Join our team and support Illuminate’s Human Resources functions!

Under the guidance of the Executive Director, this position will be responsible for overseeing all Human Resources functions of the organization, including hiring, onboarding, and offboarding processes; managing payroll and benefits procedures; fostering a positive organizational culture; nurturing professional growth and development; furthering our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging;  and ensuring the well-being of team members. This position will also serve as part of the organization’s leadership team and will directly supervise members of the Human Resources Team.

Duties of the Director of Human Resources include:

    • Provide Leadership and Oversee Implementation of Best Practice Human Resources Policies, Procedures, and Initiatives
    • Oversee Recruitment, Development, & Retention Practices and Processes, including Compensation, Benefits, and Employee Relations
    • Offer leadership and supervision to the Human Resources Team
    • and more…

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Experience, Skills, and Qualifications

  • At least five years of related experience with Human Resource Management, with Human Resources leadership experience in a nonprofit setting preferred.
  • At least 3 years of supervisory experience required, experience providing coaching and support to staff supervisors strongly preferred.
  • Experience supporting a rapidly growing team strongly preferred.
  • Experience with drafting, revising, standardizing and maintaining  organizational policies, practices, and procedures strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations.
  • Ability to develop strong relationships within the organization, including strong interpersonal and supervisory skills.
  • Detail-oriented, strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills including the ability to prioritize multiple work assignments, to work independently on projects, and to meet deadlines.
  • Proficient with MS Office applications, (e.g. MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Google Workspace (e.g. Google Docs, Gmail, Docs, Drive, Slides).
  • Impeccable work ethic, personal integrity, and transparency.
  • Superior adaptability and flexibility.

    Compensation and Schedule:

    Full-time, salaried, exempt position eligible for benefits. Starting salary is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience in the range of $75,000 – $85,000. 

    Illuminate Colorado offers health and dental benefits as well as participation in a 401K and Life Insurance benefits. In addition, Illuminate Colorado has an unlimited paid time off policy and offers both flexible scheduling and remote work. Residency in Colorado, or anticipated relocation to Colorado in the near future (at your own expense), is a condition of employment with Illuminate.

    To Apply:

    Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references via email with “Director of Human Resources” in the subject line to

    Application Deadline:

    Monday, January 15, 2024 at 5pm


    We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. 

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