Human Resources Generalist

Reports to: Vice President, Human Resources and Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer
Position Status:  Full-time, Non-Exempt
Salary Range: $43,000- $49,000

Position Summary

The Human Resources Generalist manages the day-to-day human resource functions for approximately 65 employees of the Foundation and its supporting organizations. Candidate should have a strong background in payroll on a leading automated system. Other Human Resource duties will include assisting in employee relations, recruiting, benefits, leave of absences, workers comp, etc.

The HR generalist will have strong customer service skills, ensuring accuracy and timeliness in all employee interactions. The candidate should be a proactive communicator, with strong organizational and execution skills, attention to detail, and able to successfully balance competing demands and priorities and while being solution-focused. Maintains professionalism in all circumstances and communicates with all levels of employees throughout the organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Position objectives

  • Assist in developing and executing personnel procedures and policies, and providing guidance and interpretation for business operations.
  • Participate in development of HR objectives and systems, including metrics, queries and standard reports for ongoing company requirements.
  • Assist in administering benefits, compensation and employee performance programs.
  • Suggest new procedures and policies to continually improve efficiency of the HR department and the organization as a whole, and to improve employee experience.
  • Ensure legal compliance of HR state and federal regulations and applicable employment laws, and update policies and/or procedures as required.

Payroll and benefits

  • Completes monthly payroll processing.
  • Works with accounting manager to complete payroll journal entries.
  • Manages employee benefits administration.
  • Manages the Foundation’s time-tracking system, which is used by the employees to record vacation, sick and personal days, as well as hours devoted to particular functions defined by their managers.
  • Provides assistance with annual open enrollment and year-end processes.
  • Maintains personnel and benefit files in compliance with applicable legal requirements.
  • Communicates all employee changes in benefit plan enrollment to the plan providers.
  • Reconciles benefits accounts on monthly basis.
  • Completes and files quarterly payroll tax returns.
  • Assists the accounting manager and Finance department with audits, reporting and special projects.
  • Assists employees with questions regarding pay, benefits and policies.

Training and development

  • Participates and provides support to the Foundation’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and Racial Justice Committee.
  • Assists VP of HR and chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer with development/content, materials, and miscellaneous documents for organizational development, racial justice and DEI training and initiatives.
  • Assist in the communication, interpretation and upkeep of the employee handbook, employee directory and organizational chart, and contributes to the development of policies.
  • Assists with developing, planning and coordinating training events for staff.

Recruiting and on-boarding

  • Prepare paperwork, schedule and facilitate smooth new-hire onboarding processes, coordinating with cross-functional departments to deliver an exceptional first-day experience.
  • Responsible for posting positions, pre-screening candidates and scheduling interviews for the Foundation and supporting organizations.
  • Coordinates employee entrance and exit processes.
  • Ensures the Foundation intranet stays up-to date relevant HR information.
  • Become knowledgeable in HR policies and procedures.
  • Works closely with the VP, HR and chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer on special projects.
  • Handles confidential information with sensitivity.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Proven ability to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Commitment to the Foundation’s values of collaboration, trust, racial justice, community and accountability.
  • Bachelor’s degree and three to five years of human resources experience.
  • Prior ADP payroll and HRIS experience, preferably WorkforceNow.
  • Must have experience running payroll with knowledge of deductions, taxed and pre-taxed benefits, PTO, federal and state taxes, ability to run payroll reports, and strong computer skills for complex computerized payroll-system usage.
  • Cultural competence and a commitment to racial equity.
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion work highly desirable.
  • Energetic with the ability to put people at ease and feel welcomed and engaged.
  • A high level of professionalism and the ability to work collegially with staff across departments.
  • Requires excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Results oriented with skills in project management, organization, planning and attention to details.
  • Proactive, self-motivated, self-starter and reliable.
  • High sense of integrity, confidentiality, honesty and ethics.
  • Flexible, responsive and collaborative work style with a strong service mentality.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, including Word and Excel.

To Apply

Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter to Applications are due by May 5, 2021.

No phone calls please.



