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To apply for a posted position, e-mail your resume and cover letter to hr@moca.org. Upon receiving your resume, we will review your credentials and contact you if they are commensurate with the requirements of the position for which you are applying.

Unless otherwise identified, all job opportunities are based in downtown Los Angeles at MOCA's staff offices located at MOCA Grand Avenue. MOCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Human Resources Manager

Overview

Reporting to the CFO and COO, the Human Resources Manager provides operational day-to-day HR leadership for approximately 200-250 exempt and non-exempt employees in a variety of functions by working with all levels of management, supervisors, and support staff, as well as HR-vendors and brokers. This position serves as an advisor to executive management to help ensure that the museum operates in compliance with all federal, state, and local employment laws, and provides critical HR expertise particularly in times of change and growth. The Human Resources Manager will be involved in all aspects of HR including but not limited to employee relations, recruitment, employee development, compensation and benefits, payroll, performance management, training and development, etc. The position will manage one Human Resources Generalist.


Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Industrial Relations, Business Management or related field
  • 5-7 years of professional level Human Resources experience is required, including at least 3 years in a Human Resources Generalist capacity.
  • Ability to work with a high sense of urgency and strong time management skills to be able to execute tasks efficiently and calmly
  • Ability to successfully work in a fast paced environment and handle highly sensitive issues while balancing employee advocacy, management demands, and museum objectives. Demonstrated ability to proactively manage and resolve complex and sensitive human resource issues.
  • Strong knowledge of California, Federal and local employment laws including, but not limited to, ADA, FLSA, EEOC, Title VII, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience and comfort managing HR issues with a diverse staff, and a wide range of workplace situations
  • Strong problem solving, analytical, and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, organizational and multi-tasking skills with excellent follow-up and follow-through skills
  • Strong Proficiency in Google and Microsoft Office Products (Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Strong proficiency with ADP Workforce Now required
  • Proficiency with EaseCentral preferred
  • PHR/SPHR or SHRM-CP/SCP certification preferred
  • Experience in a nonprofit and/or arts organization preferred


Essential Functions:

  • Provide HR counsel to Management Team on employee relations issues as well as investigating and responding to complaints and complex, high-risk, or sensitive employee relations cases. Consult with legal counsel as needed.
  • Ensuring fair and consistent enforcement of policies and practices. Investigate employee workplace situations including claims of harassment, discrimination and policy violations.
  • Ensure compliance with all federal, state and local employment laws, update employee handbook as needed. Provide advice and consultation for exempt and non-exempt employees on policy interpretation, performance coaching, conflict resolution, career development, etc.
  • Manage the HR Generalist for all HR data entry including but not limited onboarding, new hire orientations, terminations, status changes, as well as other HR Generalist duties.
  • Administer and manage the performance review process.
  • Proactively manage HR systems (both ADP and EaseCentral) in order to ensure data integrity. Safeguard confidential employment records and respond to all requests for verification of employment.
  • Oversee museum’s recruiting efforts and strategy, conduct organizational and departmental staffing analyses, guide department heads/managers on the recruiting process.
  • Process biweekly payroll and ensure all wage and hour compliance.
  • In collaboration with the benefits broker, oversees all group benefits plan including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, life/AD&D, long term disability, FSA and other voluntary insurance with the benefits administration software EaseCentral. Negotiate annual premium and plan renewals, manage annual open enrollment, and deductions set up. Work with the benefits broker to ensure compliance in reporting procedures, ACA and 1094/1095. Administer FMLA/CFRA and other leaves of absence.
  • Serve as 401(k) plan administrator and member of the 401(k) committee. In-charge of 401(k) audit and Form 5500 preparation.
  • Propose, revise, review and manage HR departmental budget.
  • Manage workers’ compensation process; liaise with employee and claims adjustors; monitor open cases through the closure and Form DWC-1.
  • Oversees all employee related events (annual holiday party, employee celebrations, employee training, etc.) and MOCA’s fun committee.

Physical Demands:

While performing the essential functions of this job, the incumbent must be able to do the following: sit for extended periods; bend and reach for filing and other job-related functions; climb up and down stairs; bend, stoop, and lift to move and retrieve materials; pull, push, and lift; reach both above and below shoulder height. Specific visual abilities include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to visually inspect work. Manual dexterity to operate a computer and other office equipment required. Heavy usage of computers and phones required.

The physical demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made.

Application Procedure:

Please submit your resume and cover letter to hr@moca.org.

Director of Individual Giving

Overview

The Director of Individual Giving reports to the Chief Development Officer and manages major gifts at MOCA, and oversees all annual giving, membership, and stewardship activities. The Director of Individual Giving manages a team of three, all direct reports, including the Individual Giving Manager, Individual Giving Coordinator, and Development Assistant. The Director of Individual Giving is charged with meeting funding targets of more than $2 million in annual support, contributing to the overall growth of individual giving, developing and implementing the overall Individual Giving strategy and carrying a reasonably-sized prospect pool that includes donors to exhibitions, education, general operating support, endowments, and planned gifts. The Director of Individual Giving will have a strong development background with a minimum of five years of experience. This person will need to have a proven track record of progressive and successful development experience, which must include a major emphasis in annual giving and major gifts development, in addition to strong management and training skills.


Requirements:

  • Minimum of five years of direct fundraising experience, preferably in a non-profit arts organization or museum
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills required
  • Prior supervisory/management experience
  • An undergraduate degree
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge or comparable donor management software
  • Problem-solving, research, and analytical skills
  • Solid relationship-building skills, able to interface with external constituents
  • Weekend and evening work will be required.

Essential Functions:

  • Participates as a lead member of the development team, in addition to contributing to the museum fundraising planning under the direction of the Chief Development Officer.
  • Solicits support for exhibitions, education programs, annual fund, the museum’s Benefit, naming opportunities, endowments, and planned gifts. 
  • Supervises the Individual Giving Manager to ensure effective communication, appeals, renewals, upgrades, and stewardship within the Projects Council, Leadership Circle, and acquisition groups constituencies. 
  • Ensures effective coordination across annual giving activities to make sure donors are being moved up the giving pipeline. 
  • Experience working in or overseeing annual giving programs. 
  • Coordinates with the Membership and Annual Fund Manager to ensure effective communication, appeals, renewals, upgrades, and stewardship within the membership program and annual fund campaigns. 
  • Develops and maintains a personal prospect pool of 50-75 major gift donors and prospects. 
  • Proven frontline experience in major individual gift fundraising, preferably in museums, and in cultivating and soliciting prospects capable of gifts at $25,000 and above. 
  • Understanding the needs and interests of major donors in order to develop relationships between them and the museum. 
  • Develop and oversee budgets for Individual Giving, aligning strategy to expenses
  • Broad knowledge of the principles of fundraising – able to participate in all aspects of the gift cycle: From identification and cultivation to solicitation and stewardship.
  • Demonstrated leadership and the ability to successfully manage multi-functional fundraising streams.
  • Understanding of the importance of Gifts of Works of Art and Planned Giving and other development messages as a part of the program.

Physical Demands:

While performing the essential functions of this job, the incumbent must be able to do the following: sit for extended periods; bend and reach for filing and other job-related functions; climb up and down stairs; bend, stoop, and lift to move and retrieve materials; pull, push, and lift; reach both above and below shoulder height.  Specific visual abilities include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  Must be able to visually inspect work. Manual dexterity to operate computer and other office equipment required. Heavy usage of computers and phones required. 

The physical demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made. 


Application Procedure:

Please submit your resume and cover letter to hr@moca.org.