Job Title: Manager, Human Resources
Department: Human Resources
Reports To: Chief Financial Officer
FLSA Status: Exempt
Plans, directs, and coordinates the Human Resource function of New York College of Health Professions by performing the following duties personally and through subordinates. The mission of the position is to ensure the Human Resource Office works in partnership with departments and employees of New York College to promote fair and equitable Management practices that respect the work and dignity of all employees while assuring that the College complies with all applicable employment related laws and policies. In this collaborative relationship, the Human Resource Director fosters an environment conducive to the attraction and retention of qualified, talented faculty and staff to advance the mission of New York College. The Director interacts with the management committee in decision-making processes. This is a supervisory position that involves administering policies, programs and practices: including planning, organizing, developing, implementing, coordinating, and directing.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Plan, create and implement policies and procedures within the human resources environment including but not limited to recruitment practices, employee relations, benefits management, wages/compensation and training and development.
- Recruits, interviews and interfaces with management to select employees to fill vacant positions. Creates and utilizes all recruitment sources including job posting, employee referral, classified ads, internet recruiting, networking, etc. to maintain a strong qualified applicant pool in a cost-effective manner.
- Responsible for overall benefits management including benefits orientation, enrollment, resolving individual employee claim problems and the timely processing of all benefit related invoices.
- Investigates and resolves all employee disciplinary matters including but not limited to harassment / sexual harassment / employee discrimination complaints, allegations of misconduct, etc.
- Responsible for conducting new employee orientation.
- Conduct training and development sessions in preventing sexual harassment in the workplace, preventing violence in the workplace, supervisory skills for management, conducting the employment interview, etc.
- Completes and submits disability claims, investigates all accidents on the job, and submits worker compensation claims to specific insurance carriers. Maintains OSHA LOG for all reportable injuries at work for each year.
- Submits payroll notification forms to Payroll on all new hires, terminations, personal status changes, benefit deductions, promotions, title changes, salary increases, etc.
- Conducts all exit interviews for voluntary terminations, prepares separation paperwork including COBRA notification to all employees whose employment is terminated whether voluntarily or involuntarily; employees who were terminated for misconduct are not eligible for COBRA benefits.
- Maintains updated employment files both in a secure location and confidential manner.
- Completes special projects as needed.
- Manages and supervises Human Resources Assistant and Administrative Assistants.
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor’s degree a must along with 5 years of management experience, at least 7 years in Human Resources overall. Must have worked in all facets of Human Resources, including policy development /implementation, employee relations, training, staffing, benefits, and employee orientation Thorough knowledge of Federal and NY State Employment Law including TITLE VII, ADA, EEO, FMLA, Worker Compensation and NY State Disability law. Strong leadership, project management, conflict resolution and computer skills are required as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Individual must have a professional demeanor along with excellent presentation skills to conduct training sessions, employment orientation, etc.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common benefits contracts, journals, reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond verbally and in writing to common inquiries, complaints, and solicitations in a professional manner that reflects positively upon New York College. Ability to write and edit copy for advertisements, newsletters, and brochures that reflects the mission of New York College. Ability to present information to groups of associates as well as outside professionals in an organized, decisive manner.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, remain objective, and draw valid conclusions. The ability to produce several solutions.
Word processing (Word) and Spreadsheet skills (Excel). Internet experience and experience with payroll/personnel software is a plus.
Please send an email if you are interested in the position and your resume also. We will contact you ASAP.