Reporting directly to the President and CEO, the Human Resources Manager will lead and direct the day-to-day routine functions of Human Resources (HR) for the Museum. The HR Manager will develop and recommend policies to ensure best practices, nonprofit integrity, and ethics in accordance with legal statutes and current standards of the field.


  • Provide support and guidance in hiring and interviewing staff, recruitment plans, and interview schedules; hiring of qualified job applicants; staff retention; employee relations questions and issues; investigating allegations of wrongdoing; and terminations, all in accordance with HR methodologies and labor laws.
  • Review and post advertisements for job openings and prepare new-hire offer letters; onboard all new staff members.
  • Manage staff time sheets and time-off requests using the Replicon cloud time tracking application.
  • Process Museum bi-weekly payroll.
  • Manage Performance Management System, monitoring progress at six months and annual completion.
  • Maintain all personnel files and paperwork relative to employee matters such as hires, promotions, transfers, performance reviews, insurance, and terminations.
  • Prepare employee separation notices and related documentation, and conduct exit interviews.
  • Suggest changes in policies and procedures based on employee and Museum needs.
  • Advise senior staff of Museum policy regarding equal employment opportunities, compensation, and employee benefits to ensure continual excellence in Museum personnel matters.
  • Working with benefits broker, annually review medical, dental, vision, workers’ compensation, and disability plans; monitor costs and present to President for review and approval. Communicate and process annual open enrollment period.
  • Working with President and Trustees, update Employee Handbook and complete salary analysis as appropriate, incorporating Museum by-laws and all applicable federal, state, and local laws.
  • Monitor compliance with state-required clearances of all new hires, track expiration dates of staff clearances, and manage renewal.
  • Maintain compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations; review policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Maintain knowledge of trends, best practices, and new technologies in human resources and talent management.
  • Maintain Museum information bulletin board for legal employment notices.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Zoom meetings, and social-media platforms.
  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the time-keeping program Replicon cloud time tracking application.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required.
  • 3+ of human resource management experience.
  • 3+ years of experience in talent management, performance management, and/or employee relations.
  • 3+ years of experience in a nonprofit or small organization as the sole HR professional.
  • PHR or SHRM-CP certification is preferred.


  • Approximately 20-25 hours a week. Flexible schedule with some at-home hours available. Hybrid workplace. Typically weekdays.

Salary range:
$23.00 – $27.00 per hour


  • Employee assistance program
  • Pro-rated Paid time off

The Allentown Art Museum is committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, and disability.