July 26, 2023

The Center for Children’s Advocacy (CCA), is a non-profit organization dedicated to fighting for the legal rights of Connecticut’s most vulnerable children. To learn more about the Center for Children’s Advocacy, please visit CCA’s website at www.cca-ct.org. CCA’s mission is to protect and promote the legal rights of Connecticut’s low-income children and youth so they have equitable opportunities for good health, a quality education and a successful transition to adulthood. CCA provides legal representation and advocates for system reforms to ensure at-risk children’s basic needs are met and they receive appropriate services from the juvenile justice, education, child welfare, health care and court systems.

The HR and Technology/Infrastructure Manager administers CCA’s human resources and technology/infrastructure needs in a sixteen – twenty (16-20) hour per week part-time position. This position requires working in-person in the Hartford office at least two days/week, with the rest of the days working remotely. The Manager will travel to Bridgeport on an as needed basis.


Human Resources:

  • Manage the staffing process, including recruiting, assisting in forming hiring committees for interviewing candidates, including DEI related questions, check references and assist with the onboarding process for new employees
  • Ensure job descriptions are up to date and compliant with all local, state and federal regulations
  • Develop training materials to help ensure employees understand their job responsibilities
  • Work with HR consultant, EANE, to provide professional training and PD opportunities for staff and management (e.g. management training on supervision and implicit bias, management skill initiatives etc.). 
  • Create a compensation strategy for all employees based on market research and pay surveys; keep the strategy up to date, and work with CCA management and finance director to establish salary scales and benefits in line with market analysis.
  • Investigate employee issues and conflicts and brings them to resolution
  • Ensure the organization’s compliance with local, state and federal regulations
  • Ensure all Employee Handbook remains up to date and ensure policies are applied consistently and maintain HR systems and processes
  • Maintain company organization charts and employee directory
  • Design and implement employee retention strategies
  • Provide HR related updates at staff meetings and coordinate with CCA’s DEI Committee to promote diversity, equity and inclusion at the organization
  • Track Employee PTO/Sick Time
  • Conduct entrance and exit interviews
  • Work with Benefits Broker to plan CCA’s Annual Benefits Plan; Staff liaison during the year to provide support, advocacy and inquiry for health insurance/FSA claims and benefits. 
  • Point person for all other insurance programs – Workers Compensation, Unemployment Insurance Benefits claims.  Handle and process DOL claims and paperwork with Finance Director as needed. 
  • Other tasks as necessary.

Technology and Infrastructure:

  • Manage in-office and portable computer systems
    • Transition equipment when employee leaves/starts working at CCA to ensure smooth transition for existing equipment. Work with Founders Technology to set up all new work stations and laptops in the office; set up new profiles and emails for employees, work with Founders to transition departing employees and those technology issues.  
    • Purchase all new computers and laptops thru Dell for CCA.
  • Manage and administer the CCA internal phone system with CCA office manager and phone system vendor.
  • Manage internet service with Comcast.
  • Manage and administer CCA’s mobile phone plan with AT&T and work with AT&T liaison for phone purchases and CCA mobile service.
  • Provide general troubleshooting for all computer issues, including Office Suite, Office 365, Teams, etc.
  • Purchase and install associated technology for cameras and Zoom access, both internally and remote.  Negotiate and enter into Zoom agreement etc. 
  • Manage office security system (liaise with E-Tech Systems to troubleshoot and problems, negotiate contract).
  • Address problems with building maintenance, HVAC, parking lot, etc., that Office Managers are unable to resolve. 
  • Other tasks as necessary.


We are seeking a candidate who has demonstrated commitment and experience in HR related fields. Candidates should have

· A bachelor’s degree in human resources, labor relations, organizational development, business or related area with three or more years of experience in HR related work

· Effective verbal and written communication skills

· Demonstrated proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite

· Knowledge of a broad range of human resource strategies and practices, including compensation, performance management, safety, hiring and employee relations; able to apply these strategies and practices in compliance with employment regulations

· Understanding of key DEI concepts and best practices

· Ability to create a culture of diversity, inclusivity, collaboration and teamwork

· Experience with analyzing data to guide strategic employment planning

· Strong organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize and complete tasks as directed

· Ability to work independently and as a member of a team

· Ability to identify, analyze, and resolve complex problems


Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and are within the general range of salaries for public interest organizations. Salary range for this position is $37 to $48 per hour depending on expertise and prior experience.

To Apply Email cover letter and resume to employment@cca-ct.org. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

CCA is an equal opportunity employer that actively seeks a diverse and vibrant work staff. CCA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, ethnicity, religion, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, sex, marital status, disability, or status as a U.S. veteran.

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