Director of Human Resources

Human Resources · Reno, Nevada
Department Human Resources
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Senior Manager/Supervisor

Director of Human Resources – Job Description


The Director of Human Resources guides and manages the overall provision of Human Resources services, policies, and programs for the entire company.

While working at the Company, the Director will have the opportunity to help create the building blocks for how we power the future of society. This role will help evolve the exciting new technologies that help put in place a circular economy for battery metals.

The Director is a strategic leader within the Company’s team, providing key input to the Chief Financial Officer and senior leadership as well as management, oversight, and planning for the Company’s HR team and collaboration with Internal Communications.

The Director leads the development and implementation of HR systems, policies, and practices that result in a safe, healthy, and equitable work culture for the employees and contractors, and actively works to enhance a culture of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) in the organization. While ensuring outstanding customer service to employees and managers, the Director shepherds the organization’s employee policies and life cycle, HR systems and operations, employee benefit plans, performance management, and employee/labor relations in the context of a dynamic employment environment. The HR Director reports to and is a key partner with the Chief Financial Officer of the Company.


HR Operations

  • Lead HR Department vision and strategy, contribute to the Company‘s overall business strategy, and ensure HR staff is following and promoting best HR practices.
  • Support and model proactive customer service to staff, promoting shared values of lifelong teaching and learning, curiosity and inquiry, community, iteration and evidence, integrity and authenticity, sustainability, inclusion and respect, and celebrating positive change throughout the organization.
  • Ensure the HR database, systems and records provide accurate and legal documentation.
  • Ensure compliance with, and manage reporting for, city, state and federal laws and regulations. With support of counsel, manage employee legal interactions.
  • Provide fiscal and contract management and implementation for a comprehensive benefits program; review benefits annually for cost and level of coverage, and make recommendations for benefits changes.
  • Act as resource, problem solver and advisor to employees on a wide range of human resource issues; oversee accurate and timely responses to administrative and employee relations questions raised by staff.
  • Lead and establish best practices for recruiting and talent acquisition needs; oversee recruitment team lead and conduct interviews as necessary.
  • Build best practices for: job descriptions and classification, onboarding, compensation and pay administration, benefits and leaves, employee and labor relations, performance management and training.

Leadership and Management

  • Provide inspirational, supportive and empowering leadership for a group of passionate, committed and skilled team members.
  • Drive the work of the HR department to achieve organizational goals and support a culture of continuous improvement in the team.
  • Coach the HR team on problem solving and work methods and practices. Distribute and balance workload, monitor and report on the status of work.
  • Lead HR department planning, metrics and reporting, and budget management.


  • Minimum 10 years of experience in people/Human Resources, with at least 4 years’ experience successfully building, leading, and managing an HR department or unit.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or equivalent professional experience.
  • Strong generalist background with demonstrated success in managing HR operations with a continuous improvement approach.
  • Demonstrated high-level analytical skills including in-depth evaluation of issues, information gathering and synthesis, development of metrics, evaluation of options, and communication of solutions to meet the needs of various groups in the organization.
  • Outstanding leadership and project-management skills; ability to model team-building, coach developing managers and leaders, and problem-solve at all levels of the organization.
  • Written and oral communication skills for developing and delivering training, policies, and analytical reports, and correspondence that propel organizational culture.
  • Familiar with the federal and state labor market, laws, wage and hour regulations, and ERISA guidelines preferred.


  • SPHR or SHRM-SCP highly preferred
  • Reno, NV local preferred, or willingness to relocate to the area


This position is open until filled


This is a regular, full-time, exempt position that includes benefits.

American Battery Metals Corporation is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and believes a diverse workforce creates a strong organization. We welcome and strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment

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  • Location
    Reno, Nevada
  • Department
    Human Resources
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
    Senior Manager/Supervisor