Human Resources Manager

Human Resources Manager

Full time exempt
Reports to Managing Director
Salary negotiable based on experience
Updated 5/9/2018

Arizona’s first professional theatre company, Arizona Theatre Company is the state’s only member of the respected League of Resident Theatres (LORT) – as well as the only LORT theatre nationally that produces shows in two cities, Tucson (at the historic Temple of Music and Art) and Phoenix, (at the elegant Herberger Theater Centre). ATC maintains offices in both Tucson and Phoenix. This position is based in Tucson, but overnight travel to Phoenix is required.


The Human Resource Manager will be responsible for all of the significant human resources issues for a major regional theatre company with over 50 full time employees and at times over 200 full time, seasonal, part time and union employees. Duties include, without limitation, conflict management, coaching, employee performance and discipline issues, training, salary assessments and salary equity analysis, as well as assisting in the creation and maintenance of job descriptions and the recruitment and hiring processes. The successful candidate will have knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to employment in the State of Arizona.

The candidate will have shown a demonstrated ability to handle highly sensitive issues with intelligence and confidentiality, while projecting a professional and neutral demeanor. The candidate also shall have experience in investigating and resolving employee complaints according to the law. The candidate will be required to conduct investigations into employee complaints and other concerns as they arise, and to resolve these issues in a timely and appropriate manner.

The candidate will also need to be able to act independently, multi-task, exercise a creative and innovative approach to problems and duties, and maintain records of various processes, such as recruitment efforts, job duties, performance evaluations, and other data.

The successful candidate will report to the Managing Director with a dotted line reporting relationship to the Chairman of the Board on complaints pertaining to the Senior Management, i.e. Managing Director and Artistic Director. The candidate will need to be able to work in a fast-paced environment interacting with a diverse group of employees


  • At least five years in Human Resource Employee relations
  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Business/Management) OR a comparable amount of experience in Business Management/HR
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Computer knowledge including Microsoft Word, Excel and Microsoft Office 365
  • Experience in not-for-profit organization preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work across a wide spectrum of highly specialized employees
  • Demonstrated ability to foster a working culture of communication and accountability
  • Experience in compliance with multiple collectively bargained agreements.

To Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to atcjobs@arizonatheatre.org and reference “Human Resources Manager” in the subject line.

Arizona Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis, including race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or national origin.