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Director, Human Resources, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA

The Worcester Art Museum is seeking a new Director of Human Resources, ideally with experience in the not-for-profit realm, with a strong business acumen. The successful candidate will report to the executive director and function as a member of the leadership team. The Worcester Art Museum currently has 74 FTE's and 129 PTE's, its annual operating budget is around $10M, of which staff costs make up 60%. Considered one of the major art institutions in New England, the institution is supported by an endowment of around $100M. It has built a reputation of innovative and family friendly programs, while successfully addressing challenges to its financial sustainability. Embarking on a capital campaign, which will result in an upgrade of the campus, the Director, the Leadership team and staff are looking forward to working closely with a new Director of Human Resources, who will be simultaneously focus on strategy development (strategic use of resources) and hands-on implementation.

A strategic partner of the executive director and an advisor to the other members of the executive leadership team, the successful candidate will oversee one direct reports and subcontracted support; the Director of Human Resources will be responsible for the development, implementation and administration of all aspects of the Human Resource function, including Talent Acquisition, Total Rewards, Performance Management, and Employee Relations strategies and processes and ensuring compliance with federal and state laws. The Director of Human Resources will also participate in all board meetings and liaise with an HR board ad hoc committee.

Candidates must possess a Bachelor's Degree or the equivalent and PHR/SPHR certification is preferred, a minimum of 5 years of diversified HR Generalist background, superior interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and a strong command of strategic HR management.

Worcester Art is dedicated to and offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals.

Interested candidates are asked to submit their resume and cover letter to:

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome diversity.


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