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People Operations Manager
Hal Leonard
Winona, USA
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Muse Group

Muse Group empowers music makers. We create the world’s most popular apps for playing, recording, and composing music.

Through our innovative learning tools, expansive music catalogs, and free open-source software, we make it easier for millions — from beginners to experienced musicians — to be creative every day.

Our talented team of music lovers collaborates all over the globe, from Limassol to Seoul, Boston to Berlin. We’re an ambitious company with the drive and culture of a startup — with many more exciting Muse Group developments to come.

The role is open in Hal Leonard Team, please read more information about our deal with Hal Leonard that happened in 2023 here.

We're seeking People Operations Manager, who will provide HR support, coaching & advice to leaders, managers and employees based remotely across the US, in our Head Office in Milwaukee, and Production and Distribution facilities in Winona. Based on-site in Winona and operating as part of a global HR Team, you will partner site leadership and provide supervision for 2 staff in HR who process employee transactions.

We’re looking for someone who is passionate about creating new standards for systems and processes while ensuring a high level of compliance across multiple US states. Successful candidates will have experience in aligning HR efforts to business needs, with a focus on developing efficient processes and developing HR and Line Manager capability to deliver initiatives.

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You won't hear water cooler chat about the weather here at Muse, here we are rating our favorite Prince albums and discussing Japanese punk.

Key Responsibilities:

Legal Compliance and Reporting
- Ensure Company policies align with legal requirements across 15 states, staying updated on dynamic employment laws
- Proactively support HR team in legal, reporting, and payroll compliance

Innovative Standards and Behaviors
- Establish cutting-edge standards for HR, inspiring the team to adopt innovative practices
- Foster a culture of continuous improvement and role model key behaviors within the team

Strategic Partnership
- Collaborate with managers and leaders to create initiatives aligning with business priorities
- Support HR team in executing diverse projects: diversity and inclusion, change management, succession planning, and wellness initiatives

Executive Recruitment Leadership
- Lead executive-level recruitment, overseeing the entire process from sourcing to onboarding

Desirable Duties: 

Leadership Development
- Coach and develop managers and leaders for optimal performance
- Lead HR projects focusing on strategic goals, reviewing talent pipelines, and implementing attraction and retention initiatives

Proactive Approach to Employee Experience
- Proactively enhance employee experience and communication strategies to maintain a positive workplace culture
- Champion organizational culture change and transformation based upon Corporate strategy
- Develop and implement employee development training programs

Marginal Duties: 

Backup and Reporting
- Serve as a backup to other HR team members during their absence
- Provide ad-hoc reporting for Senior Management

Special Projects
- Assist with special projects and assignments as determined by CHRO

Required experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business, or related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • 10+ years of progressive HR experience, demonstrating a strong focus on compliance across multiple states.
  • Expertise in implementing end-to-end HR processes, fostering a continuous improvement mindset for enhanced employee experiences.
  • In-depth knowledge of international and state-level data privacy regulations and best practices.
  • Proficient in utilizing various systems, including HRIS and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Proven track record of effective stakeholder management in decision-making and project execution.
  • Utilizes commercial acumen for impactful coaching conversations with leaders, managers, and employees.
  • Self-driven individual promoting engagement and ownership within the role.
  • Experience in administering benefits, including self-insured health plans
we offer
FREEDOM
FOR ALL
Work remotely or at a co-working place of your choice in your favorite band t-shirt.
CREATIVITY
EVERY DAY
Make inspiring products for musicians, artists and creators – no day is the same.
IMPACTFUL
WORK
Influence the future of the music industry and change the lives of millions worldwide.
Work
set up
Get a generous allowance for work equipment and co-working spaces (for those not in Cyprus).
Growth and
development
Receive specialized training, language lessons, conferences and learning materials.
Team
well-being
Access to therapy whenever you need it, and assistance in difficult life circumstances.
The way
we work
We believe everyone in the Muse Group team is a leader. That's why our core philosophy is based on our leadership principles.
Live and let live
Take ownership
Have high standards
Deliver results every day
Take
responsibility
Be specific. Trust. Take action.
Deep dive
Don't cross
the line
Follow the principles of interaction
Focus on the essentials
Don't be an asshole
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