Director of Human Resources

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.
Teamwork Skills:
  • 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

Send resume and cover letter to with “Director of Human Resources” in the subject line.