The Food Research & Action Center (FRAC) is looking for a Human Resources Manager, People and Culture for their Washington, D.C. headquarters. FRAC works to improve the nutrition, health, and well-being of people struggling against poverty-related hunger in the United States through advocacy, partnerships, and by advancing bold and equitable policy solutions. To attain this mission, FRAC engages in research, policy analysis and advocacy, coalition-building, outreach, technical assistance and training, and an array of communications strategies. In partnership with hundreds of national, state and local nonprofit organizations, public agencies, corporations, and labor organizations, FRAC addresses hunger and food insecurity, and poverty as their root cause. Currently, FRAC is operating remotely. When it is safe to return to the office, this position may require some in-person meetings and work.
The Human Resources Manager, People and Culture position reports directly to FRAC’s Director of Human Resources and Operations and will work closely with the Senior Human Resources Manager and the organization’s Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (REDI) Committee. The Human Resources Manager, People and Culture must have a firm, demonstrated commitment to racial equity as they will manage and support efforts to craft equitable organization policies, implement REDI programs, and monitor the organization’s progress on elements of FRAC’s Strategic Plan for REDI. Leading candidates must be well informed of new information and laws that impact employment, and demonstrate the ability to accurately grasp, articulate, and advance FRAC’s mission and act effectively in collaboration with staff.
The Human Resources Manager, People and Culture will also be responsible for a portfolio of human resources work such as recruitment, retention, and staff training, and must have integrity, be courageous, and have experience and comfort interacting with all levels of staff.
What’s attractive to the right candidate?
· This team member will play a critical role in helping implement the organization’s new Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Charter and Strategic plan.
· This position will work directly with a variety of levels of staff and has a seat at the table to help shape the organization’s future.
· This team member will be joining an effective, committed, high-performing group of colleagues who are well-regarded in the community.
· FRAC is financially stable with a track record of effective fund development and a plan for continued growth.
Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
· Manage internal activities related to REDI and work in conjunction with the human resources staff to thread REDI processes for recruitment, retention, career development, training, performance measures, and compensation.
· Support the work of our formal REDI committee, subcommittees, and affinity groups.
· Create, collect, analyze, measure, and report REDI metrics.
· Maintain knowledge of diversity-related issues and best practices for nonprofits.
· Research, develop, recommend, and execute creative strategies to foster the organization’s diversity goals.
· Review current practices and policies, assessing and analyzing the extent to which they support or hinder the organization’s diversity goals.
· Support the human resources and operations team on other related human resources work.
· Manage worker safety issues and propose policies to craft a safe and effective hybrid office environment.
· Assist in the payroll and compensation process.
· Perform other related duties as assigned.
A well-qualified candidate will possess the following:
· Bachelor's degree with at least five years of Human Resources experience with some emphasis on equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, and diversity programs.
· Strong organizational skills, including ability to multitask, prioritize, and make decisions.
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills including proven dispute resolution skills.
· Thorough understanding of federal, state, and local equal employment opportunity laws and regulations.
· Team player with an ability to work collaboratively both with leadership and union employees.
· Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
· Proficient with Microsoft Office and Teams, Slack or related software and knowledge of HRIS systems.
· Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
· Commitment to working for social justice.
Salary commensurate with experience. Generous leave, health, retirement, and other benefits.
Click here to submit a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples.
No phone calls, please.
The position is available immediately. It will close when filled. However, FRAC seeks to hire a qualified individual as soon as possible.
FRAC is especially interested in candidates with lived expertise with hunger or poverty who can contribute to the diversity of the organization.
FRAC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. FRAC is firmly committed to a policy against discrimination based on age, gender, race, religious creed, sexual orientation, disability, or ethnic or national origin.
The Food Research & Action Center (FRAC) is looking for a Human Resources Manager, People and Culture for their Washington, D.C. headquarters. FRAC works to improve the nutrition, health, and well-being of people struggling against…