Director of Human Resources

November 19th, 2021
Director of Human Resources

Director of Human Resources

  • Full Time
  • Senior Level
Job Category: HR
Location: Manhattan
Job Sectors: Human Services

Job Summary:

The Human Resource Manager will lead and direct the routine functions of the Human Resources (HR) department including hiring and interviewing staff, administering pay, benefits, and leave, and enforcing company policies and practices.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

    • Recruits, interviews, hires, and trains new staff in the department. 
    • Oversees the daily workflow of the department.
    • Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations. 
    • Handles discipline and termination of employees in accordance with company policy. 


    • Partners with the leadership team to understand and execute the organizations human resource and talent strategy particularly as it relates to current and future talent needs, recruiting, retention, and succession planning.
    • Provides support and guidance to management, and other staff when complex, specialized, and sensitive questions and issues arise; may be required to administer and execute routine tasks in delicate circumstances such as investigating allegations of wrongdoing, and terminations.
    • Manages the talent acquisition process, which may include recruitment, interviewing, and hiring of qualified job applicants, particularly for managerial, exempt, and professional roles; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.
    • Analyzes trends in compensation and benefits; researches and proposes competitive base to ensure the organization attracts and retains top talent.
    • Creates learning and development programs and initiatives that provide internal development opportunities for employees.
    • Oversees employee disciplinary meetings and terminations.
    • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
    • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment practice.
    •  Provides necessary education and materials to managers and employees including workshops, manuals, employee handbooks and standardized reports·      
    •  Determines and recommends employee relations practices necessary to establish a positive employer-employee relationship and promote a high level of employee morale and motivation.
    •  Monitors the implementation of a performance improvement with employees. 
    • Performs other duties as assigned.



Required Skills/Abilities: 


    •  Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 


    •  Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.


    •  Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.


    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.


    • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.


    • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.


    • Thorough knowledge of employment-related regulations.


    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and ADP software.


    • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organizations systems.

 Education and Experience:

    • Bachelors degree, minimum


    • A minimum of 5 years of human resource management experience preferred.

 Physical Requirements: 

    • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
    • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times. 
    • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times. 
    • Must be able to access and navigate each department at the organization’s facilities.
    • Must be able to access and navigate each department at the organization’s facilities.

  Apply – [email protected]

Harlem Commonwealth Council

  • 361 West 125th Street
  • New York, NY 10027
  • USA
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