Pastoral Center
St. Petersburg

General Description:

The Human Resources Manager provides front-line Human Resources support and guidance to the Diocese and all its entities including, parishes, schools, ministries, and the Pastoral Center. He/She will work collaboratively with the Executive Director of HR to develop and implement HR policies and programs that drive the mission, values, and strategic objectives of the Diocese.

Essential Functions:

  • Advise Diocesan leadership on HR policies, federal, state, and local employment laws, employee relations and investigations
  • Assist the Executive Director of HR in the creation of leadership and professional development programs for Pastoral Center staff, pastors, business managers and school administrators. This includes development of curriculum, materials, video conferencing and live facilitation as well as the management of technical learning platforms.
  • Manages employee investigations under the guidance of the Executive Director of HR. Investigate problems such as working conditions, disciplinary actions, and employee and applicant grievances. Provides guidance and recommendations for problem resolution.
  • Monitor and research legal developments to ensure compliance with federal, state and local employment laws. Work with legal counsel to create communication summarizing proposed bills and new legislation, potential impacts on Diocesan entities and proposing implementation strategies.
  • Responsible for the upkeep or creation of all job descriptions for the Pastoral Center, assists all diocesan entities with same
  • Assists Pastoral Center and all diocesan entities with recruitment and selection process, vetting candidates, and initial screening process when appropriate.
  • In collaboration with the Executive Director of HR, create and support a performance management program for the Pastoral Center including goal setting, evaluation and ongoing feedback and coaching from leadership.
  • Audit and recommend changes to HR polices and guidelines. Develop communications when changes are made.
  • In collaboration with the HR Administrator, maintains the Paylocity HRIS for all HR employee recordkeeping. Provide training and guidance to parish and school Business Managers in the proper tracking of all employee and clergy recordkeeping in the system.
  • Manages the HR page of the Diocesan website
  • Provide back up to the Executive Director of HR and the HR Administrator

Qualities and Skills:

  • BA/BS required
  • 5+ years’ experience in HR in a generalist capacity with a focus on employee investigations, talent acquisition and management of HRIS required
  • Excellent communications and facilitation skills and the ability to coach, influence, and partner with all levels of employees
  • Knowledge of HRIS and Payroll systems required.
  • Knowledge of Federal and State labor laws
  • Proficient in MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Must have or create a LinkedIn profile and be active on the platform
  • Practicing Catholic in good standing and experience working in a Catholic diocese, parish, or school preferred

Candidate must successfully pass a Level II FBI Background Screening and complete Safe Environment training.

At the Diocese of St. Petersburg, you’ll enjoy a professional, hard-working and collaborative working environment. You will find the pace here fast, and exhilarating, filled with people who thrive on joyful cooperation. This is much more than a job – it is a ministry. You are expected to work in an atmosphere based on Catholic, Christian beliefs. We encourage a deep faith life among all our staff and that they be conscious of being a witness to the mission of Jesus Christ regardless of their position or the task being performed. All employees must realize that they represent more than just themselves and will be held to a high standard of accountability, whether on or off campus.

We offer an excellent benefits package including medical insurance, life insurance, short term disability insurance, long term disability insurance, and defined benefit pension plans, currently provided with no employee premiums for full-time employees. We also have dental, vision, & 401(k) programs available.

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