Director of Employee Resources and Staff Development (Part-Time/3 days per week)

The NNSC is seeking a Director of Employee and Staff Development who will (1) plan, coordinate and serve as liaison with RFCUNY to provide HR services; (2) develop and implement internal policies, procedures and practices that support the mission, functions and staff of NNSC; (3) coach, advise and support managers and staff in preserving and strengthening the human relationships on which all other organizational activities depend; and, (4) utilize and suggest best practices designed to improve the organization’s communication and effectiveness, facilitate its growth, and contribute to the NNSC’s mission and goals.

Major tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Ensures delivery of (and alignment with) RFCUNY HR services
  • Updates and implements HR policies, processes, procedures, programs and practices customized to the needs of NNSC.
  • Handles day-to-day HR operations, including status changes and processing actions, and new hires, volunteers and interns
  • Resolves employment issues related to compensation, benefits and pay, and time and attendance.
  • Serves as a resource for recruitment, hiring and onboarding, pay administration, performance management, professional development, and workforce planning.
  • Assists managers and employees in developing solutions to routine and complex human relational issues, including grievances and complaints
  • Ensures fair employment practice requirements are met
  • Provides HR policy guidance and interpretations in support of overall organizational effectiveness
  • Maintains confidential employee records and files
  • Institutes HR plans and strategies, including succession planning, recruitment, retention and staff engagement
  • Provides relational coaching for individuals and teams
  • Supports continuous improvement of organizational performance and individual professional development through the alignment of individual performance with organizational results and outcomes
  • Builds an inclusive culture that promotes and supports diversity, equity, and respect
  • Monitors, tracks and reports on HR metrics

Qualification Specifications:

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development, Business Administration, or a related field or the equivalent in education and experience is required. Graduate degree and/or certifications (SPHR, PHR, OD, etc.) are desirable.
  • Experience:
    • Minimum of 8 years of progressively responsible and related experience.
    • Knowledgeable in the areas of human resources management and EEO compliance.
    • Specific technical expertise in HR functional areas of recruitment and staffing and employee (or labor) relations.
    • Skilled in relationship building and conflict resolution
    • Relevant industry experience (small/moderate sized mission-driven non- profit or higher education) highly desired.
  • Other:
    • Interest in, familiarity with or demonstrated commitment to the vision, values and mission of the NNSC
    • Ability to work a part-time schedule, 24-32 hours per week

How to Apply:

Send a resume and letter of interest, with attention David Kennedy, to  Letter of interest should describe your interest in and qualifications for this position, how you learned of this vacancy, and your salary requirements. Applicants will receive an acknowledgment of receipt within 72 hours.