Manager of Human Resources


The Morgan Library & Museum invites applications for the position of Manager of Human Resources. This position, generalist in format, administers the Morgan’s employee benefits and leave programs and works with the Director of Human Resources on hiring and employee relations. Other ongoing activities include employee data maintenance, regulatory compliance and reporting, payroll processing, and coordination of the annual performance management process. This position reports to the Director of Human Resources.

The Manager of Human Resources plays a key role in the Morgan’s three-person Human Resources team, which through its work develops and promotes programs to support the Morgan’s Diversity, Equity, Access, and Inclusion (DEAI) goals. This position also supports a comprehensive new strategic plan that will guide the Morgan’s work for the next five years. The department supports a population of some 250 employees, interns, fellows, and volunteers.

The Morgan Library & Museum is committed to diversity and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least five to seven years of relevant professional-level experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in a museum, arts/cultural organization and/or non-profit agency a plus
  • Broad knowledge of human resources concepts, practices, legislation, and procedures Experience with, and interest in, organizational DEAI (Diversity, Equity, Access, and Inclusion) work
  • Excellent interpersonal skills: outgoing, ability to communicate clearly and effectively with diverse groups
  • Ability to exercise judgment in building relationships across all organizational levels and functions
  • Orientation toward (a) customer service and (b) collaborative work
  • Ability to develop and interpret policies and procedures, reviewing and recommending changes when warranted
  • Strong written communication skills; excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines; flexible in dealing with changes in approach and deliverables
  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Familiarity with one or more payroll systems; experience in transitioning to a new HRIS system is a plus
  • Knowledge of, and skill in researching, listservs, websites, and platforms that may be useful for job postings
  • SHRM Certification or other relevant advanced degree or HR certification is a plus

Annual salary $81,000 to $94,000. Excellent benefits.

To apply: 

Interested applicants should e-mail cover letter with salary requirements and resume to:

Qualified candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for the position using the e-mail address indicated above.

The Morgan Library & Museum receives many applications and inquiries for employment. Unfortunately, we are not able to respond to all of them. Due to the high volume of applicants, we can contact only those candidates whose skills and background best fit our needs.

Important to note:

Vaccination Requirement
To ensure the overall health and safety of the Morgan Library & Museum campus, all staff of the Morgan are required to be fully vaccinated and have received booster vaccines against the virus that causes COVID-19, absent qualifying exemptions for medical, religious, or other reasons in accordance with applicable laws.

EEO Statement
The Morgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to complying with all federal, state, and local equal employment opportunity laws. The Morgan provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.