Overview of Position
The Human Resources Manager of the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (the Foundation) is a critical member of the operations team, expected to be a talented and forward-thinking leader who ensures day-to-day HR and operational functions are prioritized, and is the primary liaison with the Foundation’s professional employment organization, Insperity. This position requires the ability to lead, plan and oversee human resources and related functions to meet organizational objectives, and the ability to work independently, troubleshoot issues, and take immediate action when necessary.
Reporting to the Vice President, the Human Resources Manager is responsible for the recruiting and onboarding of new employees, coordinating benefits administration, and developing and maintaining a positive employee relations program for 48 staff located in Silver Spring and at field sites. The Human Resources Manager will balance human resources management with ensuring seamless and efficient office operations for staff, including IT, property management, documents and records archival systems, insurance, and other office systems management.
Qualifications and Requirements
Compensation and Benefits: The Human Resources Manager will be paid an annual salary commensurate with experience and education. Benefits include health and dental insurance, a retirement plan (a 403(b) plan for non-profit organizations), a generous leave policy and public transportation subsidy.
The Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and actively works to ensure fair and equal treatment of its employees.
Start Date: Late Feb/Early March TB Negotiated
To Apply: Applications should include a cover letter, resume, list of references to email@example.com. Be sure to reference Human Resources Manager in the subject line of all email correspondence. Please include salary requirements in your cover letter. Applications received by the 26th of January will receive priority review. No phone calls please.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
About the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation: The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation is a private, nonprofit organization. Founded in 2000 to expand the educational, philanthropic, and programmatic outreach of the National Marine Sanctuary System, the Foundation is a leader in conserving U.S. marine and Great Lakes areas of national significance and connecting people to these unique places. The Foundation: advocates for healthy ocean and coastal economies; promotes public understanding and awareness of sanctuaries; partners with businesses, user groups, conservation organizations, and government to enhance the overall public interest benefits of these areas; and supports critical research, monitoring, and restoration efforts.