Director of Human Resources – Houston Rockets (Houston, TX)


This is a responsible supervisory position that involves developing and administering Human Resources policies, programs and practices. Duties include formulating policies and procedures for the Human Resources Department and recommending policies and practices to senior management.


  • Plans, organizes, and controls all activities of the department. Develops department goals, objectives, and systems.
  • Develops recruiting strategy and administers an effective recruitment program. Conducts recruitment effort for all management personnel; monitors career paths, employee relations counseling, outplacement counseling, and exit interviewing; writes and places advertisements.
  • Develops and manages compensation program and merit pool (salary budget). Implements and annually updates compensation program; rewrites job descriptions as necessary; conducts annual salary; analyzes compensation; monitors performance evaluation program and revises as necessary.
  • Develops, recommends, and implements personnel policies and procedures; maintains handbook on policies and procedures; performs benefits administration to include claims resolution, change reporting, approving invoices for payment, annual re-evaluation of policies for cost effectiveness.
  • Directs the maintenance of permanent personnel records. Prepares, recommends, and maintains records and procedures for controlling personnel transactions and reporting personnel data.
  • Guide management on employee relations issues, coaching and investigations.
  • Monitors unemployment and worker’s compensation claims.


General knowledge of the principles and practices of personnel administration; knowledge of sound techniques in all aspects of personnel management; knowledge of the organizations and operations of administrative programs; ability to develop long-term plans and programs and to evaluate work accomplishments; ability to apply and adapt practices and techniques to the special requirements of senior management; ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with other management staff, employees, and the general public; ability to present facts and recommendations effectively in oral and written form.


  • Minimum of eight (8) years' managerial experience in personnel management; AND
  • A bachelor's degree in Human Resource management or related Personnel/Human Resources field.


SHRM Certified Professional (PHR) or Senior Professional (SPHR) preferred.

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