Human Resources Manager with Positive Coaching Alliance in Mountain View, CA

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About Positive Coaching Alliance 
Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) ( is a national nonprofit organization founded in the Stanford University Department of Athletics in 1998. PCA provides training to coaches, parents, youth athletes, and youth sports organization leaders on how to use the youth sports experience to teach young athletes positive character traits and to develop not only as Better Athletes, but, more importantly, as Better People!  Through partnerships with more than 3,000 schools and youth sports organizations (YSOs), PCA has conducted 20,000+ workshops for leaders, coaches, parents and athletes on using sports to teach life lessons. PCA is headquartered in Mountain View (CA), with 18 local Chapters across the United States. 

About the PCA - Human Resources Manager
We need an individual with passion for the PCA mission who will also bring a commitment of service to our employees. We need an organized, energized, and experienced Human Resource Manager with prior experience in HR and recruitment as well as a thorough understanding of HR policies and procedures. The bulk of the role will involve employee orientations, sourcing and recruiting new employees, benefits administration, compensation, and conflict resolution, and there is great opportunity for developing and refining processes and getting involved in projects. We are eager to find an HR manager who easily connects with people and has a detail-oriented mindset to handle the changing nature of our workforce.
Qualifications & Characteristics of Ideal Candidates

Duties and Responsibilities:
The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned.  Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.  We are a growing organization, distributed across the United States.  The Human Resources Manager must be flexible to assist employees across several time zones and in multiple states.  This position will report to the CFO.

— Administers company-wide human resources policies, procedures, and practices in accordance with the published Policies and Procedures, organizational objectives and federal and state legal requirements. 
— Coordinates employee benefit programs including, but not limited to, health insurance, long term disability insurance, COBRA, FMLA, and other programs.
— Reviews coverage, services, and options available from insurance and investment companies to determine programs that best meet the organization’s needs.
— Negotiates contracts with benefit plan providers, vendors and consultants.
— Reviews benefit plans for compliance with state and government regulations.
— Communicates benefit programs changes and updates.
— Responds to employees’ benefit questions, resolves problems regarding access to or payment of benefits, orients newly eligible employees, and assist with processing enrollment forms and change requests.
— Prepares and maintains human resources and employee benefits data and reports.
— Maintains updated Employee Handbook.
— Insures Intranet is kept up to date with Human Resource related documents.
— Maintains employee files.
— Manages annual performance review process.
— Provides informational reports as requested for periodic budget review.
— Manages talent acquisition process for new employees using online platforms and local networking. Includes sourcing, resume review, interviewing, hiring and on-boarding
— Keeps  job descriptions up-to-date, accurate and compliant with relevant federal, state and local laws for all positions. Adjusts job requirements in conjunction with the responsible manager.
— Insures completed references and background checks are done for all new hires.
— Assists with on-boarding process of new employees.
— Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

— Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, 5-8 years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
— Working knowledge of HR laws and regulations.
— Must have high integrity and be able to contain confidential information.
— Proficient with Microsoft Office and Google Docs. 
— Familiarity with Insperity PEO a plus.
— Ability to prepare reports and business correspondence.  
— Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.
— Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
— Self-starter and ability to take ownership of projects with minimal supervision.
— Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.
— Strong interpersonal skills.  Must be a TEAM PLAYER!
— Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels.
— Commitment to excellence and high standards.
— Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees.
— Acute attention to detail.
— Demonstrated ability to plan and organize projects.
— Ability to communicate professionally and effectively in person, on the phone, electronically, or through other means to individuals and groups.

PCA provides competitive benefits, which include:
— Medical, dental and vision
— 403(b) retirement plan
— 12 holidays a year
— 12 vacation days and 12 sick days starting first year

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Do you have prior experience working at a non-profit? YES?NO, If yes, explain

  3. Do you have prior experience recruiting and sourcing for open roles? YES?NO, If yes, explain

  4. What prior experience do you have in youth sports? Playing, coaching, etc.

  5. What makes you feel you are a good fit for PCA?

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