PEN America, a fast-growing non-profit organization working at the intersection of literature and human rights, seeks a Human Resources Manager to facilitate and enhance all aspects of the employee experience. This new position will support organizational management in recruiting and retaining stellar colleagues equipped to advance PEN America’s mission to defend and celebrate free expression. The Human Resources Manager should be a highly motivated professional seeking to make an important impact on organizational growth, with exceptional interpersonal communications skills, appropriate expertise and sensitivity, and a creative, organized approach to realizing the potential of the position.
The Human Resources Manager will assist with recruitment across the organization, handle onboarding of staff, and help to develop, refine, and implement policies and procedures related to employment at PEN America. The Manager will liaise with a Professional Employer Organization with regard to benefits and assist staff in utilizing available resources. The Manager also will work with managers to facilitate the employee annual assessment process and oversee PEN America’s internship program. The position will serve as a resource for leadership and managers at all levels on best practices in human resources development. The Manager will develop and provide enhancements for organizational life, including in the areas of professional development, staff training, retreats, procedures, and communications. The Manager also will be a designated point of contact for employees with concerns regarding harassment, discrimination, and related matters. The position will report to the Chief Operating Officer.
To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, unedited writing sample, and the contact information for three references. Please submit the entire application to [email protected]. Please use “HR Manager” and your name as the subject of your email (for example, “HR Manager - Jane Doe”). Only complete applications will be reviewed and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
PEN America is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices and, in order to build the strongest possible workforce, actively seeks a diverse applicant pool.
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