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Human Resources Manager

Healthy Kids Programs
New Windsor, NY
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The HR Operations & HRMS Manager will align his/her scope of work with Healthy Kids Mission, while incorporating Healthy Kids Core Values as the guiding principle for all work activities.

Summary: Healthy Kids is looking for an experienced, skilled, detail-oriented, self-starter to occupy the position of HR Operations & HRMS Manager for the company. The position is responsible for the development of company guidelines, policies and procedures on all HR issues. Incumbent will serve as the designated expert on the interpretation of human resource policies issues for the Healthy Kids organization.

Further, this position is responsible for providing vision, leadership, planning, project coordination and management for the development of a cost-effective human resources management system (HRMS) while concurrently facilitating efficient operations to meet current and future business needs within the Healthy Kids HR Department.

This position is accountable for ensuring continuity and successful delivery of functional services to users throughout the organization.

This position is based at our administrative offices at 565 Union Avenue in New Windsor, NY. Our organization has over 100 sites and specializes in before & after care, early learning, and summer camp childcare programs. For more information on the organization see

Reports To: CFO

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Led the HRMS team in managing the day-to-day activities of the HR Department to support the HR, payroll and other interrelated functions.
  • Foster and maintain positive relationships with HRMS constituents, including senior management and the Healthy Kids Programs customer base.
  • Serve as an interface between internal/external customers and the functional team members to ensure effective definition and delivery of HRMS applications.
  • Provide overall prioritization of work assignments and management of functional team resources and their activities.
  • Build and maintain a strong functional HRMS team through effective recruiting, training, coaching, team building and succession planning.
  • Prepare and participate in the preparation of staff development plans for each functional associate who is a member of the HRMS team. Assess the skills and skill levels necessary to achieve HRMS work objectives.
  • Research employment laws and federal and state regulations regarding employment to keep the organization in compliance.
  • Develop policies in compliance with Federal and State laws.
  • Seek legal counsel with lawyer when legal matters arise.
  • Reviews employee handbooks and policies and make updates
  • Promote proactive approaches using the HRMS to solve business needs/problems while also enhancing the understanding and acceptance of the HRMS capabilities. Based on business need, negotiate priorities and support requirements with the HR Department, functional staff at the field locations and others as appropriate.
  • Plan, budget and forecast HRMS needs and applications. Maintain awareness of vendor plans and the potential impact of those plans on current and future HRMS functionality. When apprised, the HRMS manager will review impending business issues that will have a direct impact on the HRMS and provide senior management with an assessment of the HRMS impact, scheduling considerations and other information required for a complete business case.
  • Ad-Hoc duties as assigned by CFO.


  • Working knowledge of ADP/Paylocity HRMS software applications and products.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Experience in Payroll or Accounting, HR Administration or Business Administration
  • Experience with implementation of a Payroll/HRIS System.
  • Minimum three years’ experience working in HR/payroll administrative function
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills
  • Strong computer literacy


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field (human resources or computer science) plus three to five or more years of relevant experience or the combination of education and experience that enables performance in all aspects of the position.
  • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) credential preferred.

Language Ability: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively to customers or employees of the organization. Ability to communicate effectively with all third-party payer representatives as well as internal staff members including program staff.

Reasoning Ability: 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.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Additional Requirements:

  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Detail oriented, high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Results focused
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Positive and upbeat personal style.
  • Team player

Healthy Kid’s is dedicated to creating a workforce that promotes and supports diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Healthy Kids Programs makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time. For more information, visit:


Company Description
Healthy Kids is one of the North East’s largest providers of Early Learning, Before and After School and Summer Camp Programs with over 100 locations. We are reinventing accessible and affordable child care for today’s families and creating opportunities for people to do what they love (and feel valued while they’re doing it). Join our community to provide the quality program children deserve while pursuing your own professional growth and development.

Healthy Kids Programs


565 Union Ave New Windsor

New Windsor, NY