Foundation Director

Position Description and Duties

The Foundation Director represents the interests of the SHRM Foundation and its activities to the State.

RESPONSIBLE TO:
State Director

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Educate and raise awareness of the SHRM Foundation to the chapters and the State Council regarding the purpose, resources, and ongoing activities of the Foundation.
  2. Promoting the SHRM Foundation and its fund development needs at the leadership conference, state conferences, State Councils, and chapters.
  3. Encourage chapters, the State Council, and State Council members to contribute financially to the SHRM Foundation as a show of support for the Human Resources profession, ensuring that at least 50% of the chapters made a contribution to the SHRM Foundation.
  4. Advise and update the State Council and chapters of the Foundation's activities and fund development needs.
  5. Promote the SHRM Foundation regional scholarship program.
  6. Utilize National SHRM resources as needed.
  7. Perform other duties as assigned by State Director.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Self-directed work style
  • Current working knowledge of SHRM Foundation
  • Effective customer service skills
  • Effective a fundraising
  • Team orientation
  • Ability to advocate for council and national SHRM
  • Ability to recruit potential WISHRM council members

REQUIREMENTS:

  • SHRM membership in good standing required.
  • SHRM certification preferred.
TERM:
Appointment is made by the State Director with the concurrence of the Area Vice President. Serves a one-year term beginning the first day of January and ending the last day of December. May be reappointed for two additional terms for a total service of three years.
 

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Contact Information
 
Jennifer Zahari

Jen Zahari, CSP
Foundation Director
ABR Employment Services
Ph:  (920) 858-6653

Em:  jzahari@abrjobs.com
Term start:  1/1/2019
 
Bio:
 
Jen is the Market Manager at ABR Employment Services.  Jen has been with ABR since 2006 in several capacities.  She brings over 15 years of leadership, people, planning and development experience.   Jennifer is responsible for the overall management of Client relationships, recruiting and retention planning, team oversight and development.   Jen believes in recognizing peoples unique strengths, then getting them in the right positions to allow them to thrive.   Jen is also a published children’s book author working to help kids learn and navigate their feelings and emotions. 

Jen currently serves as the Foundation Director for SHRM State Council.  She has served on the State Conference Committee for multiple years.  Jennifer has an Associate’s degree in Marketing and holds her CSP with the American Staffing Association. 

 

 
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