Careers with EANE

Employers Association of the NorthEast (EANE) has Part-Time openings for dynamic, motivated HR Generalists to provide diversified human resource and training services to our membership organizations. For some members, we support and augment their current HR team and for others, we ARE their HR department!  Our team of professionals, consult, problem solve, provide resources, develop solutions, educate, and enhance the skills, knowledge and competencies of the member organizations we serve.  At EANE, we help create engaged, well-managed and low-risk workplaces for the organizations we work with.

Many of our member companies require assistance onsite on a project basis. If you’re seeking an opportunity to utilize your talent and extensive HR experience, and want to work a Part-Time schedule, this may be the opportunity for you! Projects range from tactical to strategic HR assignments where you are a key extension of our member’s team onsite. This unique role requires the ability to adjust and adapt to a wide variety of cultures and work environments and develop credibility and rapport at all levels of an organization rapidly.

All candidates should have a minimum of 5 to 7 years of experience as an HR Generalist with a strong background in state and federal employment laws and regulations. Day travel within CT, MA and RI is also required. PHR, SPHR, or SHRM certifications are a definite plus.

At EANE, you can use your current capabilities to work on projects in almost every area of HR while developing your skills and broadening your own experience. If you have strong communication, writing, project management and interpersonal skills, and enjoy being in a team environment where no two days are alike, we would like to talk with you!

Interested professionals should send their resume and cover letter to Meg Coursey, mcoursey@EANE.org

, or mail to EANE, PO Box 1070, Agawam, MA, 01001-6070.  PLEASE indicate if your interest lies in our full-time or part-time positions.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

EANE Now Hiring For

Gándara Mental Health Center, Inc. was founded in 1977 to advocate and provide for equal services in the Hispanic community. With a current budget of $50 million dollars and 850 staff members, Gándara continues its mission to promote the well-being of diverse populations through multiple innovative, culturally sensitive mental health, substance use, prevention and educational services.

Gándara is in an unprecedented growth pattern as the organization expands services to underserved minority communities. This non-profit organization’s family-centered and community-based approach reaches more than 12,000 children, families and adults each year in over 45 locations across Massachusetts.

The Employers Association of the NorthEast is leading the search for an Executive Director for Gándara Mental Health Center, Inc. The ideal candidate is a dynamic and innovative leader in the behavioral health field who will provide strategic leadership and direction, and will achieve the delivery of quality behavioral healthcare and community-based services for the organization. Bicultural competence of multiple cultural groups, with a large focus on the Hispanic community, is critical to the understanding and execution of service provision for this organization. The CEO will develop strategic direction to expand Gándara’s footprint in the region’s behavioral health treatment and residential, outreach/education & peer-led services.

The successful candidate must be a highly effective collaborator who can work with a diverse constituency including elected officials, consumers, family members, and advocacy groups in the mental health, intellectual disability, substance use services and human services fields.

Desired skills and experience include:

  • Proven track record of providing strategic and tactical leadership with a minimum of 10 years of experience in a senior management role in a behavioral healthcare organization. Community-based clinical experience is a plus.
  • Documented background in human services program planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and performance improvement methodologies/processes and human rights requirements.
  • Accomplished in human services and financial management, including budgeting, resource allocation, auditing, policy formulation and implementation, including administering federal, state and local laws and regulations and contract negotiation and administration.
  • Demonstrated success in achieving organizational objectives through proactive leadership and management of the staff and maintaining close working relationships with the Board of Directors.
  • Master’s degree in social work, psychology, hospital administration, business, non-profit management or other behavioral health-related field
  • Bicultural competence obtained through demonstrated personal experience living and/or working with minority groups
  • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred
  • Ability to travel a minimum of 20% of the work time
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. As the face of the organization, candidates must be adept at public speaking and networking.

This position is directly accountable and responsible to Gándara Center’s Board of Directors.

Gándara Mental Health Center, Inc. offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package, including paid time off, health, dental and vision coverage, and participation in a 403(b) retirement plan and will consider relocation assistance for the right candidate.

To apply for the position please submit a cover letter and resume to Barbara Piucci at bpiucci@EANE.org

The Employers Association of the NorthEast (EANE) is leading the search for a Program Manager for Valley Educational Associates.

