Human Resources Manager

Full-Time Exempt


The Human Resources Manager is responsible for all HR-related duties for approximately 30 staffers, plus 150+ faculty, within our non-profit organization. This position requires the ability to work effectively with a high degree of independence and with a high-level of critical thinking. Position responsibilities include overseeing all HR systems and compliance; benefits managements; partnering with managers to recruit and on-board new staff and faculty; supporting a positive culture and designing employee recognition programs; and maintaining best practices in all HR policies and practices.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support a positive and constructive culture and work environment.
  • Develop, recommend and implement HR policies and procedures; maintain and regularly update the employee handbook to ensure compliance with all applicable laws and best practices.
  • Manage competitive employee benefits programs; conduct educational sessions on benefit programs for new hires and during open enrollment, manage all renewals and enrollments.
  • Support hiring managers by leading all recruitment efforts, interviewing and on-boarding activities; assist managers with candidate screening and selection; conduct and analyze trends from stay-interviews and exit interviews.
  • Develop and manage a robust and creative employee recognition program.
  • Provide managers with the necessary training and tools for effective employee performance reviews, professional development and improvement plans.
  • Partner closely with managers and the Executive Director on employee relation (ER) issues. Provide Employee Relation (ER) training to all managers to ensure ER issues are addressed and documented in a timely and constructive manner.
  • Lead upgrades to payroll and HR systems.
  • Support the bi-weekly payroll.
  • Ensure legal compliance with all state and federal regulations.
  • Maintain employee files, information and records with high degree of confidentiality.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social science, business or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in HR with experience or an understanding of non-profit environments
  • Experience managing benefits
  • Proficiency with ADP
  • Experience submitting annual reports, e.g. ACA, Discrimination Testing. Experience with administration of FMLA, ADA, COBRA, ERISA,  HIPPA and OSHA
  • Ability to work independently and with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality
  • Attention to detail and a high-level of follow-through is essential
  • Excellent verbal, written and communication skills with a customer service-orientation
  • Strong project and time management skills
  • Commitment to the arts and to creating a positive and creative culture and work environment

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Individuals may need to sit or stand as needed. May require walking primarily on a level surface for periodic periods throughout the day. Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required to file documents or store materials throughout the work day. Proper lifting techniques required. May include lifting up to 25 pounds for files, computer printouts on occasion. This position requires the use of office equipment including computer, printer, copy machine, scanner, etc.

To Apply:

Please email cover letter and resume to jobs@arts4all.org, with Human Resources Manager as the subject line.

Community School of Music and Arts
Attn: Human Resources
230 San Antonio Circle
Mountain View, CA 94040
FAX: 650-917-6813

About Community School of Music and Arts

Founded in 1968, the Community School of Music and Arts is Northern California’s largest non-profit provider of arts education programs. With a $6 million budget and 160-member staff and faculty, CSMA is one of the ten largest community schools in the United States. Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, one of the global capitals of creativity, CSMA is dedicated to making the arts and arts education accessible to all, regardless of age, experience or background. Headquartered in the award-winning Finn Center in the City of Mountain View, CSMA directly serves over 28,000 people of all ages, skill levels and economic means each year, including over 24,000 students at 58 schools in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties.