Human Resources Manager

The Clark Art Institute is pleased to accept applications for a Human Resources Manager. The Human Resources Manager manages the consistent delivery of HR processes and services to all employees. In addition, the HR Manager helps to develop and implement the Clark’s human resources strategy by planning, implementing, and evaluating employee relations and human resources policies, programs, and practices. 
 
Essential Functions of the Role
 
- Maintains the work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions.
 
- Maintains organization staff by establishing a recruiting and interviewing program, counseling managers on candidate selection, conducting and analyzing exit interviews, and recommending changes.
 
- Monitors job vacancies to ensure that open positions are advertised consistently, both externally and internally.
 
- Responsible for compensation policies and procedures, including writing job descriptions and employee performance evaluations, and adherence to compensation strategy.
 
- Provides coaching and advice to managers regarding employee relations matters, including performance improvement, disciplinary action, and termination.
 
- Maintains confidentiality and applies consistency and fairness to the appropriate handling of issues and policy enforcement.
 
- Conducts independent investigations on key employee concerns, including workplace and sexual harassment, discrimination, and wage/hour claims.
 
- Studies and assesses benefit needs and trends, recommends benefit programs to management, directs the processing of benefit claims, obtains and evaluates benefit contract bids, awards benefit contracts, and designs and conducts educational programs.
 
- Ensures legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource federal and state requirements, conducting investigations, maintaining records, and representing the Clark at hearings.
 
- Reviews exposure to FLSA, OSHA, EEO, and other requirements affecting human resources matters and prepares information requested or required for compliance. Serves as primary contact and liaison with labor counsel and outside government/regulatory agencies.
 
- Maintains management guidelines by preparing, updating, and recommending human resources policies and procedures.
 
- Maintains historical human resources records by designing a filing and retrieval system and keeping past and current records.
 
- Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.
 
- Reviews and manages worker's compensation and unemployment processes. Prepares information requested or required by both state and federal government/regulatory agencies.

Qualifications
 
- Bachelor's degree in human resources management, business, or other related field.
 
- Minimum 5 years of experience in a human resources generalist position and/or managing human resources operations including employee relations, compensation, benefits, performance, training, policy, and compliance.
 
- Extensive knowledge of employment law and labor statutes and regulations.
 
- Proven leadership competencies, including communication skills, customer service skills, and problem-solving abilities.
 
- PHR/SPHR certification preferred.
 
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and experience with HRIS systems and metrics.

Individuals interested in applying should submit a cover letter, salary requirements, resume, and the names of three references via email to: HumanResources@clarkart.edu

The Clark is an equal opportunity employer.