Chief Human Resources Officer

Salary: $125,000.00 - $150,000.00 per year


·  As a member of the Agency's Leadership Team, provide daily advice and counsel to senior management on various personnel and employment law issues.

·  Supervise the Human Resources staff including the Director of Talent Acquisition and Training, Recruitment Coordinator, Senior HR Generalist, Benefits Administrator and HR Generalist.

·  Ensure the effective administration of all aspects of FCA's recruitment program. Identify and implement innovative recruitment strategies designed to attract and retain the best qualified job candidates. Ensure compliance with all Agency and regulatory background check and affirmative action requirements.

·  Develop and administer personnel policies and conduct employee training on policies and procedures. Ensure that the employee handbook is current and in compliance with current law.

·  Work closely with program directors and supervisors to assist them in carrying out their responsibilities related to personnel matters.

·  Address and resolve all employee relations issues.

·  Ensure the effectiveness of the employee performance appraisal program, including the development of innovative procedures, forms and practices based on current best practices.

·  Perform annual assessment of employee benefit plans, including the health and dental plans, and coordinate the plan renewal process to ensure quality cost-effective plans are secured. Identify and implement new employee benefit incentive programs as needed.

·  Oversee implementation of the Agency's staff training initiative. Provide assistance and direction to the Director of Education & Training in the continued development of the structure and function of the training initiative to ensure that it achieves its desired goals, including professional development and management readiness.  Leverage emerging technology to provide live and on-demand training as needed.

·  Ensure that unemployment and workers' compensation claims are effectively processed and assist the department in appeals.  Analyze the data relevant to their usage and develop strategies for reducing incidents.

·  Develop and implement agency compensation strategies.

·  Assume other tasks, responsibilities and projects as needed to ensure the effective operation of the department.


·  Bachelor's degree in related field required, Master's degree or equivalent strongly preferred.

·  PHR, SPHR or equivalent certifications preferred.

·  Minimum of 5 years of direct, full-time managerial experience

·  At least 6 years of human resources experience, which demonstrates progressive responsibilities with the principles and practices of human resources administration, optimally in a non-profit environment.

·  A valid New York State driver's license and the ability to travel from work site to work site.


·  Health, Dental & Vision Insurance

·  Flexible Spending Account

·  403b Retirement plan with generous employer contribution

·  Employee Assistance Program

·  Life Insurance

·  STD/LTD Insurance

·  Paid Time Off-20 vacation days, 12 sick days, 4 personal days, 12 holidays, 2 floating holidays

·  Work-Life Balance

All positions at FCA are filled without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, HIV/AIDS status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. All are encouraged to apply.