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Director of Talent Management

Children's Aid
New York, New York 10017
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Position Summary:  Children’s Aid is seeking an experienced, innovative Director of Talent Management to oversee and strengthen its efforts to attract, develop and retain talented staff.

In collaboration with agency leadership and reporting to the Head of Talent Management & Human Resources, the Director of Talent Management will lead a small team to ensure we are hiring the right people in the right jobs, and will be responsible for creating and implementing a professional development and learning strategy across the organization to improve performance, retention, and long-term success.

The position combines both a strategic focus with hands-on responsibility for developing talent, and will play a key role in the ongoing implementation of learning, processes, systems, and tools that support Children’s Aid talent in achieving its mission.


  • Oversee the talent acquisition process; ensure best practices for recruiting, selecting, onboarding, and retaining talent

  • Design and deliver scalable professional development solutions that include a blended approach to learning through in-person training, e-learning, and coaching

  • Support leadership by providing employees with development opportunities that align with organizational objectives and enable staff to meet performance and compliance standards

  • Partner with colleagues across the agency to actively promote and embed diversity, equity and inclusion in staff development opportunities

  • Facilitate and strengthen the annual staff performance review process to reflect expected behavioral competencies and organizational goals

  • Use metrics and analytics such as turnover data, new hire surveys, exit interviews, and performance review data to inform agency practice and improve organizational effectiveness


  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred

  • At least 8 years of experience in human resources with at least 5 of those years focused on direct learning and development experience

  • Demonstrated ability to build and develop collaborative relationships with all constituents

  • Seasoned presenter and facilitator

  • Experience in coaching employees to enhance performance and to excel professionally

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Familiar with HRIS systems/ tools and Microsoft Office

  • Proficient in the administration of talent assessment tools

  • Experience leading performance review processes

  • Strong project management and organizational skills

Other Skills/Competencies: 

  • A good decision-maker with an ability to navigate complex issues

  • Ability to handle highly confidential information with discretion

  • Eager to pursue new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency and enthusiasm

  • Adept at planning and prioritizing work

  • Comfortable in an agile environment, with the ability to re-prioritize as needed

  • Desire to be part of a fun and dynamic talent management and human resources team

Please apply online through Children’s Aid website – Job ID: 003146


Children's Aid is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.


  • 403b + employer match

  • Up to 20 vacation days

  • Sick days

  • Personal days

  • Visit us: https://www.childrensaidnyc.org 


Posted: 2019-03-13 Expires: 2019-04-13

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