HR Manager

Naples, FL

Job Title: HR Manager
Salary Range: $74,000 - $81,000
Reports to: Chief Operations Officer

MISSION: For more than 50 years, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida has been a leading environmental advocacy organization dedicated to protecting Southwest Florida's water, land, wildlife, and future.

PURPOSE OF JOB: The HR Manager will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of human resources practices and processes within our organization. This role requires a professional who is experienced in recruitment, handling employee issues, developing policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with legal requirements, and conducting staff meetings and compliance training. The HR Manager will play a critical role in ensuring the overall health and effectiveness of our organization. The ideal candidate will have a strong passion environmental conservation, diversity, equity, and inclusion and be able to foster a culture that values and promotes these principles.

• Develop and implement effective recruitment strategies to attract, hire, and retain top talent.
• Manage the full-cycle recruitment process including job postings, candidate sourcing, interviewing, and onboarding.
Employee Relations:
• Address and resolve employee issues and investigations in a fair and consistent manner.
• Serve as a trusted advisor to employees and management on HR-related matters.
Policies and Procedures:
• Develop, implement, and maintain HR policies and procedures that align with organizational goals and comply with legal requirements.
• Conduct regular audits and updates of HR practices to maintain compliance.
• Ensure all employees are informed of and understand the policies and procedures.
• Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations.
• Collaborates with the Chief Operations Officer (COO) to recommend best practices.
• Reviews policies and practices to ensure ongoing compliance.
Professional Development:
• Stays informed about trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in HR, talent management, and employment law.
• Organize and lead quarterly all-staff meetings to update employees on organizational developments and initiatives.
• Plan and execute compliance training to ensure all staff are aware of and adhere to relevant regulations and policies.
Performance Management:
• Oversee and manage the performance review process to ensure it aligns with the latest best practices.
• Provide recommendations for improvements to the performance review system to foster an environment of growth and development.
• Support management to develop ongoing professional development plans for employees, promoting a culture of continuous learning and improvement.

Additional Responsibilities
• Maintain accurate and up-to-date employee records.
• Assist in performance management processes.
• Support the development and implementation of HR initiatives and systems.
• Foster a positive and inclusive work environment.
• Provides support to the Finance Office, as needed.
• Performs other assigned duties.

Education and Experience
• B.A. from a four-year college or 3-5 years of related experience or training, or equivalent education and experience.
• Educational background in human resources, with a B.A. preferred.
• 5-7 years of human resources experience, with non-profit experience as a bonus.
• Preferred PHR or SPHR certification.
• Strong organizational and people skills.
• High-level of proficiency using information systems and Microsoft Office Suite.
• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
• Outgoing personality with a focus on trust-building.

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations
• Valid driver’s license and good driving record.

Skills and Abilities
• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
• Strong interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
• Outstanding organizational skills with a keen attention to detail.
• Exceptional time management with a record of meeting deadlines.
• Robust analytical and problem-solving abilities.
• Prioritization and delegation skills.
• Conduct with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
• Thorough understanding of employment-related laws and regulations.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and adaptability to HRIS and talent management systems.

Physical Demands and Work Environment 
This job description recognizes that reasonable accommodations may be provided to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the role. The job entails:
• Regularly required to sit, stand and walk.
• Lift/move objects weighing up to 25 pounds.
• May spend time in the field, and experience exposure to Florida outdoor weather conditions.
• Use of hands for various tasks.
• Visual abilities include close and color vision, along with peripheral and depth perception.
• Noise level in the work environment is typically moderate.

Date Posted: 07/02/2024