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Manager, Human Resources


Location: Rensselaer, NY US
Position Type:
Rqd Education: Certification
Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: August 29, 2022
Reference Code: 1037
Job Summary and Essential Functions

The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) applies cutting-edge technology to operating a reliable electricity system, managing competitive markets for wholesale electricity, and planning for the Empire State's energy future. The NYISO's Human Resources department invites applications for a full-time Human Resources Manager.

Human Resources at the NYISO plays an integral role in ensuring the organization can achieve both its short and long term business objectives, acting as a strategic business partner and providing critical leadership in the development, implementation, and administration of sound policies, procedures, and programs to ensure the engagement of a high performing workforce.

The Human Resources Manager will lead organization-wide efforts to help further define and reinforce the areas of compensation and benefit administration and should have experience managing benefit plans, as well as overseeing compensation benchmarking and outcomes, while also serving as a business partner for a group of NYISO teams. As the strategic business partner, the individual will work collaboratively with leadership from those teams to identify needs and effective solutions.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business or related field required;
  • A minimum of seven years progressive Human Resources experience.
  • Experience with Compensation and Benefit Programs .
  • PHR or SPHR Certification desirable.

The NYISO offers the flexibility to work both in the office and remotely, providing our employees with an enhanced work life balance. While the majority of the responsibilities of this role can be performed remotely, in most cases, employees will have periodic on-site requirements based on business needs. Full remote opportunities may be available in some cases.

The NYISO requires a COVID vaccine as a condition of employment but complies with all state and federal laws. All offers of employment will be made contingent upon the successful completion of a drug screening and background check.

The NYISO takes pride in recruiting, developing and retaining highly talented individuals. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer a comprehensive benefits package and innovative reward programs.

The NYISO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices.
About this Employer‍

The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) is responsible for the reliable operation of New York’s nearly 11,000 miles of high-voltage transmission and the dispatch of more than 500 electric power generators. In addition, we administer bulk power markets that trade an average of $7.8 billion in electricity and related products annually.

As a not-for-profit independent system operator, we are governed by a 9-member Board of Directors. Participants and Stakeholders in New York’s electricity markets play a significant role in our unique shared governance system.

We employ more than 550 people and occupy two locations in New York's Capital Region. Given the technical complexity of our mission, over a quarter of the company’s staff are devoted to the development and support of information technology. We have a diverse and engaged workforce, and have been recognized as a top employer in the region.