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Human Resources Manager

The Forest at Duke

Durham, North Carolina 27705
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  • Employee Relations
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  • HR Generalist
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Job Details

If you are a Human Resources (HR) Generalist with experience managing day-to-day Human Resources operations, projects and leading teams, your next career opportunity awaits here at The Forest at Duke. Bring your HR passion and join a progressive HR team that values people, partnership and service. The anticipated start date for this new position is January 8, 2018.

General Purpose:

Under the leadership of the Director of Human Resources, the Human Resources Manager (HRM) is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operation of the Human Resources Department, while ensuring compliance with all Federal and State employment laws and record keeping requirements. Moreover, this position has a heavy focus on Learning & Development, Team Member Relations, and Workplace Safety & Wellness. The HRM directly supervises other HR team members.

Qualifications for the Human Resources Manager position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree with three (3) to five (5) years, current, work experience as a Human Resources Generalist.
  • Working knowledge of current Federal and State employment laws.
  • Experience leading projects.
  • Experience leading teams.
  • Must be able to speak, read and write competently in English.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Service driven and a positive attitude.
  • Personable and approachable.
  • Must be able to maintain positive and professional relationships and interactions with residents, team members, supervisors/managers, and leadership team.
  • Self-starter with a sense of urgency.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Critical thinker and problem solver.
  • Sound judgment and decision making ability.
  • Comfortable with presenting in small and large groups.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word/Excel/Outlook/PowerPoint/Publisher).


  • Bilingual in Spanish (Bilingüe en español).
  • Prior experience in learning and development programming (i.e., development, implementation, facilitation, review, and management).
  • Prior experience managing one or more direct reports.
  • Prior experience managing a small Human Resources Department at a growing organization.
  • Prior Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), Healthcare, Non-profit, Service or Hospitality work experience.
  • Prior work experience as a Human Resources Manager or Human Resources Supervisor.
  • Professional credentials from the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) and/or Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

This is a full-time benefited salaried, exempt position, and the typical work schedule is from 8 am – 4:30 pm (Monday – Friday). However, as needed, schedule flexibility is required to facilitate and participate in trainings, meetings, special events, etc. Additionally, this position serves on the weekend manager on duty rotation with the Management/Leadership team.  Lastly, this is a First/Mid-Level Management position with a starting annual salary up to the low $50s (depending on qualifications).

Please Note:  Only local applicants will be considered for this position (i.e., The Triangle Region).  Incomplete applications will not be considered for this position.

Our total rewards package includes: health benefits (medical/dental/vision), flexible spending account, life insurance, disability insurance, 403-B retirement plan, employee assistance program, paid time off, service day program, education and professional development reimbursement, on-site banking, on-site café, and free parking.


The Forest at Duke is committed to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, sex, disability, religion, national origin, age, genetic information, gender, gender identity or any other class of unique or protected character.


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