A seasoned HR manager with extensive expertise in
recruiting high-level information technology professionals. Demonstrated skill
in organizational development, change management and strategic design of
marketing and recruiting efforts. Strong background in management planning,
budgeting, staffing and facilities designed to enhance productivity and
Core competencies include:
·Union Negotiations & Mediations
·Preventative Labor Strategies
·Employee & Labor Law
·HR Policy Design & Administration
·Compensation & Benefits Design
Associates, LLC – New York, New York 1991 - Present
HUMAN RESOURCES CONSULTANT
·Recruited as Lead Consultant to
standardize organizational structure for an IT Department with 500 employees of
an e-commerce company with a subsequent rollout to 6,000 employees nationwide.
·Led team in analysis of existing
operations and development of an action plan.
·Worked with Senior Management to gain
support of new strategic design proposals.
·Created cost justification of a $2.5 million
budget based on savings from retention and retraining expenses.
·Examined market and recruiting efforts,
role and level descriptions as well as lines of communication.
·Developed a standardized organizational
model, which clarified authority, relationships and responsibilities within the
University Hospital – New York, New York 1983 – 1991
RESOURCES MANAGEMENT • 1987 – 1991
·Responsible for union contract
interpretation, grievances, regulatory compliance, personnel files, performance
appraisal system and management of worker's compensation programs for the 6,500
·Supervised direct staff, development of
policy recommendations, preparation of implementing procedures, and served on
numerous operating committees.
·Served as the key player for the
institutional authority on state and federal regulatory requirements.
·Managed numerous complex worker's
compensation program with a high volume of claims, including hearings and
litigation on challenged decisions.
·Reorganized problem departments,
established stability, and installed procedures and systems to maintain quality
·Established improved relationships with
the ten unions which reduced adversarial attitudes and labor stoppage threats
·Substantially reduced worker's
compensation costs and subsequent litigation.
AND DEVELOPMENT MANAGER 1983 – 1987
·Supervised human resource functions for
designated units and chaired Institutional Committee for development of
employee policy and procedure manuals.
·Prepared budgets and coordinated
planning with other department managers. Programs included: Compliance with
Americans with Disabilities Act, Sexual Harassment Prevention, Labor Relations,
Management Development Training, Workplace Literacy, and New Employee Orientation.
Additionally, the department selected and installed specialized software
systems for tracking training.
·Managed JCAHO accreditation process in
areas of Orientation, Training, and Education
·Appointed to Strategic Design team to
participate in broadening Quality Management programs throughout the hospital.
Insurance Group – New York, New York 1980 – 1983
·Managed training programs, career
database system, and career development promotional programs.
·Developed, published and managed
wide-ranging programs to promote professional growth of current employees.
·Designed career planning concepts,
analyzed data on career mobility, and managed departmental administrative
·Developed the Company's first video
promotion and multimedia career planning programs, participated in
customization of career planning software package and served as Internal Consultant
to the Company's ten operating divisions.
·Joined the company as Senior Supervisor,
managed training for the U.S. Headquarters and national staff. Chaired
Corporate Committee for Career Development, organized high-level review courses
for the American Society of Actuaries certification examinations and led curriculum
development for the Roosevelt University inauguration of an Insurance degree
National College of Education
MASTER OF ART • EDUCATION AND TRAINING CONCENTRATION
University of Wisconsin
BACHELOR OF ART • HISTORY
·Member of the American Society of
Training and Development (ASTD)
·Member of the Society of Human Resources
·Advisor in the Chicago Chapter ASTD
Human Resources Development Institute