Human Capital (HR) - Project Management Associate

Location: New York, NY

Department: Human Capital

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level


What We Do:

Nonprofit Finance Fund® (NFF®) unlocks the potential of mission-driven organizations through tailored investments, strategic advice and accessible insights. Founded in 1980, NFF helps organizations connect money to mission effectively, and supports innovations such as growth capital campaigns, cross-sector economic recovery initiatives and impact investing.  A leading community development financial institution (CDFI) with over $80 million in assets, NFF has provided over $300 million in loans and access to additional financing via grants, tax credits and capital in support of over $1.4 billion in projects for thousands of organizations nationwide. Each year we work with hundreds of nonprofits providing education and financial advice and tools to improve their financial understanding and health, and we partner with foundations across the country to develop solutions for organizations’ most pressing issues.  

Since 2007, NFF has been awarded six New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) allocations totaling $231 million and, to date, has deployed more than $200 million in flexible NMTC financing. As a result of these investments, our NMTC clients have developed over 1.5 million square feet of community facilities, generating thousands of needed jobs and helping them to provide more or higher-quality health care, schooling, healthy food, or cultural opportunities for 22 low-income communities throughout the country.

NFF is on an exciting growth trajectory to fulfill our mission to bring tailored investments, strategic advice and accessible insight to create a more just and vibrant society. We are building a versatile team that has the diverse skills to deliver our products and the entrepreneurial approach and flexibility to support and drive NFF’s growth and innovation. NFF works nationally and our staff is located in five offices in New York, Boston, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Los Angeles. 


Position Summary:

We are seeking a Human Capital (HR) Project Management Associate to support the Human Capital function at Nonprofit Finance Fund.

The  Human Capital Associate will report to the VP of Human Capital with primary responsibility for successfully project managing the staffing function, managing metrics and reporting, as well as learning, and supporting limited HR administrative tasks involved in nonprofit talent management.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and the support project management within the Human Capital team and more broadly across internal organizational clients;
  • Support recruitment function through full life-cycle recruiting;
  • Support the on-boarding and off-boarding process for new and current staff;
  • Support the online staffing and selection process with HR partners and hiring managers;
  • Manage data collection to support in the following areas:
    • Staffing and recruitment
    • employee satisfaction surveys;
  • Support the Human Capital team with various administrative tasks related and unrelated to staffing;
  • Support internship program and related job fairs;
  • Assist in the professional development process across the organization;
  • Coordinate employee events – celebrations, discussions, quarterly meetings;
  • Develop additional human resources projects, as appropriate;
  • Maintain compliant HR files;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Essential Requirements for Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience;
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience or combined education and experience;
  • Strong project management and multi-tasking skills;
  • Prior work experience in a fast paced recruitment environment;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills;
  • Proficient with Office Suite and Excel and PPT in particular;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong sense of integrity;
  • Proficiency with data collection instruments such as online surveys;
  • Attention to detail and strong system and analytical skills.


Specialized Knowledge/Beneficial Skills and Experience:

  • Prior knowledge and facility with project management and process improvement;
  • Prior knowledge and comfort with ATS and online recruitment;
  • Prior nonprofit sector work experience preferred;
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member;
  • An openness to learning new skills and systems and an entrepreneurial work ethic;
  • Sense of humor;
  • Flexibility, diplomacy and discretion skills.


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All salaries are commensurate with experience and include an attractive benefits package.

NFF is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or military or veteran status in accordance with federal law. In addition, NFF complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every jurisdiction in which it maintains facilities. NFF also provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable laws.

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