Human Resources Manager

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The Human Resources Manager helps create an environment and culture which reflects the Foundation’s values and attracts high-performing staff members, encourages their growth and ensures the effective performance of their duties and responsibilities. This role will be generalist in nature, with broad responsibility in functions such as onboarding, hiring, performance management and employee relations, and benefits administration.


  • Recruit, onboard and support employees at all levels in the organization
  • Create and maintain a culture that reflects Foundation values
  • Administer effective compensation and performance management systems
  • Administer competitive benefits organization wide, and provide support to employees in navigating benefits as needed
  • Support payroll processing efforts within the Finance department, where needed
  • Support organization-wide DEIB and anti-racism initiatives and strategy, in partnership with the Vice President of Talent and Culture
  • Create and organize staff training and professional development opportunities
  • Create, launch, and analyze employee surveys; prepare and analyze metrics for HR dashboards and reports
  • Ensure accurate and detailed employee record keeping, across all HR files and procedures
  • Participate in team activities and completes diverse strategic assignments
  • Perform general Foundation support activities where needed
  • Adhere to the Foundation’s core and staff values
  • Other relevant duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably with significant coursework in human resources management
  • 5-7 years of relevant experience required
  • Experience working within generalist human resources positions
  • Experience or exposure to DEIB or anti-racism strategy
  • PHR or SHRM-CP certifications preferred
  • Experience in a philanthropic, educational, or nonprofit charitable organizations
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information with discretion
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills, ability to prioritize and produce results
  • Strong skill in the use of HR technology, including HRIS systems such as Paylocity
  • Ability to develop strong and trusting relationships organization-wide, across diverse backgrounds


  • The Foundation will recruit, develop, and retain talented, diverse and high performing staff
  • Supervisors will be effective in managing teams, encouraging cross-functional collaboration with open communication
  • Compensation will be appropriate and demonstrate equity across all levels, departments and functions
  • The Foundation will administer an effective performance management system including period performance evaluations, employee development plans and, when appropriate, performance improvement coaching
  • Staff will be informed through various tools including but not limited to staff meetings, organizational intranet, and other communication efforts
  • All personnel policies and actions will be legal, documented, and applied fairly. The staff, especially supervisors, will be trained and feel confident in their understanding of the legal ramifications of their words and actions
  • Employee development plans or career pathways will be place for all employees

The starting salary range for this position is $89,610 to $101,043 per year.

How to Apply

The Foundation offers competitive compensation and benefits. Send questions about the application process to

Who We Are

Missouri Foundation for Health is building a more equitable future through collaboration, convening, knowledge sharing, and strategic investment. Working in partnership with communities and nonprofits, MFH is transforming systems to eliminate inequities within all aspects of health and addressing the social and economic factors that shape health outcomes.

Statement of Diversity

MFH is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and strives for authentic inclusion. We seek to build a team that reflects diversity of race, socioeconomic status, national origin, color, disability, religion, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation or gender identity, and encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.  MFH is committed to salary equity, and compensation will be determined based upon an independent assessment of qualifications relative to the position’s responsibilities. The Foundation’s compensation philosophy can be viewed here.

Physical and Work Environment Demands

The physical and work environment demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the responsibilities of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with a disability to perform the position responsibilities. Physical demands, such as the ability to walk, sit, etc., are those of a typical office environment.