PO Box 1620
Plymouth, MA 02362
Date Posted: April 12, 2018
Region: Eastern Massachusetts
Category: Human Resources
Plimoth Plantation is
looking for a passionate and experienced HR professional to direct the HR
function and to ensure the Museum attracts and retains the best talent. The
ideal candidate will be proactive and resourceful and will be able to provide
strong strategic leadership to the organization and the workplace culture.
The Director of Human
Resources is responsible for all oversight on all HR activities, including:
talent management, compensation analysis, annual performance appraisal process,
employee relations, training and development, employment legislation
compliance, and creating and implementing personnel/administrative policies.
Develop and manage full service HR department with a
focus on employee relations and the performance management process.
Working with the leadership team, manage all employee relations
issues, including disciplinary action, promotions, transfers and terminations.
Oversee Annual Performance Review Process
Oversee Payroll and Benefits manager in the effective
administration of all employee benefit and retirement plan programs; collaborate
with Finance Department on negotiation/renewal of all benefit and retirement
Conduct and/or organize management and staff training
programs, and provide coaching on both formal and informal levels.
Lead organization compliance with all existing or
future governmental and labor legal requirements including any related to the
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA),
the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Department of Labor, worker
compensation, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
Initiate and organize staff events and programs that
support staff development.
Oversee compensation analysis for all roles - develop
appropriate ranges for categories of positions, when applicable.
Update Employee Handbook and create new policies and
procedures, as required.
Initiate and implement a variety of communication
projects, e.g. internal newsletter, bulletin boards or HR email blasts (new
hire announcements, policy changes,
Review and approve all HR-related invoices including
recruitment expenses, benefit invoices, events, supplies, etc.
Represent Plimoth Plantation at local and regional HR association
Responsible for HR budget development and
Serve as a resource and mentor for employees at all
Qualifications and Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree in related field, e.g. concentration
in HR, Industrial or Behavioral
Master’s Degree and/or PHR or SPHR certification a
Eight to ten years senior HR generalist experience in
either profit or not-for-profit
environments; experience in creative/cultural industries a plus.
Enthusiastic and positive; provides vision and
inspiration, earning respect and trust, and
mobilizes others to fulfill the mission.
Four to six years’ experience managing others.
Strategic innovative thinker; displays original
thinking and creativity.
Experience with fiscal/budget responsibilities and
ability to maintain confidentiality.
Excellent multi-tasking and organizational skills.
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated work ethic, flexibility and thorough
Ability to work collaboratively and maintain
professional demeanor at all times.
A high level of professionalism and confidentiality
Please email Ellie Donovan firstname.lastname@example.org.
Qualified applicants please send your resume and cover
letter, including salary expectations, to email@example.com. Please indicate
the job title – Director of HR – in the subject line.