Director of Human Resources

18 Degrees (formerly Berkshire Children & Families, Inc.) is where new beginnings come to light for children and families – and could be where your new career does the same!  The Director of Human Resources serves more than 150 employees across more than 22 programs throughout Western Massachusetts and reports to the President & CEO.  This role is an integral part of a thriving Senior Leadership team at 18 Degrees – Family Services for Western MA, a growing, community-based agency.  Responsibilities include guidance, development, and implementation in recruitment, hiring, retention, benefit and salary administration, employee relations, performance management, complaints, safety, and high-level training and development.  The Director of Human Resources also leads strategic HR goals and advises the President & CEO/Senior Team on HR policies and procedures; safety of the workplace; legislative and regulatory issues; and all other human resources matters.   The position also works closely with the Finance Department/Payroll Coordinator and supervises the HR Administrator.  Bachelor’s Degree with at least 5 year’s HR experience, including at least 2 years in HR management required; Master’s Degree preferred.  Exceptional HR experience may substitute for college degree.  Multicultural/multilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.  Send cover letter and resume to Paula McDermott, 18 Degrees, 480 West Street, Pittsfield, MA  01201 or email pmcdermott@18  AA/EOE

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