Job Listing: Human Resources Manager

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The Chrysler Museum of Art - Norfolk, VA

Closes - Open until filled.

Position Title – Human Resources Manager

Salary - Open until filled.

Job Type - Full-Time

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The Human Resources Manager is responsible for performing all HR-related duties and works closely with senior leadership in supporting all employees. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: recruiting, employee relations, training, performance management, onboarding, policy implementation, compensation management, benefits administration, and employment law compliance. The ideal candidate for this position treats people with respect, keeps commitments, works with integrity and ethically, and upholds Museum core values.

Essential Functions:

  • Partner with Museum senior leadership to define and execute human capital management strategies. Support the Museum with organizational change and talent development as necessary.
  • Provide expert counsel and coaching to management and staff members on HR policies and procedures. Ensure compliance with federal, state & local regulations and employment law.
  • Support the Museum’s inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility (IDEA) efforts by researching, developing, and executing creative strategies to foster a culture of openness and inclusion.
  • Market, source, screen and recommend qualified candidates for open positions; guide managers through the recruiting and onboarding processes to ensure a smooth new hire experience.
  • Drive performance management throughout the year by providing guidance to managers on appropriate goal setting, coaching, and feedback, leading to the annual review process.
  • Responsible for team member engagement activities.
  • Ensure legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource federal and state requirements, conducting investigations, maintaining records, and representing the Museum at hearings.
  • Maintain accurate and timely records of COVID-19-related incidents and communicate with senior leadership and staff members regarding COVID-19 cases and safety protocols.
  • Conduct local salary and employee benefit surveys to determine trends, assess Museum’s competitive position and establish Museum’s compensation policy and benefits program.
  • Manage annual benefit open enrollment and serve as liaison between employees and insurance carriers/benefit providers. Make recommendations for the utilization of carriers or providers of the various benefits.
  • Manage employee annual training program utilizing the Museum’s learning management system.
  • Stay abreast of legal regulations, employment laws, industry trends, and current and emerging HR best practices. Evaluate and advise on the impact on the organization and employees.
  • Communicate changes in personnel policies and procedures and ensure proper compliance is followed. Interpret policies for managers and staff members.
  • Maintain HR records of new hires, promotions, transfers, disciplinary actions, terminations, and employee statistics for government reporting.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or equivalent work-related experience. Minimum of 5-7 years of progressive Human Resources experience required.
  • Advanced knowledge of Human Resource policies and procedures. Strong knowledge of federal, state, and local employment laws. Solid understanding of FLSA, ADA, FMLA and state specific employment related laws/regulations.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills. Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities and deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail with a particular focus on quality of work.
  • Excellent time and project management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to maintain professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the Museum’s HRIS and talent management systems.


Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification preferred.
  • Prior ADP Workforce Now and Litmos SAP experience preferred.
  • Payroll processing experience preferred.


Working Conditions:

Position will be based in a busy office environment and will be subject to frequent interruptions

Physical Requirements:

This position requires prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.