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The Role:

The Human Resources (HR) Manager will report directly to the VP of Finance & HR and lead and direct the routine functions of the Human Resources (HR) department including partnering with Talent in the hiring and interviewing staff; administering pay, benefits, and leave, and enforcing company policies and practices. 


VFA HR Department Mission Statement: 

Human resources department believes that our Team is the most valuable resource VFA has to accomplish our mission and they will be treated as such, by ensuring a diverse, inclusive and equitable work environment.  We will provide catalytic leadership to enable all VFA Team members to contribute at optimum levels toward the success of VFA and to take satisfaction in performing their work.


Payroll & Benefits and Employee Relations

  • Performs accurate and timely payroll processing.

  • Manages the onboarding of new employees to and the offboarding of departing employees.

  • Ensure that our benefits partners have timely and accurate data and that we are in compliance with all of their requirements.

  • Manages processing of leave (parental, COVID FMLA, etc).

  • Tracks team usage of PTO/vacation, stick leave, professional development stipends, and other benefits and reports to management to ensure the team is making the most of these offerings.

  • Analyzes trend and complete market analysis in compensation and benefits.

HRIS & Talent systems Management

  • Maintains timely and accurate employee data in VFA’s HRIS, Trinet.

  • Own and maintain the VFA’s talent management system, 15Five, and timeline for employee reviews and OKR setting.

HR Operations

  • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations.

  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.

  • Be a champion of our culture, helping the team understand and live our core values through effective programs that promote morale while achieving our organizational goals.


Organizational Culture & Team Engagement 

  • Design, manage, and implement a robust slate of inclusive team engagement opportunities

  • Ensure that VFA recognizes Team members’ important professional milestones.

  • Collaborate with the VP of Finance and HR and COO to maintain up to date onboarding content and to execute programming.

  • Report to the Senior Leadership Team on outcomes of programming. 

  • Be a champion of our culture, helping the team understand and live our core values through effective programs that promote morale while achieving our organizational goals.


The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.

  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.

  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organizations HRIS and talent management systems.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required.

  • A minimum of three years of human resource management experience preferred.

  • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP or ability to obtain certification within 12 months of employment -  highly desired (VFA provides a professional development stipend that may be used toward certifications).

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