Employment Type
Date posted
September 21, 2022
Position title
Director of Human Resources

37.5 hours per week

Job Location
Peace Inc. Administration, 217 South Salina St,. 2nd FL, Syracuse, NY 13202

• Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field; Master’s Degree preferred.
• Five to ten years experience in employee relations or human resource administration.
• Human Resources certification (PHR or SPHR) preferred.
• Must have the ability prioritize and effectively handle a variety of projects and assignments simultaneously.
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
• Experience with employment law, benefits, worker’s compensation and unemployment insurance.
• Two years Supervisory experience.
• Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


1. Plan, lead, direct, develop, and coordinate the policies, activities, and staff of the Human Resources Department, ensuring legal compliance and implementation of the organization’s mission and talent strategy for a staff of approximately 375.

2. Collaborate with senior leadership to understand and shape the organization’s goals and strategies in relation to unique program needs regarding recruitment and retention.

3. Review, update, and revise employee handbook and procedural manuals as needed. Communicate changes in policies and practices to senior leadership and employees as necessary.

4. Monitor and ensure organizational compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations. Review and modify policies and practices to maintain compliance.

5. Prepare appropriate information and attend all compliance hearings such as but not limited to New York State Department of Labor, EEOC, OSHA, and Human Rights. Collaborate with legal counsel when necessary.

6. Motivate and support current staff. Ensure that supervisors and managers comply with the federal, state, and local laws indecision making on staff issues.

7. Provide support to the Executive Director and Board of Directors relating to human resources matters or issues. Facilitate the Board Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Personnel Committee.

8. Manage the agency’s 401(k) plan with respect to enrollment, plan audits, and communication to employees; provide updates to the Board of Directors.

9. Prepare reports required by funders and regulators; maintain records of hires, promotions, transfers, terminations, attendance, discipline, employee performance appraisals, and schedules.

10. Collaborate with Fiscal Department to facilitate payroll, employee benefits, and other joint projects and initiatives. Carry out duties associated with the agency self-insured Employee Health Insurance Plan.

11. Create, update, and revise all job descriptions and the wage/salary structure.

12. Act as EEO Officer for the agency and create and present reports, including EEO reports and annual turnover reports, to the Board EEO/Personnel Committee.

13. Maintain active membership in professional personnel organizations to promote agency image and to gain required professional information.

14. Responsible for confidential employee data.

15. Responsible for all other duties as assigned.


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