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Human Resources Manager

Penland School of Craft
Bakersville, North Carolina 28765
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The Human Resources (HR) manager supports and advocates for the staff experience at Penland School of Craft, the largest non-academic craft school in the United States. This position works across the organization to support the full staff cycle, which includes: staffing, compensation, benefits, communication, evaluation, training, recognition and transitions. The HR Manager serves as a strategic partner to leadership and acts as a voice for staff in organizational processes while also managing the administrative portion of the human resources function.

This position is a year-round, full-time, benefits-eligible, exempt, salaried position. The HR Manager reports to the Executive Director. See the full job description at https://penland.org/about/jobs-internships/.

To Apply

Penland School of Craft believes that diversity and inclusion are essential to fulfilling its mission. We want to inspire and nurture the human spirit, and we value the perspectives and contributions of all people. We want the Penland experience to include varied ideas, world views, and personal characteristics. Penland is committed to being a community that welcomes and respects everyone regardless of age, ability, ethnicity, race, religion, philosophical or political beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, nationality, geographic origin, and socioeconomic status. We are committed to providing an environment free of discrimination.

The position will remain open until filled, however, the initial review of applications will consist of applications received by December 9, 2019. Scheduled start date is February 2020. Send cover letter addressing relevant experience and interest in the position, resume, the names and contact information for 3 references in one pdf document to Rachel Smith, Executive Assistant, at employment@penland.org.

Penland School of Craft is an international center for craft education offering residential workshops, residencies, community education programs, and exhibitions. Located on 420 acres in the NC Mountains, Penland has 16 teaching studios and a total of 58 historic and contemporary buildings. Penland School of Craft is an equal opportunity employer with a staff of 68. Penland operates with a $42 million endowment and an annual operating budget of $6.7 million. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.


This position requires strong communication and listening skills that exemplify the Penland spirit of generosity. The individual must have a high level of interpersonal skills (written and oral) to handle sensitive and confidential situations. This position must have an uncanny ability to execute mature judgment and resolve conflicts. Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) or equivalent from a four-year college or university; or three - five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. PHR certification preferred. Strong knowledge and technical fluency in Microsoft Office Suite, GSuite, budgeting and database management.


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Posted: 2019-11-13 Expires: 2019-12-13

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