HR Generalist
Tulsa, OK Business Office
Job Type

Philbrook Museum of Art has an exciting opportunity for a HR Generalist to join our team! 

Nestled in 25 acres of beautiful gardens, Philbrook Museum of Art is a 1920s Italianate Villa featuring a dynamic and ambitious program of rotating exhibitions and galleries with selections from an actively growing collection of approximately 15,000 objects. With artworks from Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe dating from 3,000 BCE to today, Philbrook is Oklahoma’s most comprehensive art museum and offers visitors a glimpse into a broad range of cultures, time periods, and perspectives. The diverse collection supports a vision of Philbrook as central to the lives of our community as a place for learning, inspiration, and fun. Through bold action and strategic investment, we create a space for new ideas, diverse perspectives, and social connection.

Position Overview

The Human Resource (HR) Generalist will report to the President/CEO, and CFO, and is directly responsible for the overall administration and coordination of the human resource function.   As the Human Resource Generalist, you will run the daily functions of the Human Resource (HR) office including recordkeeping and retention, hiring and interviewing staff, administering pay, benefits, and leave, and enforcing company policies and practices. You will be the primary onsite point-person for HR needs. This position works in partnership with the museum's third-party HR provider to support and implement all institutional needs.    

In partnership with third-party HR advisor, your responsibilities include:

  • Providing the highest level of customer service to co-workers and leaders as it relates to human resources process and programs. 
  • Responsible for performing all administrative tasks for onboarding, new hire orientation, and exit interviews.
  • Direct recruitment of hiring of a diverse staff, partnering with management to understand their need, and make hiring recommendations. 
  • Conducts or acquires background checks and employee eligibility verifications.
  • Maintains personnel files and documentation in accordance with federal and state laws
  • Works with Senior Leadership to plan and execute regular all-staff meetings, staff recognition, and occasional staff celebrations.
  • Performs routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs including but not limited to compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development.
  • Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff.
  • Trains and coaches managers and others involved in employee development efforts. 
  • Manage the performance evaluation process.
  • Actively support the museum’s DEIA (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility) initiatives. 
  • Acts as a liaison between the organization and external benefits providers and vendors, which may include health, disability, and retirement plan providers.
  • Assist in salary administration planning, and works closely with the leadership team on policy creation.
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned. 

What You Will Bring:

  • Associates degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field required. 
  • At least one year of human resource management experience preferred. 
  • Non-profit work experience preferred. 

Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage sensitive and confidential situations with tact, professionalism, and diplomacy.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Proficient with or the ability to quickly learn payroll management, human resource information system (HRIS), and similar computer applications. 

Why You Want to Work for Us? Competitive Salary and Benefits!

  • Annual Salary is up to $55k, depending on experience
  • Health insurance
  • Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • Paid time off (PTO), Sick Leave, Paid Holidays
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 403(b) retirement plan and matching

For consideration, please submit both a cover letter and resume.

Philbrook provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Salary Description
up to $55,000