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HR Manager

Plimoth Plantation

Plymouth, Massachusetts 02362
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Full Time
1st Shift
  • HR Generalist
  • Employee Relations
  • Training/Development
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Job Details


  • Through mentoring, coaching and training, support managers in their work with their direct reports.
  • Assist with labor relations, working closely with the Director of HR, senior management and legal counsel.
  • Partner with hiring managers to support recruitment activities such as placing employment ads, scheduling interviews, conducting background and reference checks.
  • Provide advice and guidance on recruitment and selection process, including short-list and selection; ensuring the best candidate is selected.
  • Responsible for onboarding activities including coordinating, delivering, and revising (as needed to stay current), the New Employee Orientation (NEO) program. The aim of NEO is to familiarize new hires with the Museum’s core commitments, organizational culture, institutional history, and current exhibits and programs.
  • Assess training and ongoing communication needs for staff and department heads. Deliver core internal training events for employees and managers.
  • Participate in providing New Volunteer Orientation (similar to NEO).
  • Track and report on professional development training – both internal and external.
  • Assist Director of HR with general administrative duties of Human Resources department.
  • Intentionally and actively contribute to the Museum’s positive, collaborative organizational culture in all interactions and communications.




  • Bachelor’s Degree required; preferably in a related field
  • Minimum of five years HR management experience
  • Nonprofit experience preferred
  • Experience with union labor workforce preferred



  • Thorough knowledge of Human Resources function required; including knowledge of HR laws, ERISA, COBRA, FLSA, ACA, FMLA, and EEOC
  • Working knowledge of online payroll system. ADP Payroll/ADP Workforce Now preferred
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Power Point, Word and Outlook)
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Work-related professional characteristics including excellent interpersonal skills, reliability, punctuality, personal accountability, patience and imperturbability are essential in communicating well with a diverse staff
  • Ability to safeguard confidential information
  • Ability to interpret documents such as contracts, safety rules, procedure manuals, and maintenance  and operating manuals
  • Knowledge of operating standard office equipment such as computer, fax machines and copiers
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral and/or diagram form
  • Basic mathematical and logic skills
  • Ability to solve practical problems, to establish priorities, and to accomplish tasks in order of importance; ability to develop and manage timelines to meet deadlines


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