Senior Manager of Work Culture & Human Resources

moCa Cleveland has an opening for a full-time Senior Manager of Work Culture & Human Resources
moCa advances the visual art of our time. We challenge, inspire, and teach a wide range of audiences in order to push the boundaries of innovation, creativity and exploration through exhibitions, publications, and programming.
Position Overview:
The Senior Manager of Human Resources + Work Culture Director leads and implements HR practices that provide an employee-oriented, high-performance work culture that encourages superior quality across the organization for currently 32 employees (15 full-time; this number may vary in the future). This position is responsible for hands-on work including HR compliance and policy development, employee relations and performance management, recruiting and compensation planning, employee benefits, safety and wellness, individual growth plans, and organization-wide training programs.
Essential Duties:
  • Ensuring cross-departmental integration of moCa’s diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) initiatives, helping to plan and supervise individual and group DEIA trainings, and developing and implementing DEIA HR policies and procedures across the institution
  • Working closely with the hiring manager team, lead equitable and successful recruitment cycle efforts including job description creation/updating, talent acquisition, pre-screening and interviewing, employment verifications, employment offers, onboarding, and evaluations
  • Prepare & oversee HR-related budget (professional development funds, benefits contracts, etc)
  • Ensure compliance with applicable employment laws, reporting policies, and moCa policies
  • Collaborate with Board of Directors  HR committee regarding execution of equitable compensation programs including salary changes, classification of positions, and promotions
  • Coordinate activities related to employee relations: edits and updates to the Employee Handbook, employee grievance procedures, HR responses to employee or management concerns
  • Design, source, create, and manage professional development and work culture programs 
  • Recommend additions or changes to the benefit programs to ensure offerings are competitive in the industry (high-quality, cost-effective) and serve as a liaison for benefit vendors
  • Effectively representing both institutional and also employee concerns and needs
Required Qualifications:
  • Four-year degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Organizational Culture, or a related field from an accredited institution; Master’s degree and/or HR certification preferred
  • 5+ years professional level Human Resources experience, with some experience in benefits, plus/with 3+ years demonstrated progressive leadership experience in DEIA-related work
  • Some experience in small to mid-sized non-profit institutions (under $10M operating budget) required; arts and cultural non-profit experience preferred
Benefits Include:
Competitive salary, All FT employees are eligible for medical, dental, and vision benefits, 403(b) Savings Plan, PTO package including 12 paid holidays, Volunteer Time Off program
Candidates who excel at moCa are:
  • Lifelong learners who are inspired by and curious about contemporary art and culture
  • Committed to advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility, and anti-racism
  • Adaptive self-starters with strong time and resource management skills
To apply, email a one-page cover letter and a resume to Susan Chermonte at with the subject line "moCa Senior Manager of Work Culture & Human Resources application."