Human Resources Manager 7-2018

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Thank you for your interest in employment with Friends of the Children. We have a strong commitment to provide a workplace free of alcohol and illegal drugs. It is our intention to provide a healthy and safe workplace for all of our employees as well as maintaining an environment conducive to excellent service to our many constituencies: children, their families, coworkers, community partners, donors and vendors. In keeping with this commitment, we have a policy prohibiting illegal drugs and alcohol in the workplace.

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Friends of the Children - Portland is looking for an extraordinary HR professional to join our team.

Are you flexible and ready to take on a wide range of HR responsibilities? Is working for an organization that inspires you a critical aspect of your career? Are you committed to diversity, equity and inclusion? If so, we may have the perfect opportunity for you.

Organizational Overview

Friends of the Children’s goal is to break the cycle of generational poverty for the highest priority youth in our community. Our 12 ½ year program emphasizes the development of meaningful relationships that build social-emotional skills with our youth and lay the foundation for positive life outcomes.

We are celebrating 25 years of impact in Portland and building the foundation for the next 25 years. We have just launched a five-year strategic plan that will expand and enhance our program capacity and sharpen our focus on supporting long-term personal and economic success and self-sufficiency for our program graduates. As part of our strategic focus, we have rededicated ourselves to the advancement of equity and inclusion, integrating equity into all aspects of our work.

Friends of the Children offers our employees an excellent work environment that includes:

  • Respect for work-life balance, with flexibility in managing your daily schedule.
  • An emphasis on collaboration where all staff are expected to participate in developing and furthering key organizational goals.
  • A dedicated team of mission driven professionals who are passionate about serving youth.

 You are:

  • A seasoned Human Resource Professional with at five+ years’ experience in HR and at least two years in a leadership or management.
  • A true generalist who is skilled in full spectrum HR, ready to work at both the task and strategic level.
  • An experienced leader in advancing equity and inclusion with a deep understanding of systemic and institutional racism.
  • Well-versed on state and federal regulations, and meticulous about ensuring all policies, procedures and reporting are in compliance with regulations.
  • Intellectually curious, proactively educating yourself to stay abreast of changing HR regulations.
  • A gifted liaison with excellent communication skills able to shift seamlessly between interactions with staff, managers, youth, and donors with grace and ease.
  • An excellent coach, ready to assist managers to set clear expectations and maximize staff performance throughout the organization.
  • A good reader of people with a high level of emotional intelligence combined with unwavering discretion and confidentiality.
  • A self-starter who works independently to achieve departmental goals while supporting the goals of the entire organization.
  • Adept at delivering on time.

Looking forward one year:

  • You have earned the respect and the confidence of other managers through your education and support of their departmental HR initiatives and challenges, including providing counsel on performance, disciplinary and termination issues.
  • You are known for your diplomacy and discretion, and have become a trusted advisor to other managers.
  • You have evaluated and streamlined the HR strategy, and through your collaboration with other high-level managers transformed processes to reflect the growth in the organization.
  • You have developed and implemented a recruiting and hiring program that effectively sources the best diverse talent for long term relationships with youth and donors.
  • You have identified areas of opportunity to enhance the culture and employee engagement.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in human resources, business administration, or related field required; or bachelor’s degree and SHRM certification.
  • Five+ years of experience in HR with a broad spectrum of content knowledge and expertise, two of which must be in a leadership or management capacity.
  • A working knowledge of state and federal laws relating to employment and employee benefits, including the Affordable Care Act.
  • Experience administering benefit programs, including insurance and 401(k) plans.
  • Practical knowledge of MS Office applications including Word, Excel and Access.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, whether meeting one-on-one, presenting to a group, facilitating crisis and problem resolution, speaking on the telephone or in writing.
  • Experience recruiting top talent in a challenging and competitive environment.

Are you ready for your dream job at the most admired nonprofit in Oregon? You have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, human resources, or related field required; or bachelor’s degree and SHRM certification.
  • Five+ years of progressively responsible experience in human resources, two of which are in leadership or management capacity.
  • A broad spectrum of content knowledge and expertise.
  • A working knowledge of state and federal laws relating to employment and employee benefits, including the Affordable Care Act.
  • Experience administering benefit programs, including insurance and 401(k) plans.
  • Practical knowledge of MS Office applications including Word, Excel and Access.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, whether meeting one-on-one, presenting to a group, facilitating crisis and problem resolution, speaking on the telephone or in writing.
  • Experience recruiting top talent in a challenging and competitive environment. 

Salary range: 65-75k

Do you think we are a match?  Apply today!

Friends of the Children is committed to our community, to an equitable and diverse workplace, and to equal employment opportunity.

Learn more about Friends of the Children at friendspdx.org

 

 

 


Location: Portland, OR
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