Established in 1945, the community philanthropy for the Pittsburgh region is one of the nation’s oldest community foundations and is the 14th largest of more than 750 similar foundations across the United States. It set a new record for grantmaking, $67 million, in 2020. As a community foundation, its resources comprise endowment funds established by individuals, businesses and organizations with a passion for charitable giving and fulfilling the Foundation’s mission of improving quality of life for all in the region. The Foundation currently manages about 2,500 individual donor funds and, together with its supporting organizations and its affiliate, The Community Foundation of Westmoreland County, has assets of $1.46 billion. Grantmaking benefits a broad spectrum of basic needs and development opportunities within Pittsburgh and beyond. Learn more at

Director of Human Resources


Heritage Community Initiatives, a nonprofit marking our fourth decade of service, is looking for an exceptional Human Resources professional to work with our President and CEO in supporting our growing team of professionals.

Heritage Community Initiatives is honored to serve families in forty communities within Eastern Allegheny County through our Education, Transportation, and Nutrition programs.  Each year, Heritage provides highly accredited academically-based early learning and out-of-school time programming for over 300 at-risk children.  Heritage Community Transportation, a fixed-route transit service in operation for 20 years, provides nearly 8,000 rides each month for residents in largely transit-isolated communities.  Heritage is the only human services nonprofit in the Commonwealth designated as a provider of public transportation.  More than 100,000 meals are served each year by our Nutrition Services which provides solutions in meal planning, ordering, preparation and delivery while creating healthy options for youth and senior populations.

The successful candidate will have experience in the following areas of responsibility:

  • Collaborates with senior leadership to understand the organization’s goals and strategy related to staffing, recruiting, and retention.
  • Leads the development and implementation of policies, processes, and training to support the organization’s human resource compliance and strategy needs.
  • Administers all aspects of the human resource department including, but not limited to – recruiting; performance management process; employee files and compliance tracking; disciplinary matters, disputes, and investigations; recognition initiatives; new hire orientation; training and professional development.
  • Identifies staffing and recruiting needs; develops and executes best practices for hiring and talent management.
  • Monitors and ensures the organization’s compliance with employment law and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews and modifies policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and employment law; applies this knowledge to communicate changes in policy, practice, and resources to upper management.
  • Recruits, interviews, and facilitates the hiring of qualified job applicants for open positions; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.
  • Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff.
  • Attends and leads employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education, Experience, and Required Skills

  • Bachelors degree in Human Resources or related field.
  • At least three years of Human Resource experience required.
  • SHRM certification preferred.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Works comfortably under pressure and is accustomed to tight deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Ability to adapt to the needs of the organization and employees.
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization’s HRIS and talent management systems.

Applicants are asked to send a cover letter and a copy of your resume to and please visit our website for additional information about Heritage Community Initiatives –

People and Benefits Manager


The ACLU-PA is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public interest organization, dedicated to defending and enhancing personal freedoms protected by the US and PA Constitutions, as well as protected by the Bill of Rights,  through litigation, legislative advocacy, and community education. It is a fast-paced environment that addresses headline-making issues with powerful personal stories and dynamic, precedent-setting solutions. The ACLU-PA has three offices, ten volunteer chapters, over 40,000 members and donors, 35 employees, and a $5.3 million operating budget.

The ACLU-PA is an equal opportunity employer.  We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. The ACLU-PA encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status, or record of arrest or conviction.

Job Summary

Civil liberties never stay won, therefore the ACLU-PA is always in the fight as it addresses issues with dynamic, precedent-setting solutions. The American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania (ACLU-PA) seeks a People and Benefits Manager to support and propel the organization forward during a time of continued change. We are looking for an experienced human resources professional who can help us maximize our potential in terms of staff strength and impact. The ideal candidate is an organized self-starter with a strong orientation to systems-level thinking and team-wide operations. The ability to anticipate problems, a collaborative work ethic, and a high bar for human resources excellence are critical.  The ideal candidate is a hands-on leader who can navigate a wide array of HR responsibilities with ease and consult with employees of all levels on personnel matters.

