The director of human resources is the lead contact for employee issues and works to meet evolving needs of current and potential staff with regard to working conditions, compensation, company policies, and benefits. Advising with management, the director takes the lead in staff recruitment, oversees performance evaluations, and develops training programs. Works with benefits brokers to identify and recommend benefits packages. May also be involved with office management and facility issues, acting as liaison to building management and security. This senior staff level position interacts with employees in all departments and thus calls for excellent communication skills, diplomacy, and the ability to relate to people at varying levels. Requires extensive experience in human resources.