Human Resources Specialist

Board of Cooperative Education / Questar III   Castleton , NY   Full-time     Human Resources
Posted on July 9, 2024



Questar III BOCES, a leading provider of educational and administrative services to school districts and students in the Rensselaer, Columbia, and Greene County region, as well as to several school districts across NYS, is seeking a creative and innovative individual to join our HR team in the position of Human Resources Specialist. Our work at Questar III BOCES revolves around putting students first and our commitment to core values of excellence; leadership and service; and innovation. Applicants should be enthusiastic about the HR field, have effective communication, interpersonal and technical skills, and be of a customer service mind set.

This position is based out of our central office in the Castleton-East Greenbush, NY area. It will be responsible for assisting in the development, implementation and review of HR related programs, systems, and procedures for our agency, as well communication of procedures, policies, and practices to staff. The position will also support a comprehensive organizational recruitment strategy; work collaboratively with Questar administration and staff during the employment process; and oversee processing and onboarding of new staff. The work is performed under the direct supervision of the Director of Human Resources, with leeway allowed for the exercise of independent judgment in planning and fulfilling responsibilities. An employee in this position is required to exercise the highest discretion to insure confidentiality of all Questar employment matters and human resources areas.

A Bachelor’s degree in business / human resource management or related field and two years relevant experience. An Associate’s degree as indicated above and at least four or more years of relevant experience is also acceptable.

To apply, please send your resume with a letter of interest to Be sure to include Human Resources Specialist in the subject line of your email.

This is a public sector position that falls under Columbia County Civil Service residency requirements (must be a resident of Albany, Rensselaer, Columbia, Greene, Ulster, or Dutchess County). Questar III offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package, including enrollment in the NYS retirement system. Applicants that are certified and have experience in human resources are also welcome to apply.