Electro Rent Corporation

  • Director of Human Resources

    Los Angeles, CA Area
  • Overview

    The Director of Human Resources is responsible for directing all people functions of the organization in accordance with the policies and practices of Electro Rent Corporation.  He/she will be dedicated to the Americas region and have direct oversight of employee relations, benefits and compensation administration, performance management, and recruiting.  The hands-on incumbent will accountable for the strategic human resource planning to provide the organization with the best people talent available and to position the organization as the employer of choice by being aware of policies, practices and trends within the industry.


    1. Plans, develops, organizes, implements, directs and evaluates the organization's human resource function and performance.
    2. Participates in the development of the organization's plans and programs as a strategic partner, but particularly from the perspective of the impact on people.
    3. Translates the strategic and tactical business plans into HR strategic and operational plans.
    4. Evaluates and advises on the impact of long-range planning of new programs/strategies and regulatory action as those items affect the attraction, motivation, development and retention of the people resources of the organization.
    5. Has expertise in addressing employee relation issues and conducting investigations.
    6. Works closely with recruitment to develop staffing strategies and implementation plans and programs to identify talent within and outside the organization for positions of responsibility. Identifies appropriate and effective external sources for candidates for all levels within the organization.
    7. Develops progressive and proactive compensation and benefits programs to provide motivation, incentives and rewards for effective performance.
    8. Develops programs to allow the organization to embrace applicants and employees of all backgrounds and to permit the full development and performance of all employees.
    9. Continually assesses the competitiveness of all programs and practices against the relevant comparable companies, industries and markets.
    10. Establishes credibility throughout the organization to be an effective listener and problem solver of people issues.
    11. Develops appropriate policies and programs for effective management of the people resources of the organization. Included in this area would be programs for employee relations, employee complaints, external education and career development, among others.
    12. Enhances and/or develops, implements and enforces HR policies and procedures of the organization by way of systems that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the organization. In particular, manages the human resource information systems database and provides necessary reports for critical analyses of the HR function and the people resources of the organization.
    13. Coordinates the activities, programs and strategic HR plans of other HR departments throughout the corporation.
    14. Maintains knowledge of HR policies, programs, employment laws and issues. Must be extremely well-versed with CA labor laws in addition to having experience leading a multinational HR organization.
    15. Manages other areas such as employee communication, employee safety and health, and community relations.
    16. Manages the budget and other financial measures of the HR department.



    1. Business Acumen.
    2. Communication.
    3. Consultation.
    4. Critical Evaluation.
    5. Ethical Practice.
    6. Global & Cultural Awareness.
    7. HR Expertise.
    8. Leadership & Navigation.
    9. Relationship Management.

    Preferred Education and Experience

    1. Bachelors' degree in Business, Management, Human Resources, or Psychology
    2. 10 years of related experience
    3. SHRM-SCP or SPHR certified


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