Orr Group’s mission is to create tailored strategies and raise resources to meet the needs of nonprofit organizations. We offer the following services: 1) fundraising, 2) strategic planning, 3) event planning and production, 4) nonprofit management and 5) human resources and recruitment. We have partnered with an incredibly diverse and influential assembly of clientele to assist in generating revenue and leveraging their resources more effectively. Please visit our website at www.orrgroup.com to learn more about what we do and our sector impact.
Orr Group is seeking a results-driven Human Resources professional to join our team and provide outsourced HR (OHR) services for Orr Group’s non-profit clientele.
The OHR Director (OHRD) will manage the day-to-day account operations, drive strategy, and serve as the principal liaison with the client. The Director is responsible for ensuring HR programs are consistently administered, aligned with the client’s goals and are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements and laws.
Responsibilities and Areas of Practice
Every client experience is different and Orr Group prides itself on crafting custom solutions to meet its clients’ needs. Our existing scopes of work span the following categories:
Partner with clients to provide specialized search services from recruiting candidates, interviewing, hiring, transitions, terminations, and onboarding process
Full Service Recruitment
Utilize existing documents and structures, such as position descriptions and organizational charts, to reflect the needs of the organization and desired candidate personality profiles, cultural add, experiences, attributes, and qualifications;
Define and establish a set of criteria by which to measure and assess qualified leads, and create an Employee Value Proposition (EVP) following an assessment of the organization’s culture, benefit offerings, compensation models and policies;
Develop and manage an advertising strategy and determine an appropriate media and campaign budget to drive a successful search;
Undertake initial phone screens, develop interview questionnaires, advise on the interview process, and panel composition, manage interview scheduling and logistics for all rounds of the interview process;
Undertake reference and background checks
Draft offer letters and manage the offer negotiation processes to successful conclusions, and
Manage the posting process, routinely assessing valuable data metrics analytics to ensure peak performance
Undertake initial phone screens, develop interview questionnaires, advise on the interview process and panel composition, manage interview scheduling and logistics for all rounds of the interview process
Manage candidate interview scheduling
Collect and aggregate interviewer feedback and/or conduct live debrief sessions
Draft offer letters and manage the offer negotiation processes to successful conclusions
Facilitate and lead bi-weekly update meetings with key leadership and staff to report on progress
Work with senior leaders to implement strategic initiatives and drive organizational priorities forward (and in some cases, help develop the priorities alongside leadership)
Plan, lead, develop, coordinate, and implement policies, processes, training, initiatives, and surveys to support the client’s human resource compliance and strategy needs
Maintain knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law, applying this knowledge to communicate changes in policy, practice, and resources to management
Develop and recommend employment policies and practices that comply with state and federal laws and regulations
Monitor and ensure the organization’s compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; review and modify policies and practices to maintain compliance.
Respond to and defend unemployment claims and respond to appeal hearing requests
Work with leadership to create and maintain a positive work environment, specifically surrounding issues of engagement, collaboration, professional development, and resource management virtually
Serve as a coach, advisor, mentor, and support to staff as they navigate challenges
Work with teams/departments/functional areas to understand how they may be better supported by HR
Manage open disputes, investigations, and progressive disciplinary processes
Identify staffing needs and implement best practices for talent management
Conduct research and analysis of organizational trends including review of reports and metrics from the organization’s human resource information system (HRIS) or talent management system
Coordinate processes to provide constructive and timely performance evaluations
Learning & Development
Provide employee compliance training (harassment, etc.)
Manage employee orientation (and training) for all new hires
Compensation and Benefits Administration
Work with outside benefits/HR vendors; includes direct contact with insurance companies and brokers for the purpose of problem resolution, negotiations, and plan or program enhancements
Make administrative adjustments to the health and welfare database(s) to ensure continued accuracy and data integrity
Help guide and field employee questions and requests related to benefits administrations, claims processing and requests for information
Manage payroll processing per its periodic cycle (bi-weekly, semi-monthly, etc.)
Field requests, calls, and questions from staff or prospective candidates about HR-related issues or processes
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Manage and facilitate a discovery process to review the current state/culture and set the future direction of the organization’s DEI work.
Conduct internal document reviews and interviews with key stakeholders, representing staff and Board leadershipto understand and establish foundational position
Prepare comprehensive and actionable strategies to advance DEI initiatives
Craft actionable and tangible solutions for the work environment including policy enhancements, modifications to business practices and additional guidance on leadership and Board development
Work with Leadership on an implementation plan to include trainings, material development, and coaching for impact
Education, Credentials and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required; Master’s degree preferred
At least ten years of human resource management experience required.
SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, SPHR or PHR preferred
DEI Certification a plus
Skills and Qualifications
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
Strong organizational skills
Working knowledge of the nonprofit sector
Highly proficient in MS Office products
Strong focus on customer service quality and teamwork
Analytical capability to evaluate information and data
High energy and comfort working in a fast-paced environment
Strong time/project management and organization skills and the ability to remain flexible and effective under pressure in a fast-paced environment
Flexibility to work long and varying hours (when needed) to meet fixed deadlines
Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn HRIS and talent management systems.
Founded in 1991, Orr Group specialize in the business of philanthropy. We partner with nonprofit organizations nationwide to fundraise, design and implement new strategies, recruit and engage board members, secure and manage talent, and provide executive and fundraising leadership. Known for our ability to plan, lead, and scale transformational fundraising efforts and strategies, we work across disciplines and with every type of nonprofit organization to maximize growth. The depth and breadth of our work fosters a dynamic environment, one that encourages continuous innovation and collaboration.
With offices in Washington, DC and New York City, Orr Group has partnered in our clients’ success for three decades, helping more than 1,000 nonprofits raise hundreds of millions of dollars for their causes.