Pacific Retirement Services

Human Resources Director

Job Location US-CA-Saratoga | US-CA-Napa
Job ID
Human Resources/Legal
Location/Org Data : Name
Saratoga Retirement Community


We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Human Resources Director to join our team of two HR partners and Assistant Human Resources Director. This position can be based out of either Saratoga Retirement or the Meadows of Napa Valley. Pacific Retirement Services is a non-profit senior living organization that operates both the Meadows of Napa Valley in Napa and Saratoga Retirement in Saratoga. Our Human Resources team supports both of these communities.

Your Focus & Scope:

  • Drive community focus on retention efforts.
  • Policy and procedure updates.
  • Facilitate supervisor training, including curriculum design.
  • Create compensation administration structure.
  • Department budget oversight.
  • Develop and manage termination requests.
  • Serve on the Risk Management Committee.
  • Lead talent management meetings with directors.
  • Support your HR team members' areas of responsibility when they are away from the office.  

About the team:

As a team, you will work to ensure our programs and initiatives are effective, efficient, and aligned for our nonprofit organization. In total, we employ a diverse team of roughly 285 staff members at Saratoga Retirement Community and roughly 220 staff members at the Meadows of Napa Valley.  In total, the four of you will work as a team to support both communities with additional support from the central office HR team. 


The scope/areas of focus for your other team members are as follows:


  • Assistant HR Director (based out of either campus)
    • Employee Relations Support.
    • Performance Review Monitoring & Support.
    • Covid leave oversight.
    • Monitor Relias training, safety in-service and OSHA compliance.
    • Provide documentation support for internal investigations.
    • Provide backup support for the HR partners.
  • HR Partner - Compliance (based out of The Meadows of Napa Valley)
    • Leave administration (FMLA, CFRA, PDL, Personal) for both communities.
    • Workers compensation management for both communities.
    • Covid supplemental sick pay management for both communities.
    • Track employee Covid-19 vaccines for both communities.
    • Track required certifications for both communities.
    • Process Status Changes for both communities.
    • Home community records management and employment verifications.
    • Home community new hire paperwork.
  • HR Partner - Onboarding and Benefits (based out of Saratoga Retirement Community)
    • Manage new hire onboarding process at both communities.
    • Employee support with the benefits administrator and benefit matters for both communities.
    • Performance management and merit increase support for both communities.
    • 6 month compensation review for both communities.
    • Facilitation of automated new hire onboarding check-ins and exit interviews for both communities.
    • Home community records management and employment verifications.
    • Home community new hire paperwork.

Benefits Include: Medical, Dental, Vision, 403b Matched Retirement Plan, Vacation, Sick & Holiday Pay, Employee/Family Scholarship Assistance Program, Career Advancement Opportunities, Training, Public Transportation Reimbursement, Free parking, Fitness and Pool accessible to Employees!


Help us keep our seniors safe. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement for employment. 


About You:

  • Five (5) years’ experience as a Human Resources professional with background across all disciplines: talent acquisition, performance management, compensation, recognition, benefits, employee relations, employment law, and compliance.
  • Demonstrated progressive leadership experience as human resources professional managing others.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or a related field; Master’s degree strongly preferred.
  • Current Human Resources Certifications (SHRM-SCP, SHRM-CP, HRCI-SPHR, or HRCI-PHR).
  • Prior experience in retirement living, healthcare settings, and/or in the hospitality industry is preferred. 
  • Multi-site management experience preferred
  • Prior experience supporting a team of 250+ employees
  • Past experience supervising other HR professionals
  • Organized strategic thinker with ability to do big picture analysis.
  • Collaborative individual who is able to effectively communicate complex Human Resources regulations to management and front-line staff in an accessible way.
  • Knowledge of current developments in Federal and California Employment Law.
  • Extensive experience in California Wage and Hour laws.
  • Experience with California Workers’ Compensation regulations and processes.
  • Experience with Benefits Administration and ACA administration and compliance.
  • Strong Computer skills – MS Excel, MS Word, MS Outlook.
  • Strong Time Management skills.
  • Proven track record in management/employee coaching and documentation.


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