Human Resources Manager

Silver Bay YMCA is a Conference and Family Retreat offering hospitlaity on the shores of Lake George for over 120 years.
Job Description

The Human Resources Manager at Silver Bay YMCA oversees the development and implementation of talent management/human resources policies, plans and services, including recruitment, selection, legal compliance, compensation, employee relations, employment practices and procedures, and employee communications. 


Bachelor's degree in business, human resources or equivalent, or commensurate experience. 

2 or more years of professional experience in human resources management. 

Current knowledge and understanding of regulations, industry trends, current practices, new developments, and applicable laws regarding human resources. 

Proficiency in business and human resources-related computer applications, which may include talent management systems, time and attendance systems, etc. 

Essential Functions


Coordinates the development of staff and volunteers at all levels in the organization by organizing informal and formal learning at all levels. 

Manages talent, including ensuring individual training plans, retention, employee communication, and career development. Assesses and evaluates individual training and staff development needs and coordinates access to programs to meet needs.

Develops and maintains performance management and appraisal programs.  

Oversees job description and classification, salary structure and salary adjustments.  

Assesses the competitiveness of human resources programs and practices against the relevant markets and makes recommendations for improvements and changes. 

Remains current with employment laws and regulations. Maintains an effective program of compliance with laws and regulations related to human resources and manages relationships with compliance agencies and YMCA legal counsel. 


Oversees HR systems and employee records to ensure accuracy and improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the organization.  


Identifies and cultivates appropriate and effective sources for candidates for all levels of jobs. 


Coordinates visa program for seasonal staffing. 


Any other duties as assigned. 


As a 24-hour operation, all staff may be asked to work weekend, evening, or night shifts and/or holidays in order to serve our members, guests, and program participants. 




The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use a computer for extended periods of time and be able to communicate using a computer and phone/smart device.   


The employee frequentlyis required to sit and reach and must be able to move around the work environment.  


The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.   


Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust. 


The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  




Employees must maintain a safe work environment free of clutter, debris, and hazardous conditions. 


Report all accidents/incidents involving themselves, members/program participants, guests or other employees and complete accident/incident reports immediately. 


Be familiar with Emergency Procedures and specific duties assigned to them. 


Be familiar with additional safety responsibilities specific to their position. 



Cause-Driven Leadership Competencies

Developing Self & Others