Located in the friendly community of Alma, Michigan, Michigan Masonic Home is a not?for?profit provider of senior services with a 125+ year legacy. The commitment to providing innovative services and exceptional care has resulted in substantial growth, and today the Masonic Home family includes Masonic Pathways Continuing Care Retirement Community, which offers independent and assisted living, short?stay rehabilitation, skilled nursing and memory care services to over 400 residents; Warwick Living Center Skilled Nursing Community, which provides long term care, respite, memory care, and short-term rehab to 45 residents in three welcoming neighborhoods of all-private rooms; and Live Better At Home, an Information and Referral Call Center.
Reporting to the CEO, the Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO) is responsible for the overall administration, coordination and evaluation of the human resources function. (S)he will develop policy and direct and coordinate human resources activities, such as employment, recruitment, employee relations, compensation, labor relations, benefits, training, and employee services. Imperative to success in the role is a philosophy of collaboration and consultation, with a strong desire to be engaged and available for the staff. Emphasis will be placed on building a cohesive team, developing a positive departmental culture, and implementing high-level workforce development practices. A philosophy and personal brand of leadership that includes an open door policy and an enthusiasm for supporting staff through education and implementation of a cohesive onboarding process to enhance retention, as well as the ability to oversee risk management, compliance, HRIS and union relations is key. This is an exceptional opportunity to become a senior level leader within a highly regarded faith-based retirement services provider in Michigan.
The finalist will have the ability to achieve the following:
Ensure that appropriate programs are in place to attract, retain and motivate employees, and that the current program is adequate to meet the needs and philosophies of the organization as established by the Home Board of Control.
Motivate, train, and support staff. Focused attention on training departmental Supervisors and equipping them to replicate training within their individual departments.
Maintain an open door policy in order to be accessible to staff. Serve as genuine “cheerleader” for team.
Put systems in place to track effectiveness of training programs and onboarding practices; utilize metrics to generate reports/gauge effectiveness of efforts.
Ensure the continued development, implementation and maintenance of organizational policies in the personnel area and ensure conformance to all federal, state and local laws.
The finalist candidate will possess vision, high level thinking and planning, and technical knowledge of daily human resource operations. Excellent oral and written communication skills and highly effective interpersonal skills are essential. Union experience is necessary in order to be take responsibility for union negotiations, grievances, and all interactions with the Union’s Business Agent. A minimum of five to seven years related experience. Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) from four-year College or University desired, Master’s preferred; equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered and familiarity with regulatory environment preferred. Knowledge of Employment Laws, PHR Certificate preferred.
This is an outstanding leadership opportunity to envision and implement the future direction of aging services in the region. Candidate nominations or expressions of personal interest may be directed in confidence to Holly Hemrick, Project Manager, Deffet Group, Inc., via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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About Deffet Group, Inc.
Deffet Group has been bringing transformative leadership through executive search and interim management services to mission-driven health and human services providers nationwide for over 25 years.