Current Openings


Chief Financial Officer

ABOUT BHC: A growing organization founded in 1983, Broadway Housing Communities (BHC) is committed to addressing the challenges of poverty and homelessness for adults, children, families and entire communities in Upper Manhattan. BHC has developed six buildings that provide housing and other services for adults, children and families living in deep poverty; operates an award-winning early childhood center; and provides opportunities for tenants and the wider community to engage with the cultural arts. A seventh project is now under construction in the Sugar Hill neighborhood of Harlem and will include 124 units of permanent, affordable housing; an expanded childcare center; and a children’s museum of art and storytelling along with other community facilities.

DESCRIPTION: BHC is seeking a highly skilled and experienced financial executive who will lead and provide strategic direction relating to all matters of the organization's financial management including audit and tax preparation, budgeting, financial reporting, business planning, developing and directing economic forecasts and analyzing opportunities for growth and investment. Reporting to, and working in close collaboration with the Chief Operating Officer (COO), the ideal candidate will bring an understanding of nonprofit accounting and experience managing the finances of a complex organization with multiple entities, programs and funding sources, both government and private. This is a senior leadership position expected to serve as a partner to the Executive Director (ED) and COO and contribute to planning for the long-term growth and sustainability of the agency.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide strategic financial leadership and decision-making and serve as the principal financial advisor to the Executive Director, COO, Board of Directors and Senior Executive Team.
  • Provide overall supervision of payroll, purchasing, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and general accounting functions of finance department
  • Manage all fiscal reporting activities for the organization including: organizational revenue/expense and balance sheet reports, reports to funding agencies, development and monitoring of organizational and contract/grant budgets
  • Serves as liaison to external audit firms and oversee organization's annual audit process and filing of all city, state and federal tax filings, A-133 audit and Charity filings.
  • Work closely with executive and program staff to prepare annual organizational, program and grant budgets; meet regularly with executive leadership and program directors to monitor departmental budgets and insure management to budget
  • Engage development department to align financial management with short- and long-term financial planning and projections
  • Present organizational budgets to Board Finance Committee and Board of Directors for approval
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting materials and metrics for board of directors, funders, and other stake holders as needed
  • Work with the Board to oversee the investment of the endowment; Serve as primary liaison with investment counselors and all banking relationships.
  • Place and manage procurement and monitoring of all business insurance, including, property and liability, professional liability and D & O insurance.
  • Ensure that effective internal controls are in place and finance staff maintains financial record systems, compliance with GAAP and applicable federal, state and local regulatory laws.
  • Manage grants and contracts management systems, including cost allocation plans; integrating organization’s annual budget and restricted funding; manage budget modifications, contract reporting, revenue vouchering and collection processes
  • Oversee rent administration and integration with organization’s finance department
  • Oversee long-term budgetary planning and cost management in alignment with organization’s strategic plan.
  • Manage cash flow and forecasting; direct all financial, project-based, and departmental accounting
  • Manage current finance team comprised of three accounting professionals and support staff; evaluate needs of finance department to ensure adequate staffing and other resources to manage growth of agency
  • Work with IT staff to assess and integrate necessary technology infrastructure
  • Represent BHC at meetings with government officials, foundations, and other potential funders and donors.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • 7+ years of broad financial experience, including history managing the finance and administration of a high-growth organization (preference given to nonprofit experience with budgets of at least $10MM)
  • BA/BS degree required. Master’s Degree, MBA, CPA preferred.
  • Comprehensive understanding of accounting and financial management.
  • Experience with public sector financing and working with non-profit governance systems
  • Familiarity with affordable housing capital sources, low income housing and new market tax credits
  • Extensive knowledge of public accounting and in social service not-for-profit sector.
  • Demonstrated excellence in managing finance, accounting, budgeting, control, and reporting.
  • Excellent analytical and forecasting skills
  • Superior Excel skills and experience with automated financial systems (Fund EZ and Yardi preferred.)
  • An effective communicator, with strong oral and written skills.
  • Strong leadership skills and commitment to developing team members.
  • Flexible self-starter, able to multi-task while also being highly detail-oriented
  • Willingness to be hands- on as well exercise supervision and oversight
  • Personal qualities of the highest integrity, transparency and accountability.

