NGO Recruitment’s NFP Hiring insights and salary snapshot 2022

Human Resources Manager

Organisation Name Arc
Location Sydney
Date Posted 2022-11-10
Job Type Permanent / Full Time
Job Number 997593
  • Leading student organisation based within the UNSW Campus in Kensington
  • HR generalist role working within a progressive environment
  • Full time permanent role, with 3 days per week WFH


The Organisation
Arc is a student membership organisation that provides recreational, cultural, representational and retail services to the students at the University of New South Wales (UNSW). The organisation employs 55 staff on a permanent basis and approximately 130 – 160 casual employees and has a turnover of $12,000,000 annually.

They operate the most iconic live music venue in Sydney ‘’Roundhouse’’ together with retail on campus, alongside their huge student clubs and volunteering programs.

Arc is all about everything outside the classroom and at their core is making the student experience fun, enriching and social.

Benefits & Culture
Arc is Australia’s leading student organisation. The environment is informal although still internally structured and process driven. The team is hardworking and work together to achieve results, and they like to have fun whilst doing it.

You can expect to enjoy:-
  • Additional 4 days paid leave per year over Christmas and new year
  • Full time role in a flexible WFH working environment
  • Close to the light rail, with additional public transport options
  • Arc Wellness opportunities for you and your family
  • A gender neutral parental leave policy

The Role
Reporting to the Corporate Services Director, you will be responsible for overseeing all HR aspects of this non-profit organisation, including the following tasks:-
  • Lead a progressive HR department with a core focus on attracting and retaining high quality staff
  • Manage recruitment and on-boarding of permanent and casual staff
  • Facilitate regular employee feedback mechanisms
  • Report to the Board on a multitude of metrics on a quarterly basis
  • Update and implement strategic HR policies and procedures
  • Lead and inspire one direct report
  • Work alongside a payroll staff member and be the point of contact for WHS, ER and Workers Comp queries
  • Build relationships with cross functional teams and line managers

Skills Required
You will bring extensive knowledge of current HR issues, along with the ability to influence and collaborate with various stakeholders. You’ll have an approachable leadership style and be able to engage effectively with senior leaders and the student board. Specifically you will have:
  • Proven experience in leading HR functions
  • A strong people and culture background, including knowledge of Fairwork and employment legislation
  • Excellent people management skills including listening to and providing support to colleagues and students
  • The ability to implement HR strategy in line with the organisation’s goals
  • Familiar and confident using HRIS
  • Demonstrated success working in a hands on, operational HR role
Individuals with membership/association or education experience and UNSW Alumni are encouraged to apply.

If working within a student driven culture appeals and you have the desire to contribute to the success of this non-profit organisation, please click apply to submit your resume and cover letter responding to the skills required above or call (02) 82430570 / email with any specific questions.

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.