Director of Human Resources

Position Description:

The Human Resource Director will oversee the execution and evolution of HR practices, be the initial point of contact for employees on HR matters, provide hands-on service in the areas of recruitment, benefits, employment compliance, employee relations, and will ensure the success of Ballet Hispanico’s current Diversity, Equity & Inclusion principles.

Specific Responsibilities

 HR Business Partner

  • Work with managers and employees at all levels to p
  • Provide excellent HR guidance and service. Optimize HR processes and systems to ensure benefits and other HR offerings are easy to access and navigate.
  • Understand the evolving needs of the organization and make recommendations to Executive Leadership about continuously improving the workplace.
  • Review the impact of organization’s processes and practices at all junctions in the employment lifecycle.
  • Assist AD/CEO in establishing learning programs for all staff around DEI principles and infuse principles into all talent development programs offered by the organization.

      Employee Relations

  • Ability to resolve employee concerns, issues, without escalation
  • Ability to anticipate pitfalls or common roadblocks to employee satisfaction.
  • Creative problem solver to encourage employee engagement and reinforce healthy Institutional morale.

     Talent Management

  • Deliver on a calendar for annual trainings such as anti-harassment training, and performance review training.

     HR Operations

  • Help conduct annual processes such as open enrollment and performance reviews.


  • Stay abreast of upcoming employment laws and trends, and ensure policy, practice and handbook updates meet or exceed requirements.
  • Maintain proper personnel files and other HR records.
  • Manage and resolve any employee relations or workers compensation matters that might arise.
  • Exercise good judgment in escalating matters to the CFAO as needed.


  • Provide full service recruiting to fill any openings that arise or new roles that are created.
  • Lead new hire onboarding and employee orientation programs.
  • Manage relationships with outside recruiting vendors including applicant tracking systems, job boards and external recruiters.


  • Degree in business, psychology, human resources or relevant field of study preferred.
  • Active PHR, SPHR or SHRM certification preferred.
  • A passion for arts and entertainment and how it drives social change
  • Expert with at least 3+ years of experience as a Human Resources Generalist or HR Business Partner in serving an employee population of 75-100 employees.
  • Direct hands-on experience with recruiting, training, benefits, HR compliance and employee relations.
  • Approachable relationship builder.
  • Effective judgment about proper handling of confidential information.
  • High integrity, work ethic and communication skills.


Competitive salary, incentive and benefits will be offered, in the range of $65-75k commensurate with the role and the final hire’s experience.

To Apply:

Qualified candidates please send a cover letter and resume to patricia@patriciamuncy.com

Director of Human Resources

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