APPLICATION: To apply for a position at BHC, please email your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to resumes@broadwayhousing.org. Applicant review will continue until the position is filled. Please indicate, "CFO" in the subject line. No phone calls, please -- we will respond to those candidates whose qualifications are best aligned with the components of this job description.

Salary commensurate with experience. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, 403(b) retirement plan and paid time off. To learn more about BHC, visit us on the web at www.broadwayhousing.org

BHC is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, national origin, age, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, height, weight, or disability.


Associate Director for Exhibitions
[Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art & Storytelling]

ABOUT BHC: A growing organization founded in 1983, Broadway Housing Communities (BHC) is committed to addressing the challenges of poverty and homelessness experienced by adults, children, families and entire communities in Upper Manhattan. BHC has developed six buildings that provide housing and other services for adults, children and families living in deep poverty; operates an award-winning early childhood center; and provides opportunities for tenants and the wider community to engage with the cultural arts. A seventh project now under construction in the National Historic District of Sugar Hill will include 124 units of permanent, affordable housing; an expanded childcare center; and a children’s museum of art and storytelling along with other community facilities.

ABOUT SHCMAS: The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling (SHCMAS) is the cultural capstone of BHC’s development in Sugar Hill, at the intersection of the historic African-American community of Harlem and the Latino community of Washington Heights. SHCMAS will provide young visitors with opportunities to discover, engage with and appreciate important works of art while learning the history of Sugar Hill and engaging in creative work that contributes to cultural vitality of the community. Museum programs developed for 3-8 year olds and their families will feature exhibitions, ranging from single-artist presentations to thematic surveys and newly commissioned artist projects, intensive hands-on art education programs, multi-disciplinary storytelling and other public programs. Acknowledging the significance of art and storytelling in Sugar Hill’s history, programs at SHCMAS will encourage intergenerational and cross cultural participation.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Associate Director for Exhibitions will form part of the senior management team and play a key role in the development and implementation of the Museum’s programmatic vision and goals. S/he will join a senior management team dedicated to making the SHCMAS a welcoming and vital cultural resource for Northern Manhattan and the Sugar Hill community.

