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Associate Director of Human Resources

  • Full Time
  • Becket, MA
  • $60,000 - $75,000 USD / Year
  • Salary: $60,000 - $75,000

Website Jacob's Pillow

The Associate Director of Human Resources is a trusted thought partner to Executive Leadership and reports to the Director of Strategic Initiatives, People, and Culture as a crucial member of Jacobs Pillow’s team, the Associate Director of Human Resources will be joining the organization as it concludes its successful 90th Anniversary Season which marked its return to a full program of in-person performances and events.

With this return to robust live programming, Jacob’s Pillow seeks a dynamic and seasoned HR professional with a sophisticated, people and culture oriented knowledge of current best practices. This leader should be fluent in translating human-centered values into policy and action, with a deep background in recruitment strategy and practice. Additional strengths include being highly skilled at counseling and resolving employee workplace issues, a strong understanding of employment law, and a depth of experience overseeing HR systems and operations. As Jacob’s Pillow is staffed by a full time and seasonal team working alongside interns, the Associate Director of Human Resources should bring experience working in a complex, multi-dimensional workplace, an authentic passion for mentoring and supervising emerging professionals as well as a keen ability to oversee employee relations for a staff that represents a wide spectrum of experience, work styles, and settings, i.e., from administrative to production spaces and from in-person to remote workers. The Associate Director of Human Resources must also bring an awareness and sensitivity to issues of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access (IDEA) and a desire to work on behalf of systems change in the overall arts ecology in our country. This is an ideal opportunity for a seasoned human resources generalist who is drawn to developing a comprehensive approach to people and culture to co-create a thriving and productive work environment for all, and is savvy in using tools for recruitment.

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