Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds
  • Human Resources
  • Orangeburg, NY, USA
  • 60000
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, 401K, generous vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, flex-time and telecommuting capabilities

The Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds (HKC) is seeking an experienced HR  generalist to join our team as the organizations' only full-time human resources professional.

The HR Director is responsible for managing all HR functions for HKC, serving the entire population of year-round, seasonal, and summer-only employees.

HKC manages three sites, each of which serves as home to multiple day camps in the New York metropolitan area. As an organization focused on day camps, HKC has a small year-round staff that balloons to a crew of 200+ during the eight weeks of camp.

The HR Director needs to be a results-oriented visionary with an entrepreneurial spirit and a "roll-up your sleeves" attitude who takes ownership of their work and is always striving for excellence. The HR Director has to be able to foster an organizational culture that values its staff and whose staff value teamwork, respect, and HKC's mission of enhancing the day camp experience and providing a safe environment for the camps and those they serve.

We are seeking a trustworthy individual who has the ability to manage high-level processes and executing on-the-ground task oriented work and who has the interpersonal savvy needed to work collaboratively and effectively, with a wide range of individuals towards a common goal.



  • Manage the recruitment and application process for seasonal and year-round employees. Oversee the onboarding on new and returning staff.
  • Oversee/conduct the different types of orientations and training needed for all employees (year-round and seasonal/new and returning)
  • Implement and manage programs for learning and development and performance management
  • Oversee payroll and benefits administration
  • Serve as the first line liaison for employee concerns
  • Keep current and ensure compliance with all EEO, Employment, Benefits, Payroll and Wage-hour Laws.
  • Assist in strategic planning for HR related areas
  • Work to continuously enhance life at HKC for its staff.
  • Champion innovative programs that drive employee satisfaction and team morale.


  • Bachelor's Degree required; with a Certificate or Master's Degree in HR preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience working as a leader in Human Resources, preferably with experience in a not-for-profit environment and/or organization with seasonal employees
  • Experienced in all the areas mentioned under key responsibilities including recruitment, running performance review programs, managing benefits and employee training.
  • Experience in handling issues involving high levels of sensitivity, confidentiality and/or legal exposure.
  • MOS, CPP and/or LMS certification a plus
  • Experience working in the not-for-profit world a plus


  • Proven ability to function at an executive leadership level, while remaining hands-on with carrying out core administrative HR systems and programs.
  • Knowledge and understanding of employment/labor laws
  • Computer proficiency in all needed areas of human resources including Microsoft Office, Employee Management systems, HRMS software platforms and/or standalone HR software for the application and onboarding process.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), organizational and presentational skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to get along with diverse personalities. Tactful and mature.
  • Excel at setting priorities and goals and holding staff accountable
  • Ability to travel within metropolitan NY area


The Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds provides a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance, a 401K, as well as generous paid vacation and sick leave, paid holidays (including all Jewish holidays) and flex-time and telecommuting capabilities.

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