Functioning as chief curator, the Associate Director for Exhibitions will serve as the in-house scholar, programs manager and spokesperson for SHCMAS. The Associate Director for Exhibitions will research and plan exhibitions and special programs, manage curatorial and public programs finances and budgets, foster and manage partnerships with other museums and cultural institutions. S/he will be responsible for all aspects of the production and implementation of designated temporary, collection, and travelling Museum exhibitions, and all related programming and printed matter. S/he will work closely with the Associate Director of Education to realize the education program goals, and work with the Museum Director and development staff to raise programmatic funds and organize donor events. Once a permanent collection has been established, duties will also include managing acquisitions. S/he will also work closely with the Board of Trustees, Programs Committee and Advisory Board.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for all aspects of planning, development and implementation of exhibitions and special programs. Collaborate with all staff, colleagues, interns, volunteers, exhibition and program partners, and contract workers necessary to complete these tasks.
  • Coordinate and manage images and captions for press, education, and curatorial, and suggest appropriate materials for the Museum Shop in a timely fashion, including books, catalogues, and other merchandise.
  • Produce proposed exhibition layouts including installation and de-installation schedules. Arrange and manage personnel (security, art handlers, operational personnel, artists, etc.), display furniture, mounting needs, audio-visual equipment and its installation, and other site-specific technicalities. Plan, coordinate, implement, and supervise entire installation and de-installation as the curator-in-charge.
  • Produce final texts for invitations, press releases, signage, brochures, website materials, ad copy, and other public materials, and coordinate with necessary editors, translators, designers and other providers in the production of said materials.
  • Work collaboratively with development, public relations, and special events to plan for all details relating to press events and exhibition receptions, including tours for key supporters or special groups. Assist with public relations efforts to support and promote all programming and other Museum activities.
  • Conclude all programming and exhibitions as required, including but not limited to final reports, filing, and archiving.
  • Focus on long-term vision to eventually develop a permanent collection that advances the museum’s mission and goals. Develop and cultivate private collections collaboratively with the Museum Director and Programs Committee Members, with the goal to enhance the Museum's holdings by promised and outright gifts of works of art.
  • Work actively with the Development and External Affairs Manager to identify and pursue funding for exhibitions, artist residency, public and special programs. Work with staff to develop fundraising strategies and actively participate in solicitation process, including cultivating donors and collectors, drafting content for proposals, and other fundraising activities.
  • Develop and sustain advantageous relationships with the community of artists, critics, collectors, dealers, museum colleagues, professional organizations, and friends of the Museum to enhance the SHCMAS' position locally, nationally, and internationally.
  • Select, supervise, develop, and evaluate the curatorial and public programs staff, interns and volunteers to maintain the aesthetic and intellectual quality and administrative efficiency of departmental programs.
  • Develop operating, exhibition, and program budgets, and assist in monitoring and maintaining budget responsibility for the department and its projects in coordination with other departments.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master’s Degree in Art History, Fine Arts, Museum Studies, or related field
  • 5+ years of curatorial, museum and/or arts education experience
  • Proven history of excellent scholarship, as well as writing and public presentation skills
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of constituencies including young children and their families, artists, museum staff, educators, volunteers, interns, donors, lenders, vendors, peer institutions, and the general public
  • Strong organizational skills including ability to manage complex exhibition and project budgets, timelines, and deadlines
  • Experience successfully fundraising, cultivating donors and securing programming support
  • Demonstrated ability to support SHCMAS’ education mission
  • In-depth knowledge of African American and/or Latino art preferred
  • Fluency in Spanish a plus

APPLICATION: To apply for a position at BHC/SHCMAS, please email your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to resumes@bhc.org. Applicant review will continue until the position is filled. Please indicate your last name and "Associate Director for Exhibitions" in the subject line. No phone calls, please -- we will respond to those candidates whose qualifications are best aligned with the components of this job description.

BHC is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, national origin, age, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, height, weight, or disability. Women, older adults, people of color, poor and low-income people, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Salary commensurate with experience. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, 403(b) retirement plan and paid time off.


Associate Director for Education
[Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art & Storytelling]

ABOUT BHC: A growing organization founded in 1983, Broadway Housing Communities (BHC) is committed to addressing the challenges of poverty and homelessness experienced by adults, children, families and entire communities in Upper Manhattan. BHC has developed six buildings that provide housing and other services for adults, children and families living in deep poverty; operates an award-winning early childhood center; and provides opportunities for tenants and the wider community to engage with the cultural arts. A seventh project now under construction in the National Historic District of Sugar Hill will include 124 units of permanent, affordable housing; an expanded childcare center; and a children’s museum of art and storytelling along with other community facilities.

ABOUT SHCMAS: The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling (SHCMAS) is the cultural capstone of BHC’s development in Sugar Hill, at the intersection of the historic African-American community of Harlem and the Latino community of Washington Heights. SHCMAS will provide young visitors with opportunities to discover, engage with and appreciate important works of art while learning the history of Sugar Hill and engaging in creative work that contributes to cultural vitality of the community. Museum programs developed for 3-8 year olds and their families will feature exhibitions, ranging from single-artist presentations to thematic surveys and newly commissioned artist projects, intensive hands-on art education programs, multi-disciplinary storytelling and other public programs. Acknowledging the significance of art and storytelling in Sugar Hill’s history, programs at SHCMAS will encourage intergenerational and cross cultural participation.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Associate Director for Education will form part of the senior management team and play a key role in the development and implementation of the Museum’s programmatic vision and goals. S/he joins a team dedicated to making the SHCMAS both a welcoming and vital cultural resource for the residents of Northern Manhattan and the Sugar Hill community, as well as a valued destination for those visiting New York City from around the world.
The Associate Director for Education will function as chief educator, leading the development of all educational and interpretative programs with the goal of providing a stimulating and engaging learning environment for all museum constituencies. S/he will further disseminate SHCMAS’ vision by: expanding public awareness of the role of the arts and arts education among our diverse constituencies; networking and collaborating with peer educators and colleagues in other museums and educational institutions; and through direct contact with the varied communities we serve. The Associate Director of Education will supervise the activities of all education professionals, artist educators, docents, interns, and volunteers in the department.

