Working in a shared service environment, the Managing Director for Human Resource will work with The Door, Broome Street Academy, and University Settlement, three independent 501c3’s that share a CEO and administrative/back-office functions. University Settlement (www.universitysettlement.org), The Door (www.door.org), and Broome Street Academy (www.broomestreetacademy.org) are affiliated New York City nonprofits that tackle the complex issues surrounding poverty for over 50,000 New Yorkers each year.
The Managing Director for Human Resource is a pivotal role for our three organizations with over 1,000 employees. You are a skilled human resource professional and responsible for all human resources functions including recruitment and retention, compensation, employee relations, professional development, and benefits. You will develop relationships and work closely with the executive team and senior leaders to ensure that HR strategies and key initiatives are in support of agency missions, in line with current cultural and organizational best practices, and offer a high level of support for the staff of the organizations. You will serve as a senior leader on our diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives and play a key role in accountability around DEI goals and building a culture of inclusivity and belonging across the three organizations.
You are an expertise in all functions within the HR department, demonstrate strong leadership abilities, and can oversee a fast-paced multi-faceted organization. You will not only serve three agencies but also lead seven HR professionals.
What You Will Be Doing:
You will counsel and coach managers on employment-related issues including hiring and recruitment, performance management, talent development, employee relations, and interpretation of HR policies and procedures. You will support both newly hired and seasoned managers. You are the key liaison with labor organizations and ensure compliance with the collective bargaining agreement.
You will provide leadership and guidance to the recruitment team (HR Manager for Recruitment and Retention and Recruitment Specialist) in the areas of recruitment and onboarding, retention, compensation, performance management, and labor relations. You will support the team in developing and implementing initiatives that support the agency’s DEI goals, including building a pool of diverse and qualified candidates across all levels of the organizations. You will develop a plan to ensure that the organizations stay competitive with the field and strategize to maintain an environment of equal employment opportunity, diversity and equity, and competitive advantage while attracting a diverse and highly qualified workforce.
You will work alongside HR and management staff to ensure that the agencies’ policies, procedures and practices create a safe, consistent, fair, and inclusive environment. You will work with programs to meet specific compliance measures mandated by program funders. You will develop and implement new trainings in response to emerging trends and best practices.
You will supervise and monitor employee benefits programs. You will assess and analyze ways to improve existing benefits while reducing cost and serve as Plan Administrator for retirement plans and ensure the organization is in compliance.
What We Are Looking For:
You have 15+ years of HR experience, with 5+ years in a managerial capacity and experience with labor unions
You’re a leader and able to inspire a multi-faceted organization and team
You have strong management, problem-solving, and collaborative skills
You are analytical and can interpret and communicate data
You have a Bachelor’s degree; a plus if you have a master’s degree in human resources management
You have a strong commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion
About University Settlement
University Settlement, The Door, and Broome Street Academy are affiliated New York City nonprofits that tackle the complex issues surrounding poverty for over 51,000 New Yorkers each year.
University Settlement is one of New York City’s most dynamic social justice institutions, with an impressive legacy as the first settlement house in the nation. For 130 years, University Settlement has been an anchor in the low-income and immigrant communities where we work, offering pioneering programs in early childhood care and education, youth development, eviction prevention, literacy, theater and visual arts, senior services, and mental health. Each year, we engage over 40,000 New Yorkers through our network of 34 sites in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Our mission is to empower residents by building on their strengths through comprehensive, quality services that meet the current needs of the community; innovation that anticipates future needs; and advocacy to improve the community as a whole.
The Door is an unparalleled model for youth development, offering a comprehensive range of integrated services within a single site for nearly 11,000 New York City youth each year. Our mission is to em...power young adults to reach their full potential by providing comprehensive youth development services in a diverse and caring environment. At The Door, youth can access health care and education, mental health counseling and crisis assistance, legal assistance, college preparation services, career development, housing supports, arts, sports and recreational activities, and nutritious meals – all for free and under one roof. By providing participants with our suite of integrated services, we seek to provide any motivated young person with the tools, resources, and opportunities needed to successfully transition to adulthood.
A major initiative within The Door, Broome Street Academy is a unique charter high school that prepares New York City’s most vulnerable youth for a successful future through rigorous academics paired with supports of The Door.