The Human Resource Director is directly responsible for the overall administration, coordination and evaluation of the museum’s Human Resources function.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field required. Master’s Degree Preferred
- 5 years’ experience in Human Resources
- 3 years’ experience in a HR leadership position
- Strong understanding of recruitment, onboarding, benefits administration, payroll, employee relations
- Excellent communication, leadership and planning skills
Essential Functions included, but are not limited to:
- Leads the recruitment, screening, onboarding and processing of new hires.
- Responsible for managing the operation and maintenance of the entire HR database and employee files.
- Responsible for quarterly and annual trainings for staff, both educational and mandatory topics.
- Responsible for administering the annual performance review process and analyzing results for merit based increases.
- Lead the museum’s employee engagement initiatives as the committee’s chair for E3 “Engaging in Exceptional Experiences”.
- Develop, communicate and implement changes in the organization’s policies and procedures.
- Provides guidance to managers and senior leadership on employment matters to ensure proper coaching and consistency across the organization.
- Administers all company benefit programs to include: medical, 403b, worker’s compensation, cobra, Paid time off, leave of absences, rewards and recognition and unemployment compensation.
- Coordinate in-house transfers and promotions. Promote diversity within recruitment process.
- Conducts orientations to promote benefits and employee wellness.
- Coordinate annual open enrollment activities, monthly billing and employee administration of all programs.
- Prepare job postings and updating of job descriptions as needed to inform internal and external candidates of available positions.
- Responsible for processing biweekly payroll.
- Assists in preparing the annual budget for salaries and benefits.
- Assists with employee investigations and conflict resolution.
- Participate in the corrective action process, performance improvements plans and terminations.
- Collaborate with legal counsel on all employment matters.
- Complies 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.
- Be an enthusiastic, helpful and positive member of the team
- Be a leader and a role model to all associates.
- Be professional, responsible and mature in conduct and behavior
- Be understanding of, encouraging to and friendly with all co-workers
- Be self-motivated and use time wisely
- Maintain open lines of communications with all departments
- Communicate pertinent information timely and professionally
- Respond positively to new ideas, and openly accept critical/developmental feedback
- Walk, bend, lift (up to 25 pounds) files, office supplies an electronic equipment.
- Finger dexterity to pick up paper and use computer keyboard.
- Close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.
- Ability to hear in normal tones including telephone and face-to-face conversation.
Send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Director of Human Resources” in the subject line.