Dayton Art Institute seeks a Human Resource Generalist.

The Dayton Art Institute (DAI) seeks a talented and innovative diverse pool of applicants for the Human Resource Generalist position. Reporting to the Human Resource/Administration Director, the Human Resource Generalist manages the day-to-day operations of the Administration office and serves in a broad HR capacity supporting the full talent life cycle of the employee experience including but not limited to, management of the recruitment, interview, hiring and onboarding process, benefit administration, payroll, enforcement of company policies and practices, employment law compliance as well as a wide range of employee relation tasks and special projects. The HR Generalist also provides support toward the recruitment, onboarding and engagement of our growing community of volunteers.

As a key member of the Administrative division, the Generalist plays a critical role in advancing the museum’s inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility strategies internally and externally and must be a key contributor in achieving the museum’s institutional initiatives. This position requires an extremely perceptive person who can relate to individuals at all levels of the organization.

This is a full-time hybrid position based on a 40+ hour workweek. While the ability to work a hybrid flexible schedule is provided, the base schedule is Monday through Friday. Evening and weekend hours will be required, but typically known in advance. Work schedules may vary as workflow requires.

Education and/or Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree; two to four years of HR administrative support experience; or any similar combination of education and experience
  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the museum’s HRIS, talent and volunteer management systems - Payroll/HRIS System (Paycor), Applicant Tracking Systems (Paycor Recruiting), Benefits Administration platform (Employee Navigator), and/or similar HRIS preferred.
  • Experience maintaining a high level of confidentiality required
  • Knowledge of American Sign Language and/or multilingual a plus.

Competencies, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to assess talent and work with museum staff to understand the skills, knowledge, and abilities necessary to perform a role
  • A collaborative team player with highly developed interpersonal skills who can relate to diverse internal and external audiences, a variety of personalities, and passion for inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility
  • High initiative, integrity, and strong work ethics
  • Excellent strategic thinking, time management, organizational and creative problem-solving skills required
  • Exceptional project management, written, and verbal skills with a demonstrated ability to present effective and compelling messages to individuals, groups, and to the public
  • This position routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, laptops, iPad, photocopiers, and smartphones. Intermediate to Advanced Microsoft Office Suite computer skills, email, calendar software application and social media experience required.

Salary range: $45,000-$55,000

Job classification: Full-time

To apply: Click this link to apply. For full consideration, please submit a cover letter including salary requirements and resume.

All offers of employment are contingent upon a drug, nicotine and tobacco screen and a background check that includes a review of conviction history. A conviction does not automatically preclude museum employment. The DAI considers conviction information on a case-by-case basis and assesses the nature of the offense, the circumstances surrounding it, the proximity in time of the conviction, and its relevance to the position.

All final candidates for employment must comply with the Dayton Art Institute COVID-19 vaccination requirements.

Submission Deadline: This job link will remain open until the first interview phase is complete or until a satisfactory number of qualified candidates have been identified.

General Information: Dayton Art Institute is a smoke, nicotine, and tobacco free workplace. To improve the overall health of the workforce and while reducing health care benefit costs, the Dayton Art Institute has enhanced its Nicotine/Tobacco Free Workplace Policy to no longer hire nicotine/tobacco users. The use of any nicotine products including cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco, e-cigarettes and any other products containing nicotine and/or other nicotine products that are not approved by the Federal Drug Administration for tobacco cessation are prohibited. The use of electronic smoking devices (also known as electronic cigarettes or “e-cigarettes”) is prohibited in any place where smoking of tobacco products is prohibited.

Calls and emails regarding the status of your application materials will not be accepted. Due to the high volume of submissions generally received, DAI contacts only a small percentage of applicants. Therefore, if there is interest in discussing this position with you, someone on staff will contact you via email.


Posted: December 13, 2022

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