Disability Rights Texas (DRTx) is an exciting and passion filled workplace with well over 100 professionals across Texas' 254 counties dedicated to protecting and advocating the rights of people with disabilities. With a voluntary turnover rate well below 10%, it's no surprise that DRTx staff report levels of satisfaction and engagement that, in many cases, exceed other US employers. DRTx may be the place for you to begin or continue your career! Visit www.drtx.org to learn more about DRTx.
DRTx is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is dedicated to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment upon any unlawful basis. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to inquire about employment. We make reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and employees who have a disability. If you are in need of an accommodation to apply for one of our positions, contact us at (512)454-4816 and ask for the HR Director. All extended job offers are contingent upon the results of a comprehensive background check. Some jobs require clearning background checks throughout employment. Having a criminal record will not automatically eliminate a job offer. DRTx does not accept resumes or applications for positions not listed. Further, DRTx does not accept unsolicited referrals from any search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered Disability Rights Texas' property, and Disability Rights Texas will not be obligated to pay a referral fee. This includes resumes submitted directly to hiring managers or in any manner outside the identified process detailed above. Benefits listed in job postings are highlighted features of many of the benefit plans sponsored by Disability Rights Texas. Full details of these plans are contained in the legal documents governing the plans. If there is any discrepancy between the plan documents and the information described here, the plan documents will govern. In all cases, the plan documents are the exclusive source for determining rights and benefits under the plans. Participation in the plans does not constitute an employment contract. Benefit plans or practices may be subject to amendment, modification, or termination. Benefits may change during employment; nothing guarantees that any plan provisions will continue in effect for any period of time.
Disability Rights Texas is the federally designated legal protection and advocacy agency (P&A) for people with disabilities in Texas. Our mission is to help people with disabilities understand and exercise their rights under the law, ensuring their full and equal participation in society.
The Human Resources Director is responsible for the agency’s human resources strategic planning, management and daily operations, including, but not limited, to those listed below. The position also serves as a member of the senior leadership team of the agency, and as an internal consultant to supervisors, managers, directors and employees on matters that affect employee performance and organizational results. In addition, the position is responsible for collaborating with the leadership team to build and sustain the appropriate organizational culture to attain the agency’s goals and objectives, and to build coalescence around the agency’s mission, vision and values. Please click here to review the full job description.
Responsibilities and Duties
employment practices and policies;
recruitment, staffing and retention;
training and organizational development;
compensation and benefits;
employee and labor relations;
workplace safety, health and risk management;
human resources technology solutions (e.g., HRIS systems);
human resources legal compliance;
rewards and recognition programs;
employee communication; and,
human resources recordkeeping.
Qualifications and Skills
Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Human Resources, Labor/Industrial Relations, Business or related field of study.
Certification as Professional in Human Resources (PHR), Society for Human Resource Management - Certified Professional (SHRM-CP), Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) or Society for Human Resource Management - Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) is required.
A minimum of 10 years’ previous experience managing a human resources function in a not-for-profit or for-profit organization.
Previous human resources experience in a union environment is preferred.
Benefits and Perks
Paid insurance: health, dental, life, long term care, long term disability.
Vision discount plan
Tax-free spending and savings accounts for healthcare related and dependent day care expenses
Tons of paid time off: 12+ days of accrued paid vacation per year, at hire, increasing with tenure; 12+ days of accrued paid sick time per year, at hire; 2+ days of paid personal time per year, at hire; 15 paid holidays per year, including the the period of December 24 - January 1; up to 6 weeks of paid parental leave for the birth, adoption or foster care placement of a child and up to 4 weeks of paid bereavement leave for the death of certain family members
401(k) retirement account including a contribution made by DRTx, regardless of what an employee does or does not contribute pre-tax or roth
Flexible schedules, compressed work weeks, and opportunities to work via telecommuting are available for certain positions
Certain employees may be eligible for student loan repayment assistance and forgiveness programs