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Human Resources Director - Atria Senior Living

at Atria Senior Living

Posted: 9/29/2019
Job Reference #: 114891

Job Description

  • Job LocationsUSA-TX-Dallas Metro
    Human Resources
    Community Name
    Atria Senior Living
    Requisition ID
  • Overview

    What’s the difference between a job and a meaningful, rewarding career? The people you serve. When you work at Atria, you have a front-row seat to the amazing life stories of the wisest people on earth. What’s more, you are part of an extraordinary company – one that’s investing in the future of senior living by investing in you. Don’t just do a job. Be part of an extraordinary life.

    Atria Senior Living is a leading operator of independent living, assisted living, supportive living, and memory care communities in more than 225 locations in 27 states and seven Canadian provinces. We create vibrant communities where older adults can thrive and participate, know that their contributions are valued, and enjoy access to opportunities and support that help them continue making a difference in our world.

    Atria is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law. Atria will not tolerate harassment or discrimination based on any of these protected classifications.


    The Human Resources Director (HRD) provides Human Resources leadership and support to one or more of the Company’s operating regions. The HRD creates appropriate Human Resources policies and procedures and establishes and/or implements practices that provide an employee-oriented, high performance culture that emphasizes employee engagement, quality, productivity, standards and goal attainment.

    • Proactively communicate and consult with functional area and field senior leadership on issues related to Human Resources.
    • In partnership with functional area and field senior leadership, develop and communicate Human Resources policies and procedures which are in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
    • Partner with operational leaders to reduce employee turnover, improve employee satisfaction survey scores, champion employee development, etc.
    • Partner with operational leaders to create and implement action plans resulting from Employee Satisfaction Survey results.
    • Respond to and investigate employee relations issues such as employee complaints/ethic calls, harassment allegations, and civil rights complaints, working with the Legal department for direction as appropriate.
    • Coach and counsel communities regarding employee corrective actions and continuous employee improvement.
    • Facilitate and/or provide training (including orientation) to both community department directors and the broader workforce, as necessary. This includes, but is not limited to, training related to frontline staff, pre-employment screenings, use of Atria systems, and adherence to Atria policies and procedures.
    • Plan and facilitate leadership training for community leadership.
    • Assist with maintenance, coordination, and communication of employee recognition programs.
    • Assist in onboarding of new communities by completing tasks including, but not limited to, presenting new hire orientation outlining employee expectations, conducting benefit discussions, and assisting with interviews and completion of employee screenings.
    • Conduct candidate interviews of key positions, such as Executive Directors, as appropriate.
    • Assist with processing of employee appeals, which includes, among other things, conducting investigations and interviewing relevant staff and others.
    • Review community compliance with Atria policies.
    • May perform other duties as needed and/or assigned.


    • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, or equivalent combination of education and work experience. Master’s degree or PHR/SPHR preferred.
    • Seven (7) or more years of Human Resources generalist experience.
    • Multi-state/location experience essential.
    • Computer literacy in MS Office required.
    • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
    • Strong decision-making, analytical, problem solving, and conceptual thinking skills.
    • Knowledge of local, state and federal employment and labor laws.
    • Substantial travel will be required on behalf of the Company.
    • Position requires driving responsibilities (may use Company provided vehicle and/or personal vehicle).
    • Will be required to travel up to 85% of the time on behalf of the Company. Travel time is subject to change based on business needs.
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
    • Must satisfactorily meet and be in compliance with Atria’s Motor Vehicle Policy standards.