The Frye Art Museum is a living legacy of visionary patronage and civic responsibility, committed to artistic inquiry and a rich visitor experience. A catalyst for our engagement with contemporary art and artists is the Founding Collection of Charles and Emma Frye, access to which shall always be free.
THE POSITION: Human Resources Manager
REPORTS TO: CFO/COO
FLSA CLASSIFICATION: Exempt
GENERAL CLASSIFICATION: Salaried, Full Time (35 hours/week standard schedule)
COMPENSATION RANGE: $80,000 - $100,000 per year
BENEFITS: Full benefits including medical, dental, vacation accrual, 403b, and more
The Human Resources Manager draws on professional experience and deep knowledge of best practices to elevate the employee experience at Frye Art Museum.
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
- Serves as a trusted and credible resource to team members and managers on HR best practices, policies, procedures, and compliance matters.
- Facilitates recruiting and selection: developing compelling job postings, publicizing vacancies, coordinating interviews, developing offers and supporting momentum and an excellent candidate experience.
- In partnership with managers, administers onboarding and offboarding processes.
- Administers benefits programs and provides recommendations on the overall benefits mix to best meet the needs of our people.
- Works directly with the leadership team to develop a strategic plan for human resources and DEAI (Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion) within the organization.
- Creates and offers ongoing staff development opportunities, including training for managers on HR-related topics.
- Provides guidance and expertise to address employee matters of concern.
- Serves as primary HRIS administrator, manages all personnel files.
- Provides recommendations and information to support equitable and appropriate compensation practices; facilitates approved pay changes and collaborates with payroll team.
- Coordinates with Finance to review and approve payroll, ensuring correct compensation data.
- Assesses, analyzes and makes recommendations on the employee experience to support a safe, productive, and engaged workforce.
- Wide latitude for independent judgment and decision-making
IDEAL QUALIFICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION
- Bachelors’ degree plus experience in an HR management capacity.
- Professional certification such as PHR, or SHRM-CP.
- Polished oral and written communication skills; speaks and writes clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles, gets messages across that have the desired effect.
KEY COMPETENCIES FOR SUCCESS IN THIS POSITION
Approachability - Easy to approach and talk to; spends the extra effort to put others at ease; can be warm, pleasant, and gracious; is sensitive to and patient with the interpersonal anxieties of others; builds rapport well; is a good listener; is an early knower, getting informal and incomplete information in time to do something about it.
Change Management - Approaches major changes strategically, evaluating options and developing plans to manage risk, communication, and adoption. Thinks through changes from various perspectives. Able to gain followership. Demonstrates flexibility in a changing environment.
Comfort Around Higher Management - Deals comfortably with more senior managers; can present to more senior managers without undue tension and nervousness; understands how leaders think and work; can determine the best way to get things done with them by talking their language; can craft approaches likely to be seen as appropriate and positive.
Composure - Cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence.
Decision Quality - Makes good decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment; most of their solutions and suggestions turn out to be correct and accurate when judged over time; sought out by others for advice and solutions.
Integrity and Trust - Widely trusted; is seen as a direct, truthful individual; can present the unvarnished truth in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; doesn’t misrepresent themself for personal gain.
Interpersonal Savvy - Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
Priority Setting - Spends their time and the time of others on what’s important; quickly zeros in on the critical few and puts the trivial many aside; can quickly sense what will help or hinder accomplishing a goal; eliminates roadblocks; creates focus.
REMOTE WORKING CONDITIONS:
Temporary telework arrangements may be in place during the COVID-19 pandemic, although staff are required to be on site each week and work with their manager or supervisor regarding scheduling. Some of the work may be performed off-site such as in the home or in a space near the home. Equipment may be owned and maintained by the employee or the Museum. Communications may be by email, mobile phone, internet video, electronic messaging, or other means as technology allows.
PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Sitting/Standing/Walking: Approximately 90% of time is spent seated while working at a desk. Balance of time (approximately 10%) is spent standing or moving around the work area. Ability to stand for extended periods of time when assisting at Museum events.
Speaking/Hearing: Clear diction and acute hearing are necessary for effective communication with vendors, donors, members, the public, and co-workers.
Lifting/Carrying/Pushing/Pulling: The ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds is necessary for occasional moving of material and equipment.
Vision: Corrected vision close to 20/20 is necessary to effectively use the computer screens.
Stooping/Kneeling: The ability to stoop and kneel is necessary for accessing files and printing equipment.
Reaching/Handling: Good manual dexterity is necessary for computer keyboard use and for retrieving and working with appropriate paperwork, equipment, and supplies.
The Frye Art Museum mandates that all employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Note that all employees are asked to adhere to museum guidance and policy for COVID-19, which may change over time.
The preceding job description is not intended to describe in detail the multitude of tasks that may be assigned, but rather to provide a general overview of the expectations and responsibilities of this position. As the nature of business demands change, so may the functions of this position. Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned.
HOW TO APPLY
Candidates should send a cover letter and resume with "Human Resources Manager" in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org. Open until filled. No phone calls, please.
Due to the high volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the open positions. In the event that we wish to arrange a personal interview, we will contact you by email or phone.
OUR COMMITMENT TO INCLUSION, DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND ACCESS
We, at Frye Art Museum, believe that the arts are for everyone. We strive to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for colleagues and guests.
Frye Art Museum complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact email@example.com.