Human Resources Director

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  • Full Time
  • NYC

Website CANY

Building Enclosure Consulting Firm

Headquartered in New York City, CANY is a building enclosure consulting firm with 25 years’ experience providing building investigation, inspection, and design services to over 7000 projects across the continent.

CANY’s staff is a collaboration of architects, engineers, historic preservationists, architectural conservationists, design professionals, and technical consultants. Our projects span both New Construction and the restoration of Existing Buildings. Past and current projects include the Empire State Building, One Grand Central Place, Hudson Yards, the Guggenheim Museum, and NYU & Columbia campuses.

The CANY service is direct, hands-on, and highly responsive. We design tailored solutions to complex problems. We’re smart about buildings.
Job Summary:
The Human Resource Director will plan, lead, direct, develop, and coordinate the policies, activities, and staff of the Human Resource (HR) department, ensuring legal compliance and implementation of the organization’s mission and talent strategy. At the heart of that mission is the development and well-being of the collective team, so involvement in the day-to-day life of the people that make up CANY is critical to shaping the overall HR agenda.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
• Recruits, interviews, hires, and trains new staff in the department.
• Oversees the daily workflow of the department.
• Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations.
• Handles discipline and termination of employees in accordance with company policy.
• Collaborates with senior leadership to understand the organization’s goals and strategy related to staffing, recruiting, and retention.
• In partnership with senior leadership seeks to have a pulse on the organization, to help navigate risks before they become issues.
• Develops relationships across the organization at all levels, providing a “safe path” for anyone who needs escalate a personal matter.
• Plans, leads, develops, coordinates, and implements policies, processes, training, initiatives, and surveys to support the organization’s human resource compliance and strategy needs.
• Administers or oversees the administration of human resource programs including, but not limited to, compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development.
• Develops and executes best practices for hiring, recruitment, and talent management.
• Conducts research and analysis of organizational trends including review of reports and metrics from the organization’s human resource information system (HRIS) or talent management system.
• Monitors and ensures the organization’s compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews and modifies policies and practices to maintain compliance.
• Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law; applies this knowledge to communicate changes in policy, practice, and resources to upper management.
• Develops and implements departmental budget.
• Facilitates professional development, training, and certification activities for HR staff.
• Performs other duties as required for CANY’s success.
Required Skills/Abilities:
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
• Ability to adapt to the needs of the organization and employees.
• Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
• Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
• Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization’s HRIS and talent management systems.

Education and Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required; Master’s degree preferred.
• At least nine years of human resource management experience required.
• SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP highly preferred.

Physical Requirements:
• Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
• Must be able to lift 10 pounds at times.

Interested Candidates can forward their resume to: CAREERS@CANY.COM

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