Georgia O’Keeffe Museum : Director of Human Resources

The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum has an opening for Director of Human Resources to lead their team in cultivating and maintaining a highly desirable workplace through proven HR practices and innovative approaches to employee engagement, diversity, and inclusion. Our ideal candidate is a strategic partner with the experience and expertise to recommend, develop, and implement human resource strategies, policies, and practices to ensure the museum meets its strategic objectives and goals with a committed, talented, collaborative and productive workforce.


 Competitive salary range of $90-115K DOE

 Medical / Dental / Vision Insurance

 Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

 Life and Disability Insurance

 403(b) Retirement Plan (4% match after year 1)

 4 weeks’ accruable Paid Time Off (PTO) in year 1

 11 paid holidays

 Engaging work with a high-functioning, passionate team!

Summary of Responsibilities

 Manage staffing and recruiting processes. Monitor and report on staffing levels/deployment, benefits costs, turnover, absenteeism, recruitment, applicant tracking, Affirmative Action/EEO, compensation, promotions, etc.

 Work with Leadership Team to align HR initiatives to assure that leaders and supervisors have the right skills and behaviors to move the Museum forward as a pre-eminent institution.

 Direct, develop, implement, manage, and support Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) strategies as they relate to business functions (e.g., recruitment, performance management, leadership development, employee engagement, and retention).

 Serve as a thought leader to embed D&I principles, programs, and measures in HR practices, with an emphasis on development and process improvements.

 Manage an effective performance management system. Ensure supervisors are conducting frequent performance reviews, and establishing and reviewing goals.

 Analyze employee development needs, and organize appropriate training.

 Guide managers and employees on problem-solving, dispute resolution, regulatory compliance and litigation avoidance.

 Ensure that the Museum’s culture demands ethical behavior through training, coaching, and policy, using the Museum’s Code of Ethics, mission, and values, as the core principles.

 Provide expertise in employer-employee relations, supporting desired organizational culture. Handle employee relations complaints and investigations.

 Manage Unemployment claims and Worker’s Compensation claims to ensure compliant reporting and documentation, and that employees receive proper care and necessary accommodations.

 Assure that the Museum’s compensation philosophy supports the vision, values, and strategies of the Museum.

 Work with Director of Finance to evaluate benefit plans annually and recommends benefit revisions, balancing needs of the workforce against financial resources available.

Desired Profile

 Bachelor’s degree required – Human Resources major or HR-related course work preferred

 5+ years’ Human Resources leadership experience

 Experience participating in strategy development

 Prior experience managing diversity, equity, and inclusivity initiatives

 Broad-based business acumen and a systems thinking approach to problemsolving

 SPHR or SHRM-SCP preferred

 Well-developed interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills, analytical and problem-solving skills, planning, and organizational skills

 Proven ability to positively influence others, to negotiate effectively, and to inspire others to work as team players

 Prior experience working with a Board of Directors desirable


Interested? Please submit a resume and cover letter.

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