Director, HR Business Partner

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Job Identification Number: 149

Location: New York, NY

Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Category: Human Resources

Qualified candidates, please attach resume when applying.


Our client, a 2,500 employee charter school network in NYC, has reimagined public education, and is  nationally recognized for outstanding academic results and creating an innovative K-12 model. Our client is looking to establish a Director, HR Business Partner that will report to the Managing Director-HR Business Partners. The Director, HRBP will be responsible for providing consultative support to both the Network organization and the school based leadership and staff. She/he will be responsible for providing value added consultative support to managers and leaders in the organization on the full suite of human capital functions.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop a deep understanding of the organization to include the strategy, goals/priorities, needs, challenges and the human capital implications to be able to provide value added support

  • Serve as the HR counterpart to line managers and act as single point of contact for on all HR/human capital functions

  • Ensure that human capital processes, policies/practices and standards are implemented consistently by leaders/managers while striving to continuously improve the same

  • Partner effectively with the HR Functional Pillars and other functions such as Advisory to support the needs of the organization;

  • Manage and help reduce human capital risk using data and analytics where applicable; be aware of evolving regulatory influences and changes on management/policies and implications for client organization.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • 10+ years of professional HR experience to include deep experience and expertise as a HR Business Partner supporting different types of client organizations, in progressively larger roles across multiple "progressive" companies

  • Track record of building and revamping/redesigning human capital processes and capabilities and operating in an environment without a well-established infrastructure;

  • Undergraduate degree; advanced degree such as an MBA or related graduate degree (e.g., MA in Labor & Industrial Relations or Organizational Psychology/Behavior) is desirable

  • Strong logical reasoning, synthesis and thought process, & business acumen

  • Deep HR expertise and domain knowledge; understand the complex nature of schooling environment