Albany Community Action Partnership (ACAP) is a source of direct support for families who live in poverty in Albany, New York. The majority of program participants are from economically vulnerable families with incomes below 100% of the federal poverty threshold (or $21,960 for a family of three - the average family size of ACAP’s customer population). For 50 years ACAP has been providing a network of programs that serve the needs of children and families living in poverty.
Our prominent programs include Early Head Start, Head Start, Energy Assistance and Weatherization, Career Pathways, and we support customers through our Dress for Success Program. Through its programs, ACAP has created positive change in the lives of children and families in Albany County. ACAP embodies the spirit of hope, improving communities and making the Capital Region a better place.
Reporting to the Director of Finance, HR and Administration, the Assistant Director is responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing Fiscal, Human Resource and Administrative objectives in coordination with agency strategic and operational objectives. The Assistant Director will supervise the Human Resource staff. Responsibilities include:
• Responsible for oversight of compliance with health and safety regulations to ensure safe worksites
• Assist with the development and implementation of department changes based on employee needs data, agency strategic direction and priorities
• Oversee and conduct recruitment and retention for the agency
• Assist the Department Director on fiscal audits of agency programs and coordinate the month-end and year-end closing process.
• Compliance with legal, contractual, and agency requirements relevant to areas of responsibility, including the maintenance of all reporting systems and databases necessary to meet the requirements of outside regulators;
• Serve as a resource to staff members and managers for interpreting and following policies and procedures, and for guidance navigating their roles within the agency.
• Oversees and administers employee benefits program
Bachelor’s Degree in Management, Human Resources, Public Administration, Business Administration or related department technical field is preferred. A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in human resources management with at least two (2) years in a management and supervisory role. Knowledge of federal and state labor and employment laws and regulations, and OSHA and workers compensation reporting laws and requirements required. Solid knowledge of MS Word and Excel desired. Previous experience working in a nonprofit and/or an Early Childhood Education environment a plus.
Health, Dental, Vision; Vacation, Sick, Personal Leave; Holidays; Educational Assistance; 403(b); Starting $62,000 with the potential for increase every year based on performance
CLASSIFICATION / HOURS:
Exempt, Full-time (40 hours per week, 52 weeks per year)