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Human Resources Director
SUBMITTED DATE: 2/25/2020

MICHIGAN OPERA THEATRE

 

Human Resources Director

The Human Resources (HR) Director for Michigan Opera Theatre is a member of the senior management team, reporting to the President/CEO.  The HR Director works as a strategic business partner to the senior management team, leading all human resources activities for the organization.  The HR Director develops, communicates and administers policies and HR programs.

 

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Develops, recommends and implements personnel policies and procedures; prepares and maintains handbook on policies and procedures;
  • Performs benefits administration to include claims resolution, change reporting, approving invoices for payment, annual re-evaluation of policies for cost-effectiveness, information activities program and cash flow
  • Develops and administers various human resources plans and procedures for employees;
  • Conducts recruitment effort for all exempt, nonexempt and temporary workers; writes and places advertisements; works with supervisors to screen and interview candidates; conducts reference checking; extends job offers;
  • Conducts new employee orientations;
  • Provides employee relations counseling;
  • Conducts exit interviews.
  • Conducts annual salary surveys and develops salary budget; analyzes compensation;
  • Monitors the performance evaluation program and revises as necessary.
  • Re-writes job descriptions as necessary;
  • Establishes and maintains department records and reports.
  • Organizes and participates in administrative staff meetings.
  • Maintains organizational charts and employee directory.
  • Evaluates reports, decisions and results of initiatives in relation to established goals. Recommends new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of HR services performed.
  • Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local employment laws.
  • Manages employee terminations

Competencies:

  1. Business Acumen
  2. Excellent communication skills
  3. Mediation and consultation expertise
  4. Critical Evaluation.
  5. Cultural Awareness.
  6. HR Expertise.
  7. Leadership & Navigation.
  8. Relationship Management.
  9. Ethical Practice.

 

Position Qualifications:

 

The ideal candidate has meaningful work experience in the arts and possesses the following:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in HR or communications. 
  • A minimum of 15 years experience as an HR generalist; and preferably, 5+ years in a senior HR role.
  • High energy and passion for MOT’s mission is essential.

Note: The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

 

Position Reports to:            President/CEO

Classification status:           Full-time (may start as part-time)

Last updated:                    2/24/2020

Application Process:

To Apply for this position in confidence, please send resume and cover letter to: Employment@MOTopera.org

Michigan Opera Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We value diversity in our workforce.


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Questions about Membership or this application? Please contact Vincent Covatto, organizational membership manager, at VCovatto@operaamerica.org or by calling 646.699.5237.
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