Sr. Director, HR, Facilities and I.T.

Job #17.10.700.05 Category: AdministrationLocation: Parkinson's Institute
Job Description:

The Parkinson’s Institute and Clinical Center is an internationally recognized non-profit organization dedicated to finding the cause and cure for Parkinson’s disease (PD), as well as providing the best possible treatment for those inflicted with the disease.  Our unique freestanding organization is set up to focus fully on understanding and treating PD.  We have the resources of a full basic research laboratory, a cadre of collaborative world renowned clinical researchers and epidemiologists, and a comprehensive Movement Disorders Clinic, all under one roof.  This organizational model allows a seamless integration of basic research, clinical research, and patient care.


The Senior Director of HR, Facilities, and IT is responsible for providing efficient and effective programs and services to support the mission of the PICC. This is a hands-on position and a member of the senior staff. The Senior Director provides solutions which assist the individual employee as well as the team for success within PICC policies and guidelines and legal requirements.

Position Responsibilities: 

1.   Responsible for ensuring the PICC staffing requirements are met in accordance with the business plan. This includes from beginning to end; creation of employment requisitions to preparation of employment offer packages.

2.   Responsible for development, implementation and maintenance of a Total Rewards Program. This includes:

-     Development, implementation and maintenance of a comprehensive benefit program that is competitive in our market space and provides PICC the ability to attract and retain employees. This includes working with an outside service for health benefits.

-     Development of compensation program which attracts and retains employees. This includes participation in surveys, and review of pay practices for internal equity.

-     Works with the senior team in the development and measurement of annual strategic objectives which are aligned with the mission of the PICC.

-     Works with Manager of Faculties and IT to ensure the work environment, work tools and systems are provided in a safe, effective, and efficient manner.

3.   Develops and implements PICC policies and procedures as needed and to ensure compliance with legal regulations.

4.   Provides counseling and guidance, interpretations of policies, and assistance to management in handling employee matters. Integrates ideas, provides innovative solutions and develops best practices to ensure optimal outcomes. Guides management actions that result in high levels of employee engagement and commitment.

5.   Manages activities for training and development of employees. Evaluates and determines needs for training and management development. May develop content, methods and materials for training or seeks outside resources. Coaches for leadership and management excellence.

Job Requirements:




-      Strong HR generalist background that encompasses development, execution and implementation of all HR programs and services.

-      Good understanding of how facilities and IT operate as well as the ability to lead/manage these functions to support the culture, and growth of the PICC.

-      Bachelor’s degree in HR or related field, ot PHR or SPHR certification.

-      8+ years experience, preferably in a non-profit setting.

-        Values and maintaines confidentiality.

-        Excellent ability to build relationships and credibility with various levels of management and employees. Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences, promotes a harassment-free environment. Treats others with respect, keeps commitment, and inspires the trust of others.

-        Has a commitment to excellence and high standards of ethics and performance.

-        Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.

-        Able to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Can effectively present information.

-        Has ability to work independently and as a member of a team.

-        Able to understand and explain detailed policies and procedures.

-        Strong organizational, analytical, creative thinking, problem-solving, and conflict resolution skills.

-        Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; can handle multiple projects and meet deadlines. This includes arrival to meetings/appointments on time.

-        Have a start-up mind set as well as a customer service orientation.

-        Be a continuous learner.

-        Excellent computer skills (MS Office).

675 Almanor Avenue | Sunnyvale, CA 94085
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