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Sr. Human Resources Generalist
2019-05-16 23:31:10

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: Under the supervision of the Assistant Human Resources Administrator, the incumbent is primarily responsible for processing the day-to-day routine transactions for the Human Resources Office.  Duties include the oversight of the recruiting process, management of personnel transactions, problem-solving routine questions and supporting other human resources department initiatives.  Supervision is not typical of this class.


  • Develops, organize and implement innovative recruiting strategies to increase workforce diversity;
  • Oversees vacancy posting processes and procedures;
  • Provides oversight for the hiring of all district personnel including substitutes and home tutors;
  • Organizes the District’s participation in selected recruitment fairs;
  • Support human resources staff to resolve routine human resources problems, interpret policies and procedures and recommends effective courses of action;
  • Trains staff on human resources systems and processes, including but not limited to HR/Payroll systems, recruiting, onboarding and exiting;
  • Audits employee files and systems to ensure accurate data processing;
  • Supports the maintenance and management of the HRIS;
  • Reviews attendance records, approves/denies requests and manages the district’s absences management system;
  • Verifies credentials of newly hired teachers, and assists with the ongoing credentialing process for teacher certifications;
  • Coordinates new employee orientation in collaboration with the Assistant Human Resources Administrator;
  • Develops training programs for all-district staff on Human Resources processes and procedures;
  • Supports retention activities that retain qualified personnel;
  • Coordinates the hiring of summer school personnel with the summer school coordinators;
  • Creates written documentation for use as training materials and process guides;
  • Creates reports, audits data and analyzes trends;
  • Supports district training initiatives and professional development activities;
  • May participate in personnel matters;
  • May prepare job descriptions;
  • Assists the Human Resources Administrator/Assistant Human Resources Administrator in a variety of other Human Resources duties;
  • Performs related work as required.


  • Good knowledge of human resource management, principles and practices;
  • Good knowledge of public education personnel administration;
  • Working knowledge of employment laws, employee relations and communications;
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;
  • Strong interpersonal relationships;
  • Strong organization and communication skills;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Good judgment, tact and courtesy;
  • Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management, Business or Public Administration and two (2) years of full-time paid experience in a professional office setting;  OR
  • Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with a Bachelor’s Degree and four (4) years of full-time paid experience in a professional office setting.

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience hiring staff;
  • Familiarity with managing HR data electronically.


Part-Time Career Coach
2019-04-05 00:00:00

The Lee Hecht Harrison team in Albany, NY, is looking for qualified professionals to join our team as a part-time Career Coach supporting candidates in career transition. The Career Coach will be responsible for utilizing and guiding candidates on the full range ofLHH resources to conduct an effective career search.
Reporting Relationship: Reports to a Local Office Lead Consultant.

Major Responsibilities

  • Coaching to assist in determining career direction
  • Developing and improving communication strategies
  • Utilizing multiple approaches, with an emphasis on networking, to uncover opportunities
  • Coaching candidates through interviewing and negotiating job offers
  • Utilizing technology and social media methodologies as part of a successful search strategy
  • The Consultant may facilitate training and other group sessions to maximize adult learning.
  • Required Experience/Characteristics   

While specific profession and industry experience is not required, an extensive (10+years) business background is necessary. Particularly relevant career background includes human resources, training, general management, recruiting, consulting as well as mentoring and coaching.

Diverse industry and career background, personal and/or professional experience in career transition along with strong knowledge of the hiring process are preferred. Consultants must have strong writing and organization skills. Computer and presentation skills are also important.

Applicants must live in or near Albany, NY, and be available Monday - Friday during normal business hours. Some project work may be required, including travel to and from customer sites. Days of the week and number of hours may vary from week to week, depending on the needs of the business.
Other Experience/Skills/Characteristics

  • Ability to represent LHH and deliver our programs and services.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Administration and project management skills.
  • Resume/Cover Letter/Business Communication Writing Skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree Required.

How to Apply / Contact
Interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Human Resource Generalist
2019-04-02 00:00:00

Seeking Generalist to perform various responsibilities in a busy Human Resource Department. Qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance or Human Resources, or related field, and a minimum of three years of non-exempt recruiting, on-boarding, and benefit and leave administration. Experience with payroll processing in ADP preferred. Desired candidate should be familiar with FMLA, and other federal and state regulations, and be detail-oriented, have a strong desire to learn, and possess effective organization, time management,  interpersonal, and written communication skills. Preference given to candidates with experience in a professional service firm. The Firm offers an excellent benefit package, including a generous paid time off program, immediate 401(k) participation and paid parking.

How to Apply / Contact
For immediate consideration, email resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. fax resume to (518) 487-7685 or mail to Director of Human Resources, Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, One Commerce Plaza, Albany, NY 12206

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