Search Announcement: Senior Director, Human Resources – Alexandria, VA

By Nonprofit HR
In September 23, 2013

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Search Announcement
Senior Director, Human Resources
Alexandria, VA

Organization Overview
For more than 75 years, National Industries for the Blind (NIB) has been focused on its mission to enhance opportunities for economic and personal independence of persons who are blind, primarily through creating, sustaining and improving employment. NIB and its network of associated nonprofit agencies nationwide serve as the largest employer of people who are blind by the sale of SKILCRAFT® and other quality products and services to federal customers.

Today, NIB is not only focused on creating jobs – but on developing careers through challenging, knowledge-based positions in high-energy, quality work environments. NIB works with 91 associated nonprofit agencies based in 35 states at more than 250 locations across the United States and in the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, offering a wide range of career opportunities with no boundaries. NIB mentors and supports its agencies through business development, program management, and marketing and sales.

Position Summary
Reporting to the Executive Vice President, the Senior Director of Human Resources provides leadership, vision, and strategic direction for the organization’s human resources function in support of NIB’s overall business plan and strategic direction of the organization, specifically in the areas of talent management, organizational and performance management, learning and development, and compensation.

The Senior Director will partner with key stakeholders and customers to ensure relationship-based collaboration, development of annual and long-term objectives, and actively plan for, address, and forecast future HR needs (inclusive of process, infrastructure, and change management), and execute accordingly. Overall the Senior HR Director will offer timely, forward-thinking counsel and guidance on issues related to NIB’s use of talent and collaborate effectively with the senior management across the organization to align human resources policies and programs with the strategic goals of the organization.

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of ten (10) years of Human Resources Management experience, OR a master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Human Resources Management and seven (7) years of experience in HR management; PHR/SPHR certification preferred; demonstrated expertise in principles and practices of human resources management and ability to strategically and tactically evaluate and implement sophisticated HR related programs and initiatives.

Nonprofit HR has been retained exclusively for this search engagement.

To Apply
For fullest consideration, submit a resume and cover letter responding specifically to the experience and qualifications being sought to:, mail or fax to: Nonprofit HR, Attn: SRDHR Search, 1400 I Street, NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005, 202.785.2064 – Fax. Electronic submissions preferred. Applications will be accepted until position is filled but interested individuals are encouraged to apply immediately.

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