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Job Summary – Human Resources Manager & Volunteer Coordinator The HR Manager and Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for managing all Museum employee relations and volunteer programs. She/he administers all human resource policies and programs, including compliance with relevant state and federal regulations and reporting requirements, and monitors the Museum performance evaluation program. Using an understanding of DEAI theory and practice, this position collaborates to develop, implement and monitor the initiative that supports a diverse, inclusive, accessible, and equitable museum. Preferred Qualifications The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to excellence, innovation, integrity and teamwork. Other critical areas of evaluation will include: • Bachelor's degree in related field from accredited college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in human resources • Prior experience in volunteer management • Superior listening, coaching and leadership skills • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents • Effective at building productive working relationships among and between individuals and groups with diverse goals, talents, and personalities • Must be tactful, mature, and flexible • Demonstrated ability to use judgment and discretion in confidential matters and to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries and complaints • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks; have some flexibility in workdays and/or hours • Effective at identifying professional development needs Responsibilities and Tasks 1. Provide guidance and counsel to the Executive Director and senior staff regarding organizational transformation and development, including strategic employee and volunteer issues, compensation and succession planning, and effective use of the evaluation program 2. Facilitate increased communication and collaboration among and between senior staff, managers, employees, and volunteers 3. Provide coaching and professional growth opportunities to ensure the highest levels of employee productivity, job satisfaction, and morale 4. Creatively design and implement effective methods to educate and enhance performance; bring relevance and best practices to manager meetings through topics such as employee supervision or managing workloads 5. Drive increased understanding and action in the museum’s DEAI work towards more inclusive and accessible, systemic and sustainable programs, policies, and structures 6. Create and maintain a vibrant and robust volunteer program through trainings, communication, meetings and appreciation activities 7. Formulate and recommend human resource goals, policies, and procedures; maintains accurate personnel files, performance evaluations, job descriptions, compensation plans, and other sensitive documentation 8. Maintain a current working knowledge of all state and federal wage and hour and civil rights laws 9. Ensure that employee and volunteer handbooks are complete and current 10. Conduct new employee and volunteer orientation and exit interviews; complete required paperwork and distribution or collection of Museum property 11. Develop and administer the HR and volunteer program budgets 12. Work with managers to determine disciplinary actions and terminations 13. Oversee the recruiting, interviewing, and hiring process of all new staff 14. Serve as primary liaison with health insurance broker and healthcare providers regarding employee insurance options and educates staff on all available benefits 15. Investigate incidents and prepare reports for insurance carrier. Coordinate safety committee meetings, update Safety, Security and Preparedness Plan, and act as Museum Emergency Preparedness Manager and Response Coordinator 16. Manage sensitive and confidential information to protect employees’ privacy 17. Embrace, support and help implement the Museum’s continued learning and commitment to diversity, equity, accessibility and inclusion 18. Execute other duties as assigned as needed to help abide by the Museum’s values, drive our vision and fulfill our mission
How to apply:
Please send resume and cover letter to the High Desert Museum email@example.com http://highdesertmuseum.org/job-opportunities