Director of Human Resources
San Francisco, CA
Salary Range: $111,150 – $123,500
HomeRiseSF Job Announcement - Director of Human Resources

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HomeRise believes that home has the power to stabilize a person’s life. Built on a simple-but powerful idea called supportive housing, we provide people experiencing homelessness with a place to call home combined with support services, like mental health services and job training, so they can rise up and transform their lives. We organize our residents and supporters to advocate for local and state policies, like affordable housing, to help people still on the streets or at risk of homelessness. Together, we’re building a new future for our neighborhoods and the city we love.



HomeRise provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including: 100% employer paid employee healthcare options (Kaiser or Sutter), dental, vision, life & disability insurance; FSA for childcare, medical and commuter expenses; a 403(b) retirement investment plan with employer match; Employee Assistance Program; paid on-the-job training, career advancement within a growing organization and professional development opportunities with an annual Education Benefit that includes paid time off. We also include PTO (2 weeks accrued for first 12 months and 3 weeks accrual from 13-36 months of continuous service); 14 paid holidays with one floating day for your birthday and of course sick time accrual. Other advantages working for us are: Employee Referral Program, our HERO Award recognizing outstanding performance in the line of duty, sabbatical leave after 5 years of service and a 45-minute paid lunch period per shift.



Providing leadership and day-to-day management, the Director of Human Resources will ensure that HomeRise has the resources needed to fulfill its mission. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Director will serve as a key member of the leadership team, collaborating with other members to establish consistent, effective systems and policies and acting as a thought partner on ways in which HR contributes to organizational goals. Overseeing a small human resources team, the Director will be able to think strategically while acting tactically to ensure the successful execution of human resources initiatives. The Director will exercise sound judgment and excellent relationship-building skills in order to support staff across the organization, including both unionized and non-unionized employees. They will approach this work with sensitivity to the challenges that HomreRise’s clients and direct-service staff experience. 



  • Oversee all aspects of HomeRise’s human resources and payroll functions, performance management and coaching, staff development, compensation and benefits planning and administration, payroll processing, time & attendance tracking and compliance, workplace safety, and employee relations. 
  • Ensure the effective maintenance of payroll information and systems design, directing the collection, calculation, and entering of data; ensure the maintenance of payroll guidelines through the creation and updating of policies and procedures; ensure compliance with federal, state, and local legal wage and hour requirements by understanding existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; and advising management on needed actions.
  • Maintain a strong, effective working relationship with the SEIU Local 1021 Labor Union, including regular communication and interfacing with Union representatives and shop stewards. 
  • Guide the development and renewal of the organization’s Collective Bargaining Agreement with the SEIU Local 1021 Labor Union every 3 to 4 years. 
  • Provide leadership and guidance to staff on the resolution of employee relations issues.
  • Oversee the employee performance review process, providing ongoing support and feedback to department directors 
  • Review and redesign or establish consistent human resources policies and procedures.
  • Ensure the maintenance of all payroll and human resources record keeping systems to meet requirements for personnel, compliance, audit, workers compensation, insurance and legal claims.
  • Participate on the leadership team, collaborating with other members in order to align human resources initiatives with organizational goals
  • Supervise HR staff through thoughtful delegation, training, and coaching.



  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources management, business administration or related field is required. MBA, MNA, MHR or equivalent degree/experience preferred.
  • SHRM Certification highly preferred
  • Minimum of 5+ years of progressive experience in human resources leadership roles; experience in service or nonprofit organizations preferred
  • Strong strategic and project management skills, including the flexibility and initiative required to prioritize, delegate, and contribute to the execution of a plan
  • Experience in the administration of ADP, HRB, or similar human resources systems required; experience in implementing systems 
  • Demonstrated experience in working with labor unions and developing collective bargaining agreements highly preferred
  • High degree of discretion and judgment
  • Proven success as a staff manager
  • Strong customer service orientation and communication skills, with the ability to support a diverse range of internal clients in a fast-paced, collaborative setting
  • Sensitivity to the experience of CHP’s clients and direct-service staff
  • Excellent computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases



  • Location: 251 Post Street | San Francisco, CA
  • Status: Full-Time / Exempt
  • Schedule Hours: Generally, Monday through Friday, 9 AM – 5 PM
  • Reports to: Chief Executive Officer



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit at their desk for a long period, use hands to finger for computer keyboard input, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. 

The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk up and down stairs, climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Mobility to use standard office equipment, including computer vision to read printed materials, and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. There are no unusual environmental conditions. Typically, the noise level in the work environment is usually moderately noisy. 



Please send your resume and cover letter to Stacy Nelson & Associates-Leadership Search Partners at by March 17th 2023.



Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. HomeRise is an Equal Opportunity Employer without regard to people formerly experiencing homelessness, race, color, creed, gender, gender expression, gender identity, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breast feeding, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, age, veteran status, national origin or ancestry, political affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. HomeRise hiring policies require a background check for all applicants working directly with at-risk populations.