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Human Resources Recruiter

Job Details

Full Time
High School
$65,000.00 - $65,000.00 Salary/year
Up to 25%
Human Resources





About Graham Windham

In full partnership with families & communities, Graham Windham strives to make a life-altering difference to children, youth and families affected by abuse, neglect and delinquency by providing each child we serve with a strong foundation for life: a safe, loving, permanent family and the opportunity and preparation to thrive in school and in the world. With over 500 full-time, part-time and on-call employees serving children and families in multiple programs throughout Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Harlem, Graham Windham provides an exciting & enriching work experience.


Graham Windham is the first organization in New York City to implement Solution – Based Casework (SBC). Solution – Based casework helps children and families to be the solution to the seemingly insurmountable problems in their lives, from generational cycles of poverty, abuse, and neglect to unemployment, domestic violence, and severe health problems. By recognizing and reinforcing their innate strengths and ability to cope, we at Graham Windham empower them to take the lead in making change in their lives.


About the Human Resources Department

The Human Resources' department manages the Recruitment, Hiring, Compensation & Benefits and other service needs for the 500+ personnel who comprise its workforce. The department's staff and managers focus on data-driven strategies to advance its goals of excellent customer service and of supporting broader organizational goals of workforce and service excellence.


About the Position

Graham Windham seeks a Human Resources Recruiter to advance the agency's and HR department’s strategic goals. The Recruiter will support the development of a superior workforce and help to create an employee-oriented company culture that emphasizes quality, customer service, continuous improvement, and high performance. The incumbent develops professional relationships with the hiring team, staff and partners in the tristate area, and in neighboring communities to the end of elevating the organization’s brand and presence in these areas and expanding and strengthening our pool of talent. This position will support our Youth Success, Health & Family Wellness, and Central Administration branches.



Duties and Responsibilities

The HR Recruiter responsibilities span, but are not limited to, the following areas:


Recruitment and Selection:

  • Full cycle recruiting and staffing logistics.
  • Identify and develop relationships with potential staff resources for the hiring of qualified employees. Attend, participate, as well as coordinate job fairs, open houses, and website/virtual recruitment events. 
  • Conduct initial applicant screenings and review resumes of potential candidates
  • Conduct thorough phone screens of candidates applying Graham’s Competency & Value-Based Interview and Selection Behavioral Based Interview model.
  • Assist in the development of dynamic material for recruitment events
  • Work closely with the department heads and hiring managers to compose and monitor job descriptions
  • Post positions to the agency’s internal and external websites
  • Maintain relationships with hiring managers and other operational staff to research and report on strategies for hiring top quality candidates;
  • Collaborate with hiring managers in the interview and selection process.  Assist in conducting reference checks. Provide guidance to managers on the reference check and interview summary process
  • Partner with the Credentialing/HRIS Specialist on the credentialing/background clearance process.  Ensure compliance with employment requirements and labor laws, and completeness of records
  • Formulate welcome kit along with offer letters for new employees
  • Facilitate internal personnel changes i.e. promotions, transfers, salary change
  • Facilitate the offboarding process for separations within respective business unit.


Human Resources Information System (HRIS):

  • Responsible for Human Resources Information System (HRIS) administration and maintenance of other tracking systems and databases that house personnel-related information for assigned program areas;
  • Record-keeping and logistics related to employee orientation and staff development/ training;               
  • Workforce data tracking and reporting which support department and agency-wide strategic goals.  Compile monthly management reports, analyzing and projecting vacancies in various departments.
  • Ensure successful onboarding of new hires, including logistics related to orientation; employee self-service access via our workforce tool, Paycom; and resources available via our performance evaluation and development platform, 15Five.


Hiring Expectations:

  • Efficiently and effectively deliver on recruiting and staffing requests for assigned programs including the identification of staffing needs, recruitment, smart screening of applicants, and the speedy hiring of those applicants selected by programs. Emphasis will be on the quality of the recruitment and hiring pool;
  • Ability to create meaningful partnership with hiring managers and program leadership.  Cultivate a collaborative work environment surrounding hiring needs and other employee relations concerns.  Work collaboratively in establishing clear and open communication. 


Other Duties:

  • Participate in agency-facilitated meetings including the agency’s recruitment workforce workgroup and in other meetings and seminars as necessary to gather information and/or to represent the department.
  • Provide other program, departmental, or agency supports as needed.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, or in a related field;  HSD or Associates Degree with 10+ years of direct experience and related certifications in Human Resources
  • A minimum of 3 years in house or staffing agency recruitment experience
  • Working knowledge of Paycom or other workforce platform is a plus


Core Competencies:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong Computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to perform quantitative & mathematical functions.
  • Ability to be  flexible
  • Ability to role model leadership behaviors under stress
  • Ability to respond to telephones and other auditory stimulation
  • Ability to evaluate/interpret information and make independent judgments/decisions.

Position Type

Full time, Exempt Professional



$65,000 + Earned Merit Performance Based Incentive for Eligible Staff + Comprehensive Benefits + Staff Development Opportunities


Location:  Based in our Brooklyn Heights Office (One Pierrepont Plaza – Brooklyn, NY 11210)


Graham Windham offers eligible employees a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental & vision coverage, paid time off, holiday pay, retirement savings plans (defined contribution pension and 403 (b) thrift), and much more…

  • Legacy Compensation for Years of Service
  • Paid vacation, sick, personal days and holidays
  • Retirement Savings (i.e. Pension & 403b) with employer contribution
  • Basic Term Life Insurance
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • Voluntary Term Life Insurance
  • Dependent Care FSA - Transit/Commuter Benefit
  • Employee Discount Programs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Employee Appreciation Programs
  • Scholarship Assistance Program
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Cell Phone Reimbursement
  • Loaner Laptop for Work
  • Interest Group Activities
  • Hybrid Work Arrangement

Graham Windham’s Mission Statement

In full partnership with families and communities, Graham Windham strives to make a life-altering difference with children, youth and families who are overcoming some of life’s most difficult challenges and obstacles, by helping to build a strong foundation for life: a safe, loving, permanent family and the opportunity and preparation to thrive in school and in the world.