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Director of Human Resources


Full time

The human resources manager works closely with the museum’s deputy director and its hiring managers to ensure optimal staffing levels, recruiting talented individuals who can contribute to the museum’s high-performance culture, and managing a comprehensive human resources plan. This highly motivated and experienced employee fosters effective collaboration and smooth exhibition planning and execution,  is comfortable with budgets, successfully juggles multiple projects and priorities, thrives on organization and structure, is at ease with technology, is adaptable to changing priorities, is a team player, is comfortable organizing the work of others, and has excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, industrial relations, business management or related field.
  • 5-7 years of professional level human resources experience is required, including at least 3 years in a human resources generalist capacity.
  • Ability to work with a high sense of urgency and strong time management skills to be able to execute tasks efficiently with strong follow-through.
  • Commitment to recruiting top talent, and providing staff members with an exceptional work experience.
  • Strong technology skills: MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, HR Software (knowledge of PayDay a plus), Web-based payroll, etc.
  • Strong writing and communication skills.
  • Oversee the recruitment, hiring, and onboarding efforts for all positions, working closely with hiring managers; primary focus will be recruiting all part-time staff, on average 8 to 10 positions per month.
  • Manage employee relations, employee grievances and enforce compliance with labor laws through positive and professional mediation; work with the director of human resources in workplace investigations, disciplinary and termination procedures.
  • Develop, recommend, and implement personnel policies and procedures that uphold the museum’s culture and mission in coordination deputy director and director of human resources.
  • Manage an effective employee review process coordinating with the deputy director and director of human resources.
  • Responsible for managing leave of absences and workers compensation program/claims for the museum.

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