Job Details
Headquarters - Pittsburgh, PA
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Up to 25%
Human Resources


The position of Director Human Resources for the Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) is one of significant responsibility. He/she will be a part of the CORE Executive leadership team. Strategic planning and participation in the development of the CORE business strategy is essential. The Director of Human Resources is directly supervised by the CEO/President. He/She will be responsible for human resource functions for the organization.


The Director Human Resources for the Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) is responsible for providing input to the CEO on employment related issues. He/She will maintain a level of knowledge to offer appropriate solutions that are legally defensible and in line with CORE values. Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of HR department and CORE.

He/she will be responsible for the maintenance of the personnel records, administer and process all Paid Time Off, coordination of new employee processing for benefit enrollment, conducts pre-employment background checks, posts job openings internally and externally. He/She will act as the plan administrator for health benefits for plan enrollments, changes/revisions. He/She will administer termination process by closing benefit package and preparing COBRA letter. He/She will administer worker’s compensation, FML, Unemployment Compensation, long term disability and short term disability claims. He/She will be responsible for the maintenance & improvement of the HRIS system. He/She will be responsible for the monthly new employee orientation session. He/She may be assigned other job-related functions, from time to time, by the President/CEO.

Job Qualifications


The primary duty of the Director must be the performance of work requiring advanced knowledge of their specific field (which is a field of science or learning), and performing work requiring the consistent exercise of discretion and judgment. They must be able to perform in a proactive manner and not reactive. This work is distinguished from work involving routine mental, manual, mechanical or physical work. A learned professional employee uses the advanced knowledge to analyze, interpret or make deductions from varying facts or circumstances. (Advanced knowledge CANNOT be attained at the high school level). The Director will oversee their respective department and based on the department may supervise a minimum of 2 employees (These employees may be: 2 full-time; 4 part-time; 1 full and 2 part-time, etc.) or has the authority to recommend the employment, termination, promotion or change of status of an employee within the organization. The Director must have a post high school education preferably a bachelor’s degree in their area of specialty or have attained the advanced knowledge through a combination of work experience and intellectual instruction. The Director must have at least 2 years of leadership experience, 4 years of relevant work experience in their specialized work environment and/or discipline. The Director is an integral member of the Executive leadership team and must demonstrate willingness to travel within the CORE DSA.


Since the Director Human Resources works for the Center for Organ Recovery & Education is monitored by the President/CEO, the degree of difficulty falls into the significant range. The HR precedents impact every employee of CORE and inadvertent errors, inconsistencies or mistakes could result in legal consequences.



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