Vice President of Human Resources

Full Time

Who We Are: CAMBA is a community of staff, volunteers, clients, donors, neighbors and partners who work together to build an inclusive New York City, where all children and adults have access to the resources and supports they need to thrive.  We take a comprehensive approach by offering more than 160 integrated programs in:  Education & Youth Development, Family Support, Job Training & Employment Support Services, Health, Housing, and Legal Services. We reach more than 65,000 individuals and families each year at our 90 locations, including 10,000 youth.  CAMBA serves a diverse cross section of New Yorkers from new mothers in Brownsville to job seekers in the Rockaways. More than half of our clients are immigrants and refugees from around the globe. Over 85% of our families are in living in poverty, reflecting the challenges faced by nearly 1.7 million New Yorkers today.

CAMBA’s Human Resources (HR) department manages all aspects of human resources and administrative functions such as recruitment, interviewing, hiring new staff in accordance with all regulatory policies and requirements, employee benefits, compensation, and performance measurement/appraisal. The Human Resources Department’s goals are to enhance employee morale and productivity, limit job turnover, effectively use employee skills/knowledge/abilities, provide training and development opportunities to improve those skills, and increase employees’ job satisfaction.

Position: Vice President of Human Resources

Reports To: Chief Human Resources Officer

Location: 1720 Church Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11226

What The Vice President of Human Resources Does:

  • Plan, develop, organize and implement the agency’s Human Resources (HR) Department (i.e., Talent Management-HR Benefits and Talent Acquisition) functions and performance.
  • Develop and document all HR activities.
  • Oversee the maintenance of all employee records in the ABRA electronic database
  • Evaluate and advise on the impact of long-range planning of new programs/strategies and regulatory actions as they relate to Human Resources areas of the agency.
  • Analyze the client-/employee-impact of CAMBA’s policies, processes and procedures in order to develop and/or to recommend changes to CAMBA’s programmatic and administrative efforts.
  • Develop staffing strategies and implement plans and programs to identify talent within and outside the agency.
  • Recruit, interview, test, and select employees to fill vacant agency-wide positions.
  • Oversee strategy and management of advertising vacant and new employment opportunities. (i.e.-online advertising sites, CAMBA website, industry newsletters, local community newsletters, job fairs).
  • Train and supervise staff in conducting interviews and adhering to appropriate interview protocol.
  • Directly supervise the Director of Talent Acquisition and 2 HR Program Managers in Talent Management.
  • Oversee the preparation for and conducting of orientations for new employees.
  • Consult with executive and senior management to identify and document organizational needs, objectives, and current operational procedures.
  • Advise management in appropriate resolution of employee relations issues.
  • Respond to inquiries regarding policies, procedures, and programs, as well as staff investigating transfer or promotion opportunities.
  • Conduct exit interviews to determine reasons behind separations.
  • Organize onsite and offsite training opportunities for professional development of staff.
  • Ensure the accuracy and timeliness of all staff weekly/monthly/quarterly/semester/annual reports.
  • Confer with the Chief HR Officer and/or other CAMBA management/Executive Staff as needed regarding programmatic and personnel issues.
  • Immediately report to the appropriate Chief HR Officer/President and CEO any significant events and any incident that might subject CAMBA to liability.
  • Oversee and facilitate educational workshops and trainings for CAMBA staff.


Minimum Education/Experience Required:

Master’s Degree (M.A.) in Human Resources or a related field and 5-7 years of applicable experience OR 10 plus years of applicable experience as an Executive Human Resources Professional.

Other Requirements:

  • Must abide by strict ethical standards.
  • Must maintain Integrity, objectivity, and confidentiality at all times.
  • Become thoroughly familiar with the organization and its human resources policies.
  • Be informed about equal employment opportunity (EEO) and affirmative action guidelines and laws, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act.


Compensation: $170,000 – $185,000 annually
Status: Full-time (35 hours per week)
: CAMBA offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, paid time off (vacation, personal, and sick time), and paid holidays.