Human Resources Director

New Vitae Wellness and Recovery, with multiple locations in Upper Bucks County and Philadelphia, is adding a Human Resources Director to their team.

If you are looking for the next step in your career and a place where you  can make a difference, this is the position for you.

New Vitae Wellness and Recovery is lead by their mission and vision of striving to ensure ethical, holistic, and strength-based care.  Individuals who use their behavioral health and supportive residential services can expect to find employees who embody the same mission and vision in everything that they do.

New Vitae Wellness and Recovery’s Vision is to:

  • Promote Belonging
  • Engage Community
  • Advance Recovery
  • Cultivate Hope
  • Empower Others


  1. Creates and maintains Onboarding Program that is up to date with industry standards.
  2. Ensures personnel related documents are completed, maintained, and in good order for any federal, state, local, or regulatory audits.
    1. Hard copy files
    2. Electronic files
  3. Creates, maintains, trains and releases HR Policies (inclusive of Employee Handbook). Maintains section of Intranet where policies are retained for employee access.
  4. Maintains knowledge of industry trends and employment legislation and ensures organization’s compliance.
  5. Maintains responsibility for organization compliance with federal, state, and local legislation pertaining to all personnel matters.
  6. Manages Performance Management Administration, Corrective Action, Supervision, Coaching, Performance Improvement Plans, Annual Reviews. Creates and maintains review process and forms associated with performance management.
  7. Manages compensation administration, conducts salary benchmarking, recommends pay ranges based on career pathways plan.
  8. Creates and manages the employee experience programs inclusive of New Hire Orientation, Stay Interviews, Exit Interviews, Rising Star, Career Pathways, Succession Planning.
  9. Consults with legal counsel as appropriate, or as directed by the CEO, on personnel matters.
  10. Assists Finance with annual staffing budgets.
  11. Is a liaison for managers regarding employee relations issues, coaching and mentoring as needed.
  12. Recommends, evaluates and participates in staff development for the organization.
  13. Is the subject matter expert for the company selected Payroll/HRIS system. (i.e., PayCom)
  14. Recruits for all levels as needed. Develops staffing strategies and identifies appropriate and effective external sources for candidates for all levels within the organization.
  15. Directs the HR Support Team as needed to ensure all policies and procedures are maintained, each department is in compliance, and the employees receive excellent service.
  16. Participates on committees and special projects as a trusted and relied upon HR resource.
  17. Creates the annual HR strategic initiatives. Works with Administrators and Directors to help disseminate these initiatives company wide.
  18. Oversees Benefits Administration
  19. Manages Training & Development.
    1. Overall compliance for regulatory licensure
    2. Overall compliance based on position/ certification
    3. Professional development of management, directors, administrators, and rising stars
  20. Provides technical advice and knowledge to others within the human resource discipline.


  1. Strong business acumen, management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  2. Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.
  3. Knowledge of federal, state, and local employment, wage and salary laws and regulations. Ability to interpret and advise on the application of EEO/AA laws.
  4. Ability to analyze and assess training and development needs. Knowledge of organizational development theory and practices. Experience in design, development and implementation of salary administration plans and benefit programs.
  5. Work requires professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects. Ability to participate in and facilitate group meetings.


  1. Microsoft Office, subject matter expert using HRIS, Applicant Tracking and Payroll System.
  2. Strong attention to detail and excellent time management skills
  3. Have the ability to identify positive resolutions when dealing with complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  4. Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  5. Adjusts actions in relation to others’ actions.
  6. Analyzes information and evaluates results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  7. Provides information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person. Ability to travel to all locations and have a physical presence at all locations.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development, or similar field required.
  • Master’s degree highly desirable
  • PHR or SPHR certification preferred
  • Active member of SHRM
  • Minimum of 10 years of HR leadership experience with competency demonstrated in all major areas of HR
  • Experience leading the HR function in the behavioral health industry, a plus but not required.

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