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Human Resource Director

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16 Hillside Ave, Naugatuck, CT 06770


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Jun 8, 2023

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Human Resource Director

SHRM-CP, SPHR, or PHR certification preferred

Full-Time, Exempt

Stokes Counseling Services




Stokes Counseling Services is the largest mental health private practice in Connecticut. Our practice comprises a diverse team of licensed clinicians and medication management professionals who specialize in providing comprehensive mental health services, focusing particularly on the treatment of depression, anxiety, and PTSD. We adopt a holistic approach to treatment, offering individual, group, and family therapy options to ensure our patient's needs are met effectively. Our unwavering commitment lies in delivering exceptional care to our patients while fostering a supportive environment for our dedicated clinicians.


Stokes Counseling Services is seeking a Human Resources Director to be a strategic partner working as a member of the Stokes Counseling executive team. This is a full-time, exempt position that is based in our main office in Naugatuck, CT.  At Stokes Counseling, we recognize that people are the business, and we are looking for a dynamic leader to help build a best-in-class People organization to support our existing workforce and our future growth initiatives. This leader will be pivotal to the success of our workforce and our business as a whole.



  • Leading all tactical and strategic HR initiatives throughout the organization
  • Developing strategic HR initiatives including total rewards  strategy, compensation philosophy, HR team growth, and expansion into new locations and business lines
  • Supporting leadership and managers by designing performance management processes and metrics and providing management feedback and development opportunities
  • Implementing and executing HR processes related to reporting, employee handbook updates, compliance, training, and overall employee lifecycle management
  • Management of existing HR programs including but not limited to leaves of absence, 401k, health insurance, open enrollment, workers' compensation, accommodations, promotions, and employee rewards programs
  • Partnering with the leadership team in designing goals and roadmap for long-term organizational growth strategy


  • Experience leading the HR function in a healthcare organization
  • At least 7 years of HR Generalist or Business Partner experience
  • Expertise in federal and local compliance regulations and reporting requirements
  • Strong capacity in leading HR decision-making and supporting the broader leadership team in decision-making for organizational growth
  • Experience in building compensation philosophy in conjunction with performance management strategies
  • Enthusiasm for coaching, manager development, and building
  • Ability to work on-site at the main office in Naugatuck, CT


  • Experience leading the HR function at a mental health organization
  • Experience managing teams with remote / work-from-home employees
  • SHRM-CP, SPHR, or PHR certification preferred


  • 90k-120k


  • 401(k) after 1 year of service
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
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