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Watermark Retirement Communities Human Resource Director in Crystal Lake, Illinois

Watermark Retirement Communities has been a leader in the senior housing industry for over 30 years, and our commitment to a strong, positive culture is a significant part of how we achieve that industry leadership. When you walk through the front door of one of our communities, you can feel something special there. This atmosphere comes from a culture of personal, authentic human connection. We invite you to be part of a team where you are encouraged each day to slow down, see the value in every person, and build connections. As a Watermark associate, you will touch lives and create stories, but what you will receive far exceeds what you will give. As one of the Top 25 Best Workplaces for Aging Services by the Great Place to Work Institute, Watermark is committed to offering unique benefits like Dayforce Wallet to improve the lives of our associates. Dayforce Wallet enables our associates to access earnings “on the go” as wages are available, free of charge. Watermark is focused on keeping our communities healthy and our residents thriving through leading edge technology and well-being programs that benefit our entire Watermark family. Learn more Stay Safe. Be Well. We are proud of the talented and nurturing associates that have chosen to work for Watermark, and we honor each of them. Join a company that celebrates people, their stories, and their meaningful interactions—because every interaction matters.

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Watermark Retirement Communities has been a leader in the senior housing industry for over 30 years, and our commitment to our associates and a strong, positive culture is a significant driver of this success. When you walk through the front door of one of our communities, you will feel something special; an atmosphere of personal, authentic human connection. We call it making Ripples. We invite you to be a part of a team where you are encouraged each day to slow down, see the value in every person, create Ripples, and share stories that celebrate life and the human connection. We are proud of the talented and nurturing associates that have chosen to work for Watermark, and we value each and every one. Join us in creating culture one story at a time.

The Human Resources Director is responsible for the short and long term planning and management of the Human Resources functions. In this role you will serve as a strategic advisor to management on all associate related matters. We would like this person to promote a positive working culture, associate high performance, quality service and empowerment to associates. This role leads various functions including; recruitment, on-boarding, associate relations, diversity, payroll, benefits administration, state and federal compliance, workers’ compensation and training and safety.

For us the ideal candidate will be able to effectively cope with change, will be able to shift gears comfortably, can decide and act without always having the total picture, isn’t upset when things are up in the air, and can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty. A tall order indeed! Our goal is to find someone that remains cool under pressure, does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough, is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times, can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration and is a settling influence in any situation.

Please be prepared to share with us your best and most successful associate engagement initiative! We cant wait to hear all about it!!!!

What you will need to qualify for this position:

  • A degree in Human Resources or related field

  • 2-4 years’ experience in a HR management role

  • In some circumstances union experience is a plus

  • Knowledge of Ceridian Payroll is a plus

  • Benefits administration

  • Full knowledge of state and federal HR Laws

  • Excellent leadership skills

  • Excellent computer skills with Word, Excel and online system

What we can offer you:

  • Comprehensive onboarding and orientation program

  • National and Regional support

  • Excellent benefits

  • Beautiful work environment

  • Growth Potential

Watermark Retirement Communities, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/LBGTQ – proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.

Watermark Retirement Communities, Inc. is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any associate at Watermark or its affiliates via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Watermark Retirement Communities, Inc. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Watermark as a result of the referral or through other means.

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