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Manager, Human Resources

Cessna & Associates, LLC
Washington D.C.
85-100k plus benefits
Closing date
Apr 21, 2024

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Job Function
Human Resources / Recruiting
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Experience Level

Organization: Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind (CLB)

Position: Manager, Human Resources

Location: Washington, DC & Silver Springs, MD



Are you a high-energy HR professional with strong payroll, benefits, and employee relations experience who wants to make a difference?

Come join the Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind (CLB), a mission-driven community resource for the blind and visually impaired community of greater Washington, DC and beyond!  CLB is seeking a service-focused HR Manager with a heart, a passion for service, and a desire to serve employees who are blind and visually impaired.  The HR Manager will support key aspects of human resources operations. 

This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to the blind and visually impaired community in a mission-driven organization offering limitless personal and professional growth!


CLB Offers:


  • Renovated office building in a secure location
  • Free on-site parking; metro accessible offices
  • 1 day/week working from home
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • 16 paid holidays each year
  • 16 days of PTO


As the HR Manager, you will be responsible for recruiting, new employee orientation and onboarding, benefits and compensation, payroll entry, and employee relations.  You will coordinate with the senior management team to ensure effective human resources policies and procedures are adopted and implemented.  You will have a seat at the table in the creation and implementation of organizational strategy, as it relates to the HR function.  This position is located in Washington, DC, with occasional visits to the Silver Spring, MD office at their own discretion.


Qualified applicants offer:


  • Bachelor’s degree in HR or related field
  • 5 years of HR experience that includes a focus on employee relations, payroll, and benefits
  • General knowledge of the principles and practices of HR management and employment law
  • Experience in the administration of benefits and other HR programs


How To Apply

If you believe you meet the requirements, please submit a resume, cover letter, and one HR-related writing sample to the following job link (or copy/paste link to a new window):

Additional inquiries and questions can be emailed to Beth Cessna at

CLB is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.


About Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind (CLB)

Since 1900, Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind has been dedicated to helping the blind or visually impaired population of the greater Washington, DC region and beyond overcome the challenges of vision loss.  CLB's work enables people of all ages who are blind or visually impaired to remain independent, active, and productive in our society.  CLB provides programs and services to people of all ages who are blind or visually impaired, regardless of their ability to pay.

CLB is committed to ensuring that all recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, and other employment-related programs are provided fairly to all persons on an equal opportunity basis without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  Employment decisions are based on the principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action.


About Cessna & Associates, LLC

Cessna & Associates, LLC is a boutique HR consultancy partnering with mission-driven nonprofit organizations.  Our goal is to identify the best potential candidates that the market has to offer.  

The Power of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Fuels Success

Cessna & Associates embraces and celebrates the strength that diversity brings to our organization.  Just as we are deliberate in our own pursuit of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives, our efforts support our clients' DEI success. We drive every search with an unyielding focus to create an even playing field for all candidates and assess their ability to be "culture adds", not merely "fits" for our clients.  Our team builds and nurtures this rich tapestry of diversity for ourselves and for our clients.


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