Human Resource Manager

Company Name
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center
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Full Time
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The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s (MassCEC) Human Resources Manager will report to and work with the Chief Financial Officer to develop and implement human resources objectives and practices that will provide for an employee-oriented culture that emphasizes productivity, goal attainment, and on-going development of a workforce that is aligned with the goals of the MassCEC.

Job Duties/Responsibilities: 

Recruitment and Onboarding

  • Oversees recruitment efforts for all personnel
  • Works with hiring managers to create or revise job descriptions, as needed
  • Writes and places job advertisements
  • Conducts telephone screening interviews, and assists manager with decision-making
  • Manages offer letter, reference and background check processes
  • Manages onboarding initiatives including preparation of new hire paperwork and management of first day logistics
  • Manages contracts with outside suppliers to provide employee services, such as temporary employees and search firms



  • Develops, revises, and recommends personnel policies and procedures
  • Manages employee relations counseling, as needed
  • Manages performance review program to ensure effectiveness, compliance, and equity within organization
  • Advises management in appropriate resolution of employee relations issues
  • Oversees management training in interviewing, hiring, terminations, promotions, performance review, safety, and sexual harassment
  • Manages contracts with outside suppliers to provide employee services, such as employee training



  • Develops and implements the organization’s compensation program
  • Conducts annual salary surveys and manages a tri-annual compensation study conducted by an external vendor
  • Prepares information for Board of Directors Compensation Committee meetings
  • Administers salary administration program to ensure compliance and equity within organization


Compliance and Administration

  • Develops, revises, and recommends personnel policies and procedures in compliance with legal requirements and government reporting regulations
  • Maintains and revises the employee handbook
  • Assists the Chief Financial Officer with achieving strategic agency goals
  • Manages benefits programs administration such as life, health, dental insurance, retirement plans, vacation, sick leave, leave of absence, and employee assistance
  • Maintains records of benefits plans participation such as insurance and retirement benefits plans, personnel transactions such as hires, promotions, transfers, performance reviews, and terminations, and employee statistics for government reporting
  • Leads the analysis, maintenance, and communication of records required by law or local governing bodies, or other departments in the organization
  • Prepares employee separation notices
  • Develops and maintains a human resources system that meets management’s information needs
  • Maintains department records and reports
  • Consults legal counsel to ensure that policies comply with federal and state law
  • Advises department managers of policies regarding equal employment opportunities, compensation, and employee benefits
  • Identifies legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensures policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance
  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum five years’ experience in a similar position required;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage, evaluate and motivate staff;
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities effectively;
  • Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills;
  • Ability to define and document human resource management problems and develop solutions;
  • Excellent recruitment skills; and
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of human resources management.
How to Apply: 

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter through our Online Career Center.

Applicants with diverse backgrounds, experiences, ability, and perspectives are encouraged to apply.

About the Company: 

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center is dedicated to accelerating the success of clean energy technologies, companies and projects in the Commonwealth—while creating high-quality jobs and long-term economic growth for the people of Massachusetts.

MassCEC is the first state agency in the nation dedicated solely to facilitating the development of the clean energy industry—led by business people who bring knowledge, experience and an entrepreneurial attitude to help clean energy companies take full advantage of all the state’s unique assets.

We are a partner, clearinghouse and connector for people in the clean energy sector—we make direct investments; help companies access capital and other vital resources for growth; build a strong workforce for the new jobs created by the industry; bring together people from business, government, academia and the investment community to help clean energy enterprises achieve success faster; and support responsibly sited renewable energy generation across the Commonwealth.

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