Director of Human Resources

Auburn, New York Permanent USD115,000 - USD125,000 per year
  • Amazing opportunity to work at a nonprofit organization
  • Medical and Dental Benefits from day 1

About Our Client

W are an accredited non-profit, human services agency dedicated to family support and preservation, trauma-informed care, and serving vulnerable populations with unique needs. Founded in 1852 in Auburn, NY, we have a long history of delivering high-quality and innovative services to individuals, children, youth and families. We have 22 locations across 8 states and serve over 10,000 individuals and families annually.

Job Description

  • Oversee the daily operations of the HR team based in Auburn, partnering with the Deputy of Human Resources based in NYC
  • Administer, update, develop, and communicate personnel policies and procedures to staff, ensuring that staff understands best practices for progressive discipline, leave management, benefits and training
  • Lead, coach and mentor HR Generalists based in Auburn and provide support to the HR team members in other subunits
  • Oversee and manage employee relations, liaising with Upstate New York, Delaware, Pittsburgh, Dallas, Chicago, Los Angeles and Baltimore
  • Conduct new-employee orientations; monitor career-path program and employee relations counseling
  • Ensure the agency complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, anticipating legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions
  • Assist with maintenance and work with the team to update Employee Handbook and Standard Operating Procedures, partnering with the CQI and Compliance team
  • Serve as a liaison and provide employee relations advice and counseling to management and employees
  • Provide training to other department directors and supervisors in the areas of hiring, firing, documentation, evaluations, privacy, FMLA, PFL, workplace safety, harassment, discrimination, and workplace violence
  • Conduct regular follow-up with Assistant Director of Talent Acquisition to determine the effectiveness of recruiting plans and implementation
  • Guardian and executor of agency competencies, lives out our agency competencies
  • Responsible for complying with rules and regulations governing access to Protected Health Information under HIPAA. Access protected Health Information is limited to the extent required to perform responsibilities herein, dictate the level of access, use, and disclosure of confidential information
  • Perform other duties as requested by your immediate supervisor or the Agency's C-Suite

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 with a minimum of six to eight years experience in Human Resources, including a minimum of 3-4 years supervising a large team.

● Master's degree and PHR or SHR CP or SCP certification - required

● Experience providing Human Resources for not for profit agency - preferred

● Demonstrated track record in developing and maintaining systems - required

● Highly skilled in MS Office and working knowledge of web-based HRIS or equivalent systems - required

● Excellent communication and organizational skills and ability to work in a flexible team context

● Ability to handle confidential material responsibly

● Valid NYS Driver's License - required

● Ability to travel to all agency locations

What's on Offer

160 hours of vacation time; 12 Sick Days per year

● 10 Holidays, 3 Personal Days, Medical Appointment Time

● Medical, dental, and vision insurance

● Pet and Legal Insurance

● Employee Assistance Program

● FSA, Transit, and Parking savings accounts

● Supplemental life insurance, critical illness, enhanced short-term disability benefits

● 401(k) match up to 6 %

● Corporate Discounts Program

● Sick Leave Pool

● Identity Protection

● Hybrid - Eligible for one remote day after 90 days of employment

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Job summary

Human Resources
Sub Sector
HR Director
Not For Profit
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Elizabeth Knight
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