Human Resources Director

Position Summary:

Plan, direct, and coordinate Riverdale Y human resource management activities to maximize the strategic use of human resources and maintain functions such as personnel policies, regulatory compliance, recruitment, and onboarding/offboarding.


1. Knowledge and Education – Minimum Required or Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree, PHR Certification Preferred

2. Experience – Minimum Required or Preferred: 5 Years Experience in HR Required, with at least 2 years experience as Director preferred.

Special Skills:

●     Commitment to discretion and confidentiality is a must.

●     Strong communication skills including: perceptive listening and observation skills;

●     Ability to communicate in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience;

●     Ability to verbally convey information effectively.

●     Teach and train staff as training pertains to human resources, payroll and timekeeping, staffing needs, personnel issues, team leadership, and legal issues.

●     Knowledge of federal, state and local employment, wage and salary laws and regulations .

●     Systems management and organizational skills within the HR realm: Systems include those of payroll; benefits; performance tracking, management, and evaluation; compliance; Worker’s compensation; legal; and records management, and systematic onboarding and offboarding processes.

●     Computer skills, including: Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point proficient. ADP or similar software experience helpful.

Duties and Responsibilities:

●     Serve as a link between management and employees by handling questions, interpreting and administering policy, and helping resolve work-related problems.

●     Organize recruitment and onboarding/offboarding

●     Manage compensation and benefits policies

●     Maintain employee records

●     Maintain union-required records and comply with requirements for union

●     Manage employee pension contributions and provide monthly payroll reports to pension provider

●     Monitor sick and vacation leave

●     Assist employees with payroll software

●     Assist staff accountant with payroll reports

●     Maintain and update employee handbook as needed.

●     Be up-to-date with organizational and regulatory policy matters such as equal employment opportunity, discrimination, and sexual harassment, and recommend needed changes.

●     Perform difficult staffing-related duties, refereeing disputes, terminating employees, and administering disciplinary procedures.

●     Organize, direct, control or coordinate the personnel and human resources related training activities of the JCC.

●     Provide current and prospective employees with information about policies, job duties, working conditions, wages and employee benefits.

●     Assist payroll with payroll processes and procedures;.

●     All other duties as assigned.

Grant/Government contract administration:

●     Manage government contracts – application, reports, reimbursements

●     Maintain up-to-date insurance policies

●     Maintain compliance with agency documents

●     Navigate state and city websites for grant applications and contract management

●     Complete government surveys.

Other Duties:

●     Keep track of donations

●     Send out acknowledgements for donations

●     Order office/program supplies

●     Office machine maintenance

●     Attend board meetings to take minutes





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