Human Resources Director

Full Time

Website Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation

TITLE: Human Resources DirectorREPORTS TO: Assistant Vice President, AdministrationSALARY RANGE: $95,000 – $105,000/AnnuallyPOSITION SUMMARY:The Director of Human Resources is responsible for the overall administration, coordination, and continuous improvement of the human resources function. While the position reports to the Assistant Vice President, Administration, the Director of Human Resources will also work with the President & CEO on certain priority initiatives. Overall responsibilities include, but are not limited to:JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Recruitment & Selection: · In collaboration with department heads, write job descriptions, conduct recruitment and selection for all exempt and nonexempt personnel, seasonal, temporary, and part-time employees. Plan and conduct new employee orientation and other onboarding programs to foster teamwork and a shared sense of mission for established RIOC goals.Policy and Procedures: · Administer various human resources plans and procedures for all RIOC personnel.· As needed, partner with executive management and legal department to develop, implement and communicate employee policies and procedures and to train staff and managers.· Annually and as needed, review and make recommendations to executive management for improvements to the Trusts’ policies, procedures, and practices on personnel matters.Compliance and Timekeeping: · Work closely with legal staff to ensure compliance with all applicable local, state and federal employment laws. Compile and submit government related reports as needed.· Work closely with the Payroll Administrator to manage use of accrued time, FMLA leave, required payroll deductions, etc.· Update as needed and maintain ADP Human Resource Information System (HRIS) and paper records in accordance with all applicable standards.Benefits Administration: · With assistance from the Payroll Administrator and Finance Department, oversee benefits administration to include claims resolution, change reporting, and compliance reporting. Administer the workers compensation and disability processes and accurately file claims.· Communicate the organization’s benefits programs to staff and assist staff with accessing such benefits.· Manage the HR Coordinator who performs HR related work and serves as a support to all HR related functions.Staff Management and Development: · Implement organizational and departmental development initiatives to support a motivated and engaged workforce.· Coordinate and conduct training classes for managers on topics such as interviewing, hiring, promotions, performance review, safety, discipline, sexual/other illegal harassment, and other legal obligations regarding employment.Performance Management: · Effectively address employee relations issues by providing guidance and coaching to managers and employees. Resolve conflicts in a fair, positive, and timely manner.· Administer and monitor performance evaluation process for ongoing effectiveness, compliance, and fairness within the organization.· As needed, partner with executive management and legal department to develop, implement and communicate employee policies and procedures and to train staff and managers.· Annually and as needed, review and make recommendations to executive management for improvements to the Trusts’ policies, procedures, and practices on personnel matters.· Perform other duties as assigned.SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS: · PHR or SPHR/SHRM CP or SCP certification preferred.· Preference (though not required) leading the HR function of a not-for-profit or public sector organization.· Experience with bargaining units is preferred but not required.· Prior experience working effectively on a high volume and broad range of matters with executive level staff and senior management.· Ability to propose and drive organizational change.· Working knowledge of ADP Workforce Now preferred.EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:The successful candidate must have a broad range of skills, but above all, they must be curious, flexible thinkers who love learning new things and tackling challenges daily. In addition, the preferred candidate should possess the following:1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and seven (7) years of full-time satisfactory professional experience in employee relations, labor relations, benefit management, performance management, compensation, and any other HR related field. A Master’s degree in Human Resources and PHR or SPHR/SHRM CP or SCP certification is preferred.2. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State’s Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization and seven (7) years of full-time satisfactory experience as described in “1” above; or3. A satisfactory combination of education and/or experience which is equivalent to “1” or “2” above. Graduate study in the field of human resources, or other related fields may be substituted for up to one year of the required experience on the basis of 30 credits equaling one year of experience. Graduation from an accredited school may be substituted for one year of the required experience. However, all candidates must have at least seven years of experience as described above.What we offer: A highly competitive benefits package, including, free health, dental and vision coverage for you and your family (if applicable), paid holidays, floating holidays, sick, personal, and vacation days, commuter benefits, flexible spending accounts, retirement plans, and exciting work environment.How to Apply: Interested applicants should send their cover letter and resume with the subject line: Director of Human ResourcesRIOC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, RIOC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC) is a New York Public Authority, created as a public benefit corporation to plan, operate, maintain, and manage Roosevelt Island (RIOC). RIOC provides many vital services, from street cleaning to landmark preservation, Public Safety, and inter-agency partnerships. For more about us, visit us our website: or on Type: Full-timePay: $95,000.00 – $105,000.00 per yearBenefits:401(k)Dental insuranceEmployee assistance programEmployee discountFlexible spending accountHealth insurancePaid time offRetirement planTuition reimbursementVision insuranceSchedule:8 hour shiftExperience:Human Resources: 7 years (Preferred)ADP Workforce Now: 5 years (Preferred)Work Location: One locationShow more