The Associate Director for Education will: manage the education program’s finances and budget; foster and manage partnerships with schools, afterschool programs, other museums and cultural institutions; work closely with the Associate Director of Exhibitions to realize exhibitions, public programs and special artists’ projects; and work with the Museum Director and development staff to raise programmatic funds and organize donor events. S/he will also work closely with the Board of Trustees, Programs Committee and Advisory Board.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for all aspects of planning, development, implementation and evaluation of SHCMAS’ education and interpretative programs: special artist and storytelling projects, exhibitions of children’s work, professional development for teachers and educators, internship and afterschool youth programs, intergenerational and age-appropriate family workshops, festivals, as well as core programs: school partnerships, fieldtrips and workshops, guided exhibition tours and docent programs, and symposia.
  • Formulate policies, priorities, and education philosophy for the education programs and articulate that philosophy both inside and outside the Museum in collaboration with the Museum Director and Associate Director for Exhibitions.
  • Develop educational materials, including curriculum, for children ages 3-8 and their families through school partnerships, intergenerational family workshops, monthly storytelling and other programs, with the collaboration of educators in the department and other partners. Work with curatorial staff to design public programming that enhances the exhibition schedule.
  • Work with senior management team to establish goals, objectives and strategies to meet the budgeted financial goals of the Museum. Consult with the Development and External Affairs Manager to identify and pursue funding for education and interpretative programs; assist with fundraising strategies and actively participate in solicitation process, including cultivating supporters, drafting content for proposals, and other fundraising activities.
  • Work with visitor services and retail staff in preparing, tracking, evaluating, and reporting of all educational programs including attendance, program-breakdown, zip-codes, surveys, etc. Suggest appropriate materials for the Museum Shop in a timely fashion, including books, catalogues, artwork and other merchandise.
  • Provide information for education programs and events to the marketing consultant for publication and publicity; work collaboratively with the communications staff in press relations and appearances. Work with technical staff to enhance the website to include curriculum and educational content that serve as a meaningful extension of the Museum.
  • Ensure that the education department’s plans and activities are effectively communicated and coordinated with other colleagues and departments; collaborate with the curatorial, development, marketing, admissions and retail, and facilities staff to assure communication and completion of institutional projects within defined budgets.
  • Serve as administrative head of the education department: recruit and supervise personnel; artist educators, docents, interns and work-study students; devise and manage departmental budget; respect deadlines; enforce best practices and internal policies; establish operational procedures and standards for all programmatic functions; and strive for the highest standards in serving museum audiences.
  • Assist in long-range planning and evaluation for the education department as well as for overall museum goals. Identify needs for new programming and potential partners and collaborators.
  • Establish and sustain a research agenda for the Museum’s educational programs, ensuring that all education program staff and partners, including other museum staff and colleagues at BHC, are engaged in systematic efforts to understand topics at the core of the Museum’s mission, such as the relationship between art and storytelling in the cultural life of communities or the role of art and storytelling in the development of children’s literacy and other cognitive capacities.
  • Network with members of the academic and cultural community as a lecturer, facilitator, and early childhood and museum education experts to increase awareness, knowledge, and appreciation of integrated learning through the arts. Organize and/or present at public lectures, professional development, and educators talks.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduate Degree in Arts Education, Education, Museum Studies, or a related field;
  • 5+ years of professional experience in arts education and/or related experience in a cultural organization;
  • Strong communication (written, verbal and interpersonal), conceptual, strategic planning, creative and coordination skills; experience with museum education concepts, pedagogy, and best practices;
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills, particularly the ability to articulate education mission and work productively with diverse constituencies including young children and their families, museum colleagues and staff, educators, artists, volunteers, interns, donors, vendors, peer institutions, and the general public;
  • Strong organizational skills including ability to manage staff and shifting project budgets, timelines, and deadlines;
  • Experience with successful fundraising efforts, cultivating donors and securing programming support;
  • Excellent working relationships with colleagues in the field, including museum educators, arts administrators, artists, scholars, school principals and teachers, parent-teacher coordinators, etc.;
  • Collaborative, collegial, creative, and resourceful in work; enjoy working with young children, students, docents, volunteers, and general audience;
  • Knowledge of New York City’s education and cultural community, as well as its governmental agencies;
  • Familiarity with, and desire to make SHCMAS’ education programs and materials accessible through technology;
  • Knowledge of African American and/or Latino art, and fluency in Spanish a plus.

