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Director of Human Resources and Diversity

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Salary for this position will be commensurate with experience.

Director of Human Resources and Diversity

Part-time Five Day Schedule

Reporting to the Museum Director, the Director of Human Resources and Diversity (DHRD) leads the Human Resources and Diversity function by partnering with other senior leaders to ensure strategic, effective, efficient, and compliant administration and engagement of the Museum workforce.

The DHRD is an agile and creative thinker possessing a strong combination of people leadership skills, business acumen, intellectual curiosity, technical expertise, practical experience, and communication skills. The DHRD centers diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice as an inextricable element of their work and the core business functions that they manage. The DHRD is a change agent, with experience developing and implementing new policies, processes, and practices, with a focus on the application of technology to enhance leader, manager, and employee experience. The DHRD recognizes the diverse needs of a workforce that includes full-time and part-time staff and volunteers as well as a mix of temporary, contract, and independent contributors, and balances institutional, individual, and constituent needs.

The DHRD provides leadership in developing and executing human resources strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the organization, specifically in:

o Providing overall leadership and guidance to the HR function by developing and overseeing workforce planning, talent acquisition, onboarding, learning and development, performance management, classification/compensation, benefits, succession planning, payroll, and leadership development.

o Identifying needs and leading the development of policies, programs, procedures, methods, and guidelines that support workforce productivity, morale, engagement, and adaptability.

o Advancing institutional core values of diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice through promotion of relevant policies, programs, and practices.

o Supporting institutional workforce planning through analysis of internal and external workforce trends, in particular trends related to the impact of technology on the future of work. Advancing institutional implementation of remote and hybrid working arrangements.

o Evaluating and formulating responses to complex talent, team, organizational, and institutional effectiveness issues, and opportunities.

o Guiding management actions by researching, developing, writing, and updating policies, procedures, methods, and guidelines; communicating and enforcing organization values.

o Overseeing compliance with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS

o Undergraduate degree in relevant field; master’s degree highly preferred.

o 10+ years of relevant human resources experience; experience in a Museum environment is highly preferred.

o Significant leadership experience in human resources, including experience in transformational environments and change management processes designed to provide strategic direction in a dynamic organizational culture.

o Experience with the implementation and application of technology to HR operations.

o Significant experience and success in applying diversity, equity and inclusion in recruitment process and all other aspects of human resources functions, and high degree of sophistication in talent acquisition and talent management.

o Systems builder; a strong operational leader who has demonstrated ability to build systems that are accessible and ensure equity, accountability, and organizational success.

o Experience and expertise in resolving labor and employee relations matters with particular emphasis on private sector labor law in the for-profit or non-profit sectors. Ability to partner with General Counsel to negotiate and implement collective bargaining agreements and other contracts.

o Must be detail-oriented, possess excellent planning and organizational skills, strong financial acumen, and must have excellent communication skills with the ability to relate to employees at all levels of the organization.

Director of Human Resources and Diversity

Part-time Five Day Schedule

Reporting to the Museum Director, the Director of Human Resources and Diversity (DHRD) leads the Human Resources and Diversity function by partnering with other…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Part Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Managerial

Location

2 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019

How to Apply

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

To apply, please send a cover letter, including salary requirements, and resume to hr@madmuseum.org.  Please note “Director of Human Resources and Diversity” in the subject line. Only qualified applicants listing salary requirements will be contacted. No phone calls will be accepted. Thank you for your interest in this position. 


MAD is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in the hiring of personnel on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, age, Vietnam-era veteran or disabled veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected status as provided by law. 

 

ABOUT THE MUSEUM OF ARTS AND DESIGN

The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) champions contemporary makers across creative fields and presents the work of artists, designers, and artisans who apply the highest level of ingenuity and skill. Since the Museum's founding in 1956 by philanthropist and visionary Aileen Osborn Webb, MAD has celebrated all facets of making and the creative processes by which materials are transformed, from traditional techniques to cutting-edge technologies. Today, the Museum's curatorial program builds upon a rich history of exhibitions that emphasize a cross-disciplinary approach to art and design, and reveals the workmanship behind the objects and environments that shape our everyday lives. MAD provides an international platform for practitioners who are influencing the direction of cultural production and driving twenty-first-century innovation, and fosters a participatory setting for visitors to have direct encounters with skilled making and compelling works of art and design. For more information, visit madmuseum.org.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

To apply, please send a cover letter, including salary requirements, and resume to hr@madmuseum.org.  Please note “Director of Human Resources and…

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