Human Resources Manager

Santa Fe, NM

This nonprofit devoted to the success of children is looking for an HR Manager.   The HR manager coordinates hiring activities, manage benefits and is also responsible for processing bi-weekly payroll for approximately 50 employees.  Ensuring prompt, courteous service to all staff in their requests for support is a top priority for this position. This is an opportunity to work with a strong, effective team within a healthy, thriving nonprofit that truly makes a positive impact in the community.

Summary of Responsibilities

  • Lead and coordinate recruiting activities including staffing logistics, employee recruitment, coordinate interviews, candidate communication, new hire orientation, and training.
  • Create and update job descriptions to ensure that all major work duties and qualifications are accurate
  • Coordinate background clearance process for all staff and volunteers; track clearances and notify program staff when received
  • Maintain employee benefits (enrollments, terminations, changes) and other HR reporting requirements; deliver mandatory documents to all required employees
  • Research HR issues to document compliance with applicable laws and policies; provide research findings and recommendations in response to emergent HR issues; stay current with changing employer responsibilities.
  • Assist with evaluation processes as needed and provide support for employee performance, discipline, and termination issues including unemployment claims; prepare exit paperwork for terminations
  • Monitor and provide support regarding employee safety and wellness issues, including Workers Comp claims and annual payroll audit
  • Manage payroll including, obtaining timecard approval, process garnishments, vacation time, insurance and 403(b) deductions.  Process and close bi-weekly payrolls

Desired Profile

·        3+ years of HR administration or support, preferably in a non-profit environment

·        Bilingual (English/Spanish) required

·        Previous payroll experience using QuickBooks software required

  •     Ability to research HR best-practices and legal requirements using mainstream resources such as SHRM, NM Dept. of Workforce Solutions, US Dept. of Labor, etc., and formulate policy recommendations for     management use
  •     Experience working well in a culturally diverse setting and knowledge of local population served

·        Ability to pass a mandatory background clearance required of all childcare workers in the State of New Mexico


Monday – Friday 8-5

Attendance for some events required

Type of Employment

Direct Hire


$50-60K DOE + Benefits

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