Employee Relations & Compliance Manager

Website YMCA of Greater New York

$85,000.00 – $100,000.00 Salaried

The YMCA of Greater New York is here for all New Yorkers — to empower youth, improve health, and strengthen community. Founded in 1852, today, the Y serves a diverse population of more than half a million New Yorkers who learn, grow, and thrive through programs and services at our 24 branches. Community is the cornerstone of the Y. Together; we connect active, engaged New Yorkers to build stronger communities.

To help fulfill our mission, we cultivate a culture of learning, leading, and collaboration to enhance community impact. Through our talented staff and “LEAP” career framework (Leadership, Empowerment, Accountability, Personal Growth), we are committed to a people-first approach that fosters trust, inclusion, growth, and development for all.

The YMCA of Greater New York is seeking an Employee Relations & Compliance Manager responsible for providing Human Resources support to the Association Office and all branches with employee relations, training, and compliance with government regulations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Respond to a high volume of calls from staff to resolve issues regarding Human Resources policies, conflict resolution, performance concerns and terminations.
  • Investigate and resolve all complaints promptly.
  • Research, design, and present relevant Association-wide training programs in all areas of Employee Relations.
  • Ensure compliance with all state and federal discrimination and employment regulations/laws.
  • Assist with updating the Employee Human Resources Guide to ensure key employment policies and expectations are clear and communicated/disseminated to all employees.
  • Develop metrics to strategically inform and measure employee relations efforts.
  • Work with Senior Executive, Employee Relations and SVP, Human Resources to review and approve legal position statements for presentation to the EEOC and NY Division of Human Rights.
  • Proactively identify potential concerns and address them with the Senior Executive, Employee Relations and SVP, Human Resources, as necessary.
  • Uphold association policies, demonstrate ethical behavior and demonstrate the YMCA’s core values.
  • Actively participate in and support trainings, designated meetings and special events.
  • Complete various projects assigned by the Senior Executive, Employee Relations and SVP, Human Resources.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of three (3) years progressive Human Resources/Employee Relations experience.
  • Working knowledge of Federal and State Employment laws.
  • Ability to quickly establish productive and credible working relationships with all levels of staff.
  • Exceptional troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills with a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and in a collaborative environment.
  • Strong commitment to “internal client” and customer service principles.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and database spreadsheets.


The YMCA of Greater New York offers a variety of benefits to its staff members including retirement benefits, medical, paid-time off, free YMCA membership and more! Benefit eligibility is determined by an individual’s employment status (ie. full-time or part-time), tenure and/or the number of hours scheduled to work. Click here for more information.

How to Apply:
If you would like to be a member of our dynamic team, please complete our online application and submit your résumé and a thoughtful cover letter that explains your interest in the role and our organization.

If you are a current YMCA employee, please submit your application through the Internal Career Site in Cornerstone. 

Job ID

Employment Type
Full-Time / Regular

YMCA of Greater New York Association Offices

New York, NY

Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities

To apply for this job please visit ymcanyc.csod.com.