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Human Resources Manager

Bellevue, Washington

Human Resources Manager
Position Type: Full Time
State: Washington City: Bellevue
Zip Code: 98004

Overview


AvalonBay Communities, Inc., an equity REIT, has a long-term track record of developing, redeveloping, acquiring and managing distinctive apartment homes in some of the best U.S. markets, and delivering outsized, risk-adjusted returns to shareholders. With equal parts experience and vision, we’ve established a leadership position rooted in our purpose of creating a better way to live and that is always focused on building value for the long term.

Creating a better way to live is the purpose that binds AvalonBay associates. We take that purpose seriously and expect you will as well. By focusing on collaboration, innovation, and taking ownership of our choices and actions, we act in ways that focus on creating value for our customers, investors and associates. Your positive, professional, and consistent personal interactions make AvalonBay a great place to work.

We are currently searching  for a Human Resources Manager to join our Human Resources team.  This role will be based at our regional office in Bellevue, WA.


The Role


The HR Manager will serve as an advisor  to the regional executive team and provide HR support to associates and managers in the Bellevue, WA and Denver, CO. Qualified candidates will have a proven track record in managing employee relations, including conducting effective investigations and interpretation and application of company policies, planning and facilitating talent/succession discussions, training facilitation, and support for payroll, benefits, compensation and learning & development processes.   This role contributes to the successful execution of business strategy by advising on matters related to change management, organizational development, associate engagement, and diversity and inclusion.  This generalist position requires excellent interpersonal, analytical, and written communication skills, knowledge of current state and federal employment law and compliance, HR experience related to all aspects of the talent management lifecycle (hiring, performance management, grown and developing and retention), as well as an ability to work independently and a high tolerance for ambiguity and shifting priorities.  Some travel required.


You Have...


Qualified candidates will have bachelor's degree and a minimum 5+ years solid experience in all HR disciplines or 9+ years of related experience.  Multi-site experience and PHR certification preferred.


How AvalonBay Supports You


We know that our teams are the beating heart of our success and we’re committed to showing our appreciation.

We offer:

  • Comprehensive benefits – health, dental & vision, 401(k) with company match, paid vacation and holidays, tuition reimbursement, an employee stock purchase plan and more!
  • Growth based on achievement and promotion from within.
  • Associate recognition (a company-wide recognition program that celebrates associate efforts and successes in contributing to the overall success of the organization – including destination awards, ‘AvalonBay’s Very Best’ recognition program and others!).
  • A 20% discount on our incredible apartment homes.
  • A culture built on purpose and our core values - A Commitment to Integrity, A Spirit of Caring, and A Focus on Continuous Improvement.

Additional Info


AvalonBay is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an inclusive and diverse work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  We believe that in order to achieve our purpose of creating a better way to live, we must  recruit, develop and retain associates with a wide range of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives and create an environment that encourages all voices to be heard, understood and appreciated.  With this we know we can do great things.

AvalonBay makes employment decisions without regard to a person’s  race,  ethnicity,  color,  religion, sex, national  origin,  sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation or related medical conditions), age, physical or mental disability, genetic  information (including  characteristics or  testing),  citizenship  status, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by the law.

AvalonBay will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with requirements under the law.

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