Human Resources Manager
The George Washington Foundation seeks a qualified, detail-oriented individual to fill a professional part-time position providing human resources and payroll administration for the Foundation’s employees. The individual will be responsible for all aspects of the payroll function as well as management of the Foundation’s benefits programs and Retirement Programs. In addition, the employee will provide general support to the Accounting and Human Resources functions of the Foundation.
Examples of Duties
- Preparation and distribution of bi-weekly payroll Update and managing payroll and personnel files (electronic and paper)
- Preparation and submission of periodic payroll reports to State and Federal agencies (including quarterly reports and annual W-2 preparation and distribution)
- Management of attendance reporting and tracking for all employees.
- Administration of employee benefits plans including annual open enrollment program for all plans
- Conducts orientation for all new employees and exit interviews for outgoing employees
- Administers annual performance evaluation process for all employees
- Researches and analyzes policies, practices and procedures and recommends improvements Interprets human resources policy and procedures, assists and advises department directors on policy implementation
- Assists with preparation of the Foundation’s annual budget
- Counsels employees and advises supervisors on human resources matters
- Review and updates job descriptions and the Foundation’s employee manual as needed
- Assists with employee recruitment process
This position reports directly to the Director of Finance and Human Resources and may also perform other duties related to cash receipts, accounts payable, and the annual audit process as needed in support of departmental operations.
Typical Qualifications: The successful candidate will have excellent oral and written communication skills with a proven ability to attend to detail and multi-task. Must be able to interpret and explain policies, analyze employee problems and recommend appropriate solutions. Must possess a highly developed sense of fairness and be able to maintain discretion and confidentiality in all matters. In addition, must have the ability to analyze data, perform complex mathematical calculations, organize and prioritize work, and make independent decisions. The successful candidate will also have comprehensive knowledge of regulations related to the administration of FMLA, COBRA, Flexible Spending Plans, Unemployment and Worker’s Compensation Insurance.
Education/Experience Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major work in accounting, business administration, or related field and three years of directly related experience in a similar position. Must be able to pass a Criminal background check prior to employment.
This will be a part-time salaried position working no more than 24 hours per week. Hiring Range is $19.50 – $21.00 per hour depending on qualifications and experience in a comparable position. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and completed GWF employment application to Lisa Baxter at email@example.com. GWF offers part-time employees a benefit package that includes Vacation/Medical Leave, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Account, and participation in the Foundation pension plan. GWF is an equal opportunity employer. The deadline for submission is May 25, 2013.
The George Washington Foundation seeks a highly motivated individual to fill a part-time position as a Supervisory Interpreter. Salary Range: $9.25 - $11.00 depending on education and experience credentials. Job duties and responsibilities listed below. Please email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by February25, 2013. Open until filled. EEO.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Serves as Site Coordinator as scheduled.
a. Responsible for opening and closing the museums.
b. Oversees daily admission operations in absence of Admissions Clerk, including opening register and reconciling receipts and Daily Admission Report at end of day.
c. Schedules substitute interpreter staff in response to illness or other emergencies.
d. Coordinates daily tours, including gate and group tours; assigns guide duties for the day.
e. Supervises interpreters.
f. Provides interpreters daily updates regarding the museum or information relating to GWF.
g. Reconciles visitors’ problems, handles medical emergencies and other problems.
h. Serves as daily liaison between interpreter staff and other staff.
2. Conducts tours for groups and individuals.
a. Provides general information about Kenmore, the Lewis and Washington families, and 18th-century life.
b. Varies presentation according to the assigned group.
c. Accommodates needs of all visitors.
3. Assists with training interpreter staff.
4. Assists with department administrative duties, including feedback on guide staff performance.
5. Coordinates departmental special events as assigned.
6. Maintains the safety and security of the property, collections, and visitors.
7. Maintains a current knowledge of the site, its history, and the collection through reading and attending seminars and workshops.
8. Assists with special events, projects, and promotions.
9. Performs additional duties and responsibilities as requested.
Education and Experience Requirements:
- 3 years higher education in Museum Studies, Education, American Studies, or other related field preferred
- A minimum of 3 years of experience working as an interpreter in a museum setting
- Demonstrated experience supervising/scheduling employees
- Familiarity with Point of Sale/Cash Register systems
- Experience working with Office 2010
- Must be able to pass a criminal background check
- Must be able to climb and descend up to 15 steps
- Must be able to lift 20 pounds
We are always looking for enthusiastic volunteers in all areas. Please check the volunteers page for additional information.