Human-Resources-Mgr-3-2013 - Wells Fargo Center for the Arts

Wells Fargo Center for the Arts
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Human Resources Manager
Executive Director
The Human Resources Manager is responsible for the delivery of Human Resources services
for the Center. The Center has an operating budget of ~$10M, 100 employees half of which are
full time, and ~300 volunteers. Major responsibilities include generalist functions and human
resources administration. The Manager is accountable for ensuring legal compliance, timely
project delivery and working across all departments for the success of the organization.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
 Identify legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting Human
Resources functions; ensures policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance with
all state and federal laws affecting Human Resources.
 Implement and update policies in Employee Handbook as necessary; respond to
inquiries regarding policies, procedures, and programs.
 Work with hiring managers to recruit, interview, test, and select employees to fill vacant
 Work with department managers to analyze job descriptions to keep them updated and
 Administer performance review program to ensure effectiveness, compliance, and equity
within organization.
 Plan and conduct new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward company
 Coordinate management training in interviewing, hiring, terminations, promotions,
performance review, safety, and sexual harassment.
 Administer all Center benefits programs, including Workers’ Compensation.
 Administer COBRA program for compliance.
 Keep records of benefits plans participation such as insurance and pension plan,
personnel transactions such as hires, promotions, transfers, performance reviews, and
terminations, and employee statistics for government reporting.
 Advise employees and management in appropriate resolution of employee relations
 Prepare employee separation notices and related documentation, and conducts exit
interviews to solicit employee feedback regarding employment satisfaction.
 Coordinate and design (as appropriate) all-staff training programs.
 Participate in the coordination of employee and volunteer events.
Human Resources Administrator
 Keep personnel and benefits files updated and complete. Ensure that files are secure,
and employee privacy is protected.
 Initiate Personnel Action Notices for employees as employee changes occur.
 Work closely with Payroll/Finance to process employee paperwork including
vacation/sick/personal time off, salary/title adjustments, leaves of absence, etc....
 Complete government agency reporting requests and paperwork associated with
 Represent organization at personnel-related hearings and investigations.
 Conduct wage surveys within labor market to determine competitive wage rate.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or
ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university or Master’s Degree (M.A.)
in Human Resources preferred; five + years related experience at the Manager level.
Strong consulting, relationship building, and conflict management skills. Excellent
presentation, facilitation, verbal and written communication skills required. Detail
oriented and able to effectively handle multiple priorities. Must be able to effectively
interact with all levels of employees and maintain strict confidentiality. Must have ability
to maintain a calm demeanor under difficult employee circumstances, ability to work
independently and be self-motivated. Strong competence in all HR functions, and
excellent working knowledge of compliance and analytics.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
Measures of Success
 Ability to drive for results as it relates to building organizational excellence and delivering
HR programs.
 Ability to work with leadership to foster positive and lasting change throughout
 Ability to interact with Board, Staff, and Volunteers in an effective manner.
 Ability to complete all HR related activities in a timely manner.
The Wells Fargo Center for the Arts is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is
proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
To apply, submit resume, cover letter and salary history to
You will be contacted if your skills match the job requirements.