Director, Human Resources & Organizational Development - Nashville - job 746896

Nashville International Airport

Date: 05/05/2021

City: Nashville, Tennessee

Employment type: Full-time

Until the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, Nashville International Airport® has been one of the fastest growing airports in North America with nearly 18.3 million passengers in 2019. According to a recent study, in 2019 alone, BNA® generated more than $8.1 billion in total economic impact, supported more than 76,000 jobs in the region and produced more than $443 million in state, local and federal taxes. BNA receives no local tax dollars. For more information, visit Follow us on Facebook: @NashvilleInternationalAirport, Twitter: @Fly_Nashville and Instagram: @FlyNashville. Learn more about BNA Vision, our growth and expansion plan for the airport, at

Hiring Process:

  • Apply online

  • Interview

  • Offer

  • Ten (10) year background check, including criminal history check, credit check, motor vehicle check, pre-employment drug screen and breath alcohol test

  • Onboarding


  • Deferred compensation plans

  • Educational Assistance

  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability Insurance

  • Health Screenings

  • Paid Holidays

  • Annual/Bereavement/Military Leave

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

The Director, Human Resources and Organizational Development is responsible for overseeing/managing the talent acquisition, onboarding, talent development, employment related activities for the MNAA. Directs the design, planning, and implementation of corporate organizational development programs to support a strong employee development culture.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Oversees talent acquisition and management functions by providing consultative support to the Talent Acquisition Specialist and Manager, Talent Management.

  • Directly manages all employment-related issues such as supporting managers with disciplinary actions or performance-related activities.

  • Provides strategic and operational direction for organizational development processes, ensuring that talent development processes and programs are effective and to deliver a diverse, promotable and engaged talent pipeline for business critical roles.

  • Ensures that Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is embedded in all areas of HR practices.

  • Identifies talent acquisition needs; supports function with best practices.

  • Participates in annual budget planning.

  • Conducts research and analysis of organizational trends including reviewing reports and metrics from the human resources information system (HRIS).

  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, works with the Manager, HR

  • Operations to create/update policies, procedures and work instructions.

  • Evaluates strategies and programs to measure the achievement of established goals; develops, tracks and implements metrics for measuring the effectiveness of projects and programs.

  • Effectively coaches and manages staff, provides constructive performance evaluations and ensures staff has the tools and resources to perform their jobs.

  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law; applies knowledge.

  • Maintains regular and on-time attendance.

  • Follows all safety regulations.

  • Supports MNAA's commitment to it culture and values, including Respect, Integrity, Service and Excellence.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics

  • Human Resources Regulations: Knowledge of federal, state, and local employment regulations.

  • Human Resources Concepts: Knowledge of principles and strategies for talent acquisition, talent development, organizational development, and human resources information systems.

  • OSHA Regulations: Knowledge of state and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations.

  • Human Resources Strategy: Knowledge of strategic philosophy involved in developing human resources initiatives that are aligned with and linked to business objectives.

  • Analytical Thinking: Skill in analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.

  • Communication: Highly skilled in communicating effectively at all levels of the organization and with stakeholders, both orally and in writing.

  • Computer Use: Skill in using a personal computer, the Internet, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and other software to perform job-related functions.

  • Confidentiality: Skill in exercising sound judgment and discretion in the handling of sensitive documents and issues.

  • Relationship Building: Skill in establishing and maintaining effective and professional working relationships with others.

  • Supervision: Skilled in effectively supervising and managing others, including planning work, providing direction, supporting, and identifying the best talent for the job.

  • Creative Problem Solving: Skill in conceptualizing and developing imaginative, workable solutions to a problem.

  • Presenting: Highly skilled in developing and delivering presentations, both oral and written, to various internal and external groups of varying size.

  • Researching: Skill in conducting research, including identifying research questions, planning research, gathering data, analyzing data, and interpreting results.

  • Written Comprehension & Expression: Ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing and to use words and sentences effectively in writing so others will understand.

  • Deductive Reasoning: Ability to apply general rules to specific problems to come up with logical answers.

  • Inductive Reasoning: Ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (including finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).

  • Attention to Detail: Is careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.

  • Service Orientation: Actively looks for ways to help people.

  • Ability to drive on airport premises and within the community to confer with business partners and stakeholders.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) badge.

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