This is a full-time, salaried position based out of the ACLU-PA’s Philadelphia office. Our workforce is currently remote until September 2021 (although the People and Benefits Manager will need to safely visit the office weekly to ensure operations).

Reports To

The People and Benefits Manager  reports to the Director of Finance and Administration and plays a major role in devising and refining HR policies,  furthering our commitment to equity and inclusion, staff training, safety, and technology. The ideal candidate will have a breadth of knowledge in multiple areas of nonprofit operations and human resources. This position requires a strong multi-tasker with a great attitude and previous management experience. The position also requires the ability to implement best practices and policies in all three offices across the state (in consultation with our national office), including with respect to information technology security.


  • Working collaboratively to update and create personnel, technology, and office policies;
  • Working collaboratively with our colleagues in our national office;
  • Developing systems for recruiting, onboarding, and ongoing training of staff that enhance the organization’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging;
  • Administering employee benefit programs;
  • Conducting and arranging for employee trainings;
  • Serving as a member of our digital security and safety planning teams;
  • Helping create and maintain a collaborative and supportive environment across offices;
  • Assisting staff with day-to-day troubleshooting of technology;
  • Helping investigate new software and technology solutions;
  • Helping implement the organization’s strategic plan; and
  • Traveling occasionally  to other state and national offices, [following all COVID-19 regulations and safety measures.]


While no one person will have all of the qualifications listed below, a successful candidate will bring many of the following qualifications and skills:

  • Demonstrated experience in HR with a focus on policy and benefits administration;
  • Strong knowledge of human resources and policy guidelines (both legal and best practices);
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work inclusively across lines of difference in a variety of settings;
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging and the willingness to prioritize and foster the ACLU of Pennsylvania’s commitment to valuing differences of race, ethnicity, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, ability, and socio-economic circumstances;
  • Proficiency with basic computer skills and best practices in security, such as password managers, multi-factor authentication, etc.;
  • Flexibility and willingness to research and learn new tools, technology, and resources;
  • Exceptional organizational skills and a system-oriented working style in order to manage personnel records, benefits, and hiring searches;
  • Creativity, problem-solving skills, and a self-starting attitude necessary to identify and initiate areas for improvement;
  • Flexibility, patience, and willingness to learn;
  • Excellent writing, communication, and listening skills; and
  • Excellent judgment along with experience exercising discretion and confidentiality

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in employee relations;
  • Experience with strategic planning and implementing strategic plans;
  • Experience within the diversity, equity and inclusion function of HR a plus
  • PHR/SHRM-CP or SPHR/SHRM-SCP a plus;
  • Developing work plans and creating ways to give and receive meaningful feedback; and
  • Expanded technology experience including payroll software (ADP Workforce Now) and/or database administration.


  • Salary is $71,000 annually.
  • Excellent benefits include generous vacation and sick leave; individual/family employer-provided health insurance; life insurance and long-term disability; defined contribution plan with employer match; and 12 paid holidays. Relocation assistance may be available for out-of-state candidates.
  • This position is full-time, salaried, and exempt, which means you are ineligible for overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

How to Apply

  • To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to
  • Please include “People and Benefits Manager” in the subject line of the email.
  • In your letter, please indicate where you learned of the posting.
  • No calls, please.


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, at which time the job announcement will be removed from our website.

Vice President, Human Resources

Job Type: Full Time
Salary: $184,777.00 – $251,759.00 Annually

Long Beach City College is committed to providing equitable student learning and achievement, academic excellence, and workforce development by delivering high quality educational programs and support services to our diverse communities. Long Beach City College currently has the privilege of serving approximately 36,000 students, the majority of whom are students of color. Long Beach City College is a Hispanic serving institution, and of our student population 54% are Hispanic/Latinx, 17% are White, 14% are African American, 12% are Asian & Filipino. An ideal candidate will demonstrate cultural competency in serving the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender identity, sexual orientation, racial, and cultural backgrounds of community college student populations, including students with differing abilities (physical and/or learning). For more information on our College demographics please click here:

About the Position:

Under the general administrative direction of the Superintendent-President, the Vice President, Human Resources serves as the District’s Chief Human Resources Officer providing leadership policy and direction in human resources, labor relations, faculty and staff diversity, and staff development. In addition, the Vice President will serve as a member of the Superintendent-President’s Executive Committee as well as fulfill other college-based tasks as designated by the Superintendent-President.

