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Director of Human Resources

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Brookline Food Cooperative

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Job Summary:

The Human Resource Director of the Brookline Food Cooperative will create a plan, lead, direct, develop, and coordinate the policies, activities, and staff of the Human Resource (HR) department, ensuring legal compliance and implementation of the organization’s mission and talent strategy from home.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • Recruits, interviews, volunteers, and trains new staff.
  • Oversees the daily workflow.
  • Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations.
  • Handles discipline and termination of volunteers in accordance with company policy.

  • Collaborates with senior leadership to understand the organization’s goals and strategy related to staffing, recruiting, and retention.
  • Plans, leads, develops, coordinates, and implements policies, processes, training, initiatives, and surveys to support the organization’s human resource compliance and strategy needs.
  • Administers or oversees the administration of human resource programs including, but not limited to, compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development.
  • Identifies staffing and recruiting needs; develops and executes best practices for hiring and talent management.
  • Conducts 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.
  • Monitors and ensures the organization’s compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews and modifies policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law; applies this knowledge to communicate changes in policy, practice, and resources to upper management.
  • Develops and implements departmental budget.
  • Facilitates professional development, training, and certification activities for HR staff.
  • Performs other duties as required.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.
Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Ability to adapt to the needs of the organization and employees.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization’s HRIS and talent management systems.

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required; Master’s degree preferred, HR PhD accepted.
  • At least three years of human resource management experience required.
  • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP highly preferred.

Physical Requirements:
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must have a personal smartphone.

1 Shift

  • 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
    The Brookline Food Cooperative needs emergency action. Please call Vicki (617) 852-5967

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About Brookline Food Cooperative


186 Ridge Lane Apt 6, Waltham, MA 02452, US

Mission Statement

Contributing to the health and well-being of people by providing food and deliveries.


The Brookline Food Coop is a food rescue organization that provides free food to elderly, disabled, and low-income households in the area.



We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


  • Human Resources Strategy
  • Organization Design
  • Performance Management
  • Human Resources Legal Compliance
  • Human Resources Training & Development
  • Recruiting




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must commit full-time or minimum of 20hrs/week
  • Personal Smart Phone; Shoestring budget platform knowledge; computer skills, may need to lift 15 lbs.

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