APPLICATION:
To apply for a position at BHC/SHCMAS, please email your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to resumes@bhc.org. Applicant review will continue until the position is filled. Please indicate your last name and
"Associate Director for Education" in the subject line. No phone calls, please -- we will respond to those candidates
whose qualifications are best aligned with the components of this job description.

BHC is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, national origin, age, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, height, weight, or disability. Salary commensurate with experience. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, 403(b) retirement plan and paid time off.


Development and External Affairs Manager
[The Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art & Storytelling]

ABOUT BHC: A growing organization founded in 1983, Broadway Housing Communities (BHC) is committed to addressing the challenges of poverty and homelessness experienced by adults, children, families and entire communities in Upper Manhattan. BHC has developed six buildings that provide housing and other services for adults, children and families living in deep poverty; operates an award-winning early childhood center; and provides opportunities for tenants and the wider community to engage with the cultural arts. A seventh project now under construction in the National Historic District of Sugar Hill will include 124 units of permanent, affordable housing; an expanded childcare center; and a children’s museum of art and storytelling along with other community facilities.

ABOUT SHCMAS: The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling (SHCMAS) is the cultural capstone of BHC’s development in Sugar Hill, at the intersection of the historic African-American community of Harlem and the Latino community of Washington Heights. SHCMAS will provide young visitors with opportunities to discover, engage with and appreciate important works of art while learning the history of Sugar Hill and engaging in creative work that contributes to cultural vitality of the community. Museum programs developed for 3-8 year olds and their families will feature exhibitions, ranging from single-artist presentations to thematic surveys and newly commissioned artist projects, intensive hands-on art education programs, multi-disciplinary storytelling and other public programs. Acknowledging the significance of art and storytelling in Sugar Hill’s history, programs at SHCMAS will encourage intergenerational and cross cultural participation.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Development and External Affairs Manager will provide leadership, strategic direction, management and execution of all fundraising efforts in cooperation with the Museum Director, senior staff, the Board of Trustees and outside consultants. S/he is responsible for the design and implementation of a comprehensive development campaign to raise at least $2 million annually in restricted and unrestricted gifts and grants in support of exhibitions, education programs, general support, capital and other special programs. The Development and External Affairs Manager identifies and profiles current and prospective corporate, individual, and foundation supporters; develops and cultivates positive relations with donors and prospects, and solicits and stewards major gifts.
The Development and External Affairs Manager should be an experienced speaker and writer with excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present and interpret program goals to potential donors. Must also have a demonstrated ability to establish and maintain positive and productive working relationships with all levels of staff, donors, and volunteers. Must be able to interact and network actively in the local community as well as among professional groups, corporate and philanthropic leaders and current donors to enhance development objectives.
The Development and External Affairs Manager will be a key member of the Museum’s senior management team, will report to the Museum Director, work closely with and provide leadership for the Museum’s board and key committees, and recruit and supervise the development staff, interns and volunteers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plan and execute strategic fundraising for the museum’s operations and program needs, including but not limited to: grant requests and awards; corporate and individual sponsorships; annual fund; endowment campaign; planned giving; matching and in kind gifts; and capital investments.
  • Work with Museum Director and department directors to implement annual development plan; identify and cultivate major gift donors, foundation and government grant opportunities; develop Board fundraising capacity; grant writing; solicit corporate sponsors; coordinate a multi-pronged capital campaign; manage targeted direct mail campaigns; and manage all special events.
  • Ensure timely preparation and follow up for solicitation and grant writing; assure proper acknowledgement for all gifts and grants through thank-you letters, fulfillment of benefits, reporting mechanisms, and ongoing contact to donors; and manage the matching gifts and in-kind gift solicitation and responses.
  • Supervise the successful planning, development and implementation of the Museum’s membership program; plan, direct and attend member events and donor receptions; and ensure recognition of distinguished contributors.
  • Provide staff leadership to the Board Development Committee; assist Museum Director in training board members in development best practices and engage them in various fundraising initiatives; attend Board meetings and report briefly.
  • Responsible for leading the Museum’s communications strategy, including the copy writing and design of all fundraising literature and website content. Work with Museum Director and Communications Consultant to develop and implement comprehensive marketing and public relations strategy, and the use of social media.
  • Oversee management of the donor database and list management; implement and maintain reporting mechanisms to monitor income, provide analysis of status toward annual goals and program funding needs; set policies and procedures for retention of other data and reporting; and maintain security and quality control.
  • Supervise development staff; train and lead other staff, interns and volunteers to support fundraising and marketing efforts.