Distinguishing Characteristics

The Vice President, Human Resources is responsible for leadership, planning, organizing, directing, supervising, and evaluating the activities of the Human Resources office for the District; direct, implement, promote, and coordinate equal employment opportunity, staff development, and staff diversity programs; advise and counsel executive administration and the Governing Board on policy, legal requirements, and the impact of related legislation on the District and its employees; develop and present policies in response to legislation and District needs; direct and oversee all employment processes for the District including collective bargaining and contract administration for classified and academic employees; liaise with legal and regulatory agencies; and other activities related to a comprehensive Human Resources Office.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Directs all District human resources operations including equal employment opportunity programs, recruitment, employer-employee relations, compensation, and labor relations.
  • Promotes the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion in employee recruitment, retention, and advancement practices. Fosters and advances diversity, equity, and inclusion through hiring pools, outreach activities, and professional development.
  • Serves as the District’s chief labor negotiator and oversees the processing and resolution of grievances.
  • Meets regularly with the governing Board and the Superintendent-President in closed session to discuss legal settlements and litigation, including employee discipline or dismissal, and other legal issues within the scope of closed session topics; directs and implements legal settlements and litigation pursuant to Board action.
  • Communicates with legal counsel regarding employee litigation, administrative procedures and hearings, and employment related matters.
  • Represents the District in employee disciplinary actions, grievance resolutions, hearings and with various federal and state agencies.
  • Administers, maintains, and develops District policies and administrative regulations pertaining to Human Resources and equal employment opportunities.
  • Directs all aspects of academic and administrative recruitment, selection, hiring, and evaluation processes; ensures fairness and compliance with state and federal laws, regulations, and directives.
  • Evaluates pending legislation; analyzes, interprets and ensures compliance with federal and state laws related to human resources, labor relations and equal employment opportunities.
  • Administers and supervises maintenance of official District confidential personnel records.
  • Supervises the development and administration of employee seniority, maintains the academic minimum qualification/equivalency and faculty service area legal requirements.
  • Attends meetings of the Governing Board, Executive Committee, and other college and community organizations.
  • Directs and supervises the activities/services of the HR staff to include the administration of an integrated management information system (PeopleSoft, Neogov).
  • Directs the District’s staff development program.
  • Administers the department strategic planning process and supports institutional goals and outcomes.
  • Plans, develops, and administers the Human Resources operational budget.
  • Participates in the collegial governance process, including committee assignments.
  • Serves as the District’s liaison to the LBCCD Personnel Commission and its staff.

Supervisory Relationships:

This position reports to the Superintendent-President and supervises and evaluates assigned staff.


Responsible for or effectively recommending the hire, transfer, suspension, lay-off, promotion, assignment, discipline, training, professional development, assignment, direction and evaluation of work, and adjustment of grievances of all assigned staff; administering collective bargaining agreements, employment and promotion selection procedures, and compliance with District policies, rules and regulations regarding personnel; evaluation of the performance of assigned staff, providing direction and assistance wherever a need for improvement is identified.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution, or possession of a valid California Community College Supervisory Credential, AND
  • One year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrative assignment AND
  • Evidence of demonstrated cultural competency and enthusiasm in serving the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender identity, sexual orientation, racial, and cultural backgrounds of community college student populations, including students with differing abilities (physical and/or learning), as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices.

