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Regional HR Manager

Job Location

Cleveland, OH

General Summary

The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. We're the largest private funder of Alzheimer research and the premier source of information and support for the estimated 5.5 million Americans with Alzheimer's disease, their families and caregivers.

At the Alzheimer's Association we are the brains behind saving yours.  Many of us who work for the Alzheimer's Association have some connection with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia. It's what drives us to make the extra effort in the daunting task of modifying a disease that currently has no cure. With 78 million baby boomers entering the age of greatest risk for Alzheimer's, we need passionate, hardworking people committed to helping the Association meet the increasing demand for care and support and fund vital Alzheimer's research.

Why join us? We have been recognized as a Best Nonprofit to Work For by the Nonprofit Times seven consecutive years and offer a great mission, excellent benefits and a positive, engaging work culture

This position can be based in Dayton or Cleveland, OH.

The Opportunity

As a result of our growth, the Association is looking to fill eight (8) Human Resource Manager (HRM) positions in our major metropolitan areas across the U.S. Supporting a multi-chapter region; this HR team member is a generalist who manages all disciplines within human resources.  As a generalist reporting to the Home Office VP HR, the incumbent will primarily lead talent management and employee engagement programs in support of regional leadership.  The HRM is a responsive resource for all things HR.

Essential Job Functions

Talent Acquisition

  • Manage the full-cycle talent acquisition process including: sourcing, screening, interviewing, candidate selection, reference checks, background checks, creating and extending offers and acting as a liaison with the hiring manager.
  • Onboard new employees to insure a smooth assimilation to the workforce and role
  • Manage relationships with staffing agencies and assist hiring managers with their temporary staffing needs.
Talent Development
  • Assist with the management of the annual performance process and consult with leaders on workforce capabilities.
  • Provide support for disciplinary actions and assist with terminations.
  • Coach and provide development support to employees and managers.
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of a training curriculum that responds to organizational needs and mitigates organizational risk; maintain an inventory of available training programs and update it as needed, to meet staff needs.
Employee Engagement
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of programs to increase employee engagement.
  • Assist with the coordination and planning of HR events including benefits open enrollment, retirement planning, wellness, etc.
  • Identify, review, diagnose and resolve issues of conflict. Provide counseling and advice on work-related problems and respond to employee relations issues.
  • Assist with processing changes in staff status such as: promotions, flexible work arrangements, FLSA status, leaves of absence, etc.
  • Partner with employees and management to communicate and ensure compliance with various policies, procedures, laws and government regulations.
  • Acts as the liaison between Home Office Human Resources, Area Leaders, Regional Leaders and Chapter Executives, in support of all policies, procedures and related employment functions.
  • Administer payroll-related initiatives including action notices, Home Office compensation programs, Leave of Absence and paid leave regulations, both federal and state.
  • Special projects as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

Education/Experience/Specialized Knowledge and Competency Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in human resources, business, psychology, sociology, or a related subject; advance degree preferred. PHR, SHRM-CP, CCP or CPP certification desired.
  • Five to seven years of progressive, relevant human resources on-the-job experience.
  • Five years of full-cycle experience in recruitment and employee relations required; other HR specialist experience a plus.
  • Sound understanding of current state and federal wage, leave of absence laws,  employer/employee rights and general employment laws.
  • Superior verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, to interface with all levels of staff and leadership. Excellent presentation skills and an ability to engage audiences with credibility.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with others to reach mutually agreeable outcomes.
  • Professional, self-motivated, and results oriented. Effective time management skills to meet deadlines.
  • Professional presence with highest commitment to confidentiality, and a strong history of trustworthiness and approachability
  • Ability to multi-task and shift priorities in a changing environment.
  • Expected annual 10-20% regional, overnight travel with some Chicago-based meetings.
  • Must have access to reliable vehicle, valid driver's license, good driving record and proof of automobile insurance
  • ADP Workforce Now, Google platform/Gmail, Excel, Word, PowerPoint desired
The Alzheimer's Association offers comprehensive compensation, benefits, retirement savings and paid time off plans.  We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, or military status. This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the jobholder.

  • by mail:
    Send resume to:
    Alzheimer's Association, Home Office
    225 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 1700
    Chicago, IL 60601

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and we appreciate your interest in the Alzheimer's Association.




Alzheimer's Association

Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.