HR Manager – The HOPE Program

HR Manager – The HOPE Program
The HOPE Program
Work Location
Hybrid, from Downtown Brooklyn (1 Smith Place) or the South Bronx (1369 Garrison Ave.)
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Job Description

Summary: HOPE is seeking an HR manager who will further drive HOPE’s focus on its biggest asset, its staff. The position reports to the Chief Financial & Operations Officer and will supervise and support an HR Administrator. This is a hybrid position, based at either of HOPE’s locations: Downtown Brooklyn (1 Smith Street) or the South Bronx (1360 Garrison Avenue).

Responsibilities:  The HR Manager oversees all human resources activities within HOPE and serves as a strategic HR business partner to the executive team members in the development of an excellent workforce. They will assist in developing a staff-oriented company culture that emphasizes quality, continuous improvement, and high performance. Functions include but are not limited to:

  • Create and update organization policies and procedures related to HR matters in accordance with relevant laws, ensure compliance with those policies
  • Stay current on all employment law/regulations
  • Develop a strong hiring pipeline, upkeep job descriptions, help post and pre-screen potential new staff
  • Conduct ongoing research on best sites and platforms (based on specific openings) to attract most diverse and qualified candidates
  • Participate in interviewing and facilitation of communication between HOPE and potential candidates, provide onboarding training for new hires
  • Research, propose and lead staff development opportunities
  • Spearhead the performance evaluation process, provide critical and effective feedback to staff, managers, and executive team to improve individual and team performance
  • Review and recommend compensation strategies within the organization’s philosophies and strategies for new hires, promotions, transfers and equity/merit adjustments
  • Manage, advise and execute all HOPE benefits/compensation packages
  • Provide direct access to problem solving for staff, facilitate conflict resolution
  • Oversee the payroll process
  • Participate in DEIA and lead HR related diversity, equity & inclusion initiatives
  • Assume HR Administrator’s responsibilities in their absence

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Critical Thinking: Able to understand needs of staff who come to them in crisis, solution-oriented
  • Attentive to detail, asks clarifying questions to ensure concise record keeping.
  • A good listener and effective speaker, able to establish rapport and trust with the HOPE staff within a short period of time
  • Able to tailor training methods to different ways people across the organization learn.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage with staff effectively
  • Demonstrated experience in working alongside executive leadership
  • Proactive self-starter with ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Team player who is able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Flexibility and ability to prioritize
  • Ability to handle confidential information with high level of discretion and sensitivity
  • College degree and minimum of 3 years of experience in HR, ideally in a not-for-profit organization
How to Apply
Email cover letter, indicating what position you are applying for and where you saw the listing, and resume to Resumes unaccompanied by a cover letter will not be reviewed. No telephone calls, please.
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