Director Human Resources

Auburn, New York Permanent USD90,000 - USD110,000 per year
  • Work with a great mission driven organization
  • Join a collaborative and growing HR team

About Our Client

This organization is a leading non-profit organization dedicated to supporting foster populations in Auburn, NY, and surrounding areas. Their mission is to provide comprehensive support, resources, and advocacy for foster youth and families, ensuring they have access to the necessary tools for success and well-being.

Job Description

  1. Leadership and Management:
    • Lead, mentor, and manage a team of HR professionals, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and excellence.
    • Provide guidance and support to HR staff, ensuring alignment with organizational goals and objectives.

  2. Employee Relations:
    • Conduct and oversee employee relations investigations, ensuring fair and equitable resolutions in accordance with organizational policies and legal requirements.
    • Provide coaching and guidance to managers and employees on employee relations matters.

  3. Performance Management:
    • Oversee the performance management process, including goal setting, performance evaluations, and development planning.
    • Work closely with department heads to address performance issues and develop strategies for improvement.

  4. Onboarding:
    • Develop and implement effective onboarding processes to ensure a seamless integration of new hires into the organization.
    • Coordinate with hiring managers to facilitate orientation sessions and provide resources for new employees.

  5. Leave Management:
    • Oversee the leave management process, including FMLA, disability, and other types of leave.
    • Ensure compliance with federal and state regulations related to leave administration.

  6. Benefits Administration:
    • Collaborate with the benefits team to administer employee benefits programs, including health insurance, retirement plans, and other perks.
    • Serve as a point of contact for employees regarding benefits-related inquiries and issues.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field; Master's degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in Human Resources, with at least 2 years in a leadership or managerial role.
  • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification preferred.
  • Thorough understanding of employment laws and regulations, particularly those related to non-profit organizations.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build relationships and collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities, including the ability to inspire and motivate a team.
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills, with a proactive and solutions-oriented approach.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information with discretion.
  • Spanish Speaking Preferred

What's on Offer

  • Competitive compensation (90-100K)
  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision offerings
  • Generous PTO
  • Opportunity to join a collaborative, growing HR team
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Job summary

Human Resources
Sub Sector
HR Manager
Not For Profit
Contract Type
Consultant name
Claire Vogel
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