HR Manager

Position Summary:The HR Manager will perform tasks and manage projects to help meet the organization’s long-term goals related to long term HR goals and will manage all aspects of a growing HR program.The ideal candidate must be comfortable prioritizing multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment, be adept at managing process change, and have a system-thinking orientation. The HR Manager is part Operations team and also works collaboratively with members of the staff in all areas of the organization.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities: This statement of duties is for purpose of identifying this position but it is not limited to:

  • Implement, manage, and improve recruitment process, including sourcing, scheduling, and conducting interviews
  • Coordinate and assist with hiring and new employee orientation
  • Help develop and implement an organizational culture that promotes our core values
  • Manage all facets of the organizational benefits programs
  • Establish and maintain personnel records and create personnel reports as needed
  • Maintain 401k records and create monthly benefits reports
  • Prepare and process semi-monthly payroll using Paychex system
  • Partner with third party benefits vendors and brokers to install and maintain GEMS benefits plans
  • Develop a strong employer brand by promoting a strong and collaborative work environment through various initiatives such as monthly staff newsletters and recognition programs.
  • Assist with the development and execution of internal and external employee development and training opportunities.
  • Manage office operation systems including, but not limited to, timekeeping system, VoIP phone system, and office calendar.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Eligible to work in U.S.
  • 4+ years of work experience.
  • 2 years of HR/operations experience.
  • Experience designing and refining processes.
  • Experience implementing technology solutions for HR
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent written, interpersonal, and verbal communication skills
  • Experience using Microsoft Office products like Word, Excel, SharePoint Designer, and PowerPoint.
  • Savvy with systems management, experience with an ATS a plus
  • Ability to work independently, take direction from others, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines.
  • Commitment to the vision and mission of Girls Educational and Mentoring Services
  • Adapts strategy to changing conditions and communicates changes effectively
  • Produced high quality work under pressure and short deadlines
  • Demonstrates ability to effectively balance task-oriented and process-oriented duties.
  • Manages competing demands.

Job Competencies

Attention to Detail Attitude Toward Others Emotional Control
Empathetic Outlook Excellent written and verbal communication Flexibility
Following Directions Initiative Meeting Standards
Multitasking Personal Accountability Project/Task and Goals Focus
Respect for Policies Team Player Excellent Administrative Duties


Behavioral Competencies

Adaptable Organized Workplace


GEMS Core Values

Development Grounded Trauma Informed Culturally Competent
Gender Responsive Strengths Based Social Justice Oriented


GEMS Principles

Survivor Leadership Transformative Relationship



How to Apply:

Please email on PDF or MS Word format a cover letter explaining why you would like to work at GEMS and how your experience and expertise will help us carry on with our mission; also send resume and salary requirement with HR Manager in the subject line to our Operations Department  WE WILL BE REVIEWING ONLY THOSE RESUMES WITH SALARY REQUIREMENT INCLUDED.  No phone calls please!