The Center for Public Integrity and The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, two mission-driven organizations committed to non-partisan journalism to protect our democracy, are looking for a full-time human resources manager who will split his/her time between the organizations.
This is a unique opportunity to work with two well-respected nonprofits that are passionate about protecting First Amendment rights and the public trust.
Public Integrity is a nonprofit investigative newsroom that exposes betrayals of the public trust by powerful interests.
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press is provides pro bono legal representation and other legal resources to protect the First Amendment freedoms and the news gathering rights of journalists.
The People and Culture Manager will lead and direct human resources functions including recruitment and staff development, enforcing company policies and practices, and fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace.
- Recruits, interviews, and onboards new staff in conjunction with senior leadership.
- Develops performance goals and ensures constructive and timely employee evaluations.
- Handles discipline and termination of employees in accordance with company policy and in conjunction with senior leadership.
- Identifies, creates and coordinates professional development opportunities for staff as well as opportunities for organization-wide improvement.
- Partners with the leadership team to understand and execute the organization’s human resource and talent strategy, particularly as it relates to current and future talent needs, recruiting, retention, and succession planning.
- Provides support and guidance to management, and other staff when complex, specialized, and sensitive questions and issues arise; may be required to administer and execute routine tasks in delicate circumstances such as providing reasonable accommodations, investigating allegations of wrongdoing and terminations.
- Manages the talent acquisition process, which may include recruitment, interviewing, and hiring of qualified job applicants; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.
- Analyzes trends in compensation and benefits; researches and proposes competitive base and incentive pay programs to ensure the organization attracts and retains top talent.
- Creates and identifies learning and development programs and initiatives that provide internal development opportunities for employees.
- Oversees employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations in conjunction with senior leadership.
- Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
- Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
- Experience in creating and managing diverse, equitable and inclusive workplaces.
- Experience in managing human resources functions in a union environment.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Ability to prioritize tasks.
- Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
- Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization’s HRIS and talent management systems.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required.
- A minimum of three years of human resource management experience preferred.
- SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP highly desired.