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Human Resources Manager

Publicado por
Pacific Institute
Oakland, CA
Publicado hace 24 días

Position Title – Human Resources Manager; reports to Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Application Deadline – Until Filled

Hours/Classification – Full Time (35 hours per week)

Location – This position is eligible for remote work within the United States

Salary – $85,000 - $95,000 per year, commensurate with qualifications, includes a competitive benefits package, and subject to location-based adjustment

Travel – Some business travel may be required, including overnight stays

Start Date – Available Immediately


Founded in 1987, the Pacific Institute is a global water research and policy non-profit organization based in Oakland, California. Our mission is to create and advance solutions to the world’s most pressing water challenges. We combine science-based thought leadership with active outreach to advance water sustainability and resilience in communities around the world. Our science-based approach draws from many disciplines and benefits from collaboration with diverse stakeholders, from local governments and UN agencies to businesses and grassroots organizations.


The Human Resources (HR) Manager position is the primary point of contact for all HR matters at the Pacific Institute. This role is responsible for managing the systems that support our employees and contractors, in a manner that is aligned with the vision and values of the Pacific Institute.


Employee Hiring, Orientation, and HR Support (35%)

  • Leads the organization’s hiring processes including posting positions, screening candidates, and managing the interview process
  • Oversees new employee onboarding / orientation processes, addresses all HR / administrative aspects, and ensures that new employees are introduced to the culture and work of the organization
  • Proactively communicates with staff regarding HR matters in the organization
  • Acts as primary contact for staff HR issues, being responsive to employees’ needs and requests
  • Provides technical support to employees who need assistance with payroll, timekeeping, expenses, and benefits portals/systems

Employee Performance and Professional Development (30%)

  • Directs a robust employee performance review process, ensuring that reviews are timely and support the needs of employees
  • Manages the organization’s professional development system, ensuring employees are supported in their growth and learning

HR Administrative Tasks (20%)

  • Ensures employee manual is up-to-date and compliant with local, state, and federal laws
  • Oversees all personnel recordkeeping, both digital and hard copies
  • Manages employee Leaves of Absence, including consulting with employees about categories of paid and unpaid leave and ensuring timely processing and recordkeeping of all leave requests
  • Acts as point of contact for HR vendors, as well as external inquiries coming from governmental agencies and other entities (including Workers’ Compensation payroll audits and requests for employee information/records)
  • Partners with the Finance Manager to ensure that payroll deductions, garnishments, leave requests, and timekeeping information are accurately recorded in the payroll system
  • Manages employee benefit offerings, analyzing benefit options, leading the renewal process, and partnering with the COO to make modifications and enhancements, as needed
  • Administers the organization’s annual engagement survey, monitors trends, and makes recommendations to support continuous improvement

 Strategy and Leadership (15%)

  • Monitors organizational culture and employee needs, making recommendations to the organization’s leaders based on personal observations and employee feedback
  • Oversees the organization’s employee engagement strategy
  • In collaboration with the COO, drafts new personnel policies, designs employee lifecycle procedures, makes system configuration changes and/or identifies new systems to support HR processes as needed
  • Contributes insights and perspectives on organizational HR strategy and needs


  • Bachelor’s Degree, with 3+ years’ experience providing HR support in a non-profit organization
  • Specialized training or certification in HR
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including independent ability to respond to common HR-related inquiries
  • An employee-focused orientation to HR
  • Experience applying a diversity, equity, and inclusion lens to HR work
  • Comfort providing technical support to employees
  • Ability to manage deadlines / handle confidential information in discreet and professional manner
  • Ability to work independently, develop and implement strategies, and set and carry out objectives with minimal supervision
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Values working cooperatively with others
  • Knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies

Preferred but not Required:

  • Experience working with a remote team both domestically and internationally
  • Experience working with organizations in an environmental field
  • Experience working with organizations performing research-based work

The Pacific Institute is an equal-opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage candidates from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and individuals seeking employment are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

Recognizing the inherent inequities that exist in our society, our sector, and our work, the Pacific Institute is dedicated to improving our internal policies, procedures, and programmatic priorities to ensure a diverse workforce and culture of inclusion. We have accelerated our efforts and refreshed our approach to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). As part of this commitment, we request that candidates include a short statement in their cover letters to address how they approach a commitment to DEI in their own work and would contribute this approach to the Pacific Institute’s future work.

If you think you have a matching skill set for this role, please apply with your resume and cover letter including your DEI statement– we look forward to hearing from you!

Position Title – Human Resources Manager; reports to Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Application Deadline – Until Filled

Hours/Classification – Full Time (35 hours per week)

Location – This position is eligible for remote work within the United…

Detalles a Simple Vista

  • Flexibilidad
    A Tiempo Completo
  • Educación
  • Nivel Profesional
USD $85.000 - USD $95.000
/ año
commensurate with qualifications, includes a competitive benefits package, and subject to location-based adjustment


A distancia
El trabajo se puede realizar en cualquier lugar en Estados Unidos
Ubicación Asociada
654 13th St., Oakland, CA 94612, United States
Preservation Park

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