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Posted: 4/27/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Keywords: #humanresources

Job Description

Central Arizona Shelter Services (CASS), is a non-profit 501 (c)(3), and the largest provider of emergency shelter and housing solutions to adults and families experiencing homelessness in Arizona. The mission of CASS is to empower men, women, and children with diverse needs to end their homelessness by helping them establish and maintain permanent housing.  For more information about CASS, please visit our website at www.cassaz.org. 

CASS has an immediate employment opportunity for an experienced human resources professional.

Job Summary

The Human Resources Manager is a subject matter expert and provides leadership and functional HR management across the agency.  The Human Resources Manager oversees payroll and benefits. This is a hands-on and active role.

Essential Functions

Provide Leadership and Functional Human Resources Management.

  • Act as an internal consultant by analyzing and recommending solutions to human resource issues within departments.
  • Collaborate with senior leadership to understand the organization's goals and strategy related to staffing, recruiting, and retention; develop and execute best practices for hiring and talent management.
  • Plan, lead, develop, coordinate, and implement policies, processes, training, initiatives, and surveys to support the organizations human resource compliance and strategy needs.
  • Administer or oversee the administration of human resource programs including, but not limited to, compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development.
  • Conduct research and analysis of organizational trends including review of reports and metrics utilizing CASS’ HR and payroll system.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; review and modify policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Serve as compliance officer and prepare and submit all compliance notices and reports.

Manage Employee Benefit Programs and Payroll

  • Act as Benefits Administrator for all health and welfare plans including, but not limited to medical dental, vision, and life insurance, short-term and long-term disability plans, wellness program, retirement plan, workers’ compensation, unemployment and paid time off programs.
  • Oversee payroll integration between payroll and benefit vendors.
  • Implement, maintain, and review payroll processing system to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes, and other deductions.
  • Ensure accurate and timely processing of payroll updates including new hires, terminations, and changes to pay rates; prepare and maintain accurate records and reports of payroll transactions.
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local payroll, wage, and hour laws and best practices.
  • Facilitate audits by providing records and documentation to auditors.
  • Identify and recommend updates to payroll processing software, systems, and procedures.

Other Duties:

  • Perform other duties as required.

Needed Competencies and Proficiencies

  • Expert knowledge of industry best practices and job functions.
  • Ability to operationalize new laws and regulations and integrate into policy and systems.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and be fair and ethical.
  • Ability to work independently toward long-range goals and objectives with insight to take on self-initiated projects using independent judgment and discretion.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; competent in inter-personal conflict resolution.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite & payroll and time & attendance applications and other related HR software applications.

Work Environment

This job primarily operates in a professional office environment however, occasional off-site venues and outside event areas in various weather conditions are expected. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands

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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move objects up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 25 pounds unassisted. The employee must be able to self-transfer and move throughout the facilities, between buildings, and around campus at multiple sites. Close visual acuity to prepare and analyze reports and data. Visual acuity and physical ability to operate a motor vehicle.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are typically Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. with time allotted for breaks/lunch. Evening and weekend work may be occasionally required as job duties demand. Travel is primarily local during the business day.



  • Bachelor’s degree in business, management, human resources or related field.
  • Minimum of five years HR Generalist experience in a corporate or non-profit environment.
  • Minimum of two years of experience overseeing payroll and benefits.
  • State of Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card or the ability to obtain one.
  • PHR or SCHM-CP certification.


SPHR or SHRM-SCP certification.

Important Notes

We value diversity. EOE

We drug test.

We offer a rich benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability insurances, a 403(b) with employer match, 10 paid holidays, paid sick leave and PTO.