Desired Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate.
  • Five years experience with considerable responsibility in human resources administration, labor relations and equal employment opportunities, preferably at an educational institution.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of equal employment opportunity, laws, regulations, and judicial opinions.
  • Demonstrated experience in evaluating, revising, and administering Board Policies and Administrative Regulations pertaining to human resources management.
  • Experience in participatory management, leadership, decision-making and communication with diverse constituencies.
  • Experience applying technology in managing all human resources operations.
  • Experience in collective bargaining, contract administration, and conflict resolution.
  • Demonstrated record of fiscal responsibility and accountability, including expertise in managing a budget.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Knowledge Of:

  • Principles and practices of personnel administration including position classification, salary administration, recruitment, examination and selection.
  • Provisions of the Education Code as it applies to Human Resources practices and procedures in community college school districts.
  • Principles of public administration, management, supervision and training.
  • Principles and practices of employee training and supervision.
  • Principles of budget preparation and control.
  • Statistical, research and survey methods and techniques.
  • General labor relations, laws, practices and procedures.
  • District organizational functions, policies and procedures.
  • Policies and objectives of assigned program and activities.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Report writing methods and techniques.
  • Office management and recordkeeping practices, methods and procedures.

Ability Of:

  • Perform required Human Resources technical and managerial responsibilities in the following areas: classification and compensation/benefits; employment; employer-employee relations; collective bargaining negotiations and contract administration; staff diversity and equal employment opportunity (EEO) programs; discrimination complaint/conflict resolution (including those involving sexual harassment and ADA complaints); Human Resources policy and procedure development; employee performance appraisal process; California Education Code and other applicable state and federal employment and labor laws.
  • Participate as both a team leader and member.
  • Lead and represent a diverse Human Resource Services staff.
  • Plan, organize, direct and control the development, administration and direction of Human Resource services and programs for the District.
  • Provide promotion, direction, implementation and coordination of EEO/faculty and staff diversity programs.
  • Train, assign, supervise and evaluate assigned Human Resources technical, secretarial and clerical staff.

License and/or Certificate:

  • Possession of, or ability to obtain an appropriate valid California Driver’s License.

Required Application Materials:

  • A Long Beach Community College District application.
  • A cover letter outlining your education and experience relevant to this position.
  • A list of three references, including email and phone numbers of both colleagues and supervisors.
  • A current resume.
  • Complete transcripts of – BA/BS and above (Master, PHD, JD, etc.) — must attach either the official or unofficial transcripts college/university course work. Transcripts from countries other than the United States must be evaluated by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credentials Evaluation Service (NACES).if applicable).

For more information or to apply, visit:

Disability Accommodations: 

Individuals who require reasonable accommodations in the Application or Examination Process in accordance with ADA should notify the Human Resources Office at least two days prior to the closing date, by calling (562) 938-4372 or (562)938-4813.


The Long Beach Community College District is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and equity-minded hiring practices. It is the District’s policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunities and are not subject to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identification, language, accent, citizenship status, race, color, ancestry, national origin, age (40 and over), sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, marital status, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability or medical condition, genetic information, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics.

To apply, visit

Vice President for People

CCO operational opportunities are the positions that support the hands on campus ministry of the organization. From Staff Services, Talent Acquisition & Mobilization, and Communications to Finance, Support Raising, and Events these positions help make campus ministry happen.

CCO staff call college students to serve Jesus Christ with their entire lives. We do this by:

  1. Sharing the Gospel with students and developing passionate disciples of Jesus Christ.
  2. Serving together with the church and inviting students into the lives of local congregations.
  3. Giving students a vision for serving Jesus Christ in their studies, jobs, communities and families.

This senior leadership position provides vision, mentorship and management of CCO’s people by providing outstanding human resources solutions, intentional diversity, equity, and belonging strategies, culture stewardship, equipping programs for staff development and internal spiritual formation opportunities.

A distinctive feature of the CCO is our partnership with the local church and our theological approach to ministry and discipleship which views the arc of scripture via Creation, Fall, Redemption, and Restoration. With this model and theological approach the VP for People is tasked with developing innovative ways to serve and enrich CCO employees that allow them to not only fulfill the mission of the CCO, but also to thrive and flourish in ministry.

