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Company: Cincinnati Ballet Location: Cincinnati, OH Job Type:
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 Job Description: Director of Human Resource

Department:  Administration
Reports to:  President & CEO
Full-time Exempt: 40 plus hours    
Direct Reports:  None

Director of Human Resource

The Director of HR reports to the President & CEO, and collaborates with the VP of Operations and Administration, the VP of External Affairs and department directors in leading and overseeing the delivery of HR policies and procedures.  As a key member of our administration team, you will play a critical role in the overall success and direction of the organization.  The Director of Human Resource, a new role at Cincinnati Ballet, will design, establish, document and execute protocols and procedures which preserve the core parts of our organization’s culture while implementing changes that facilitate company wide professional growth.  We seek a  critical thinker and engager, willing to address training and motivational needs for a complex and diversified workforce. 


·         Administers various human resource plans and procedures for all company personnel

·         In charge of employee relations, training, performance management, onboarding

·         Assists in the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures

·         Prepares and maintains employee handbook and policies and procedures manual

·         Works with supervisors to screen and interview candidates

·         Conducts recruitment and screening for all exempt and nonexempt personnel, conducts new-employee orientations; writes and places advertisements, reference checks, job offers

·         Conducts exit interviews

·         Schedules management conferences with employees; hearing and resolving employee grievances; counseling employees and supervisors.

·         Ensures legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource federal and state requirements, conducting investigations and maintaining records.

·         Administers employee benefits programs such as retirement plans; medical, dental, and vision plans; term life insurance plans; temporary disability programs; and accidental death policies.

·         Keeps up to date on professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops.

·         Maintains job descriptions as necessary, analyzes compensation

·         Maintains organizational charts and employee directory

·         Ensures that all employees receive their intermediate and annual reviews

·         Maintains current knowledge of applicable state and federal wage and hour laws including ACA compliance.

·         Other duties as assigned.



  • Demonstrated ability to treat confidential matters with appropriate discretion and privacy
  • Ability to proactively manage multiple tasks, prioritize work and ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Exemplary interpersonal and organizational skills



  • PHR or SPHR certification preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field preferred
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in Hiring, Human Resources Management, Benefits Administration, Performance Management, Communication Processes, Compensation and Wage Structure, Classifying Employees, Employment Law, payroll systems and related software program

 Please direct inquires and forward a cover letter and resume to:  hr@cballet.org, Human Resources, Cincinnati Ballet, 1555 Central Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45214


Cincinnati Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates for employment are considered without regard to race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, sexual preference, age, non-job-related disability, or marital status.