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Human Resources Manager

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Location: Hartford, CT
Job Status: Full Time
Posted/Updated: 06-12-2017

Job Description:

The Hartford Yard Goats, AA Affiliate of the Colorado Rockies, have moved in to a brand new, state-of-the-art stadium in Downtown Hartford. Dunkin’ Donuts Park features a 360 degree Concourse, a 7,000 square foot Stadium Club, Skybox AND Field-Level Suites, located in the HEART of a fun, youthful & vibrant city!


The Human Resources Manager is responsible for managing, developing and maintaining all areas of the human resources function as well as providing support and guidance to employees and managers on various human resources issues. This position will work closely with upper management in developing, implementing, and evaluating ongoing HR policies, programs, functions, and activities. The role will also oversee the company benefits program and needs to stay current on all related government policies.

This position must be able to interface with all levels of the organization including employees, internal department managers and external contacts in a timely and efficient manner. The Human Resources Manager must provide exceptional customer service on a daily basis.


-Create, develop and maintain company human resources guidelines, process and procedures that meet the company’s needs and that are compliant with current legislation. This includes recruitment, selection, development, employment practices and procedures, employee communications and employee events. Ensures compliance by all company employees.
-Provide leadership in recruitment by developing the most creative and cost-effective ways of generating high quality candidates
-Serve as an internal consultant to managers and employees on personnel issues that affect performance, business goals and relationships.
-Advise managers to ensure company compliance with all laws related to employment, compensation, training, benefits
-Work with Group Compensation and Benefits Manager to negotiate annual health and welfare plans and keeps records of benefit plans and 401K plan participation.
-Administer benefits programs such as Life, health, dental insurance, 401K plans, vacation, sick leave, and leave of absence.
-Working closely with managers to understand departmental recruitment needs; advising on job description drafting and approval
-Coordinate performance management and development initiatives with managers to ensure continued growth for all employees in support of business objectives
-Coordinate staff training when necessary
-Create and manage employee recognition program
-Manage intern program, build relationships with local schools and recruit strong candidates
-Other duties as assigned


-A Bachelor’s degree in business, HR or related field
-A minimum of 4-6 years’ experience providing HR support
-At least 3 years in a Generalist role
-Must be knowledgeable and stay current on employment law, benefits and corporate responsibilities
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, including ability to resolve disputes and observe confidentially
-Extensive experience in human resources or a related field
-Ability to meet deadlines; accomplish work in order of priority; professionally maintain composure and effectiveness under pressure and changing conditions
-Ability to learn new duties and adjust to new situations encountered on the job within a reasonable amount of time
-Ability to negotiate conflict and maintain constructive working relationships with people at all levels of the organization (both internal and external)
-Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, as necessary

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