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Human Resources Manager, Academy Museum 


Job Summary:

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures will be the world's premier institution dedicated to the art and science of movies. Located on Wilshire and Fairfax in Los Angeles, the Museum will be simultaneously immersive, experimental, educational, and entertaining. More than a museum, this dynamic film center will offer unparalleled experiences and insights into movies and moviemaking.

We are looking for a Human Resources Manager to join and lead our Human Resources department in the Academy Museum. The HR Manager will partner with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) HR team to create and implement Museum policies and procedures, and promote positive staff relations to minimize risk.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures HR policies and procedures are applied consistently and comprehensively and that documentation is maintained.
  • Coaches and advises managers and staff on policies and procedures related to personnel management, providing recommendations for training or additional actions as needed.
  • Serves as point of contact for staff questions or complaints, including HR policies, benefits, reports of harassment, or other misconduct by co-workers or managers.
  • Conducts initial investigations and confers with legal counsel and AMPAS as appropriate.
  • Offers consultation, facilitation and resolution strategies for workplace issues.
  • Assists in communications between staff and managers. Assists with all of the steps in the disciplinary action process.
  • Coordinates staff social engagement and morale building activities.
  • Works directly with hiring managers to recruit, interview, select and hire staff, including developing, implementing and continuously improving a comprehensive on-boarding and Museum orientation program for new staff.
  • Manages staff exit/termination process; conducts or participates in all exit interviews.
  • Maintains and updates personnel files.
  • Assists managers in developing staff goals and systems of evaluation or measurement.
  • Advises management of changes in federal/state and local laws and regulations relating to staff and the workplace environment.
  • Works closely with the Director of Administration and Operations to budget annual departmental spending, and monitor such spending to ensure expenses are within the approved budget.
  • Establishes annual departmental goals and objectives in partnership with the Director of Administration and Operations.
  • Develops and coordinates staff recognition programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in Human Resources or related field preferred.
  • 3-5 years of experience in HR management.
  • Knowledge of best practices and methodology related to the operations of a Human Resources Department; understanding recruitment, selection, classification, compensation, employee relations, training, and labor laws.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of human resources administration; current Federal, State, and local employment law; principles of organization and management.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and high emotional intelligence to build trust and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to keep sensitive information secure and confidential.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Human Resources Manager, Academy Museum  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Open Date 2/8/2019  
Location Los Angeles  
About the Organization The Academy is the world's preeminent movie related organization, comprised of 8,000+ accomplished men and women working in cinema. We recognize and uphold excellence in the motion picture arts and sciences, inspire imagination, and connect the world through the medium of motion pictures.

EOE Statement The Academy is committed to equal opportunity in employment and to creating and valuing diversity in its workforce. Maintaining a diverse workforce is important to the Academy. The Academy enforces a strict policy that prohibits discrimination in hiring, training, compensation, promotion, transfer, or termination, whether on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation or genetic information. This includes a workplace that is free of all forms of harassment. Also, to help foster diversity, the Academy uses programs that ensure fairness of opportunity, pay, and growth to all applicants and employees. Every employee of the Academy is required to follow this policy and to preserve the Academy’s commitment to diversity.  

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