Human Resources Business Partner

135 W 50th St, New York, NY 10020, USA Req #2108
Thursday, November 18, 2021
Make a bigger difference


The Jewish Board delivers innovative, best-in-class mental and behavioral health services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families, to children, teens, and adults. That adds up to countless opportunities to use your skills, training, and compassion to make a difference in the lives of others. 

Similarly, we support our employees through benefits like, professional development opportunities and paid supervision. Some of our other benefits include:

  • 15 agency holidays and 15 sick days in addition to generous vacation
  • Health/dental/vision plans that are subsidized up to 80%
  • Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness
  • Access to 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through our many company initiatives, including employee resource groups (ERGs) like Confronting Structural Racism (COR), Coalition Against Anti-Semitism (CAAS), and the LGBTQ Steering Committee
  • Due to the ongoing pandemic, The Jewish Board is offering flexible work arrangements, including some remote work


Reporting the Human Resources Director, as part of the Human Resources team of human resources professionals, the Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) works closely with client leadership and Human Resources Centers of Excellence (COE), to develop innovative solutions and lead initiatives that enhance organizational effectiveness, and contribute to the achievement of The Jewish Board’s vision and mission. The HRBP serves not only as client account manager to ensure the effective delivery of a full range and scope of human resources services for one or more client groups, but also serves as trusted advisor on sensitive and/or critical issues that pertain to people and related matters. They will support implementation and execution of our policies and procedures that are aligned with the organization's goals while guiding and communicating the strategy that comes from leadership. Some responsibilities include:

  • Understand the organization as a whole, be proactive and support managers and the HR team in creating a best place to work
  • Offer HR guidance to managers and individuals in areas including talent management, development, and retention; career planning; succession planning; employee relations, organizational design and effectiveness, total rewards, staffing/headcount planning and more 
  • Be an advisor to employees and management regarding company policies, employee performance, culture/work environment and other issues; resolve conflicts effectively while minimizing legal exposure. 
  • Remain current on HR practices along with applicable federal and local legislation and regulations and ensure compliance across your client groups.
  • Participate in investigation procedures and collects data to support internal and external complaints and other employment-related issues.

The Jewish Board is currently looking for talented human resources professionals of all cultures, religions, races, and gender expressions with the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred, HS Diploma or equivalent required.
  • 4+ years of experience in Human Resources, possibly from a variety of roles but ideally with a minimum of 2 years of experience as an HR Business Partner or similar
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, in one-on-one settings and group settings
  • Passion and successful track record for mentoring and coaching managers as well as employees
  • Demonstrated expertise in this field including mastery of HR compliance and legal requirements
  • Ability to track projects and programs and move them forward to completion in a timely manner
  • Possesses a high degree of competency with technology across multiple platforms for tracking and reporting outcomes.
  • Skilled in leveraging HR technology to support business decisions (Dayforce preferred)

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

 We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

Other details

  • Job Family Agency Administration [600s]
  • Job Function Misc Professionals
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator 8810 - Clerical Office Employees NOC
Location on Google Maps
  • 135 W 50th St, New York, NY 10020, USA