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Manager of Human Resources

Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding | New York NY 10001 USA | Full Time | Posted: 12/20/2012

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MANAGER OF HUMAN RESOURCES




THE ORGANIZATION
The Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding promotes mutual respect with practical programs that bridge religious difference and combat prejudice in areas of armed conflict, schools, workplaces, and health care settings. Tanenbaum is a secular and non-sectarian organization.


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
The Manager of Human Resources will report directly to the Assistant Director of Operations and Finance (ADOF) and will also work closely with the CEO, the Managing Director of Programs (MDP) and other department heads.

The Manager of Human Resources must understand and support the organization’s mission, vision, values and principles, and be able to clearly articulate the organization’s different programs. Respect for confidential information is essential.

This position is for four days a week or equivalent, and begins March 1st, 2013.

Responsibilities will include:

• Planning with the CEO, ADOF and MDP regarding and the management of staffing and office culture.
• Manage hiring process:
     o Write job descriptions and oversee appropriate postings.
     o Review applications.
     o Conduct and document interviews, administer and evaluate tests.
     o Interview and document references.
     o Manage background checks.
• Regularly update and manage onboarding procedures.
• Maintain all Human Resources documentation, records and reports.
• Support disciplinary processes and terminations, as appropriate, and maintain appropriate documentation.
• Conduct and document exit interviews.
• Provide guidance to managers regarding mentoring and discipline.
• Manage and report on all employee benefits, including renewal of health, life, unemployment and disability insurances, and execute semi-monthly transfers of 403(b) withholdings.
• Review and update the Staff Policy Manual.
• Monitor staff evaluations.
• Consult with counsel on human resource matters as needed.
• Regular review of laws, regulations and best practices and their integration with current policies to assure compliance; work with other departments as needed (e.g., Business Continuity Plan, Better Business Bureau requirements, etc.).
• Maintain staff organizational chart.
• Oversee and document semi-monthly payroll, including managing time sheets and distributing W2’s.
• Identify and research key staff policies and skill sets, and design and coordinate respective staff trainings.
• Hear and resolve staff grievances or conflicts.
• Research and manage staff professional development.
• Generate reports and notices to staff as required by law.
• Oversee renewals of institutional insurance policies (D&O, liability, umbrella).
• Oversee process for hiring new contractors and service providers, as needed, including:
     o Generate requests for proposals (RFPs).
     o Review and distribute proposals.
     o Participate in interview and selection process.
• Understand Tanenbaum’s work product.
• Support Tanenbaum’s Compensation Committee.
• Review and maintain all institutional contracts.
• Ably represent Tanenbaum in a professional manner as needed.
• Such other responsibilities as may be necessary to support the Operations Department and the organization.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPECTATIONS
• Commitment to the mission and goals of Tanenbaum.
• BA or BS degree; Master’s degree in Human Resources a plus.
• A minimum of 5 years in Human Resources or related areas.
• Strong interviewing technique.
• Exceptional interpersonal skills.
• Ability to analyze and synthesize data, attend to details as well as the overall process and present all of it in a clear fashion.
• Excellent written and verbal communication; able to respond to common HR-related inquiries and also know how to manage complaints or conflicts
• Familiarity with effective ways to attract appropriate candidates for hire.
• Understanding of budget process and project management
• Ability to anticipate and solve problems.
• Strong organizational and time management skills.
• Ability to supervise and manage staff.
• Self-starter, flexible, motivated, and able to take initiative in all situations.
• Good attention to details, and follow through.
• Must be computer proficient, especially with MS Office Suite.
• Represent Tanenbaum in a professional manner at all times.


WORK PRODUCT

All work produced for Tanenbaum by the employee is the work product of Tanenbaum and may not be used by the employee outside of Tanenbaum-authorized activities.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Please send a cover letter, résumé, salary requirements, and one or two brief writing samples (less than five pages) to hr@tanenbaum.org. Be sure to include the name of the position in the subject line of your email. Applications without salary requirements will not be considered.
No phone calls, please.

Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding
254 West 31st Street, 7th floor, New York, NY 10001
Email: hr@tanenbaum.org
Fax: 212-967-9001


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Location New York, NY, 10001, United States
Categories Civil Rights/Social Action Advocacy, Education, Other
Function Human Resources
Experience Years 5 yrs
Pref Degree Bachelors
Certifications • Commitment to the mission and goals of Tanenbaum. • BA or BS degree; Master’s degree in Human Resources a plus. • A minimum of 5 years in Human Resources or related areas. • Strong interviewing technique. • Exceptional interpersonal skills. • Ability to analyze and synthesize data, attend to details as well as the overall process and present all of it in a clear fashion. • Excellent written and verbal communication; able to respond to common HR-related inquiries and also know how to manage complaints or conflicts • Familiarity with effective ways to attract appropriate candidates for hire. • Understanding of budget process and project management • Ability to anticipate and solve problems. • Strong organizational and time management skills. • Ability to supervise and manage staff. • Self-starter, flexible, motivated, and able to take initiative in all situations. • Good attention to details, and follow through. • Must be computer proficient, especially with MS Office Suite. • Represent Tanenbaum in a professional manner at all times.

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