Human Resources Generalist (The Graham School)

Job Type

Full Time




One South Broadway
New York
United States


Human Resources Generalist (The Graham School)

About Graham Windham

In full partnership with families & communities, Graham Windham strives to make a life-altering difference to children, youth and families affected by abuse, neglect and delinquency by providing each child we serve with a strong foundation for life: a safe, loving, permanent family and the opportunity and preparation to thrive in school and in the world. With over 600 full-time employees serving children and families in multiple programs throughout Westchester County, Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Harlem, Graham Windham provides an exciting & enriching work experience.

About the Human Resources Department

The Human Resources' department manages the Recruitment, Hiring, Compensation & Benefits and other service needs for the 700+ personnel who comprise its workforce. The department's staff and managers focus on data-driven strategies to advance its goals of excellent customer service and of supporting broader organizational goals of workforce and service excellence.


About the Position

Graham Windham seeks an analytic, data-oriented Human Resources Generalist to advance the agency's and HR department’s strategic goals. S/he will support the development of a superior workforce and help to create an employee-oriented company culture that emphasizes quality, customer service, continuous improvement, and high performance. The successful incumbent will develop professional relationships with the hiring team, staff and partners in Westchester County and neighboring communities to the end of elevating the organization’s brand an presence in these areas and expanding and strengthening our residential program’s pool of talent.


Duties and Responsibilities

The HR Generalist’s responsibilities span, but are not limited to, the following areas:


Recruitment and Selection:

  • Full cycle recruiting and staffing logistics.
  • Identify and develop relationships with potential staff resources for the hiring of qualified employees. Attend and participate in job fairs, open houses, and website recruitment, conducting initial applicant screenings and reviewing resumes of potential candidates
  • Assist in the development of dynamic material for recruitment events
  • Work closely with the department heads and hiring managers to compose and monitor job descriptions
  • Post positions to the agency’s internal and external websites
  • Maintain relationships with hiring managers and other operational staff to research and report on strategies for hiring top quality candidates
  • Collaborate with hiring managers in the interview and selection process.  Assist in conducting reference checks. Provide guidance to managers on the reference check and interview summary process
  • Process new hires, ensuring compliance with employment requirements and labor laws, and completeness of records
  • Formulate offer letters for new employees.

Human Resources Information System (HRIS):

  • Responsible for Human Resources Information System (HRIS) administration and maintenance of other tracking systems and databases that house personnel-related information
  • Record-keeping and logistics related to employee orientation and staff development/ training      
  • Workforce data tracking and reporting which support department and agency-wide strategic goals.  Compile monthly management reports, analyzing and projecting vacancies in various departments.

Employee Relations:

  • Collaborate with the Employee & Labor Relations Manager on claims or allegations of harassment, discrimination & other workplace misconduct; assist in providing analyses of each case and recommendations for any necessary follow-up actions
  • Assist with any employee relations issues that may arise & provide other support services.

Benefits Administration:

  • Collaborate with the Benefits Manager on the planning logistics for the agency’s annual Health and Wellness fairs and Open Enrollment. 
  • Compensation & Benefits Administration & Record-keeping.  Performance Management Systems. Employee safety, wellness and health reporting.

Other Duties:

  • Participate in agency-facilitated meetings and in other meetings and seminars as necessary to gather information and/or to represent the department.
  • Provide other program, departmental, or agency supports as needed.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, or in a related field; Master's Degree in Human Resources Management, Organizational Development or in Business Administration (MBA) preferred
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience working in Human Resources
  • Working knowledge of ADP Workforce Now is a plus. 

Core Competencies:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong Computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to perform quantitative & mathematical functions.
  • Ability to be flexible
  • Ability to role model leadership behaviors under stress
  • Ability to respond to telephones and other auditory stimulation
  • Ability to evaluate/interpret information and make independent judgments/decisions.

Position Type

Full Time, Exempt Professional


Commensurate with Experience


One South Broadway, Hastings-On-Hudson. Occasional travel to our central administrative location in Brooklyn Heights      

    Graham Windham offers eligible employees a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, and vision coverage, paid time off, holiday pay, retirement savings plan, and much more.




Graham Windham offers eligible employees a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, and vision coverage, paid time off, holiday pay, retirement savings plan, and much more.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

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