 

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • A bachelor’s degree required, with graduate training preferred, in professionally appropriate field;
  • 5+ years of direct fundraising experience, within a museum, arts and culture institution, or similarly complex not-for-profit organization;
  • A proven track record of designing and leading efforts to secure high five and six figure gifts/grants and meet fundraising goals, revenue targets and deadlines; demonstrated ability to prospect, cultivate, and manage new accounts;
  • Strong verbal communications skills and demonstrated ability to write clearly and persuasively; effectively represent SHCMAS and articulate its mission to diverse constituencies;
  • Proven organizational skills; able to schedule and complete multiple short- and long-term tasks; solid experience developing budgets and cost controls;
  • Superior interpersonal and leadership skills to collaborate effectively with Museum constituencies and staff; Ability to effectively manage and motivate board members and volunteers and to cultivate meaningful relationships with donors and prospects;
  • Proven management and leadership capabilities; strong partnership-building and event planning skills;
  • High energy, positive, “can-do” attitude, flexibility, teamwork, and attention to detail; high degree of initiative;
  • Computer literate, including familiarity with Donor Perfect or other fundraising and database software;
  • Fluency in Spanish a plus.

APPLICATION: To apply for a position at BHC/SHCMAS, please email your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to resumes@bhc.org. Applicant review will continue until the position is filled. Please indicate your last name and "Development and External Affairs Manager " in the subject line. No phone calls, please -- we will respond to those candidates whose qualifications are best aligned with the components of this job description.

BHC is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, national origin, age, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, height, weight, or disability. Women, older adults, people of color, poor and low-income people, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Salary commensurate with experience. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, 403(b) retirement plan and paid time off.


HR Manager

ABOUT BHC: A growing organization founded in 1983, Broadway Housing Communities (BHC) is committed to addressing the challenges of poverty and homelessness for adults, children, families and entire communities in Upper Manhattan. BHC has developed six buildings that provide housing and other services for adults, children and families living in deep poverty; operates an award-winning early childhood center; and provides opportunities for tenants and the wider community to engage with the cultural arts. A seventh project is now under construction in the Sugar Hill neighborhood of Harlem and will include 124 units of permanent, affordable housing; an expanded childcare center; and a children’s museum of art and storytelling along with other community facilities.

