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Posted by: Margaret Wood - 4/11/2018
Job Expires: 5/4/2018
Human Resources Manager

Human Resources Manager

Reports to Executive Director



The human resource manager is directly responsible for the overall administration, coordination and evaluation of the human resource function including supporting initiatives, systems, and best practices to recruit, develop, and train a diverse and high-performing workforce. The HR Manager will help build an organizational culture that supports advancement of Legal Aid's mission and strategic plans.


Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


1.     Develops and administers various human resources plan and procedures for all company personnel.

2.     Plans, organizes and controls all activities of the department. Participates in developing department goals, objectives and systems.

3.     Implements and annually updates the compensation program; rewrites job descriptions as necessary; conducts annual salary surveys, analyzes compensation; monitors the performance evaluation program and revises as necessary.

4.     Evaluate and update complete benefits plan; manage and run a bi-weekly payroll; serve as the staff lead for all 403(b) administration responsibilities

5.     Recommends, helps develop and implements personnel policies and procedures; prepares and maintains policies and procedures to implement the CBA and other personnel policies; performs benefits administration to include claims resolution, change reporting, approving invoices for payment, annual re-evaluation of policies for cost-effectiveness, information activities program and cash flow.

6.     Develops and maintains affirmative action program; files EEO-1 annually; maintains other records, reports and logs to conform to EEO regulations, staffs AA/EEO  Committee.

7.     Conducts recruitment effort for all exempt, nonexempt and temporary workers; writes and places advertisements; works with supervisors to screen and interview candidates; conducts reference checking; extends job offers; conducts new-employee orientations; monitors career-path program and employee relations counseling; conducts exit interviews.

8.     Establishes and maintains department records and reports. Participates in Executive Management Team (EMT) and staff meetings and attends other meetings, such as seminars. Maintains organizational charts and employee directory.

9.     Evaluates reports, decisions and results of department initiatives in relation to established goals. Recommends new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvement in efficiency of department and services performed.

10. Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local employment laws.




  1. Business Acumen.
  2. Communication.
  3. Consultation.
  4. Critical Evaluation.
  5. Global & Cultural Awareness.
  6. HR Expertise.
  7. Leadership & Navigation.
  8. Relationship Management.
  9. Ethical Practice.


Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m, and weekend or evening work as needed. . This position regularly requires long hours.



Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected to visit our other offices.


Required Education and Experience

A bachelor's degree and two to five years of human resource experience.


Preferred Education and Experience

[Indicate education based on requirements that are job-related and consistent with business necessity. See example below.]

1.     A master's degree in human resource management.

2.     Ability to speak Spanish

3.     SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) credential.


Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 


Salary and Benefits

Please note that the salary is depending on experience up to $60,000 plus generous benefits.


Closing Date:  Friday, May 4, 2018 


To apply, please go to OR


1) Complete the Application linked here, or the mobile-friendly application linked here


2) Complete the Demographic Survey linked here


AA/EEO Statement

We are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  Minorities, women, LGBT persons, the elderly, applicants and recipients of public assistance and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.



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