Human Resources Director, Healthcare Consulting - HYBRID

Philadelphia, PA

Sellers Dorsey is a leading national healthcare consultancy firm focused on Medicaid strategy and Medicaid finance. We deliver impactful outcomes for our clients with a combination of technical expertise and deep understanding of public policy, government and national and local political landscape. Together with its clients, Sellers Dorsey realizes opportunities that enhance the bottom-line and ultimately improve the lives of people, and is committed to expanding access to healthcare in the United States

Sellers Dorsey is seeking a Human Resources (HR) Director for our Philadelphia Office. The HR Director’s primary role is to act as an HR Business Partner for each of the organization’s functional areas for HR related matters. The HR Director works with senior leadership to develop and promote the human resources strategies for the organization. This position oversees programs administered by the HR department, which may include employee wellness, benefits, leaves, new hire onboarding and employee relations. This position works to understand the business, executes a compelling employee value proposition aligned with the organization’s challenges and needs. The HR Director addresses potential risk areas and encourages team members to raise issues to escalated HR or personnel issues and ensures the organization is in compliance with regulatory requirements within the HR function. 

Key Responsibilities/Outcomes:

  • Communicate and exemplify the organization’s Core Values, build trust with peers and leaders, and champion the organization’s mission.
  • Provide guidance and contribute to HR strategies that support the vision, culture and business needs of the organization.
  • Serve as a trusted advisor and HR business partner to organizational leaders and employees. 
  • Conduct new hire orientation including working with hiring managers to ensure a consistent and thorough onboarding across the firm.  Maintain accuracy and ensure the use of the Hiring & Orientation Framework Resources by hiring managers.
  • Work with Learning & Development colleagues to ensure compliance with mandatory and nonmandatory training and work assessments. This may include anti-harassment training, diversity awareness training, new hire onboarding, and training for the development needs of team members.
  • Act as employee resource for all levels of the Career Ladder and guide to help employees understand the required skills to move from one level to the next level. 
  • Perform routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs including but not limited to benefits, leaves, disciplinary matters, disputes and investigations, performance management, DEI initiatives, rewards & recognition, and other culture-related initiatives.
  • Work with the Culture Crew to manage employee recognition programs in alignment with Sellers Dorsey Core Values.
  • Support employee engagement by monitoring, analyzing and action planning for engagement activities that drive top talent retention.
  • Address potential risk areas and encourage team members to raise issues. 
  • Serve as liaison between business leaders and HR legal counsel and outside benefits agents.
  • Monitor and ensure the organizations compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; review and modify policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • In partnership with Talent Acquisition, ensure job descriptions are regularly reviewed and updated for accuracy.
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to develop action plans to respond to current and anticipated staffing issues and needs.
  • Oversee affirmative action plan, including filing of EEO-1, Vets 4212, and other reports as needed and maintain records and reports to ensure compliance with OFCCP regulations.
  • Attend and participates in employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
  • Maintain knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
  • Provide backup support for payroll function.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Key Qualifications:

Required Skills & Abilities

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication (both verbal & written) skills. 
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Executive presence and proven capability in coaching others.
  • Ability to multi-task, problem solve, and manage complex projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to deliver difficult feedback and coach others toward desired outcomes.
  • Excellent organizational skills, able to develop goals, set priorities, multi-task and meet multiple deadlines simultaneously.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion and professionalism.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of staff.
  • Personable and have a positive attitude; capable of handling a high stress environment.
  • Ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as external clients or vendors.
  • Adaptable to a fast-paced work environment while managing competing demands and unexpected situations.
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

 Education and Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required.
  • At least five (5) year of human resource management experience preferred.
  • Comprehensive understanding of HR procedures as well as state & federal employment laws & regulations
  • SHRM-SCP a plus.

Physical and Mental Demands:

  • Stand/sit at a desk for extended periods of time.
  • Lift files, enrollment materials or 10 lbs., bend, open cabinets.
  • Use hands and fingers, type on keyboard extensively.
  • Apply common sense and problem solve.
  • Able to manage deadlines and multiple tasks.

Work Environment:

  • Environment is a business casual office with moderate noise; frequent interruptions and multiple demands.
  • This position may involve travel to Sellers Dorsey offices across the country at least once per year.

Core Behaviors and Competencies:

  • Champion a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to take on new tasks.
  • Build positive relationships within and outside the firm.
  • Treat clients, strategic partners and fellow employees with respect and professionalism in all interactions.
  • Take ownership for one’s professional development by increasing knowledge, skills and abilities in areas that are critical to the firm’s success.
  • Collaborate and share knowledge with other firm staff.
  • Demonstrate formal and ad hoc team leadership in projects, issues or organizations that are critical to achieving the firm’s strategic goals.
  • Be self-motivated, and be an advocate for one’s abilities and talents, both internally and externally.

Key Performance Metrics/Expectations:

  • Individual performance goals.
  • Successful completion of deliverables, tasks, projects.
  • Professional development.

We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address. For more information, view the EEO is the Law Poster and Pay Transparency Statement.

This position requires that you be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Requests for reasonable accommodation on the basis of disability and/or sincerely held religious beliefs will be provided subject to undue hardship.

Sellers Dorsey maintains a Drug-Free workplace.