The Newark Museum of Art, located in New Jersey, is the state’s largest museum. It holds fine collections of American art, decorative arts, contemporary art, and arts of Asia, Africa, the Americas, and the ancient world. Its extensive collections of American art include works by Hiram Powers, Thomas Cole, John Singer Sargent, Albert Bierstadt, Frederick Church, Childe Hassam, Mary Cassatt, Edward Hopper, Georgia O'Keeffe, Joseph Stella, Tony Smith and Frank Stella.
Reporting to the CEO, the Director of HR manages and guides the overall human resources programs for the Museum in the following major areas: HR compliance and policy development, benefits and pension programs, labor relations and negotiation, employee relations, performance management, organization- wide training programs, compensation, recruiting, employee safety, welfare, and wellness. The Director of HR is responsible for overseeing the Museum’s recruitment strategies, diversity and inclusion programs, and payroll processing. This position is a working director level position that requires a proactive, hands-on approach and interfaces with all levels of staff, including those represented by a bargaining unit. This position will also be on the leadership team and will provide advice and counsel on best practices for HR.