Human Resources Manager

Orlando, Florida
Salaried-Full Time Position
Oct 10, 2016
Dec 09, 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Career Level

NAVC Overview:
Founded in 1982 and headquartered in Gainesville and Orlando Florida, the North American Veterinary Community (NAVC) is a non-profit organization with a mission to provide world-class professional development for the global veterinary healthcare community. The organization's largest educational initiative, the annual NAVC Conference, hosts more than 16,000 attendees and 350 speakers from more than 70 countries each year. Other educational offerings include the NAVC Expeditions, NAVC Institute, VetFolio and Today's Veterinary Practice, the official journal of the NAVC. The NAVC's international conference partners include the Asian Pacific Veterinary Conference (APVC), the Latin American Veterinary Conference (LAVC) and Southern European Veterinary Conference (SEVC). NAVC offers a competitive salary, bonus, and full benefits package that includes medical, dental, and life insurance as well as a 401k plan. Most importantly we provide a fun, engaging and collaborative working environment where your talents and strengths will be utilized to serve the veterinary profession and assist in achievement of the NAVC mission.


Essential Functions

Assist in developing and administering various Human Resources plans and procedures for all company personnel.

  • Helps to plan, organize and control activities of the department. Participates in developing department goals, objectives and systems.
  • Implements and annually updates compensation program; assists in writing and updating job descriptions as necessary; conducts annual salary surveys; analyzes compensation; monitors the performance evaluation program and revises as necessary.
  • Recommends and implements personnel policies and procedures; prepares and maintains handbook on policies and procedures; performs benefits administration to include, change reporting, approving invoices for payment, annual re-evaluation of policies for cost-effectiveness. 
  • Conducts recruitment effort for all exempt and nonexempt personnel, students and temporary employees; conducts new-employee orientations; monitors career-pathing program, employee relations counseling, outplacement counseling and exit interviewing; writes and places advertisements.
  • Establishes and maintains department records and reports. Participates in administrative staff meetings.  Maintains company organization charts and employee directory.
  • Performs other incidental and related duties as required and assigned.


  • Human Resources Capacity
  • Benefits Management, including 401K and 457 plans
  • Knowledge of Compensation Structures and Plans
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Leadership
  • Decision Making
  • Financial Management

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. 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 occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years human resource experience.
  • SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) certification desirable.

Other Duties

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.