scheduling requirements.
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Must have good negotiation skills and the ability to handle sensitive information with diplomacy.
  • Requires the ability to embrace, support, and integrate DVIS’s philosophies to promote and demonstrate DVIS’s commitment to diversity, inclusion, equity, and anti-racism.
  • Experience applying an equitable analysis to all duties to achieve organizational goals and demonstrate DVIS’s commitment to diversity, inclusion, equity, and anti-racism preferred.
  • Diplomacy in confronting personal, individual, and internal discrimination requiring sharing and discussing personal identities relative to the work environment is strongly preferred.
  • Requires sophisticated emotional intelligence and resiliency skills to lead and/or actively participate in advancing our work relative to racial, social, and economic justice.

Schedule Availability:

  • Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Occasional extended workdays.


  • Valid Oklahoma driver’s license
  • SHRM and/or HRCI certifications are preferred


DVIS Benefits

All benefits are effective the first of the month following 60 days for full-time employees. Employees pay a small portion of premiums for medical, dental and family vision coverage.

Medical Insurance: Our group health care insurance program provides a wide range of benefits including benefits for hospital, obstetrical, accident, maternity, and other covered charges.

Dental Insurance: Dental coverage includes preventative, primary and restorative services.

Life Insurance: DVIS provides basic life insurance coverage for full-time employees. The amount of coverage is $20,000 life, plus $20,000 AD&D. The premium for this coverage is paid by DVIS.

Short Term/ Long Term Disability Insurance: Short-term and long-term disability insurance coverage is provided. The premium for this coverage is paid by DVIS.

Vision Insurance: Vision coverage includes the eye exam and a discount off the purchase of frames and/or contact lenses.

Personal Time Off “PTO” Days: Full-time employees accrue paid time off at the following increments:

  • 1-5 years – 7.08 hours/pay period (23 days/year)
  • 6-10 years – 8 hours/pay period (26 days/year)
  • 11+ years – 9.54 hours/pay period (31 days/ year)

Holidays: DVIS locations (except for the emergency shelter) are closed on the following days (or on the preceding Friday or following Monday):

  • Martin Luther King Day
  • President’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day
  • New year’s Day
  • Floating Holiday (day of your choice)

401(k) Retirement Plan: Employees are eligible to participate in the 401(k) plan for full-time employees. Employee is fully vested after 3 years.

Flexible Spending Account: DVIS has established a Flexible Spending Account that allows our employees to elect to pay for certain benefits with pretax dollars. The medical and child care reimbursements are available up to the federal allowable levels. A debit card is used for both plans.

Additional Information:

To apply, please visit the careers page of our website

Contact Name:

Debby Raskin

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