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Welcome to the job postings page for the Western North Carolina HR Association, a Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management.  Our Chapter offers these listings for your interest, but we do not verify accuracy or availability nor endorse any listing.


Human Resources Manager

French Broad Chocolates is a heart-led business with a triple-bottom-line philosophy. Visit our website, to read our Manifesto.

We take our recruitment seriously: building the right team is critical to our mission.

We carefully select our employees through written applications, personal interviews, references and schedule availability. We seek to employ people who are concerned not only with their own personal success, but also with the success of our business and the well-being of our community.

Job title

Human Resources Manager


CEO, Controller

Direct Reports



Exempt, Full-Time


Job purpose

The HR Manager administers all human resource functions and coordinates them with business strategy to create and maintain a healthy organization. They are ultimately responsible for staffing and employment, the system of performance evaluations, administration of compensation modeling and benefits offerings, training and development, employee relations, health, safety and security,  and HR research.  They are  available to answer questions and offer HR counsel to management.



o     Assists in assessing staffing needs based on line managers’ schedules and budgets

o     Recruits applicants based on departmental needs and forecasting.

o     Posts all open or soon to be open positions online/in-house

o     Forecasts organizational structure changes based on overall business strategy

o     Advises and trains on interviewing, compensation benchmarking, selection processes and onboarding

o     Facilitates orientation for new staff

o     Facilitates onboarding/termination of staff

o     Consult with management on high risk employee infractions or issues.


     Updates company compensation model using system based on levels of skill, problem solving and accountability as well as internal and external equity. Consults with management when making updates to ensure changes are in line with company strategy.

     Administers PTO system for all eligible employees

     Administers Health/Supplemental and Ancillary Insurance policies for employees

     Researches and proposes new employee benefits/wellness programs

     Training & Development

     Assists department managers in creation of training documents

     Administers performance review calendars for all department managers

     Trains managers on administration of performance reviews and attends review sessions as needed

     Keeps record of current staff/management certification expirations and renewals

     Researches potential staff and management training programs/resources

     Coordinates and schedules staff/management trainings when relevant (all staff or all management seminars)


o     Maintains company GSuite and digital recordkeeping

o     Maintains employee files as well as all HR related paper records

o     Updates Employee Handbook, Manager Handbook, and Training Manual(s)

o     Updates/creates job descriptions as company needs grow and refine


     Advises ownership and management on best practices, training methods, interdepartmental communications, disciplinary recourse, etc.

     Advise/Support department heads in understanding and executing hiring, firing, discipline, reviews, etc.

     Advise management on legal safety and concern in dealing with employment issues.

     Employee Relations

o     Act as point of contact for questions, concerns, grievances

o     Field policy suggestions from management and staff alike

o     Answer all questions pertaining to training and new/existing policies

o     Monitors turnover, attrition and employee satisfaction to improve these statistics


     Maintain compliance through upholding standards guided by the EEOC, FLSA, FICA, Equal Employment Act, USERRA, OSHA, ADA 


     Associate or Bachelor's degree in business management or related field. 

     Four to 10 years' related experience or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

     PHR/SPHR or SHRM-CP/SCP Certified 

Working conditions

     This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptop computers and smartphones. 

Physical requirements

     While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand or sit for extended periods of time 

     The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 20 pounds.

If you would like to work with us, please send a cover letter and resume to


Employee Relations Manager


Biltmore has an opening for an Employee Relations Manager. This position will be primarily responsible for overseeing initiatives, programs, and activities related to employee engagement and satisfaction across the estate to include, but not limited to: serving as the primary contact for employee relations issues and concerns, including coaching, counseling, and discipline; coordinating employee appreciation events and recognition programs and the Biltmore Rewards platform; oversight for the annual employee survey; managing employee communications; serving as a contact for general information on policies, procedures, and internal/external resources.  The incumbent will also lead/present training classes on select topics as needed; research, develop, propose, and execute best practices in employee engagement; gauge and monitor employee satisfaction within the company; and present concerns and feedback to HR and/or senior leadership teams.  The Employee Relations Manager will represent the company with a variety of constituencies both internally and externally.  In addition, this position will have leadership responsibilities for the Employee Relations Specialist. The Employee Relations Manager will also provide general support and assistance to the department, company, and leadership.