The People team consists of staff passionate about staff services (human resources), talent acquisition, diversity, equity, belonging, internal communication, and spiritual formation. This position reports directly to the CEO, will have interaction with the Board of Directors, and serves as a contributing member of the organization’s Executive Leadership team.

Pittsburgh is the location of the CCO’s main headquarters,. If the applicant does not live in proximity, understand that travel will be required for meetings and possible staff supervision.

View full job description.

CCO positions use a shared funding model. CCO contributes a portion towards salary and total employment costs and CCO staff people are responsible to raise support for the remainder. This amount varies based on position and education & experience of staff.

Please be advised that to apply you will need to upload a current resume and complete a series of questions that will need to be completed in one sitting.


Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is empowered by its mission to inspire and educate all with the beauty and importance of plants; to advance sustainability and promote human and environmental well-being through action and research; and to celebrate its historic glasshouse.

Phipps is seeking a full-time Recruiter in the Human Resources Department to recruit, interview, hire, and onboard all new staff. The Recruiter will be responsible for growing a work force that represents the Pittsburgh community and focuses on increasing diversity. The Recruiter will be responsible for the full life cycle of recruiting, including but not limited to job placements and advertisements; conducting interviews; completing thorough and timely background checks; making offers; completing new employee orientations; and proactively forecasting employment needs.

Candidates must be highly motivated individuals with exceptional writing, communication and organizational skills; must be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, as well as confidential information, with minimal supervision; and have strong computer (Microsoft Office) skills. Bachelor’s degree in human resources or relevant field required, along with knowledge and experience in the best recruiting strategies; museum/nonprofit experience is a plus. Phipps offers a competitive compensation package, strong benefits and unique atmosphere.

To apply, please email a resume, cover letter and salary history to or mail to Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Human Resources Department, One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.  No telephone calls, please. Phipps is an equal opportunity employer.


For more information about Phipps, please visit our website:

Human Resources Manager

Hourly $
33.6538 – $35.8653
Monthly – $
5,833.33 – $ 6,216.66
Annual – $70,000.00 – 74,600.00

Location – Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Job Type – Employment
Job Category – Human Resources


A master’s degree in human resource management, public or business administration, labor relations or a related field and four (4) years of progressively responsible professional personnel experience, including two (2) years in an administrative or supervisory capacity;


A bachelor’s degree in human resource management, public or business administration, labor relations or a related field from an accredited college or university and five (5) years of progressively responsible professional personnel experience, including two (2) years in an administrative or supervisory capacity.


Must pass a computer literacy examination administered by the Allegheny County Health Department with a score of 75% or higher.


Must pass a pre-employment proficiency examination administered by the Allegheny County Health Department with a score of 75% or higher. 


This is professional personnel management work at the administrative level.

The employee in this class is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing a comprehensive, approved merit program of personnel administration for Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD).   ACHD has an approved workforce of approximately 425 operating and grant funded positions.  This position is tasked with recruiting an exemplary workforce and developing mechanisms to retain those individuals. Work is performed independently under the general supervision of the Deputy Director of Administration, who reviews the work for adherence to policies and acceptable personnel management standards and for accomplishment of objectives.

All employees with the Allegheny County Health Department may be required to respond to public health emergencies including, but not limited to, natural disasters, disease outbreaks, or catastrophic events.

Hours of work generally fall between 8 AM and 5 PM Monday through Friday with potential for occasional evening & weekend hours in the event of a public health emergency.


  • Knowledge of methods and techniques of personnel administration, including recruitment, selection, placement, position classification, compensation, performance evaluation, training and labor relations.
  • Knowledge of public administration.
  • Knowledge of methods and techniques of human resource management.
  • Knowledge of methods, techniques, and strategies that attract and retain a diverse workforce
  • Ability to analyze personnel problems and needs and devise effective solutions.
  • Ability to assign and supervise the work of subordinate personnel effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with State, Federal and County Officials, employees and the general public.
  • Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.
  • Must be proficient in all Microsoft Programs including but not limited to Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Teams
  • Ability to respond to emergencies.

