Headquartered in Bellingham, Washington, the Opportunity Council is a community-action agency that serves homeless and low-come families and individuals across five counties. We serve more than 15,000 people annually. Our operating budget is $32 million, approximately 67% of which comes from a variety of government funding. We manage over 150 funding partner contracts. More than 285 staff proudly serve our community.
Reporting to the Executive Director and a member of the Executive Team, the Senior HR Director is a newly created position to lead our HR, leadership and organizational development initiatives. The Senior HR Director works in close partnership with agency leadership to foster and enable a diverse workforce through equity-driven practices and an inclusive and learning culture in support of our mission.
This position manages all HR operations and business functions including but not limited to: employee relations and engagement; benefits administration and compensation; performance management; orientation, training and development; safety and compliance; policy development for all employment and personnel operations; budget management and HRMS administration. Capable of acting at both the strategic and tactical levels in a complex, highly regulated environment, qualified candidates are well-versed in in HIPPA compliance, employment law, WAC requirements, and preferably, labor relations.