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Human Resources Assistant

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Odyssey House, Inc.
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New York, NY
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Published 9 days ago

Job Summary:

The Human Resource Assistant will perform administrative tasks and services to support effective and efficient operations of the organization’s human resource department.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date human resource files, records, and documentation.
  • Answers frequently asked questions from applicants and employees relative to standard policies, benefits, hiring processes, etc.; refers more complex questions to appropriate senior-level HR staff or management.
  • Maintains the integrity and confidentiality of human resource files and records.
  • Performs periodic audits of HR files and records to ensure that all required documents are collected and filed appropriately.
  • Provides clerical support to the HR department.
  • May assist with payroll functions including processing, answering employee questions, fixing processing errors, and distributing checks.
  • Acts as a liaison between the organization and external benefits providers and vendors, which may include health, disability, and retirement plan providers.
  • Conducts or assists with new hire orientation.
  • Assists with planning and execution of special events such as benefits enrollment, organization-wide meetings, employee recognition events, holiday parties, and retirement celebrations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities: 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage sensitive and confidential situations with tact, professionalism, and diplomacy.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Proficient with or the ability to quickly learn payroll management, human resource information system (HRIS), and similar computer applications.  

 

Education and Experience:

  • Associate’s degree in related field required.
  • Prior related office experience preferred.

 

Physical Requirements: 

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.  

Job Summary:

The Human Resource Assistant will perform administrative tasks and services to support effective and efficient operations of the organization’s human resource department.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Maintains accurate and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    2-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Salary

Salary is commensurate based on experience, with a generous benefits package!

Benefits

In addition to competitive salaries, Odyssey House offers a full spectrum of benefits:

  • A 35-hour work week
  • Vacation Plan
  • Health Insurance (Two Plans)
  • Holidays
  • Corporate Counseling Associates (CCA) EAP benefit
  • Life Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 403(b) Plan
  • Long-Term & Short-Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • TransitChek
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • STAR Approved Loan Forgiveness Facilities
  • Eligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program

 

 

Odyssey House is an equal opportunity employer maintaining a non-discriminatory policy on hiring of its personnel. Odyssey House, and its operational divisions, will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or citizen status in all employment decisions including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, training, rate of pay or other forms of compensation, layoff, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.

In addition to competitive salaries, Odyssey House offers a full spectrum of benefits:

  • A 35-hour work week
  • Vacation Plan
  • Health Insurance (Two Plans)
  • Holidays
  • Corporate…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
120 Wall Street, 17th Floor, New York, NY 10005, United States

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