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Human Resources Generalist

Job Location

Silver Spring, MD


Type of Job



$65,000 to $74,000

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Published Date

Aug 20, 2021

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The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (the Foundation) is seeking a Human Resources Generalist who will be a critical member of the program operations team. We’re looking for a talented and forward-thinking leader who prioritizes day-to-day human resources and operational functions, developing a diverse and inclusive workplace. The right person for this role can capably lead, plan, and oversee human capital development and related functions to meet organizational objectives, and the ability to work independently, troubleshoot issues, and take immediate action when necessary.


As the HR Generalist, you’ll report to the Vice President of Operations, and be responsible for developing a high-performing workforce,

recruiting and onboarding new employees, coordinating benefits administration, and developing and maintaining positive employee communications for 60+ staff in Silver Spring and throughout the U.S. You’ll be the steady go-to for employees who balances human resources management with seamless and efficient working environment for staff.


The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation is committed to a culture of inclusion, equity, and belonging. We are dedicated to attracting and retaining a diverse staff. We honor experiences, perspectives, and unique identities, and welcome the contributions that you can bring to the dedicated team. With a diverse team of employees, we can grow and learn better together and achieve our mission to protect the health of the ocean, coasts and Great Lakes for current and future generations.


APPLY HERE. Applications received before August 31, 2021 will be preferred. Applications must include a resume, cover letter, and at least three professional references. Please note your preferred salary in cover letter.

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