Human Resources Manager

Position Purpose:

The Human Resources Manager assists in managing the Human Resources function. This position will develop, administer, contribute to and/or coordinate a variety of Human Resources activities.

Responsibility Level:

The Human Resources Manager reports directly to the Vice President for Human Resources (VP for HR).

Essential Functions:

  • Partners with VP for HR on Assists in designing and implementing training initiatives to improve leadership effectiveness, team building and employee development.
  • Partners with hiring managers on full-cycle recruitment of line staff and temporary support including crafting of job descriptions, position postings, resume reviews, interviews, offers, and planning of onboarding activities.
  • Partners with managers to assists in evaluation of team performance, training needs, and team effectiveness. Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements to enable managers to achieve their goals for the organization.
  • Partners with VP for HR on development and deployment of MCF’s DEI strategy and learning priorities.
  • Conducts new employee orientation to ensure employees gain an understanding of the organization, benefit plans and enrollment provisions. Responsible for updating all onboarding content through partnerships with functional leads.
  • Develops, maintains, and revises staff job descriptions as needed by the organization; maintains organizational chart. Completes and responds to external compensation and benefit survey requests.
  • Ensures compliance with federal and state regulations. Keeps management advised of potential issues and recommends/implements solutions as appropriate.
  • Compiles/prepares routine and ad hoc reports on ADP database. Trains and educates staff regarding various HRIS modules (i.e. self-service, performance, time & attendance).
  • Creates and maintains employee files and ensures file are current; routinely files employee paperwork in required files.
  • Oversees the administration of health and welfare plans including enrollments and terminations. Processes required data/documents through the HRIS and insurance providers to ensure accurate record keeping and proper deductions. Educates employees, dependents and applicants regarding plan provisions. Coordinates COBRA, FSA and voluntary benefit plans.
  • Manages the open enrollment process by arranging for representation of plan providers, coordinating the distribution of materials from carriers, and communicating plan changes to employees. Conducts employee presentations, as needed.
  • Acts as a resource for payroll staff to ensure compliance with laws, and HR and benefit policies. Prepares staff compensation changes. Completes relevant industry compensation and benefit surveys.
  • Coordinates administration of workers compensation, income replacement compensation (short term disability, Paid Family Leave), and unemployment claims.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Performance Standards:

The Human Resources Manager will be evaluated by the Vice President for Human Resources on his or her ability to perform the essential functions of the position, the ability to utilize the skill qualifications described below; the ability to meet annual individual and departmental goals; and the ability to complete job duties in a professional, cooperative, and timely manner. The incumbent will also be evaluated on her/his communication skills and professional interactions with staff, trustees and community members, as well as, the ability to listen carefully, think critically, and understand issues.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • B.A./B.S. degree preferred or A.A. degree in a related field of study and 3 years of additional work experience as described in the essential functions of the job description
  • Seven years of progressive human resource experience; two years of recent California experience performing the duties previously described.
  • High level of emotional intelligence, personal and professional integrity, and ethics.
  • Proficient writing, editing and proofreading skills with the ability to gather and organize information appropriately
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel), and the ability to effectively utilize proprietary software.
  • Strong planning and implementation skills; research and synthesizing abilities.
  • Excellent ability to prioritize, organize, and manage multiple competing assignments and responsibilities.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills (listening, interpersonal, oral, and written).
  • A high degree of professionalism, confidence and flexibility that allows the incumbent to work collaboratively and effectively with clients and colleagues of diverse backgrounds.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work well in a team environment. Ability to develop and maintain a good working relationship with the Foundation staff, members of the community, elected officials, the media, colleagues in other foundations, and members of the nonprofit sector.
  • Interest in philanthropy and the non-profit community.

Salary Range: TBD

If interested, please send resume and letter to Saúl Macias, VP for Human Resources

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