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Director of Human Resources


Job Title:       Director of Human Resources


Unit:               Administration


Reports to:     Chief Financial Officer and Director of Administration


FLSA:            Exempt


Job Summary

The Director of Human Resources is a key member of the LASROC team. This individual will serve as a strategic and trusted advisor to the LASROC’s Management Team and will be responsible for payroll, benefits, employee communication, recruitment, and compliance with State and Federal laws and organizational policy/procedures. Together with LASROC’s Management Team, this individual will be an advocate for the LASROC team members by creating a compassionate and accessible environment and foster a culture of collaboration, resiliency, hard work, and a passion for excellence. 



·       Compensation & Benefits

o   Accurately and efficiently process all documentation for bi-monthly payroll

o   Maintain benefit plans, including health and dental, 401(k), & pension

o   Assist with the explanation and administration of all employee benefits, including open enrollment, benefits analysis, and compliance with organizational policies.

o   Coordinate and conduct exit interviews to better understand turnover

·       Recruitment & Retention

o   Manage and strengthen staff experience from interview through on-boarding to ensure alignment with LASROC’s culture, minimize regrettable turnover, and enhance LASROC’s brand

o   Continually assess the competitiveness of total rewards plans against industry peers and competitors

o   Works with & cooperates closely with the Director of Recruitment and Professional Development in all aspects of recruitment and retention.

o   Provide guidance on employee relation issues and advise leadership on necessary actions

o   Clearly articulate the LASROC Brand and serve as a primary ambassador

o   Advise management regarding proper disciplinary procedures.

·       Culture & Engagement

o   Facilitate orientation of new staff and embody a positive, helpful and enthusiastic attitude

o   Develop and implement a staff engagement survey. Analyze results and make strategic recommendations to Management Team.

o   Serve as a trusted and respected partner for all employees to understand challenges and needs

·       Policies & Compliance

o   Maintain thorough knowledge and ensure compliance with current state and federal employment laws and regulations

o   Clearly communicate personnel policies and procedures, and present at training when necessary

o   Proactively review and develop LASROC policies to align with organizational goals and make appropriate recommendations to LASROC Management Team

o   Prepare and maintain employment records, in compliance with state and federal regulations, including Workers Compensation programs, EEO, OSHA, FMLA, ADA, and FLSA

o   Oversee the management and maintenance of LASROC’s human resource information system, BambooHR

o   Draft and maintain accurate job descriptions and compensation packages

·       Other duties as assigned by CFO and Director of Administration.



Please send the following information to be considered:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Professional References
  • Unofficial Transcripts (if graduated under two years) (send to

Send the following information to:

CFO & Director of Administration, The Legal Aid Society of Rochester, NY, 1 West Main Street, Rochester, NY 14614.


LASROC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.



·       Demonstrated interest and experience in human resources and recruiting in a dynamic and fast-paced professional work environment

·       High level of respect and understanding of LASROC history and who will succeed within our system

·       Self-driven, flexible and professional demeanor

·       Strategic and critical thinker

·       Independent manager, and strong team player with the ability to get along with a variety of personalities

·       Well organized with strong attention to detail

·       Demonstrated ability to clearly articulate via oral and written communication, an excellent listener

·       High level of emotional intelligence and resiliency


Submission Deadline: 
November 21, 2022
Organization Information: 
The Legal Aid Society of Rochester
One West Main Street
Rochester, NY 14614
United States