Human Resources Manager (3478) Temporary / Full Time
Company: Lutheran Services Florida
Location: Pinellas Park
Posted on: January 7, 2021
Temporary / Full Time Human Resource Manager
Pinellas Head Start / Early Head Start
Located in Largo, FL
Lutheran Services Florida (LSF) envisions a world where children
are safe, families are strong and communities are vibrant.
Since 1982, Lutheran Services Florida has been providing and
sharing solutions to protect Florida's most vulnerable. Today, we
are one of the largest nonprofits in Florida touching 1 in 50
Floridians with a wide range of services, including:
early childhood education
refugee and immigration
mental health and substance abuse
LSF is looking for a talented Human Resource Manager who wants to
make an impact in the lives of others.
Purpose & Impact
The purpose of the Human Resource Manager position serves a dual
purpose. This position provides on-site HR support within the
designated program and supports the Head Start VP of Human
Resources & Org Development in other state-wide Head Start HR
initiatives. In addition, this position provides day-to-day, onsite
HR-related support to the Head Start Executive Director in
fulfilling the objectives of the Head Start Grant. Participates in
the HS/EHS Quality Assurance efforts.
A Day in the Life of a Human Resource Manager
Responsible for all recruiting activities in the assigned Head
Start site to attract and retain the most qualified candidates.
Posts positions, reviews selection documentation received from
hiring officials, and ensures appropriate documents are submitted
to the Policy Council for approval of new
Ensures all required screenings are completed prior to hire.
Conducts new employee orientation and timely processes new employee
paperwork. Responsible for forwarding all completed original new
hire paperwork, including signed Personnel Action Forms to LSF HR
in a timely manner.
Responsible for set up and ongoing maintenance of Program personnel
files. Also responsible for duplicating necessary documents for
Center Directors' on site files.
Assists in the development and implementation of HR compliance
training programs, including but not limited to EEO, OSHA, FLSA,
Ensures employee data is entered into various data bases and tracks
employee credentials, physicals, TB screenings and background
screening renewals. Notifies employees and managers of expiration
dates and schedules 5-year background re-screenings.
Conduct research into HR issues and make recommendations as
Advises managers about employee relations practices to ensure
compliance with LSF and HS policies.
Consults with the Head Start VP HR & Org Development to provide
prompt and effective resolution of employee relations issues.
Refers complex situations to the Head Start VP HR & Org Development
and/or HR Vice President for guidance and policy
Ensures compliance in HR areas and participates in the performance
management program by providing data as requested.
Responsible for ensuring that all required Federal, State and local
notices and Workers' Compensation notices are posted in all HS/EHS
sites and are updated when needed.
Assists Head Start Executive Director with implementing Human
Resource procedures according to LSF policies, Head Start Policies,
the Head Start Performance Standards and the Head Start Act.
Ensures new and existing employee information is provided to site
supervisors to complete site licensing requirements.
Provides daily supervision to HR Coordinator or other subordinates
as assigned. Provides input for performance appraisal and makes
recommendation to Head Start VP HR & Org Development for
professional development opportunities. Ensures that all
confidential information remains secure and discarded/expired items
May assist with the performance appraisal process in accordance
with LSF and HS/EHS policies and procedures.
Maintains strict confidentiality with respect to HS/EHS children,
families and staff in accordance with established policies and
Assists employees with online benefits enrollment as needed.
Assists supervisors in reporting work-related injuries and workers'
compensation follow-up in conjunction with LSF HR staff.
Assists employees and supervisors on FMLA requests in conjunction
with LSF HR staff.
Assists LSF HR staff in replying to Unemployment Compensation
requests as needed.
Provides supervisors with reports, forms and documentation as
Assists Head Start VP HR & Org Development with special
assignments, research and data collection related to Human
Maintains positive working relationships and facilitates
communication with all areas supervised by the HS/EHS Director and
with Central Office staff.
Attends all workshops and meetings as deemed necessary by
Attends all required staff and parent meetings and activities.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Reasonable accommodation may be made for otherwise qualified
persons with disabilities.
Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or
university in Human Resources, Business Administration with
concentration in Human Resources, or related field. Professional in
Human Resources (PHR) preferred.
Experience: Five years of experience in Human Resources
administration, with an emphasis on recruitment, staffing and
records compliance. Head Start experience is helpful. Bilingual
preferred: English/Spanish or English and other languages present
in the local area.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of and intermediate skills in Microsoft Office Suite
including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
Knowledge of HS/EHS philosophy, goals and applicable
Knowledge of internet based database, email to scan and transmit
Basic math skills needed to calculate figures and amounts such as
discounts, percentages and
Ability to collect, organize and evaluate data and develop logical
conclusions. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in
Ability to speak before groups of individuals.
Ability to write reports and business correspondence
Ability to handle confidential information.
Ability to use a computer and related software.
Ability to produce and interpret graphs, charts, spreadsheets and
other mathematical reports.
Ability to follow established procedures.
Ability to work effectively with others.
Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.
Ability to be available for weekend and evening meetings as well as
social and community
Ability to manage numerous tasks, possess good organizational
skills, communicate effectively with co-workers and the public, and
work collaboratively in a team environment.
Exceptional organization skills and attention to detail are
required and the candidate must be able to meet designated
Why work for LSF?
Ability to Make an Impact in Multiple Areas
LSF offers several programs, spanning across a wide range of
populations in need. This gives our team members an opportunity to
learn and potentially work in programs outside of their direct
area. Either way, members of the LSF family will play a part in
transforming the lives of those in need.
A career at LSF means working and learning alongside talented
professionals in a dynamic and inclusive environment. The values of
our organization - OPEN-MINDED, COMPASSIONATE, GENEROUS, VISIONARY
and HONESTY - drives each one of us.
People working at Lutheran Services Florida treat each other like
family. Whether you work on the front lines or work in an office,
you share a common bond that is felt throughout the
Because of the variety of programs we offer throughout Florida,
team members have the option to explore areas of interest in other
programs or grow within their existing program/department.
Amazing benefits package including:
Medical, dental and vision
Teledoc (24/7 access to doctors via phone and video)
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Employer paid life insurance (1X salary), AD&D
Health and dependent care FSA
Generous PTO policy
403(b) Retirement plan with 3% discretionary employer match
LifeMart Employee Discount Program
Additional Voluntary Benefits
Group life insurance
Accident, critical illness/Cancer and hospital policy
Legal Shield coverage
Lutheran Services Florida is an equal opportunity employer and a
drug free workplace.
Lutheran Services Florida Children & Head Start Services
2210 Tall Pines Drive Suite 220 Largo, FL 33771
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