Social and Public Art Resource Center ,

Human Resources Manager

25 days ago
Employment type
Part Time
Los Angeles

The Human Resources Manager will plan, lead, direct, develop, and coordinate policies, and activities, ensuring legal compliance and implementation of the organization’s mission and talent strategy in a busy work environment.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with senior leadership to understand the organization's goals and strategy related to staffing, recruiting, and retention
  • Plans, leads, develops, coordinates, and implements policies, processes, training, initiatives, and surveys to support the organization’s human resource compliance and strategy needs
  • Oversees the administration of human resource programs including, but not limited to, compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development
  • Identifies and implements a new human resources management system
  • Identifies staffing and recruiting needs; develops and executes best practices for hiring
  • Monitors and ensures the organization’s compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews and modifies policies and practices to maintain compliance
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law; applies this knowledge to communicate changes in policy, practice, and resources to upper management
  • Develops and implements departmental budget
  • Facilitates relevant professional development training for SPARC staff
  • Facilitates an annual all staff retreat
  • Performs other duties as required

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills
  • Ability to adapt to the needs of the organization and employees
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software
  • Proficiency with various human resource software applications
  • Experience in an arts non profit setting preferred
  • Ability to work collaboratively, act innovatively and embrace change

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required; Masters degree preferred.
  • At least five years of human resource management experience is required.

This is a non-benefited part-time position. Salary is commensurate with experience.

About the Organization
Social and Public Art Resource Center (SPARC) is a community-based non-profit arts organization founded in 1976 by muralist Judith F. Baca, filmmaker Donna Deitch and artist Christina Schlesinger. SPARC is dedicated to producing, presenting and preserving public artworks in Los Angeles neighborhoods. The organization is best known for its work in hundreds of Los Angeles neighborhoods at a grassroots level to produce the rich legacy of Los Angeles murals.

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