Human Resource Manager

Brooklyn, NY
Full Time
Mid Level

Position Overview: As the Human Resource Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of human resources management, including recruitment, employee relations, performance management, training and development, compliance, timesheet entry and policy development. You will play a crucial role in fostering a positive work environment and ensuring that OBT attracts, develops, and retains top talent committed to our mission.

Key Responsibilities

Recruitment and Onboarding:

  • Develop and implement recruitment strategies to attract diverse and qualified candidates. Using JazzHR as our ATS system, the HR manager will assist hiring managers in posting, screening, and recruiting talent.
  • Coordinate job postings, screen resumes, conduct interviews, and assist in making hiring decisions.
  • Facilitate the onboarding process for new hires, including orientation sessions and training.

Employee Relations:

  • Serve as a trusted advisor and mediator for employee relations issues.
  • Address employee concerns, conflicts, and grievances in a fair and timely manner.
  • Promote a positive and inclusive workplace culture that values diversity and respect.

Performance Management:

  • Oversee the performance management process, including goal setting, performance evaluations, and feedback sessions.
  • Provide guidance and support to supervisors and employees on performance improvement plans.
  • Recognize and reward employee achievements and contributions.

Training and Development:

  • Identify training needs and develop training programs to enhance employee skills and knowledge.
  • Coordinate professional development opportunities, workshops, and seminars.
  • Encourage continuous learning and career advancement for employees.

Compliance and Policy Development:

  • Ensure compliance with all relevant employment laws, regulations, and organizational policies.
  • Develop and update HR policies and procedures to reflect best practices and legal requirements.
  • Keep abreast of changes in labor laws and industry trends to inform HR practices.

HR Administration:

  • Maintain accurate employee records and HR databases.
  • Manage payroll, benefits administration, and leave tracking processes.
  • Manage timecard entry and approval in TimeCo and assist staff with any timecard-related issues.
  • Prepare reports and analyze HR metrics to assess organizational effectiveness.


  • Bachelor's degree in human resources, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification is a plus.
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive HR experience, preferably in a non-profit or social service setting.
  • Strong knowledge of employment laws, regulations, and best practices.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information with discretion.
  • Proficiency in HRIS software and Microsoft Office Suite.
Salary: $60,000 - $75,000


In addition to your cash compensation, you will have access to OBT's benefits plans, including offerings through UnitedHealth Oxford and MetLife Dental. At no cost to you, we provide an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and life insurance. Moreover, you can participate in our 403B plan, commuter benefits, pet insurance, and Plum discounts. Eligibility details for these benefits will be provided during your onboarding process. 

Paid Time Off - PTO  

OBT offers a comprehensive Paid Time Off policy, including:  

  • 105 hours annually of paid time off (accrued monthly) with unlimited rollover.  
  • 84 hours of sick and safe leave (accrued monthly)  
  • 10 paid agency holidays plus 2 flex holidays of your choosing  
  • 5 days paid for agency closure the last week of the year.  
  • Summer Fridays (closing at noon) July 1 – Memorial Day 

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