Human Resources Manager

Job Type

Full Time




250 South Marion Street
Oak Park
United States



The HR manager will oversee all aspects of Human Resources practices and processes. The Human Resources Manager will support business needs and ensure the proper implementation of organizational strategy and objectives. The goal is to promote organizational values and enable business success through job design, recruitment, performance management, training & development, and talent management.


1.     Administers compensation and benefit programs, including job description and classification, salary structure and salary adjustments. Oversees benefit plan communication, enrollment and administration. Assesses the competitiveness of human resources programs and practices against the relevant markets and makes recommendations for improvements and changes.

2.     Oversees HR systems, Payroll and employee records to ensure accuracy and improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the organization. Performs payroll processing bi-weekly. Ensures timely and accurate submission of data requested by Paychex, EEOC, YMCA of the USA, Department of Labor, IRS, etc.

3.     Works with our management team to develop plans for: talent management, including training, staff training and leadership development, retention, recognition, employee communication and career development. Assesses and evaluates training and staff development needs and develops programs to meet needs.

4.     Works with all program directors to ensure the timely annual completion of all performance appraisals. Provides assistance to directors on questions related to the Performance Appraisal Implementation Guide.

5.     Remains current on employment laws and regulations and serves as point of contact and manages relationships with compliance agencies and YMCA legal counsel.


Values: Demonstrates in word and action the Y’s core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility and a commitment to the Y’s mission, in all matters at all times.

Quality Results: Demonstrates and fosters a strong commitment to achieving goals in a manner that provides quality experiences

Functional Expertise: Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment

Relationships: Builds authentic relationships in the service of enhancing individual and team performance to support the Y’s work

Developing Others: Recognizes and acts on the need to continually develop others’ capabilities to attain the highest level of performance possible.


1.     Bachelor's degree in human resources or equivalent preferred. Senior human resources certification preferred (SPHR or equivalent); YMCA Organizational Leader certification preferred.

2.     Five or more years of direct experience in all aspects of human resources management, staff development and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.

3.     Knowledge and professional experience in planning and policy, talent management, selection, compensation, benefits, training and staff development, employee relations, and performance management.

4.     Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.

5.     Proficiency in business and human resources related computer applications, which may include payroll systems, talent management systems, time and attendance systems, Microsoft Office, etc.


·        Ability to work in 40 hours a week, including evenings and weekends, as needed.

·        Able to walk, stand, and sit alertly for extended periods of time.

·        Must be able to lift and carry supplies weighing up to 50 pounds.

·        Position may require bending, leaning, kneeling, and walking.

·        Exposure to communicable diseases and bodily fluids.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree