Director, Human Resources

Non-clinical New York, New York


Supporting our people, you make a difference.

Talkiatry is disrupting the mental health space and helping people live their best lives. More specifically, we’re solving the mental health crisis by improving our community’s access to high quality psychiatric care.  If you’re searching for a purpose-driven rocket ship, this is the one to get on. We’re hiring a Director of Human Resources to support our colleagues, leadership team, and our compliance efforts as we continue to grow.

We’re seeking an experienced and passionate HR leader who’s hungry to grow with our company. Reporting into our Head of People, you’ll help us adopt HR best practices related to workforce compensation, compliance, development, and management as we head into our next phase of hyper-growth.

You Will:

  • Maintain knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law
  • Develop HR strategies and administer policies and procedures
  • Consult with leadership and administers programs related to the development of a positive organizational culture and morale
  • Maintain compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance
  • Advise leadership on disciplinary matters, disputes and when necessary, conducts investigations
  • Supervise and administer compensation, benefits, and leave, including maintaining employee records in appropriate systems and ensures confidentiality
  • Oversee employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations
  • Review, track, and document compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory training, continuing education, and work assessments
  • Manage the performance review process, ensure alignment with our organizational values, goals and objectives
  • Conduct exit interviews for departing employees and collect data to better understand themes

You Are:

  • People Advocate + Culture Curator: Your passion for solving people problems and dedication to delivering a positive employee experience make you an awesome ambassador for our culture & team
  • Analytical: Data & excel are your friends; you're able to translate numbers into action and pave the way for efficiency
  • Results-driven: You enjoy grinding away at issues and brainstorming creative methods for problem-solving
  • Flexible: You thrive in autonomous environments with high growth and aren’t easily overwhelmed
  • Embrace Ambiguity: If there is not a clear path, you thrive and get excited from the path you can forge
  • Professional: You have a high level of integrity and handle confidential information with tact

You Have:

  • 7-10+ years of hands-on HR generalist experience
  • Prior people management experience: this role will have a generalist and coordinator as a direct report
  • Data aptitude, your business recommendations are based on solid quantitative analysis
  • Knowledge of related government rules and regulations, including FMLA and other applicable Labor laws and regulations; works with People team to ensure necessary compliance
  • Strong HR technical skills with the ability to balance tactical and strategic responsibilities
  • Experience with Sequoia and ADP is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree is required


You’ll Get:

  • A collaborative, diverse, fun work environment within a fast-paced, mission-driven company
  • A People team is committed to building an enviable culture with people-centric talent programs that become the standard for the “future of work”
  • An ability to grow – your leadership and career trajectory will grow as the company grows
  • Excellent compensation and outstanding benefits


Talkiatry is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Talkiatry is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Talkiatry are based on practice needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Talkiatry will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Talkiatry encourages applicants of all ages.