Great Opportunity for HR Director at Growing Non-Profit!

Mission Neighborhood Centers

San Francisco, CA

It is an exciting time to join Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc. (MNC)!

If you are seeking a role within an organization that delivers culturally sensitive, multi-generational, community-based services which empower families to build strong and healthy neighborhoods, then we may have the role for you. MNC provides quality childcare and restorative services for troubled youth, enriches in-school and after-school programs, develops workforces for a changing economy, and provides our elders with activities and support that help them avoid isolation and depression.

If this role is a fit, you’ll answer “yes” to all of the following questions:

  • Do you want to improve the quality of people’s lives?

  • Are you seeking meaning and purpose in your career?

  • Do you wish you could work with an organization actually making a difference?

  • Are you self-motivated and results-driven, yet lighthearted and fun-loving?

  • Do you exceed people’s expectations of you on a regular basis?

  • Is being busy preferable to being bored?

Mission Neighborhood Centers is seeking a full-time, bi-lingual (English/Spanish) Human Resources Director to provide HR leadership and direction by driving end-to-end HR programs and services including Talent Acquisition, Leadership Development, Compensation & Benefits, Performance Management, Employee Relations, HR Operations and Employee Communication and all of related components and responsibilities. The HR Director will serve as a champion and a thought leader for Diversity & Inclusion; and develop HR strategies aligned to the organization’s strategic goals, mission and values.

Our ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal and communication skills; the ability to objectively meet difficult and/or emotional situations in a professional and tactful manner; good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions and strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.

Primary Duties

  • Lead, organize, manage, coordinate and administer activities and functions of the HR Department.

  • Identify and monitor industry and regulatory trends affecting human resources programs and develop policies and practices to mitigate liability.

  • Oversee the recruiting and on-boarding process, coordinate new employee orientations.

  • Manage benefits administration. Analyze benefit package costs and offerings and ensure compliance with various regulatory requirements.

  • Manage leaves of absence in compliance with all local, state and federal ordinances, laws and regulations.

  • Develop, implement and manage a competitive and responsive compensation program.

  • Ensure Head Start/Early Head Start contract regulation compliance.

  • Analyze employee concerns and facilitate good communications between employees and managers through interpersonal and professional communication techniques.

  • Supervise, train and develop the Human Resources Assistant.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree (BA/BS) in Business Administration, Human Resources Management or Organizational Management or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s Degree preferred.

  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in HR Management, including benefit and compensation plans, a thorough understanding of HR principles and practices, employment laws, leave and workers’ compensation management.

  • 5+ years management level responsibility for leading, supervising, mentoring or directing others in work performance.

  • Bilingual in English/Spanish required.

  • Strong computer skills – Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access). Experience with email and knowledge of ADP, HRIS/Payroll systems desired.

  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines, including the ability to manage priorities and workflow, as well as plan, organize, and implement programs and procedures.

  • SHRM-CP or PHR preferred.

  • Prior experience with Head Start/Early Head Start is a plus!

  • Management level non-profit experience is a plus!


This position is full time with a salary range of $100,000 $125,000 (commensurate with experience), plus an excellent benefit package, which includes a great work culture and an amazing SF location – the Mission and Excelsior Districts’ melting pot of cultures, cuisines and colorful Latino markets; close to BART, upscale restaurants and the best taquerias and street foods.

How to Apply

If you are qualified and interested in applying, please send your resume, salary requirements and cover letter with HR Director in the subject line. Phone calls are not accepted nor will we call you if you don’t submit employment information. Please visit our web site for additional information on our company at:

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome diversity in the workplace. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.