Director of Human Resources

MAAC - San Marcos, CA

Under general direction, the Director of Human Resources plans, organizes, directs and implements comprehensive human resources management and labor/employee relations programs including, but not limited to, recruitment, selection, employment, classification, compensation, benefits, Workers’ Compensation, training and development, performance appraisal, labor contract administration/negotiations and other services; provides expert professional assistance and guidance to MAAC’s management on human resource and labor/employee relations matters.  The incumbent may serve as the organizations’ Chief Spokesperson for labor contract negotiations and labor/management committees; participates in and performs related duties as assigned.



This single position classification is responsible for assisting MAAC’s President/CEO and the executive leadership team in the development and oversight of MAAC’s human resources functions and labor/employee relations strategies for MAAC.  The incumbent plans, organizes, directs, integrates and evaluates agency-wide functions that are broad in scope and allow for a high degree of administrative discretion in their execution.

The incumbent serves as staff and as an advisor to the Board of Director’s Human Resources Committee and the Child Development Program Parent Policy Council Personnel Committee requiring some evening and weekend work as well as the ability to travel and work at various worksites in both the North County and South Bay.

Responsibilities require a broad knowledge of operations, programs and activities and the exercise of creativity, initiative, seasoned judgment and political acumen in order to effectively build awareness and develop long-term collaborations and partnerships for community and client service. 


A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is graduation from a recognized four-year college or university with a bachelors’ degree in business administration, human resources, labor relations, nonprofit administration, public policy, public administration, public affairs, sociology, history, social work or a closely related field AND at least five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in human resources/labor relations, including varied and complex labor relations work related to labor contract administration, negotiations, grievance and/or dispute resolution at least three (3) of which have been at a supervisory level, in non-profit management, education, social services or other such similar agency or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Certification as a PHR, SPHR or IPMA-CP are highly desirable.

A Masters’ Degree in a related field and fluent in Spanish is preferred

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Job Details

Category: Management

Type: FT

Location: San Marcos, CA

Salary: Competitive Salary

Posted On: June 8th, 2018

Agency Details


MAAC is a multi-purpose social service agency with a successful history of serving various communities throughout San Diego County. In 1965, MAAC opened its doors to serve San Diego's disadvantaged and now has centers strategically located as far south as San Ysidro and as far north as Pauma Valley. One million clients later, MAAC is still acting as a catalyst to help individuals and families become self-sufficient. Serving approximately 35,000 individuals per year, MAAC provides a spectrum of unique programs designed to assist clients by engaging them in the enhancement of their own lives through lifestyle changes.


MAAC’s programs strive to improve clients’ economic standing as well as their ability to access resources available to them. Included among the many programs and services now offered are Head Start/Early Head Start/State Preschool/QPI and other related early childhood development programs, two culturally specific recovery homes: Casa De Milagros and Nosotros, award-winning affordable housing complexes, community and workforce development programs, and a community charter school. MAAC’s commitment to environmental sustainability carries the non-profit into the future with its low-income home weatherization program. For more information, visit