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Senior Director of Human Resources

Company: Chuy's
Location: Austin
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Reporting to the CEO and /or the CHRO, the Senior Director of Human Resources provides overall direction and guidance to the human resources department and serves as a business partner to the senior leadership team. They have responsibility for all aspects of the human resources function: employee relations, payroll functions, staffing and diversity, compensation and benefits, performance management, human resource operations and processes, and insurance & legal compliance.


--- Ensure compliance with Title VII, FMLA, FLSA, EEOC, and all other applicable employment laws
--- Lead HR and payroll team and ensure consistency in delivery of all HR programs/policies
--- Accurately diagnose organizational issues, develop solutions, and implement them
--- Act as senior level advisor on human resources issues to other executives and all levels of employees throughout the company
--- Establish credibility throughout the organization with management and employees in order to be an effective listener and problem solver of people issues
--- Work with entire operations team and home office staff to enhance work environment and company culture
--- Lead the research, development, implementation, and management of an HRIS system
--- Assess current recruiting and hiring processes and adjust as needed to ensure that top quality talent is hired
--- Evaluate and advise on the impact of long-range planning of new programs/strategies and regulatory action as those items impact the attraction, motivation, development and retention of company staff
--- Oversee the performance management process and ensure that conversations with key staff members are carried out in a timely manner
--- Assess and plan development paths for all direct reports
--- Assess current company benefit needs and develop benefit offerings to meet those needs
--- Responsible for the assessment and renewal of the company's general liability, D&O, property, Workers' Comp, cyber and other professional policies
--- Able to develop strong relationships and partnerships across the company including field Operations as well as outside vendors and brokers
--- Ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local laws on HR policies and procedures
--- Maintain a thorough knowledge in all areas by participating in continuing education initiatives
--- Oversee employee file maintenance and other sensitive documentation

--- Previous experience with the implementation and maintenance of HRIS system
--- 7-10+ years progressive Human Resources experience as a generalist, with at least five years in a business partnership and/or director/executive level role at a high growth company
--- At least 5 years high level HR experience in a multi-unit, multi-state company. Restaurant experience preferred
--- SHRM-SCP certification
--- Comfortable communicating clearly and strategically with executives, managers, front of house, and back of house staff
--- Experience with audit processes including Sarbanes-Oxley controls and audits
--- Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
--- Restaurant payroll knowledge
--- Excellent communication skills
--- High level of honesty, integrity, and ethics%3163738% %%hr%%

Keywords: Chuy's, Austin , Senior Director of Human Resources, Executive , Austin, Texas

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