The DuSable Museum of African American History located in the historic Hyde Park area of Chicago at 740 East 56th Place (57th Street and South Cottage Grove Avenue) in Washington Park unites art, history and culture. Founded in 1961 by teacher and art historian Dr. Margaret Burroughs and other leading Chicago citizens, the DuSable Museum is one of the few independent institutions of its kind in the United States. The Museum was developed to preserve and interpret experiences and achievements of people of African descent. The Museum is dedicated to the collection, documentation, preservation and study of the history and culture of Africans and African Americans. The DuSable Museum is proud of its diverse holdings that number more than 15,000 pieces and include paintings, sculpture, print works and historical memorabilia. Special exhibitions, workshops and lectures are featured to highlight works by particular artists, historical events or collections on loan from individuals or institutions.
Daily job duties of human resources specialists include:
Preparing or updating employment records related to hiring, transferring, promoting, and terminating
Explaining human resources policies, procedures, laws, and standards to new and existing employees
Ensuring new hire paperwork is completed and processed
Informing job applicants of job duties, responsibilities, benefits, schedules, working conditions, promotion opportunities, etc.
Addressing any employment relations issues, such as work complaints and harassment allegations
Processing all personnel action forms and ensuring proper approval
Overseeing hiring process, which includes coordinating job posts, reviewing resumes, and performing reference checks
Workforce Planning and Employment
Implementing the organization’s recruiting strategy
Administering pre-employment tests
Assisting with completing background investigations
Processing transfers, promotions, and terminations
Conducting training sessions
Administering on-the-job training programs
Evaluating the effectiveness of training programs
Maintaining records of employee participation in all training and development programs
Analyzing job duties
Writing job descriptions
Performing job evaluations and job analyses
Conducting and analyzing compensation surveys
Employee and Labor Relations (union environments)
Interpreting union contracts
Helping to negotiate collective bargaining agreements
Advising supervisors on union contract interpretation
Employee and Labor Relations (non-union environments)
Assisting with processing employee grievances
Overseeing engagement programs and other employee relations work
Developing and administering health and safety programs
Conducting safety inspections
Maintaining accident records
Preparing government reports as to remain in compliance
HOW TO APPLY:
Please email resume, cover letter, references and salary requirements (current or most recent salary acceptable) to Patricia Martin, firstname.lastname@example.org with “HR Specialist Search” as the subject. We will contact only those candidates whose professional experience meets our requirements. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
The DuSable Museum of African American History is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Experience required a minimum of 3 years with a Bachelor Degree in Human Resource Management
Salary range is depending upon education, previous job experience
Internal Number: 8476509816
About DuSable Museum of African American History
The DuSable Museum of African American History is one of the oldest institutions of its kind in the country. Our mission is to collect, preserve and display artifacts and objects that promote understanding and inspire appreciation of the achievements, contributions and experiences of African Americans through exhibits, programs and activities that illustrate African and African American history, culture and art.
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