Human Resources Manager

About Homeward Pikes Peak
The mission of HPP is to work with individuals and families in our community to achieve their full potential through supportive housing and recovery services to rebuild dignity & self-sufficiency and permanently exit homelessness. To achieve our work, we strive to adhere to these values: Respect, Collaboration, Compassion, Accountability, Empowerment, Safety, and Growth. We believe that these values infuse the work of HPP and are a guidepost to which our staff and partners should aspire.

Position Summary
The HR Manager is a sole practitioner who works in conjunction with the leadership team to plan, develop, recommend, and implement human resources activities, policies, procedures, and programs that support
the overall organization’s goals and strategy. Hands-on HR activities include recruiting/staffing, performance management, learning and development, total rewards administration, maintaining a pulse on the
employees’ work experience and culture, and employee relations. This role is supervised by the Chief Executive Officer.


● Works with hiring manager to create job descriptions and job postings.
● Identifies sources for attracting new employees to the organization and creates job postings that are enticing to appropriate job applicants.
● Creates screening questions for job posting sites.
● Conducts initial phone screens with candidates and schedules interviews with departmental interviewing teams.
● Helps hiring managers develop interview rubrics for interview teams.
● Creates and sends offer letters to selected candidates.
● Coordinates background checks and drug screens and conducts reference checks.
● Develops, plans, and conducts new employee orientation to foster a positive attitude toward company goals.

● Works with benefits broker and internal finance team to determine annual benefits.
● Conducts annual benefits enrollment.
● Participates in compensation and benefits surveys and/or conducts wage surveys within the labor market to determine competitive wage rates and remain apprised of current trends.

● Ensures employees receive regular supervision and performance conversations with their manager.
● Works with people managers in determining best steps in addressing performance issues.
● Writes separation notices for employees separating with cause.

● Assess the learning needs of each program and their employees and locate means to fulfill training needs.
● Conduct annual harassment prevention training for all employees.

● Ensures employee handbook is updated and new policies are communicated across the organization.
● Maintains personnel records in compliance with federal, state, and local law.
● Maintains records of insurance coverage, retirement plan, and personnel transactions, such as hires, promotions, transfers, and terminations.
● Manages CO Unemployment Insurance correspondence and works with leadership to respond to inquiries and correspondence.

● Meets with staff as requested to maintain strong employee relations.
● Assists people managers in conducting stay interviews.
● Develops and conducts pulse and annual engagement surveys with the staff, assessing results and providing recommendations to upper management as needed.
● Conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind separations.
● Prepares reports and recommends procedures to reduce absenteeism and turnover.
● Conducts investigations of employee complaints

● Investigates accidents and prepares reports for insurance carriers.
● Works with insurance carriers to provide safety training.
● Works with insurance carriers for return-to-work protocols.

• Attend and participate in staff meetings.
• Produce documentation timely as requested for audits and audit resolutions.
• Maintain an office environment to professional standards.

● Successful, well-rounded HR management experience in a not-for-profit setting is required.
● A minimum of 5 years experience in a human resources role is required.
● Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business, or related field
● SHRM or HRCI certification or in progress is preferred.
● Must be able to maintain confidentiality of employee records.
● Ability to use critical thinking methods to prioritize, interpret HR regulations, and problem-solve.
● Ability to establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships across the organization is required.
● Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally is required.
● Must be proficient in recordkeeping, tracking, maintaining, and reporting according to HR-related standards and laws.
● Proficiency in computer skills, i.e., word processing, and spreadsheets, including Excel and Word
● Self-starter and ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
● A compassionate view of issues related to homelessness, mental illness, and substance abuse.

The physical demands described here 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 to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit at a desk or conference table; and talk or hear when interacting with various individuals and groups. The employee is occasionally required to stand while conversing with various individuals; and walk throughout the office. The employee occasionally is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel to operate the computer or telephone; may be required to stoop, kneel, or crouch to get items from low drawers or shelves. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, which is generally office supplies such as reams of paper, files, and forms.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. The noise level in the work environment can range from quiet while in a private office to a mixture of background noise in common areas.

The pay range for this position is $65,000-70,000 salaried exempt.

HPP offers paid vacation, and sick leave for full-time, regular employees. Other benefits include medical, vision, and dental insurance that the employee may select at one-half the cost of the monthly premium. Additionally, short-term disability, accidental death and dismemberment life insurance, and EAP are provided at no cost to the employee. Participation in 401k is also offered.

Please send a cover letter and resume to

Homeward Pikes Peak is an equal-opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Homeward Pikes Peak makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.