DESCRIPTION: BHC is seeking a Human Resources Manager who will be responsible for coordinating and implementing policies, practices & procedures relating to all aspects of Human Resource activities. Reporting directly to the Chief Operating Officer, this position will be key to the growth of the organization. Flexibility, good judgment and the ability to adapt quickly to the needs of a growing and diverse organization are essential. Experience in working in a non-profit, school or other educational setting highly desired.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Recruitment and On-boarding

  • Acts as primary liaison with agency departments throughout the employment process: develops an understanding of the needs of the departments and specifications of the jobs. Assists department heads in formulating/clarifying job specifications and position requirements. Reviews requisition to insure proper sign-offs, classifications, etc.
  • Assists department heads in authoring and coordinating the placement of advertisements, and internal and external job postings.
  • Reviews resumes and applications; interviews, screens and tests applicants; presents suitable applicants to department heads. Assists department heads to select the most appropriate candidates.
  • Extends approved salary/benefit offers to selected applicants conditioned on successful completion of specific pre-employment processes; notifies department head of applicant’s responses.
  • Completes pre-employment processes including employment verification, reference and credential checking and eligibility to work, skills testing, scheduling and medical examinations and testing, fingerprinting, etc.
  • Notifies department head and COO of any questionable/problematic information gathered during the pre-employment process; participates in decision about disposition with COO and department head.
  • Handles all on-boarding of newly hired staff, including sending offer letters and job descriptions, administering I-9 requirements, collecting copies of credentials, review and enrollment in benefit plans.

Staff Development, Performance Management

  • Assists department heads with planning and implementing opportunities for professional development of all staff, as requested.
  • Provides consultative services for department heads regarding staff development and performance management, including progressive corrective disciplinary action, employee counseling and dispute resolution; participates in investigation, recommends and implements action as appropriate; insures proper documentation and evidence are collected.
  • Assists department heads, as requested with annual performance evaluations and salary adjustments.
  • Conducts investigations of allegations of harassment and discrimination; advises COO of all such complaints; collects and maintains appropriate documentation and evidence; recommends corrective action to COO and department heads; implements appropriate actions.
  • Assists in administrating and interpreting Agency policies, practices and insuring compliance with federal and state laws, as well as agency’s policies. Ensures compliance with all collective bargaining agreements.

Benefits Management and Compensation

  • Acts as primary liaison with benefits broker to implement and manage comprehensive benefits package, including responsibility for annual benefits renewal and recommendations. Plans may include medical, dental, life, flexible spending, financial incentive, NY DBL, long-term disability, defined benefit pension plan, and defined contribution plans.
  • Assists employees in accessing all benefit plans and resolving benefit issues.
  • Creates, maintains and updates reports tracking monthly premium costs, enrollment data, claims data and employee contribution data for all benefit plans.
  • Researches compensation salary information, makes recommendations for salary benchmarking, raises and bonuses, tracks employee compensation and manages annual review process.
  • In conjunction with senior management, works to provide a comprehensive and competitive compensation and benefits package to attract and retain top talent to the agency.

Compliance and Reporting

  • Responds to and handles all unemployment claims, workman’s compensation claims, American with Disabilities Act requests for accommodations, and disability claims.
  • Ensures accurate record keeping of employee data, including paid time off, wages, hourly work, etc. Maintains HMIS data system and generates reports for management.
  • Ensures compliance with all city, state and federal laws and regulations relating to Human Resources.

Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's Degree in human resources management or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in human resources management in a generalist capacity.
  • Proven knowledge of applicable laws and regulations such as FSLA and ADA
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer software programs and HMIS systems.
  • Self starter comfortable working on projects independently as well as actively contributing to the efforts of diverse teams.

APPLICATION: To apply for a position at BHC, please email your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to resumes@broadwayhousing.org. Applicant review will continue until the position is filled. Please indicate, "HR Manager" in the subject line. No phone calls, please -- we will respond to those candidates whose qualifications are best aligned with the components of this job description.

Salary commensurate with experience. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, 403(b) retirement plan and paid time off. To learn more about BHC, visit us on the web at www.broadwayhousing.org

BHC is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, national origin, age, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, height, weight, or disability.


