Manager of Human Resources

The Manager of Human Resources originates and leads Human Resources practices and objectives that will provide an Associate-oriented, high-performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity, goal attainment, and standards; the recruitment and ongoing development of a superior workforce. The Human Resources Manager coordinates the implementation of people-related services, policies, and programs, and assists and advises company managers about day to day Human Resources issues.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to the following duties.  (Duties may be changed or added to at any time.)                                                                                        

  • Leads implementation and maintains the Human Resource Information to streamline payroll processing, employee benefits and time management


  • Manages biweekly payroll process and ensures compliance with applicable laws and payroll tax obligations.


  • Ensures legal compliance by implementing and monitoring applicable human resource federal and state requirements; conducting investigations; maintaining records; representing the organization at hearings.


  • Maintains organization staff by establishing a robust recruiting program, testing, and interviewing program; counseling managers on candidate selection; conducting and analyzing exit interviews; recommending changes.


  • Maintains the work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions.


  • Leads competitive market research to establish pay practices and pay bands that help recruit and retain superior staff.


  • Prepares newly hired Associates for assignments by establishing and conducting orientation and training programs.


  • With the assistance of the CFO and other members of the Leadership Team, obtains cost-effective, employee-serving benefits; monitors national benefits environment for options and cost savings.
  • Determines and recommends employee relations practices necessary to establish a positive Company-Associate relationship and promote a high level of employee morale and motivation.


  • Leads and advises committees focused on Associate appreciation events and parties.  


  • Manages employee communication and feedback through such avenues as company meetings, employee satisfaction surveys, internal newsletter, and one-on-one meetings.


  • Consults with legal counsel when necessary and keeps the CFO and senior leadership team informed of significant problems that jeopardize the achievement of company goals, and those that are not being addressed adequately at the supervisory level.


  • Ensures planning, monitoring, and appraisal of Associate work results by training managers to coach and discipline employees; hearing and resolving employee grievances; counseling Associates and supervisors.


  • Maintains historical human resource records for current and past Associates.


  • Maintains records, reports and logs to conform to EEO regulations and OSHA regulations.


  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.


  • Follows safety policies and procedures.

COMPETENCIES:  To perform this job successfully, the individual should demonstrate the following competencies:


Analytical – the individual is able to synthesize complex and diverse information. Capable of using logical and/or scientific thinking to solve problems with several abstract and concrete variables.

Problem Solving – the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.  Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.

Oral Communication – speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts meetings.

Leadership – inspires and motivates others to perform well, accepts feedback from others.

Management Skills – facilitates planning, decision-making and process improvement.

Quality Management – looks for ways to improve and promote quality while demonstrating accuracy and thoroughness.

Judgment – displays willingness to make decisions, exhibits sound and accurate judgment and makes timely decisions.

Planning/organizing – prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.                                                                                                                                                             



Education, experience and skills:  Evidence of graduation from a fully accredited college or university, a minimum of seven years of successful leadership in Human Resources positions, and specialized training in employment law, compensation, and employee relations. PHR, SPHR or SHRM CP preferred. Must have above-average verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Must be adept in managing multiple concurrent projects. History of successful development of recruiting and retention programs. Must be able to nimbly pivot between priorities. Must demonstrate a sense of urgency in resolving crisis situations. Must be a cooperative team-oriented individual. Must be consistent with follow-through and dependability.   

Physical, mental and environmental requirements:  This position requires above average judgment to deal with confidential information. Good vision with eye for detail also needed for this position. Must maintain mental concentration for significant periods of time and be able to analyze and solve complex problems.  Work activities require sitting, standing, stooping, reaching, walking, grabbing, pulling, kneeling, and grasping. Work is usually performed indoors subject to normal indoor conditions, but some outside travel is also required to visit additional locations and staff and to attend various meetings, seminars, and conferences. A valid driver’s license, good driving record, and own vehicle for business travel within the community also required. 

Cedar Memorial is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.  Responsibilities may change at any time.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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