Preferred Experience:

  • Knowledge of Human Resource management and labor relations principles and practices as they pertain to employees covered by collective bargaining agreements
  • Knowledge and Understanding of the PA Civil Service
  • Knowledge of the legal basis for merit-based personnel rules and regulations
  • Participation in HR related resource groups


Paid holidays, personal days, vacation and sick leave benefits, medical coverage and dental benefits, a retirement plan, life insurance and a deferred compensation plan after eligibility requirements have been met.


Professional growth through training opportunities (CPR, First AID, Public Health Preparedness, Dignity and Respect, Points of Dispensing, and more); ability to advance in county system; job security; meaningfulness in daily work derived from public service; eligible for federal loan forgiveness; organizational commitment to ACHD’s mission to protect, promote, and preserve the health and well-being of all Allegheny County residents, particularly the most vulnerable.


Applications will be accepted from certified Merit System employees of the Allegheny County Health Department and outside candidates who possess the experience and training listed in this announcement and who are capable of performing the duties of this position.

Board Directors and Committee Members

As one of the world’s oldest and largest fair trade organizations, Ten Thousand Villages has spent more than 60 years cultivating trading relationships in which artisans receive a fair price for their work and consumers have access to distinctive handcrafted items. Ten Thousand Villages establishes long-term buying relationships in places where skilled artisans are under- or unemployed, and in which they lack other opportunities for income. A founding member of the World Fair Trade Organization, Ten Thousand Villages sees fair trade as an alternative approach to conventional international trade.

Ten Thousand Villages Pittsburgh is an independent nonprofit that sells Ten Thousand Villages products and shares the company name, but the Pittsburgh board operates separately of Ten Thousand Villages US leadership. In addition to governance, the board is also heavily involved in many aspects of operations, including managing bank accounts, approving expenses, creating the annual budget, devising policies, implementing advertising and marketing plans, organizing events, pursuing grant opportunities, and more.

As a nonprofit operating a retail store at an unprecedented time in history in which the Coronavirus has caused  a downturn for the industry as a whole, Ten Thousand Villages Pittsburgh is in need of talented and committed individuals to help guide our organization. The board currently has openings for board directors and committee members with experience and expertise in the following:

  • Human Resources
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Retail Operations
  • IT
  • Legal

The full Board of Directors typically meets on the third Wednesday of every month (except July and December) at 6:30PM. During normal operations, the meeting takes place at the store located at 5820 Forbes Ave in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood and regular in-person attendance is expected of directors. In an average month, board service will require 4-10 hours.  Terms are three years and directors are not required to make financial contributions though they are expected to support fundraising initiatives.

Board committees meet as needed, typically once per month and often by telephone or video conference. There is not a term duration for committee members.

If you are interested in joining the Ten Thousand Villages Pittsburgh Board of Directors, please submit your resume to

Human Resources Administrator

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is empowered by its mission to inspire and educate all with the beauty and importance of plants; to advance sustainability and promote human and environmental well-being through action and research; and to celebrate its historic glasshouse.

Phipps is seeking a full-time Human Resources Administrator to provide administrative support to the Human Resources department.  Under the direction of the Director of Human Resources and Operations, the Human Resources Administrator will be responsible for coordinating employee benefits, including those pertaining to health care, retirement, disability and FMLA.  The Human Resources Administrator will recruit, interview and hire for internship programs and part-time positions, and will assist the Human Resources Manager with other activities and duties as needed.

The candidate must be a highly motivated individual with exceptional writing, communication and organizational skills; must be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, as well as confidential information, with minimal supervision.  Strong computer (Microsoft Office) and time management skills required.  Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration or relevant field required; museum/nonprofit experience is a plus. Phipps offers a competitive compensation package, strong benefits and unique atmosphere.

To apply, please email a resume, cover letter and salary history to or mail to Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Human Resources Department, One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.  No telephone calls, please. Phipps is an equal opportunity employer.


For more information about Phipps, please visit our website:

Staffing Assistant

Support Non-Exempt, Level 10 (starting at $44,687)

Pittsburgh Public Schools employs over 4,000 individuals in various capacities to support the academic achievement and strength of character of the 25,000 students we serve. The Talent Management Team in the Human Resources Department is responsible for the recruiting and staffing functions of the organization and is committed to attracting and retaining a high-performing diverse, and talented workforce who holds high expectations for all students.

