Human Resources Manager – East Oakland Community Project

The East Oakland Community Project (EOCP) is seeking an outgoing Human Resource professional to join its management team for 20 hours per week. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, with five years of non-profit human resources environment experience. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Human Resources Manager manages all aspects of human resources activities, such as orientation of new employees, compensation and benefits, and performance evaluation processes. This role also informs the organization of employment-related legal requirements. In addition, the Human Resources Manager maintains all documents and electronic personnel records

Founded in 1990, EOCP is a dynamic and growing organization that provides safety net and rapid re-housing services to a diverse base of homeless individuals in Alameda County, including single adults, families, young adults, seniors and people living with HIV/AIDS. EOCP’s staff is composed of 70 employees that work from three main sites in east Oakland.

Responsible for adhering to and implementing EOCP’s personnel policy manual
Develops and coordinates personnel systems related to employment, compensation, benefits, performance evaluations, safety, and employee relations
Analyze all human resources-related systems and programs for legal compliance and make changes where necessary
Manage entire benefit function including enrollment, reconciling monthly billing changes, (i.e. medical, dental, cafeteria plan, COBRA, workers compensation). Remains well-versed in all insurance options by keeping up with contract, policy and legal changes, researching possibilities and make suggestions for new brokers/insurance carriers as needed, drive open enrollments etc.
Manages job postings and coordinates with program managers in relation to qualified applicants
Provides orientation of new hires
Monitors performance evaluation system
Provides guidance and assistance regarding progressive disciplinary actions/ processes as well as staff terminations
Handles 403(b) enrollments, non-discrimination testing, open enrollments, rollovers, and loans. Facilitate meetings between our employees and financial planning experts/403(b) advisors
Communicates policies and procedures to employees and managers
Coordinate employee-relations activities and programs including but not limited to employee counseling and interpretation of policies and procedures
Conduct investigations into claims of harassment or other agency-guideline violations
Conduct exit interviews with employees, communicate findings to management
Create and accurately maintain several department spreadsheets including promotion/demotion tracking, general EE list, terminations; EEO/AA, accruals, new hire checklists, employee handbook acknowledgement page, other signature pages, and signed proprietary agreements
Consult with outside legal counsel when necessary in consultation with Executive Director
Coordinate payroll function with Lead Accountant.

Minimum 5 years management-level experience in human resources, including benefit and compensation plans, including a thorough understanding of human resource principles and practices as well as employment law, Affirmative Action, and EEO compliance.
Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees.
Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines, including ability to manage priorities and workflow, as well as plan, organize, and implement programs and procedures.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to objectively meet difficult and/or emotional situations in a professional and tactful manner
Good judgment and able to make timely and sound decisions with strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
Experience in staff recruitment strategies. Solid understanding of social services positions
Ability to communicate professionally and effectively in person, on the phone, electronically, or through other means to individuals and groups
Strong computer skills: word processing, excel and PowerPoint
Certificate in human resources management either through continuing education units or other degrees/certifications.
Proven experience working with a diverse team of individuals.

Please send cover letter and resume

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