Catholic Charities of Onondaga County

Human Resources Manager

Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
Posted Date 1 month ago(8/12/2021 2:07 PM)
# of Openings
Human Resources


Thrive and Change Lives


At Catholic Charities over 70% of our managers were promoted from within!


We believe that quality service begins with a passionate, motivated and hardworking workforce; a positive and caring work environment, and recognition for the challenging work our employees perform in service to others. For these reasons and many more Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is a great place to work!


Flexible Work Schedules

Remitted Tuition

Professional Development

Competitive Pay and Work Life Benefits

Professional Supervision and Coaching

Recognition and Appreciation Programs

Opportunities for Growth and Promotion


Provide day to day management and coordination of HR operations related to employee issue resolution, performance management, benefits administration, on-boarding and staff development for employees of Catholic Charities of Onondaga County and Toomey Residential and Community Services. 


1.     Provide supervision to assigned HR team members. This includes ensuring that team members receive regular supervision, performance feedback, and coaching.

2.     Function as the first point of contact for agency-wide employee issues including counseling, disciplinary action, reward & recognition, policy interpretation and HRIS concerns.

3.     Coach Managers in communication, feedback, recognition and interaction responsibilities with employees that report to them.

4.     Implement Performance Management initiatives including the performance evaluation process, tracking and reminders.

5.     Develop and facilitate Agency Wide trainings related to Human Resources. Participate on the Agency Training committee.  

6.     Implement updates to employee handbook, labor law posters, and other legal requirements and postings.

7.     Manage the annual United Way Campaign and other special projects as assigned.

8.     Make recommendations to improve areas of responsibilities based on research of best practices.

9.     Efficiently produce accurate and timely reports and correspondence using HR / Payroll databases and Microsoft office software.



Education and/or Experience Required at Entry:  Bachelor degree in human resources, business or related field with three (3) years of experience in a centralized human resources environment, or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. In depth knowledge of local, state and federal employment laws and regulations is required, experience in the development and implementation of new systems preferred. Experience with ADP Workforce Now strongly preferred.

Skills/Abilities: Proficiency in Microsoft Office, and HRIS systems; The ability to demonstrate and adhere to the Agency’s Core Behaviors as listed below.


  • Cultural Competence: Establishes positive relationships; Treats clients, co-workers, and others with respect, dignity, and compassion; embraces the diversity of others; Leverages cultural differences to benefit the individual and the organization.
  • Communication:   Expresses thoughts clearly, listens actively, and seeks clarification when necessary. Responds to communications in a timely fashion, uses reasoning, logic, and data to create acceptance.
  • Collaboration: Recognizes when he/she is the best person to complete a task, and when to incorporate team members with superior expertise, and does not fear doing so; Does not take credit for good results and follows through on commitments.
  • Quality of Services/Work and Accountability: Demonstrates competence and a commitment to producing an accurate and thorough work product; Takes responsibility for work actions, and adheres to Agency and Diocesan policies and procedures.
  • Judgment and Ethics: Actions and behaviors model Agency values of privacy, dignity, confidentiality, honesty, quality and excellence, demonstrate an understanding of ethical and compliance standards, and reflect the best interest of those served.
  • Adaptability: Quickly adjusts to new demands, people and environments and copes well with unexpected challenging situations; Changes priorities to respond to changing goals; Demonstrates composure under stress and manages competing deadlines.
  • Initiative: Initiates role-appropriate actions without a lot of guidance; A self-starter who is consistently productive without being told and/or reminded what to do.
  • Adept Problem Solver: First to offer to help, comes through fast and over delivers; Offers creative, innovative ideas, and new approaches to solving problems; Improves processes by rapidly acquiring and integrating new information.
  • Humility: Exudes confidence but not in a way that intimidates others; Embraces the better ideas of others; Learns from failure, and steps back to see if someone has a better point of view.
  • Leadership: Inclusive, humble, self-directed, and mission focused; Inspires others to action, demonstrates competence, seeks feedback (both positive and constructive) and shows genuine concern for the well being of the group.


Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is dedicated to caring for those in need while promoting human development, collaboration, the elimination of poverty and injustice, and helping people in need regardless of their religion, race, ethnicity, or nationality. We believe that all people have infinite value and are worthy of our respect and compassion. Above all, we are committed to creating hope and transforming lives.


Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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