This positions is now CLOSED.

Title: Associate Director of Human Resources & Compliance
Position: Department of Administration
Type of Position: Full Time
Reports to: Executive Director


The Associate Director of Human Resources and Compliance will be responsible for the administration of the human resources policies, procedures, and programs in in the following functional areas: employee relations, training and development, benefits, compensation, organizational development, and employment.  The position creates and leads human resources and compliance practices that provide an employee-oriented, high-performance culture based on the mission of the Museum. The Associate Director will partner with the executive management to identify talent gaps and to address the needs of departments.


Essential Functions:

  • Manage human resources operations by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, coaching, counseling, disciplining, and terminating staff
  • Counsel and advise staff on work related issues including providing guidance and direction to management team and employees on human resources related topics.
  • Create and implement a competitive compensation package for employees
  • Schedule and manage the annual performance evaluation process and maintain those records
  • Communicate and ensure compliance and constancy with office practices and compliance with all employment related laws
  • Manage Workers Compensation process
  • Work with key stakeholders to build a collaborative work environment
  • Research and recommend relevant insurance products
  • Other duties as assigned


Skills & Requirements:

  • SPHR/PHR/CA required; Bachelor’s degree with major course work in human resources or related field; Minimum five years of Human Resources experience, including two years of management, preferably in a nonprofit institution
  • Candidate must have strong knowledge of all Federal and State (California) employment Laws, including Wage and Hour, Compensation, performance management, recruiting, benefits including 403(b) oversight and administration, leaves, employee engagement and excellent judgement.
  • Candidate must have ability to resolve problems in a collaborative fashion, maintain confidentiality and sensitivity working with a diverse work force.


Position open for application: through July 16, 2018


If interested, please submit cover letter and resume to:  or submit to The San Diego Museum of Art, Human Resources, P.O. Box 122107, San Diego, CA  92112.


The San Diego Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in the hiring of personnel on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, age, Vietnam Era Veteran or disabled veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected status by law.