Director, Human Resources Diversity and Inclusion

About the Opportunity

The Director, Human Resources Diversity and Inclusion reports to the VP, Finance and Administration with oversight of the Payroll and Volunteer Specialist. The Director will play a key role in FIM’s ability to fully realize this new integrated organizational model. The Director will be responsible for revitalizing and implementing all aspects of FIM’s personnel policies and practices. Moreover, the Director will operationalize the organization’s efforts to attract, retain, advance, and support a broadly diverse workforce and support a respectful, inclusive, and equitable workplace culture.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

The Director, Human Resources Diversity and Inclusion will


  • Oversee, monitor, and develop comprehensive HR strategies, policies, and practices that support the organization’s goals and needs, and create a diverse, respectful, welcoming, and inclusive work environment for all employees;
  • In partnership with management, lead strategic thinking and planning related to organizational development and structure;
  • Design and implement strategies, including ongoing education and training programs, to build the capacity of staff to work effectively, respectfully, and equitably across race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender orientation and expression, and other social identities and diversity segments;
  • Oversee and coordinate recruiting and selection process for all areas, with special emphasis on expanding the recruiting network to attract a diverse pool of candidates of the highest caliber and for all departments to interview, hire, and retain a broadly diverse work force;
  • Monitor compensation and benefits to ensure equitable treatment and industry alignment;
  • Work closely with artistic and administrative leadership to implement effective staff orientation and on-boarding programs, in addition to coaching, counseling, and training/professional development opportunities;
  • Create strategies that encourage team building and increase communication across departments and between administration and artistic areas;
  • Develop and implement strategies for demonstrating employee value and appreciation;
  • Monitor the organization’s culture to ensure that it supports the FIM’s values and goals;
  • Lead FIM compliance with federal, state, and local legal requirements (EEO, ADA, FMLA, ERISA, OSHA, etc.);
  • With the assistance of the Director of Finance and Administration, recommend and obtain cost-effective employee benefits, monitor national benefits environment for options and cost savings, and oversee benefit orientations and training as needed; and
  • Manage HR operations and systems, including overseeing the work of the Volunteer Coordinator.

Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred or equivalent in experience.
  • Ability to work flexible hours/days reflective of the dynamic schedule of a theatre, which includes a variety of hours including some evenings and weekends
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills, including MS Office
  • Ability to maintain a calm and cheerful manner when under pressure
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Cash handling experience highly desired
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • General theatre knowledge
  • Ability to lift and carry 25 lbs.
  • Express a passion for theatre and Flint Rep’s mission

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume to jsampson@thefim.org. Should an individual wish to mail this information, please send to Flint Institute of Music, Attn: Jessica; 1025 E. Kearsley St, Flint, MI 48503. Should you require additional information, please call 810-341-1752.