director of human resources resume example with 4+ years of experience

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Executive Profile

HUMAN RESOURCES PROFESSIONAL M.S. MANAGEMENT Seeking a Specialist Role Emphasis on: Recruitment & Staffing * HRIS * Training & Development Compensation * Salary Structures * Benefits Administration * Job Task Analysis * Worker's Compensation * Employee Retention * Employee Communications & Relations

Skill Highlights

Windows, MS Word, Outlook, Automated Data Processing Workflow System (ADP), E-Verify


  • Reliable
  • Objective
  • Highly Ethical
  • Motivated
University of Central Florida Orlando, FL Expected in 2011 Masters of Science : Management - GPA :


University of Central Florida Orlando, FL Expected in 1999 Bachelors of Arts : Liberal Studies Health Care Administration - GPA :

Liberal Studies Health Care Administration

Core Accomplishments

Unemployment Compensation:

Reduced unemployment cases by 65%

Worker's Compensation:

Reduced cases by 15% through better communication with injured staff and fully explaining their options.

Professional Experience
Churchill Downs Inc. - Director of Human Resources
San Diego, CA, 04/2012 - 06/2013
  • Human Resources Responsibilities and Achievements Directed the human resources department of a company with 5 residential habilitation programs, a private school, an adult day-training facility, and a medical/dental clinic.
  • The company employs over 150 hourly employees across three shifts along with a management team and company executives.
  • Responsible for Threshold's recruitment process (internal/external job postings, applications, interviews, and hiring).
  • Payroll processing on a semi-monthly basis for all employees.
  • Audited time cards to ensure their accuracy as well as gather the necessary information for missing and inaccurate punches.
  • Worker's compensation claims and benefits.
  • Worked closely with Threshold staff and the insurance company to provide the safest environment possible for all employees.
  • Handle all unemployment cases and hearings (92% success rate).
  • Provided all relevant documentation to support the company's reasons for termination of the employee.
  • Assisted with all employee-performance issues relating to job deficiencies and conduct-related problems.
  • Worked on creating strategies to resolve these issues.
  • Daily collaboration with executive and management team to provide training and continuity of care for the 70+ consumers and students served by Threshold.
  • Articulated company policies and procedures to employees seeking clarification on matters such as insurance, payroll, paid-time-off, termination and corrective actions, and raises/promotions.
  • Authored updates and modifications to the employee handbook and policies & procedures of the company to ensure that the information contained in these documents reflected the best interests of Threshold.
  • Participated in weekly senior-staff meetings with the directors of the company that focused on current issues that affected Threshold.
  • Provided insight into ways to resolve these issues.
  • Recently worked hand-in-hand with the insurance representatives to create an employee benefits package.
  • Conducted all open enrollment sessions and assisted employees in completing the enrollment forms and ensure that they understood what benefits were in the package.
Circle K Stores, Inc. - Human Resources Specialist
Cincinnati, OH, 06/2011 - 04/2012

Assisted the HR Director in recruiting and interviewing. Conducted all background checks on new hires, as well as annually on current employees. Collected drug tests on new hires as well as random checks on current staff on a monthly basis. Kept all HR files up to date and ready for State inspections at all times. Processed both worker's compensation cases as well as unemployment cases and hearings.

Intercept Youth Services - Group Home Program Manager
Fredericksburg, VA, 2002 - 05/2004
  • Responsible for developing and implementing programs designed to further each resident's level of independence in the group home.
  • Monitored the programs on a daily basis to ensure progress was being made.
  • Charged with setting medical, dental, optical, and psychiatric appointments for each resident and ensuring that they get to them.
  • Discussed patient issues with the doctors in order to maintain the best possible care for the residents.
  • Managed twelve employees across two group homes.
  • This included implementing shift assignments and program monitoring to ensure data accuracy and reliability.
  • Remained on-call twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week with every other weekend off.
  • Responsible for every aspect of the residents' lives including, but not limited to, grocery shopping, ordering and administering medication, setting meetings between the residents, their families, and case workers to develop service plans to promote independent functioning.
ADP, benefits, Data Processing, documentation, forms, hiring, Human Resources, insurance, meetings, Outlook, Windows, MS Word, payroll, Payroll processing, policies, progress, recruitment, Workflow
Professional Affiliations

Member, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Lifetime member of the University of Central Florida Alumni Association

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School Attended

  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Central Florida

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  • Director of Human Resources
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Group Home Program Manager


  • Masters of Science
  • Bachelors of Arts

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