Preschool Teachers

Broadway Housing Communities is seeking Preschool Teachers for the Dorothy Day Early Childhood Center and the Sugar Hill Museum Preschool. Both sites deliver a full-day preschool program committed to providing individualized, comprehensive educational services for 3-5 year old children and their families in Harlem. Dorothy Day Early Childhood Center and the Sugar Hill Museum Preschool are part of a comprehensive Education Services Department that includes youth mentoring, education advocacy, adult education and cultural arts programs.

The Preschool Teacher manages a classroom in accordance with Program Performance Standards, Board of Directors, Policy Council, and Broadway Housing Communities policies and procedures. Responsibilities include:

  • Planning and supervising a warm, nurturing developmentally appropriate environment for the development of the whole child while implementing the program's high level of care and educational standards.
  • Supporting program philosophy and school readiness goals; integrating health services, nutrition, social services and parent involvement components into daily program plans.
  • Designing and maintaining a classroom environment that facilitates active, hands-on learning, group management, self-expression and choice, cultural diversity and inclusion of all children, parents, volunteers and staff.

Minimum qualifications include a bachelor's degree in early childhood education or childhood education. Must have NYS teaching certificate or be in the process of obtaining certification. A minimum of two years early childhood experience necessary. Candidate should also possess a firm knowledge and understanding of child development, developmentally appropriate teaching strategies, familiarity with Reggio principles, strong interest in art-based instruction, excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to work well with parents and professional peers, leadership skills, supervision skills, and the ability to work and communicate with multi- disciplinary team and with lay persons from a variety of ethnic, educational and socioeconomic backgrounds

Knowledge of Head Start performance standards and DOH regulations, bilingual (Spanish), computer literacy, Master's degree a plus. Broadway Housing Communities, Inc (BHC) offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package.

Candidates meeting at least the minimum qualifications can send resumes and cover letters to ddeccinfo@broadwayhousing.org or fax to (212) 862-0769. NO PHONE CALLS.

BHC is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, national origin, age, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, height, weight, or disability.


Family Service Advocate

Broadway Housing Communities is seeking Family Service Advocates for the Dorothy Day Early Childhood Center and the Sugar Hill Museum Preschool. Both sites deliver a full-day preschool program committed to providing individualized, comprehensive educational services for 3-5 year old children and their families in Harlem. Dorothy Day Early Childhood Center and the Sugar Hill Museum Preschool are part of a comprehensive Education Services Department that includes youth mentoring, education advocacy, adult education and cultural arts programs.

The Family Service Advocate provides a full range of comprehensive family support services to enrolled children and families and builds partnerships in the local community in accordance with funding source guidelines, Performance Standards, Board of Directors, Policy Council, and Broadway Housing Communities policies and procedures. Responsibilities include:

  • Designing, coordinating and providing comprehensive delivery of direct case management services in all family service areas, including health, child development, nutrition, and mental health.
  • Implementing a formal system of follow up with families on referrals to community agencies, to assure the satisfactory provision of services.
  • Coordinating and developing linkages between community agencies to provide better service delivery to families. Serve as an advocate for families within the community.
  • Scheduling of parent engagement activities, including the volunteer program and Fathers' Involvement Initiative.
  • Coordinating training for parents, staff and the community in all aspects of family services, as determined by needs assessments, Performance Standards and program goals.

Minimum qualifications include a BA in education or social services; experience working with children and families from diverse cultures; familiarity with early childhood programs; excellent written and verbal communication, organizational, problem solving and interpersonal skills; ability to work well with parents and professional peers; ability to work as a member of a team.

Knowledge of Head Start performance standards and DOH regulations, bilingual (Spanish), computer literacy, Master's degree a plus. Broadway Housing Communities, Inc (BHC) offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package.

Candidates meeting at least the minimum qualifications can send resumes and cover letters to ddeccinfo@broadwayhousing.org or fax to (212) 862-0769. NO PHONE CALLS.

BHC is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, national origin, age, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, height, weight, or disability.

 
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