Job Description

*This position will be located in Elmwood Park, NJ*

The Senior Human Resources Manager acts as a strategic business partner to operations leadership and is responsible for leading and executing on programs relating to all phases of human resources for large campuses or campuses that cross multiple states.

Job Duties: -

  • Maintains knowledge of legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensures policies, procedures and reporting are in compliance
  • Maintains knowledge of issues specific to the campus/regional labor market that could potentially impact business conditions
  • Executes HR strategic plan at the campus/regional level, providing input to HR and campus leadership on progress and potential issues
  • Develops and executes employee engagement and retention plans
  • Manages and resolves complex employee relation issues including employee investigations
  • Partners with operations leadership on new business start-up and peak season staffing plans; ensures adequate staffing to meet operational needs
  • Develops and leads supervisory and management training specific to HR-related topics
  • Facilitates employee engagement meetings and records results; develops strategies with operations partners to address critical and recurrent issues
  • Responsible for talent management
  • Leads and/or participates in network wide projects as assigned
  • Provides supporting information for employment claims and litigation
  • Manages and develops subordinates, such as Human Resources Coordinator, Generalist or Manager
  • Responsible for escalating any issue that potentially impacts achievement of financial or operational goals of the business
  • Other duties as required and assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree from a 4 year college or university
  • Minimum 7 years related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • PC literate with experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
  • PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral
  • Excellent critical thinking skills
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret HR metrics, general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds and may be exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The employee is regularly exposed to ambient lighting and temperate climate conditions.


The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.


Job Duties as documented in this job description are considered “Essential Functions” and have been created by the standards of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990) require that employees be able to perform “Essential Functions” of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the “Essential Functions”.



Application Instructions

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