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Human Resources Director

Alpert Jewish Community Center

Long Beach, California 90815
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About the Alpert Jewish Community Center (JCC)

The JCC been a home for our members for over 60 years! Inside our building you will find the most committed staff working together to provide a quality experience, excellent service and a sense of belonging. We offer programs that include Early Childhood Education, Fitness and Wellness, Senior/Adult Programs and Sports, Youth and Camp.

Summary of Responsibilities

The Human Resources Director (HRD) is a fulltime position and will report to the Executive Director. The HRD is a member of the senior management team and is a role model for the organization.  Responsibilities and essential job functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide support to managers and employees with general human resources, benefits, and employment questions
  • Ensure legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource federal and state requirements
  • Manages employee relations resolving questions and concerns, conducting investigations and making recommendations for effective resolution
  • Manage recruiting process including posting ads, conducting  phone interviews, coordinating interview schedules, following-up with candidates and assisting managers
  • Conduct new employee “on boarding” including conducting new hire orientation, review, verify and process all new hire paperwork and coordinate benefit enrollment information
  • Maintain and update job requirements and job descriptions for all positions
  • Manage performance management and improvement systems
  • Manage leaves of absence including PDL, FMLA/CFRA, PFL and ensures timely notification and compliance with policies and laws
  • Manage open enrollment process including evaluating current health plans, working with broker to obtain new plan bids, coordinate and attend open enrollment meetings, process all employee paperwork
  • Coordinate workers’ compensation process and maintaining documentation and follow-up with insurance carrier
  • Coordinate and schedules ongoing management training for legal compliance and development


Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long term disability and 403b. The JCC contributes 100% of the employee premium cost for several health benefit plans. Vacation, sick and holiday pay.

How to Apply

Submit a resume and salary expectations for consideration to Unfortunately, we are unable to accept phone calls and other direct inquiries about the position. We thank you in advance for your interest in the position.



  • Good working knowledge of California employment laws and the ability to interpret them
  • Good communication and small-group presentation skills
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, and employees
  • Able to communicate difficult information in a way that preserves dignity and respect for individuals
  • High level of interpersonal skills, integrity and the ability to keep information confidential
  • Able to assess future opportunities and challenges
  • High level of attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple priorities with competing deadlines
  • Ability to work independently, use discretion and maintain confidentiality
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and internet research
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • General knowledge for Jewish traditions, culture and values


  • 5 years of related experience in a similar role in an organization of at least 50 employees
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and/or equivalent work experience is required
  • A certificate in human resources from an accredited institution preferred

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