Tajuna Sharpe is the Assistant Vice President, Administration of the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation. Ms. Sharpe is responsible for the smooth and profitable operation of the corporation’s human resources, information technology, and transportation departments and payroll administration.
Ms. Sharpe directs the development and implementation of organizational development programs, employee orientation and training programs, benefits plans, policies and guidelines, compensation, payroll administration and employee records and documentation policies. In addition, Ms. Sharpe oversees information technology analyzing the business requirements of all department to determine their technology needs, establishing policies, and systems. She supports management by providing human resources direction, advice and counsel while ensuring compliance with federal and state law. Prior to her tenure with the Authority, Ms. Sharpe has held positions in Human Resources Management with the Center for Employment Opportunities, a national non-profit, providing employment services to people who are reentering the workforce after incarceration and at Island Peer Review Organization, a national non-profit, providing quality improvement programs in the healthcare industry.
Ms. Sharpe has a B.S on Communication Arts & Sciences from St. John’s University, an MBA with a concentration in Project Management and a master’s degree in Human Resources from Keller Business School of Management.