The Staffing Assistant will support an assigned group of schools and departments in meeting their human capital needs. The Staffing Assistant will provide support to hiring managers in the selection, orienting, and placement of new hires and transfers. The Staffing Assistant will be the Human Resources point of contact for assigned school-based and departmental hiring managers and new hires. The Staffing Assistant will work closely with the Recruitment Specialist as it relates to meeting school-based recruitment needs.


Candidates must be enthusiastic about the fundamental goal of advancing student achievement in an urban public school district. Candidates must be comfortable working on a team committed to better meeting the needs of our student population by increasing the racial diversity and cultural competency of our workforce. We are a hard-working team focused on results and expect the pursuit of excellence in all aspects of the organization. In addition, we are seeking candidates with:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required; Degree in human resources, management, or business preferred.
  • SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, PHR, or SPHR certification preferred.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a team player, under pressure with multiple competing deadlines, and with culturally, educationally, and racially diverse internal and external customers.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Word (Applicant Tracking Enterprise, Frontline, and PeopleSoft preferred).
  • Strong analytical skills and an aptitude for data.
  • Demonstrated project management skills, attention to detail, organized and able to meet frequent and changing deadlines.
  • Working knowledge of school system, human resource practices, federal and state employment laws and knowledge around Pennsylvania Department of Education certification requirements.
  • Ability to exercise a high degree of confidentiality, professionalism, poise, tact and diplomacy to accomplish objectives.
  • Ability to innovate, research and think creatively.
  • A capacity to solve problems, to stay organized and manage multiple priorities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

*Residency Requirements
City of Pittsburgh Residency Required

Essential Job Functions

  • Implement the staffing of various positions across assigned schools and departments including, but not limited to, teachers, counselors, social workers, secretarial/clerical employees, nurses, paraprofessionals, project assistants, project managers, substitutes, food service & plant operations workers, athletic coaches, tutors, and playground monitors.
  • Educate, consult and influence hiring managers for the purpose of ensuring human resource practices are implemented in accordance with state and federal regulations, District protocols, and collective bargaining agreements, to ensure positions are filled efficiently, in compliance, and with high-quality candidates.
  • Track and manage permanent vacancies and substitute needs in accordance with Human Resources procedures in order to meet schools’ and departmental staffing needs.
  • Coordinate the selection process, including screening applicants, preparing selection materials, scheduling and/or facilitating interviews, and vetting recommended candidates.
  • Determine and extend employment offers to recommended candidates, ensuring both candidates and hiring managers have clear expectations throughout the orientation process.
  • Ensure all pre-employment documents (e.g. clearances, health appraisal, etc.) are reviewed and tracked appropriately for each new hire.
  • Prepare selection and orientation materials for the hiring process.
  • Conduct New Employee Orientations including presenting to large groups and facilitating a high-volume document review process.
  • Deploy district substitutes to fill assignments requested by schools and departments.
  • Implement the internal transfer season and class size adjustment processes for school-based professionals and paraprofessionals.
  • Handle all staffing inquiries in a responsive, customer-focused manner, providing a comprehensive first line of information and advice.
  • Manage and organize the communications sent and received from shared HR email accounts.
  • Provide regular updates to the Coordinator of Staffing Operations regarding progress towards goals and challenges to meeting goals.
  • Participate in a departmental, team, and individual planning and goal-setting.
  • Communicate effectively and confidently at all levels, over the phone, face-to-face, and electronically.
  • Organize and maintain all systems; paper and electronic files.
  • Serve as a backup to generate ID badges in the absence of assigned Human Resources personnel.
  • Participates in meetings with unions as requested to address and resolve staffing concerns and operational processes.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

# of Jobs

Reports To Coordinator, Staffing Operations

Additional Job Information

ADA: The employer will make reasonable accommodation in compliance with the

American with Disabilities Act of 1990.