The ideal candidate will have 5 or more years of experience working with adults with developmental disabilities or a similar population in a vocational or rehabilitation setting.

Valley Educational Associates is a private, non-profit agency providing employment and day services to adults with developmental disabilities. This is a unique opportunity for a Program Manager professional to contribute in a supportive and collaborative role with a dedicated and organized team.     

To be successful in this position, candidates will need to have strong, demonstrated skills to:

·         Provide oversight of their designated program site

·         Coordinate with families, guardians, and providers to ensure the health, safety, and wellbeing of consumers

·         Hire and lead direct care staff

·         Assign caseloads and schedules

·         Prepare ISP documents and reports with clinical team

·         Review and authorize restraint administration

·         Develop policies and procedures

·         Represent VEA at ISP at meetings and in the community

 

Desired skills and experience include:

·         Bachelor’s Degree in a related field required. Master’s degree preferred

·         A minimum of 5 years’ experience working with adults with developmental disabilities or a similar population in a vocational or rehabilitation setting preferred

·         Three to five years of management experience required. Nonprofit experience preferred

·         Knowledge of DDS regulations preferred

·         Ability to problem-solve and make decisions with a high degree of confidentiality and ethics

·         Ability to lead, influence, and inspire others

·         Professional demeanor when interacting with agency employees, officers, Board of Directors, and the general public

 

This position is located in Chicopee, MA with travel between program sites in the Pioneer Valley.

 

This position reports to the Executive Director and offers an outstanding compensation and comprehensive benefits package, including 4 weeks of paid vacation starting in year one. Valley Educational Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

For more information and to apply for the position, please submit your resume to Barbara Piucci at bpiucci@EANE.org.

The Employers Association of the NorthEast is leading the search for a Director of Human Resources for Hampshire College in Amherst, MA.

Hampshire College is an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium with Amherst, Smith, and Mount Holyoke Colleges and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. The College is located in the beautiful Pioneer Valley in Western Massachusetts and contributes to the rich cultural environments of the college towns of Amherst, South Hadley and Northampton.

Reporting to the Vice President of Finance and Administration, the Director of Human Resources will have frequent access to the President and their leadership or senior teams to provide leadership and overall strategic direction in all areas related to the effective utilization of human resources and to increase the overall effectiveness of the College. The duties of the director include: consult with senior management to develop and align comprehensive human resources strategies with the mission and values of Hampshire College; consult with members of the Hampshire community in all areas of human resources management including effective workforce staffing, employee relations, benefits administration, fiscal accountability, and quality improvement; work with the administration (including school deans), faculty, and staff to seek advice and to build support for changes in and enhancements to existing human resource programs and practices; provide leadership in facilitating communication, decision-making, trust, employee professional development, and employee relations, all toward enhancing the overall effectiveness of the College; provide leadership as the College increasingly seeks to promote inclusion, equity and diversity within our community by adding to the thought leadership on this topic as well as coordinating trainings, workshops and speakers; ensure that Hampshire College complies with all state and federal laws in areas such as employment, labor relations, and benefits; act as deputy director of the Campus’ Title IX program and ADA coordinator for staff and faculty; and serve on Five College committees to foster cooperative initiatives in human resources management and organizational development.

A bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or related field is required; advanced degree preferred. SPHR or SHRM-SCP certification required or ability to complete within one year of hire. Successful candidate must have a minimum of seven years progressively responsible experience in Human Resources as well as previous supervisory experience. Hampshire College seeks a committed and experienced professional with demonstrated leadership skills, competence in human resources functions and an in-depth understanding of the role of HR in an institution. Experience in an institution of higher education is a plus. The successful candidate must demonstrate comfort with working toward a “yes” but an ability to deliver a gentle “no” when necessary. Candidates should have strong organizational, interpersonal, technical, analytical, written and oral communication skills. A commitment to working with people from diverse backgrounds is essential.

Hampshire College offers a competitive salary and excellent benefit program. Please submit your cover letter, resume and names/phone numbers of three professional references via the college’s website at https://jobs.hampshire.edu/