  1. Four year college degree OR an equivalent combination of education and experience in Human Resources and/or labor relations. Additional training/certification(s) ideal. PHR/SPHR certification strongly preferred.
  2. At least 5 years of related human resources experience is required.  A background in employee engagement techniques, including; coaching, counseling, discipline, training, organizational development, and/or HR leadership preferred.  The ideal candidate will have 5-8 years of dedicated HR experience with a focus on employee, owner, and guest satisfaction.
  3. Thorough knowledge of employment law, regulations/statutes, and compliance issues required. Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills; conveys information clearly, effectively at all levels; strong negotiation skills; active listener; builds positive working relationships across the company.
  4. Excellent planning, project/time management and organizational skills; attention to detail with focus on quality, service; prioritizes work, adapts, multi-tasks.
  5. Professional; maintains confidentiality; integrity and high ethical standards; reflects company core values at all times. Exercises good judgment and is proactive.
  6. Proficiency in Word, Outlook, Excel; knowledge of PowerPoint; ability to quickly learn Biltmore systems, protocols, business units and org structure.
  7. Fluency in English required – working knowledge of Spanish highly desirable.

Physical Requirements:


  1. Travel across the estate and locally required; must have a valid drivers’ license.
  2. Ability to work in an office environment and lift up to 35 pounds occasionally.
  3. Ability to travel across the estate to various locations, as well as off-site to meetings, events, and functions.
  4. Walk/stand/sit for extended periods of time, climb stairs, and work indoors and outdoors as needed in all types of weather conditions with fluctuations in temperature.


To learn more about this position and to apply, click here.



Executive Director, Human Resources and Organizational Development 

A-B Tech Community College is seeking an Executive Director of Human Resources and Organizational Development. Following is the job description. To apply for this position click here.

Job Description Summary

  • Provides overall strategic HR leadership to the College. Oversees the development and implementation of human resources policies, programs and services, including recruitment, selection, retention, legal compliance, employee benefits, employee relations, employment practices and procedures.
  • Serves as internal consultant to management team, supervisors and employees on personnel issues that affect performance and business relationships.
  • Selects, develops, evaluates and leads a team of human resource professionals with a goal of earning a high level of credibility as an effective and responsive internal consulting group.
  • Fosters a workplace environment consistent with the values, mission, strategic plan and service statement outlined by the Board of Trustees and the leadership of the College.
  • Initiates, supports and promotes initiatives designed to effectuate progressive change and diversity within the institution.

Job Duties

  • Provides leadership in the critical area of personnel recruitment by developing creative and cost-effective ways of generating high-quality candidates who can best contribute to the success and growth of the College. Develops long-term relationships with organizations, educational institutions, and individuals that will enhance the talent pipeline.
  • Advises management to ensure compliance with all federal, state and local laws related to employee benefits, compensation, employment and training. Remains current with changes in human resource and employment laws, and manages relationships with federal, state and local regulatory agencies.
  • Oversees state and federal mandated reporting of human resources data.
  • Oversees employee benefit programs and makes recommendations for improvements that support positive employee morale and increased retention.
  • Possesses a clear understanding of personnel policies and procedures sufficient to interpret these policies for staff and faculty.
  • Plans, develops, and implements procedures to improve and increase the efficiency and cost effectiveness of the human resources, and organizational and professional development operations.
  • Serves as internal consultant to managers and advisor/mediator in employee situations in which discipline is anticipated.
  • Advises management regarding all employee probations and/or terminations and consults with legal counsel as appropriate.
  • Oversees the development of a highly effective orientation program that emphasizes the critical importance and value of welcoming and integrating new employees into the College culture (with emphasis on the College mission and policies).
  • Oversees the development and delivery of job training programs with position supervisors to ensure a beneficial starting experience for new employees.
  • Responsible for wage and salary administration, with particular emphasis on compliance with annual salary budget.
  • Oversees personnel record keeping related to new hires, employee reviews, promotions, transfers, separations and exit interviews.
  • Conducts job analyses to establish the specific requirements of individual jobs within each department for the creation and oversight of job descriptions. Interprets the Fair Labor Standards Act for the College and advises supervisors regarding exempt/non-exempt status of employees.
  • Participates in professional organizations such as, the Society for Human Resources Management, and College and University Professionals Association for HR.
  • Serves as a member of the Executive Leadership Team.

 To learn more about this position and to apply, click here.





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