Director Human Resources

135 W 50th St, New York, NY 10020, USA Req #2648
Thursday, May 12, 2022
Make a bigger difference

Director Human Resources

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 hybrid work

Reporting to the Deputy Chief People Officer the Human Resources Director contributes to the mission, vision, and values by directing members of the Human Resources team and department leaders to build organizational capabilities through recruitment, retention, performance management strategies, and employee/labor Relations. The primary function is to develop, maintain, and continuous improve through solid practiced Human Resources activities and processes. Some responsibilities include:
  • Developing HR goals to help drive department objectives as outlined by the Deputy Chief People Officer.
  • Serve as a business partner consults with, and influences functional leaders on business needs, while providing human resource expertise in organizational effectiveness, talent management, employee development, change management, coaching, performance management, and employee relations.
  • Proactively manage employee relations across the organization while administering HR policies and practices; Build credibility and trust among employees; Act as front-line HR Partner, when needed, to resolve employee concerns and identify areas for improvement or additional support.
  • Work directly with managers and employees to resolve complex employee relations issues and investigations.
  • Drive complex change initiatives for management and key stakeholders on best practices in change management. Communicates changes and potential impact to wider group of constituents. 


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

  • Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree preferred
  • 7-10 years’ experience in personnel administration as a human resources generalist required;
  • The ideal candidate must be a bright, enthusiastic, and articulate individual who is serious about their work, but, can maintain a sense of humor. 
  • Candidate must be able to manage multiple competing tasks and maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information
  • The heart of this position is the ability to foster a positive, productive and supportive working environment
  • Candidate must have a minimum of 5 years’ supervisory experience 
  • Outstanding interpersonal, writing and relationships building skills 
  • Knowledge of credentialing for roles that require 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)
  • HRIS/ATS System experience (Ceridian 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 Directors
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator 8810 - Clerical Office Employees NOC
Location on Google Maps
  • 135 W 50th St, New York, NY 10020, USA