Find a Career You’ll Love at Burlington Stores Inc.

Find a Career You’ll Love at Burlington Stores Inc.

Looking for a safe working environment, a flexible schedule – and a terrific discount? Come join our growing team at one of our new stores nationwide.  Learn More

Job Information

Burlington Human Resources Director - Corporate in Burlington, New Jersey

LOCATION 2006 Route 130 North Burlington NJ US 08016


Are you innovative and do you excel in identifying opportunities to move business forward? Do you have a high level of integrity and thrive in fast paced, people oriented environments? If yes, come join one of the largest off-price retailers in the nation- join the Burlington Stores team as a Human Resources Director - Corporate!

The Human Resources Director - Corporate is a strategic leader within the HR team and acts as a true partner within the business. This position assists leaders in optimizing people, strategy, structure, and process, while supporting the Burlington culture and Core Values.

The Director will coach, consult, and advise leaders regarding existing Human Resources programs and services. They will act as a support partner with other HR functions including HR operations; Talent Acquisition; Compensation; Benefits; and Learning and Development. They will also act as the key driver supporting talent management in the areas of succession planning; performance management; employee relations; organizational development, and strategic programs.


  • Positively communicate and demonstrate the company’s Core Values by developing trust and respect among peers and associates, building strong teams and partnerships and driving results

  • Provide guidance and input regarding HR strategies that support the vision, culture and business needs of the organization

  • In partnership with business leaders, lead and drive the execution of all HR programs

  • Act as the key interface between HR functional specialist and assigned corporate group in order to proactively support and add value in the delivery of business objectives

  • Build trusting consultative relationships with associates and leaders

  • Support the business teams in establishing and executing an effective talent strategy (short and long term) and work in partnership with the Talent Acquisition team

  • Inspire, coach, and influence coaching in the moment culture to effectively improve the quality and frequency of developmental feedback and improve the overall associate experience

  • Administer and provide coaching to business leaders in managing engagement survey results and developing meaningful and effective action plans to improve engagement results

  • Drive performance management program by ensuring performance expectations and policy guidelines are being met and are conducted effectively and in a timely manner

  • Handle various associate relations issues, such as investigating employees complaints, resolving employee conflicts, and advising appropriate action to leadership

  • Partner with internal and/or external legal counsel to prepare for and/or respond to any legal action or complaints filed by outside agencies; attend mediations, arbitrations, and other court proceedings as needed

  • Leverage data analysis to proactively identify issues within the business and develop plans to address and minimize disruption.

  • Knowledge of local, state and federal laws and regulations governing employment (EEO, wage and hour, employee benefits, leave policies and practices)

  • Ability to conduct investigations, train and develop staff and maintain documentation in an organized manner

  • Must have strong communications and operating instincts, good strategic skills, sound business judgment and the ability to achieve goals by leveraging HR expertise

  • Ability to utilize tools (Workday/TMS/Kenexa) to leverage data

  • Must be proficient in MS Office applications, including Excel, Word, and Outlook

Our ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree along with 5-7 years of HR leadership experience. We prefer a PHR or SPHR certification and 3+ years of Corporate Human Resource.

If you…

…are excited to deliver great values to customers every day;

…take a sense of pride and ownership in helping drive positive results for a team;

…are committed to treating colleagues and customers with respect;

…believe in the power of diversity and inclusion;

…want to participate in initiatives that positively impact the world around you;

Come join our team. You’re going to like it here!

You will enjoy a competitive wage and comprehensive benefit package including a generous paid time off plan, a company matched 401(k) and an associate discount. We are a rapidly growing brand, and provide a variety of professional development opportunities so our associates can grow with us. We work hard and have fun together! Burlington associates make a difference in the lives of customers, colleagues, and the communities where we live and work every day. Burlington Stores, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

Posting Number 2021-157377

Location US-NJ-Burlington

Address 2006 Route 130 North

Zip Code 08016

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Posted Date 8/10/2021 10:41 AM

Career Site Category Corporate

Position Category Human Resources

Evergreen Yes

Great Place to Work Certified
The Inquirer: Top Work Places 2019
Vault Top Ranked Intership 2020