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Human Resources Manager

We are seeking candidates with strong interpersonal communications skills and experience working with a range of people from diverse backgrounds. This is a new position executing key human resource functions for a 30-member staff serving two offices in Southeast Seattle. The ideal candidate has a strong commitment to race and social equity, works independently with professionalism, and is excited to contribute to a growing, high-performing organization.   

The Human Resources Manager will work closely with the Executive Team and report to the Chief Operating Officer. It is a non-exempt position.

Salary Range: $29 to $32 per hour, 20-30 hours per week 

Classification: Part-time, Non-Exempt.

Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision Insurance, and 403B Retirement Plan. Vacation, personal, and sick time will be prorated for part-time employment, based on full-time benefits of 10 days starting vacation, 11 holidays, 2 personal days, and paid sick leave.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

As Homesight’s first-ever Human Resources Manager, you will be charged with creating and shaping HR work processes to best serve the organizational mission and enhance its culture of diversity and collaboration:

  • Manage recruitment processes including: develop job descriptions, create sourcing plans to reach diverse candidate pools, screen resumes, conduct phone interviews, schedule in-person interviews, oversee background checks, and compose offer letters. Work closely with hiring managers and provide support and guidance throughout the process.
  • Facilitate HR onboarding sessions for new staff: discuss policies, procedures, and benefits, and answer questions.
  • Work closely with the COO to review and make recommendations for updates and improvements to personnel policies and procedures. Stay in touch with market changes, gather input and feedback, and provide input to Executive Team. Work with external HR consultants when needed.
  • Act as a point of contact to help employees navigate policies and procedures. In cases of complaints, refer employees to the right person or process as called for in personnel policies. May act as neutral 3rd party witness in personnel or complaint situations. Coordinate investigations when needed.
  • Administer benefits package: work closely with insurance brokers and insurance providers, handle enrollment, changes, and terminations. Provide timely information to employees regarding changes and lead the open enrollment process. Work closely with Chief Financial Officer to ensure timely and accurate reporting.
  • Maintain up-to-date and accurate HR information on all staff. This includes ongoing maintenance of the filing system, documenting and communicating HR-related changes and working closely with payroll to guarantee timely flow of information.
  • Ensure the organization’s HR practices comply with city, state and federal labor laws. Stay up-to-date with legal updates and implement changes as needed.
  • Maintain/update job descriptions for all staff. Work with supervisors to support performance review and workplan processes.
  • Work with COO to develop, implement, and track annual professional development plan. Coordinate training materials for staff and leadership development.
  • Develop and implement operational and administrative procedures, including inter-office protocols, and communicate them to staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Three or more years of HR generalist experience.
  • Proven experience working with people of diverse backgrounds. Experience implementing DEI (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion) strategies – a plus.
  • Exceptional relational skills, approachable and friendly.
  • Active knowledge of current compliance requirements in the city, state, and federal level.
  • Professional demeanor and ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Commitment to or experience working in mission-driven organizations.
  • Highly motivated, independent, with strong attention to detail and follow-through. Proficiency with MS Office Suite.

Desirables:

  • HR certification: PHR or SHRM-CP desired.
  • Familiarity with HRIS systems - a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.


INCLUSIVENESS STATEMENT:

HomeSight is an equal-opportunity employer and seeks to recruit, retain, and advance people of diverse backgrounds. We are committed to fostering and supporting a workplace culture inclusive of people regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, marital status, age, physical abilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs or any other non-merit fact.


Please submit resume and one (1) page cover letter to jobs@homesightwa.org by August 27, 2018.



HomeSight is a non-profit community development corporation promoting social and economic equity to preserve and enhance economically and culturally diverse communities through affordable homeownership, business development, and community advocacy. HomeSight Community Development believes in an integrated approach to creating thriving communities. We develop affordable housing, provide first-time homebuyer education and counseling, and make loans to qualified buyers. We serve communities of color and SE Seattle residents and, in addition to developing affordable homeownership options, we work closely with resident and business groups in Southeast Seattle to advance equitable economic development. Through these efforts, we look to build shared prosperity within these communities and prevent/alleviate inequitable and isolating development.