Human Resources Manager [Job Posting]

Are you ready to join an exciting and highly recognized not for profit association?  As an American Camp Association employee, you will build lasting relationships with members, helping to spread the benefits of Camp every day.

The American Camp Association® (ACA) is a national nonprofit organization serving the more than 15,000 year-round and summer camps in the US that annually serve 26 million campers. ACA is committed to collaborating with those who believe in quality camp and outdoor experiences for children, youth, and adults and to expanding the reach, the relevance, and equitable access to camp experiences for all.

ACA provides professional development, evidence-based education, public relations, research, and advocacy to the field of camp and is the only independent national accrediting body for the organized camp experience. ACA accredits more than 2,400 diverse US camps. ACA Accreditation provides public evidence of a camp's voluntary commitment to the health, safety, risk management, and overall well-being of campers and staff.

Are you ready to join an exciting and highly recognized not for profit association?  As an American Camp Association employee, you will build lasting relationships with members, helping to spread the benefits of Camp every day.

We are looking for a part time Human Resources Manager.  Someone who is driven to go above and beyond.  You must be comfortable managing a HR team of one.

Duties and responsibilities crucial to success in this role:

  • Planning, implementing, and evaluating human resources policies, programs, and practices.
  • Following all legal requirements in human resource processes
  • Preparing reports, maintaining records and databases.
  • Managing all hiring, retention and termination procedures
  • Assisting with projects as they pertain to human resources
  • Lead the Staff Connections team. 
  • Maintain employee files; assures consistent implementation of HR Procedures Manual; maintaining employee demographics and turnover analysis; processing HR forms/requests and assures proper approvals are obtained; oversee the hiring process; prepares new hire paperwork; maintains the Personnel Manual in the corporate documents and works with the President/CEO or designee when new policies need to be created or current policies need to be updated; ensures that the President/CEO approves the personnel policies and  dissemination of new Personnel Manuals to all staff with a manual receipt signed off by staff and maintained in employee electronic file.
  • Assisting the Executive Leadership Team and Team Leaders in preparation of the annual performance review process; maintaining updated employee goals and job descriptions; prepares employee communications, outlines timeline, and establishes due dates.
  • Develop and maintain the HR Procedures manual with approved policies and procedures for staffing, recruiting, hiring, orientation, performance, staff development, grievances, and termination; ensures policies and procedures are in compliance with federal and state employment laws. Proactively searching for opportunities to increase awareness and support of diversity and representation at ACA. 
  • Assists with benefit design and implementation. Enrolls employees in elected benefits, including health, dental, vision, life insurance, Long-term and Short-term disability, pension plan and COBRA using HRIS. 
  • Administers the payroll function including, collecting and entering data; tracking exemptions, deductions, and vacation/sick/personal hours; works with third party vendor to determine payroll liabilities; resolves discrepancies; ensures compliance with all relevant payroll regulations and laws; and provides appropriate reports. 
  • Ensures all calls and emails are responded to in a timely and professional manner. Attends company All Staff Meetings.

Must have qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or relevant degree
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience working in Human Resources.
  • Knowledgeable of employment laws: FLSA, EEO, ADA, ERISA, NLRA and others in multiple states
  • High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation.
  • Sound judgment; ability to professionally respond to employee requests; ability to identify when the executive committee involvement is required before responding or taking action.
  • Experience with payroll processing and administration software (Paycor a plus).
  • Ability to regularly work within the ACA’s normal hours of operation of 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday

This is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

If this fits you, please forward cover letter and resume to  No phone calls please.

The American Camp Association celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, or other employment practices for reasons of age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetics, or any other non-job-related factor. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

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