Title: Human Resource Manager
Reports to: Chief Financial Officer
Type of Position: Full Time, Exempt
The New Children’s Museum is a dynamic new model of museum that provides inventive and engaging art experiences that are meaningful to children and families. The Museum brings families together in a rich educational environment that fosters creativity. A non-profit institution funded by admissions, memberships, and community support, the Museum stimulates imagination, creativity, and critical thinking by exhibiting participatory works of art and providing a venue for art making and play. Serving all ages, the Museum inspires new ways to see the world through the language of art.
The Human Resource Manager is responsible for maintaining and enhancing the organization’s human resources department by planning, implementing, and evaluating human resources policies and procedures, programs, practices, compliance and government regulations. The human resources manager will have oversight and management of full-cycle recruitment, employee benefits administration, employee relations, and compliance as well as developing a robust manager’s training and development program. The human resource manager will also have direct oversight of the museum’s volunteer program.
- Develops organizational 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 organizational objectives.
- Implements human resources strategies by establishing department accountabilities, including talent acquisition, staffing, employment processing, compensation, health and welfare benefits, training and development, records management, safety and health, succession planning, employee relations and retention, government compliance, and labor relations.
- Manages human resources operations by coaching, counseling, and implementation of manager development programs; planning, maintaining compensation surveys; resolving problems; and implementing change.
- Supports management by providing human resources advice, counsel, and decisions; analyzing information and applications.
- Guides management and employee actions by researching, developing, writing, and updating policies, procedures, methods, and guidelines; communicating and enforcing organization values.
- Ensures museum compliance with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
- Updates job knowledge by participating in conferences and educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
- Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
- Direct supervision of a staff of one.
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
- Broad knowledge and experience in human resource management, employment law, compensation, organizational planning, organization development, employee relations, safety, and training and development.
- Excellent oral and written communication
- Excellent interpersonal and coaching
- Excellent change management skills
- Excellent organizational skills and ability to effectively manage and prioritize multiple tasks
- Commitment to the highest ethical and professional standards of conduct
- Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills, including demonstrated ability to provide guidance to senior leadership and managers on employee relations
- Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships
- Experience planning, developing and leading human resource process improvement
- Excellent computer skills, including familiarity with Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint and prior experience with Work Force Now or similar payroll application preferred
Bachelor’s degree in human resource management, business administration, psychology, organizational development or a related field and a minimum of five years of experience as a Human Resources professional. Human Resources Certification is a plus
The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, see and hear. The employee occasionally is required to stand, walk and lift or move up to 30 pounds.
Please submit your resume and salary requirements along with a thoughtful cover letter that clearly describes how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of this position. Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered.
NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.