Human Resources Manager

Company: National Environmental Health Association (NEHA)

Location: Denver, CO

Date Posted: July 6, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Employment Type: Full Time

Salary: $70,000-80,000 DOE

Human Resources Manager

About NEHA

NEHA's mission is “To build, sustain, and empower an effective environmental health workforce”. Be part of an organization that supports thousands of members committed to ensuring that the air we breathe, food we eat, water we drink and play in, and the homes and buildings we live and work in are all safe to enjoy. Since 1937 NEHA has been at the crossroads wherever human health and the environment intersect. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, through grant and membership support, NEHA works with federal partners such as the EPA, CDC, and FDA on critical and diverse issues such as climate change, food safety, water quality, preparedness, and more.   

About the Position

The Human Resources Manager is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in designed internal departments. This position forms partnerships with all business units to deliver value-added service to our employees. The HR Manager assists with Recruiting, Benefits, assisting Finance with Payroll and the retirement plan as well as being an active member of the Retirement, DEI, and the Wellness Committees. This role will also interface with our payroll and HR platform, ADP Workforce Now. We have the support of an ADP HR representative.

This position is currently remote, but candidates must live within a commutable distance of the Denver, CO headquarters for in-office duties, meetings, orientations, etc. 


  • Design, implement, and maintain the compensation program by updating job descriptions, conducting regular salary surveys, and analyzing compensation.
  • Responsible for full cycle recruitment including posting open positions, conducting phone screens, scheduling follow up interviews, collaborating with hiring managers on candidate assessments, conducting orientations, and onboarding new employees.

  • Plans, organizes, and controls activities of the department and ensures the association’s compliance with all federal, state, and local employment laws.

  • Facilitates and monitors staff performance management program. Participates in developing department goals, objectives, and systems as well as recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in the efficiency of the department and services performed.

  • Develops and manages staff training and development programs.

  • Manages employee relations counseling.

  • Develops, recommends, and implements personnel policies and procedures, and maintains the employee handbook.

  • Communicates benefits to employees and evaluates benefits annually for costeffectiveness.

  • Develops and maintains motivation for workers through incentives, including flexible work schedules and wellness program.

  • Establishes and maintains department and employee records and reports.

  • Envision and prepare the organization for the workplace of the future.

  • Produce various standard operating procedures (SOPs), like a Remote Work Policy.

  • Work nights and weekends, as necessary.

What We Offer

The salary for this position is $70-90K, depending on experience and qualifications. We offer a generous benefits package including paid time off and health, dental, and vision plans with certain employee premiums paid 100% by the association. Our benefits also include a five percent of base salary employer contribution to retirement plan; paid  short and long-term disability plans and paid term life insurance. We offer workplace flexibility including telework and a wellness program led by an employee committee that strives to inspire, create, and maintain a workplace environment that supports physical, mental, and social well-being.

When Considering Applicants

We look for integrity, a vision for what is possible and a proven performance record, along with the education, experience and skills that match the position requirements.

Equal Opportunity Employer 

NEHA is an equal opportunity employer which is committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe diversity strengthens our organization, enriches its corporate culture, and favorably influences our member services. We believe in DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion).


Physical Requirements

  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time

  • Manual dexterity required for operating office equipment

  • Ability to read required reports and computer screen

  • Hearing required to interact with management and associates

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Psychology, or a related field

  • Minimum of 10 years’ work job relevant and applicable work experience; combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Adobe, Applicant Tracking Systems
  • Excellent writing and correspondence skills required
Our Ideal Candidate, Education and Experience
  • Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management, Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources, Master’s Degree of Science in Human Resources
  • 10+ years’ job relevant and applicable work experience
  • Experience with non-profit associations or organizations
  • SHRM or similar credential preferred
  • Understanding of Environmental and Public Health fields 

How to Apply

Apply with your resume and cover letter through ADP.