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HR Director

The Jewish Board

New York, New York 10020
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Full Time
  • HR Generalist
  • EEO/Affirmative Action
  • Employee Relations
  • Employment/Recruitment
  • Organizational Development
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Job Details

Purpose of Position:

The HR Director contributes to the mission, vision and values by directing the HR Team and department leaders to build organizational capabilities through recruitment, retention and, performance management strategies.. The primary function is to develop, maintain and continuously improvement through solid practiced HR activities and processes.

The HR Director provides leadership in developing in advancing the organization’s strategic plan and improving organization performance by developing and implementing effective HR strategies and programs, including recruitment and retention, benefit administration, employee relations, and performance management.

What Are We Looking For:

We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic, and articulate individual who is serious about her/his work, but can keep a sense of humor. The ideal candidate will possess at least 7 to 10 years of experience working in high paced, demanding and effective HR departments. Candidates must be able to multi-task and maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information


Position Description:

· Develop HR goals to help drive department objectives as outlined by Chief HR Officer.

· The role serves as a business partner and consults with, and influences functional leaders on business needs, while providing human resource expertise in organizational effectiveness, talent management, employee development, change management, coaching, performance management and employee relations.

· Proactively manage employee relations across the organization while administering HR policies and practices.

· This role will partner with the business leaders in the organization to ensure a fully integrated talent acquisition strategy.

· The position requires thought leadership to help the talent acquisition team attract, recruit and retain the best talent in the field.

· Develop performance management systems that highlight the top talent in the organization, identifying internal candidates best suited for additional responsibility and career growth.

· Develop and maintain human resources operational audit process to ensure compliance, standardization and optimization of organization wide of human resources polices and practices.

· Ensure the Organization is compliant with all federal, state and local human resources laws.

· Develop and oversee effective recruitment strategies to meet the demands of a growing organization and ever changing marketplace;

· Evaluate turnover, exit interviews and employee survey data and trends, and partner with business units to identify strategies and tactics to attract and retain talent.

· Determines, implements, measures and improves the organization’s strategy for recruitment, staffing, classification, development, and training, organizational analysis, employment practices, employee assistance, employee relations and compensation practices.

· Develops standards of work for the HR function including standardization of key employment data; HR processes and standard operations practices;

· Monitors the use of automated HR systems for quality control;

· Insures seamless operational capacity of HR staff by developing performance plans monitoring and evaluating employee performance and providing correction action when necessary.

· Develops and modifies HR practices, policies, and procedures when appropriate and/or necessary.

· Participate in Committee work.


· Masters preferred. BA/BS required or the equivalent experience

· The heart of this position is the ability to foster a positive, productive and supportive working environment

· Demonstrate effective relationship building skills

· Experience supervising and managing staff required with outstanding interpersonal and writing skills;

· Knowledge of Taleo, MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint.

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