Company Description: Berkshire County Head Start is a non-profit organization that provides early childhood education and care. Our organization offers a half-day pre-school program in 6 sites throughout Berkshire County. In North Adams, Pittsfield and Great Barrington we also provide full-day child care services for families while they work, go to school, or look for employment.
Human Resource Manager
To Commensurate With Experience
PHR or SPHR Certification - Preference: Preferred
Berkshire County Head Start is a comprehensive early childhood program providing education, health and special education services to children and their families. We have 125 staff and service all of Berkshire County with sites in Great Barrington, Lee, Becket, Pittsfield, and North Adams.
We are currently searching for an experienced Human Resource Manager to work onsite at our Meadow Lane office in Pittsfield. Successful candidates will have effective verbal and written communication skills, ability to build relationships with people and credibility with employees as someone committed to their success and well-being, keep a pulse on employee relations, improve employee engagement and build strategic plans as part of a team. Candidates must have a strong understanding of employment laws and human resource systems to monitor agency practices and ensure compliance with regulation. The ability to work in a fast paced environment with strong attention to detail is essential.
Ability to juggle multiple projects with superb accuracy
Strong administrative skills
Exceptional interpersonal skills, over the phone and in person
Strong sense of urgency and problem solving skills
Demonstrated ability to resolve conflicts through positive and professional mediation
Demonstrated experience handling workplace investigations, disciplinary and termination procedures
Experience working with employee benefits
Ability to promote a strong focus on safety/agency culture development
Bachelor's Degree in related discipline required
Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification (SPHR preferred)
Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred
Must be computer savvy and proficient in Microsoft Office
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Salary depends on degree.
Berkshire County Head Start is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.