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Senior Manager, Human Resources

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The Jewish Museum
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New York, NY
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Published 20 days ago

Posted Date: August 2021

Start Date: ASAP 

Title: Senior Manager, Human Resources

Department: Human Resources

Reports to: Director, Human Resources

FSLA Status: Exempt 

Schedule: Full-time; 35 hours / 5 days a week


The Jewish Museum:

The Jewish Museum serves people of all religious, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds through world-class art exhibitions ranging from ancient to contemporary. Founded in 1904 and located on New York City's Museum Mile, the Jewish Museum aspires to be the global leader at the center of Jewish culture.

The Museum maintains a unique collection of nearly 30,000 works of art, ceremonial objects, and media reflecting the global Jewish experience over more than 4,000 years. The Museum's thought-provoking, innovative, and intellectually stimulating exhibitions and education programs serve a wide range of audiences, including families, teens, students, educators, and visitors with disabilities. As an identity-based institution, the Museum plays an important role among cultural institutions, challenging all forms of bigotry and discrimination and promoting understanding among wide audiences. The Jewish Museum invites applicants of all backgrounds to consider joining the Museum in its work.

The Jewish Museum is committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for all and to promoting a positive work culture that celebrates difference, challenges prejudice, and ensures fairness. Integrity, collegiality, and excellence are central to the Museum's values. These values, along with an institution-wide commitment to Diversity, Equity, Access & Inclusion (DEAI), are embedded in the Museum's strategic plan and will be the focus of a comprehensive DEAI action plan.


The Position:

The Senior Manager, Human Resources will play a critical role in the day-to-day operations of the Human Resources Department. In this highly visible position, the Senior Manager will be responsible for overseeing talent recruitment and retention, payroll and benefits administration, and staff morale initiatives. The Senior Manager will also support the Director, Human Resources in areas of compensation, labor and employee relations, training and professional development, and the Museum’s ambitious DEAI initiatives.  The ideal candidate will have experience in a fast-paced, employee-focused Human Resources Department who brings with them a positive, can-do attitude with the goal of providing the highest level of service to the Museum’s staff, interns, volunteers, and guests.  


Responsibilities Include: 

  • Oversee day-to-day operations of the Human Resources Department, including payroll, benefits-administration, training and professional development, and staff morale initiatives and wellness programming
  • Manage the Museum’s full life cycle of talent and recruiting, with a focus on establishing a pipeline of diverse and exceptional talent through enhanced sourcing, recruitment, and onboarding protocols   
  • Serve as a trusted resource for the staff, promoting a culture of inclusion, equity, accountability, and excellence while encouraging an ongoing open-door policy
  • In partnership with the Finance department, oversee the Museum’s payroll processing and related projects; maintain and update the Museum’s payroll and timekeeping system
  • Manage all aspects of the Museum’s benefit plans, including Open Enrollment, contract renewals and compliance while serving as a staff resource for all benefit-related inquires
  • Organize ongoing training and development programs; actively source professional development opportunities which support the Museum’s mission, vision, and ongoing DEAI goals  
  • In conjunction with Director, Human Resources and Chief Legal Counsel, ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local employment laws; Oversee related filings including, but not limited to, the annual EEO-1, 1095-C, and PCORI filings
  • Provide support for the Financial Statement Audit, the Defined Contribution plan audit and the Worker’s Compensation Audit, in partnership with the Finance Department
  • Administer the Museum’s leave-of-absence programs and associated benefit filings including FMLA, NYPFL, Paid Parental Leave, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, and Worker’s Compensation
  • Coach, mentor, develop and provide proactive, day-to-day supervision to the Human Resources Assistant; provide supervision to HR interns
  • Drive effectiveness of the Human Resources function through simplification, process improvement, and increased technological capability  
  • Serve as a resource for all COVID-related policies and procedures as they pertain to the Museum’s HR Department
  • Monitor the performance evaluation process; conduct annual performance evaluation training sessions for employees and supervisors
  • Oversee staff morale initiatives including monthly programming as well as the annual staff holiday party
  • Participate in departmental and institutional meetings, strategy sessions and activities


Requirements:

The Museum seeks a candidate with the following skills, attributes, and expertise:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as an HR generalist or in a similar role, with an emphasis on recruitment experience and interest
  • Experience and strong interest in the life-cycle recruitment process
  • Experience in administering health, 403b, and employee benefit plans
  • A collaborative individual and an active listener who is approachable and has a proven ability to build consensus
  • A mature professional who will serve as a role model and embody the Museum’s core values of honesty, integrity, and respect for others
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information in a discrete and professional manner and maintain confidential information where required
  • Ability to comfortably work with staff members at all levels across the institution
  • Experience in a non-profit or cultural institution preferred 
  • Experience working with union and non-union staff preferred
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively and in a clear and concise manner
  • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification preferred
  • Experience with MS Office, Google Suite, and ADP Workforce Now preferred

Posted Date: August 2021

Start Date: ASAP 

Title: Senior Manager, Human Resources

Department: Human Resources

Reports to: Director, Human Resources

FSLA Status: Exempt 

Schedule: Full-time; 35 hours / 5 days a week


The Jewish Museum:

The Jewish…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Professional Level
    Managerial

Location

On-site
1109 5th Ave, New York, NY 10128, USA

How to Apply

Send Resume with Cover Letter To:

Director, Human Resources

The Jewish Museum

1109 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY 10128

Email: jobs@thejm.org 

The Jewish Museum is committed to diversifying its staff and encourages individuals of all ethnic, racial, and religious backgrounds to apply for this position. The Museum is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected characteristic prohibited by applicable law.

Send Resume with Cover Letter To:

Director, Human Resources

The Jewish Museum

1109 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY 10128

Email: jobs@thejm.org 

The Jewish Museum is committed to…

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