Director of Human Resources

Company: Volunteers of America of Oklahoma

Location: Tulsa, OK

The Director of Human Resources will partner with the President/CEO and the leadership team who will lead strategic human resource development consistent with the core values of a faith-based organization; and is the lead champion directing organizational diversity, equity and inclusion strategy. The HR Director will be responsible for strategic human resource planning, identifying and implementing long-range strategic talent management goals to include positioning the organization as an employer of choice. The HR Director is responsible for directing, creating, implementing, managing and evaluating legally compliant human resource policies, procedures and best practices.

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Detailed Description:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Strategic Business Partner:

  • Leads the collaborative development of strategic human resource plans, goals and objectives.
  • Collaborates with the executive leadership team to define human resource plans, goals and objectives, including both strategic and tactical management planning, in alignment with the organizational mission and strategic plan.
  • Partner directly and effectively with members of the executive leadership team, program and administrative directors to successfully promote and ensure quality human resource plans, policies and procedures.
  • Provide guidance, leadership, and oversight to the human resource team.
  • Plan and recommend staffing budgets, manage expenditures and report on budget variances.

Leadership Development and Performance Management

  • Develop human resource planning models to identify competency, knowledge and talent gaps, and develop specific programs for filling the gaps.
  • Oversee the design, implementation, and delivery of training and employee development programs.
  • Research, develop, advise the executive leadership team, and implement a competitive and cost-effective compensation and salary administration program, benefits, performance appraisal, and employee incentive pay program.
  • Act as a resource for directors and front-line supervisors providing counseling and support as necessary in dealing with performance issues, employer/employee relations issues, conflict resolution and interpretation/application of employment policies and procedures.


  • Develop appropriate policies and programs for effective management of human resources of the organization.
  • Develop programs to allow the organization to embrace applicants and employees of all backgrounds.
  • Ensure the organization is compliant with local, state and federal regulatory oversight and funding agencies, Federal and State laws, accrediting bodies and best practices in employment law, human resource and talent management.
  • Manage the human resource information system database and generate dashboard reports necessary for timely analysis of human resource status and key performance targets.

About the Company:

At Volunteers of America of Oklahoma, we are dedicated to creating Healthy Communities for All including veterans, the aging, the homeless, the disabled and the mentally ill. Over 350 devoted professional employees provide services to 10,000+ individuals across Oklahoma in 33 counties with offices in Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Muskogee, Lawton Bernice and Bartlesville. Headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma Volunteers of America, a ministry of service, has been serving our communities for over 30 years.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree preferred with a major in human resources or related field.
  • Seven to ten years of senior HR leadership experience preferred.
  • Two years of executive HR experience.
  • Commitment to and understanding of the personal behavioral expectations of a faith-based organization to encompass an understanding of the organizations’ core values and a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Strong supervisory, coaching, mentoring and leadership skills.
  • Knowledge of and experience with varied human resource information systems.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.


Why Do You Want to Work for Us? Competitive Salary and Benefits!

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Paid time off (PTO), Sick Leave, Paid Holidays
  • Employer paid Long Term Disability
  • Retirement plan

Additional Information:

Volunteers of America Oklahoma provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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Yvonne Davis

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