Vice President of Human Resources

Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
Human Resources
Full Time


Join us as our next Vice President of Human Resources at Road Runner Sports. As the Vice President of Human Resources, you will lead and direct a dynamic team that supports the day-to-day human resource functions, including, but not limited to, payroll, benefits, recruitment, employee relations, employee retention, and compliance. This key position will support our leadership team and all team members companywide, and provide strategic input and guidance on HR best practices, compensation and benefits structure, new hire training, and employee relations issues. This position will become the hub of HR system management, maintaining, and capitalizing on current systems, introducing best practices, and making ongoing recommendations for process improvements and when optimal, upgrades and replacements.


What you'll get to do:

  • Develops organization strategies by identifying and researching human resources issues; contributing information, analysis, and recommendations to organization strategic thinking and direction, establishing human resources objectives in line with the organizational objectives.
  • Implements human resources strategies by establishing department accountabilities, including talent acquisition, staffing, employment processing, compensation, health and welfare benefits, records management, safety and health, succession planning employee relations and retention, AA/EEO compliance and labor relations.
  • Support the organization and its leaders in coaching, and counseling Team Members. Conducting investigations when necessary and making recommendations for action to be taken based on your findings.
  • Partner with the Training and Development Team on New Hire Training program, including frequent audits and update to ensure a smooth onboarding experience that supports the company’s strategic vision.
  • Ensure that the company’s bi-weekly payroll process is completed accurately and timely.
  • Oversee the data integrity and recordkeeping to expedite retrieval, reporting, and analysis of accurate and timely information and to ensure compliance with legal requirements.
  • Leverage the utilization of all HR systems. Using your knowledge you’ll effectively and efficiently collect, retrieve, report, and analyze employee data as well as provide a foundation to deliver quality, timely, and accurate information and customer service to internal customers.
  • Partner with a benefits broker to conduct an annual review of benefits, explore new benefit options and make recommendations for annual renewals and plan design and ensure that the annual enrollment process is completed as required.
  • Remain current on Federal, State, and Local HR and wage and hour laws to ensure the company is in compliance, and protect its interests in the event of legal action.
  • Direct the compensation program, including annual wage analysis, periodic individual salary review, and incentive program development and consultation.
  • Become an ambassador for our fun positive work environment and a leader in the council that fosters teamwork and recognition on an ongoing basis throughout the year.


In addition:

  • Interact with Directors and the leadership team to ensure that an HR perspective is brought to major decision-making activities. Guide other departments by researching and interpreting HR compliance requirements and best practices; applying observations and recommendations to improve employee relations
  • Recommend to management and implement as directed, major team member objectives and policies for the company.
  • Protect the organization's value by keeping information confidential.


Are you ready to RUN with us? Let’s see if you have what it takes:        

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year College or university plus a minimum of eight years related experience in progressive HR leadership roles; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • High volume, multi-channel, multi-state retail environment experience desired
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment
  • Advanced business acumen and judgment
  • Experience working closely with external agencies; keeping them informed of key objectives, priorities, timelines, and budgets as well as providing marketing materials, and asset delivery under the deadline.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects among a wide range of internal stakeholders, prioritize and meet tight deadlines   
  • Excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, ethics, and cultural awareness


  • Earn competitive pay, Plus Bonus!
  • Enjoy employee pricing on all your favorite gear, shoes, and accessories.
  • Take advantage of paid race entries so you can get moving and have fun.
  • Extensive benefits package including vacation, sick time, medical, dental, and 401k. Even pet insurance!

To ensure your application is received as timely as possible, we encourage you to apply directly onto our Road Runner Sports Career page.

As you apply directly on our site, we will be reaching out to you within the next 10 days should your experience and qualifications meet our requirements for this position.


Road Runner Sports is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Road Runner Sports is an e-verify organization and an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

Compensation Min

USD $200,000.00/Yr.

Compensation Max

USD $240,000.00/Yr.


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