Interim Director of People Operations

Manhattan, New York Temporary USD47 - USD57 per hour
  • Working for a growing company/ industry
  • Potential Temp to Perm

About Our Client

My client is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to the advancement of the health and well-being of all New Yorkers for 20 years plus. My client incubates innovative public health initiatives implemented by the Health Department to advance community health throughout the city. It facilitates partnerships, often new and unconventional, between government and the private sector to develop, test, and launch new initiatives.

Job Description


Include but are not limited to the following:

  • Serve as the main contact for the organization program managers and staff.
  • Lead a team of three HR Generalist who will support the programs and staff at the organization program.
  • Partner with Program leadership and managers to ensure effective communication and interpret policies and procedures.
  • Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough, and objective investigations.
  • Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to supervisors (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions).
  • Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
  • Serve as a business partner with hiring managers to develop effective sourcing and recruitment strategies that result in client satisfaction. Develop effective relationships within the organization and the hiring community to have influence and impact the recruiting process and hiring.
  • Identifies staffing and recruiting needs; develops and executes best practices for hiring and talent management.
  • Partner with Director of Talent Management with managing the full life cycle recruitment (post, source, prescreen, schedule, background, references, offer, on boarding, etc.). Complete hiring process within defined metrics to minimize overall time-to-start. Develop appropriate marketing strategies, define roles and responsibilities of hiring team, and develop service-level agreements to ensure an effective and efficient recruitment life cycle while minimizing cost-per-hire.
  • Partner with hiring manager in creating job descriptions to ensure compliance with FLSA laws and compensation is competitive in market.
  • Work closely with the HRIS Data Analyst to collect and coordinate aggregate data for talent pool and translate those data into insights through data analysis that drives deliberate action plans at the appropriate levels.
  • Manage the orientation of new hire.
  • Manage the off-boarding process (exit interviews, stay interviews, etc.)
  • Create and maintain an environment of equal employment opportunity, diversity, and competitive advantage in support of the company's diversity and inclusion strategic plan.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law; applies this knowledge to communicate changes in policy, practice, and resources to senior leadership teams.
  • Ensure overall compliance with existing HR policies and procedure; suggest necessary improvements to boost ethical and regulatory standards across the organization.
  • Engage in HR internal auditing, compliance investigations, or other activities related to human resources and employment/employees
  • Performs other duties as required.

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 related field required; Master's degree preferred.
  • At least ten years of human resource management experience required.
  • A minimum of three years' experience managing HR Team required.
  • PHR or SPHR certification, highly preferred.
  • Five years' experience managing employee relations matters.
  • Ability to work under tight time constraints, handle sensitive data and multi-task so deadlines can be met.
  • Ability to build and maintain positive and collaborative relationships with all levels of staff.
  • Excellent communication skills, meticulous attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Strong knowledge of employment laws and regulations.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organizations HRIS and talent management systems.

What's on Offer

  • Competitive Pay
  • Health Benefits
  • Potential Temp to Perm based on performance
  • Transit Benefits
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Job summary

Human Resources
Sub Sector
HR Director
Not For Profit
Contract Type
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Kelley McCullough
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