POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT (JULY 2019)
HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATOR (ROCHESTER,
Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc. (LawNY) has an
immediate opening for a Human Resources (HR)
Administrator at our business
office located in downtown Rochester.
LawNY is funded in part by the Legal Services Corporation and provides
free civil legal services to low-income families and individuals through seven
field offices that serve low-income New Yorkers in 14 counties. LawNY provides services related to the
essentials of life - income, housing, health, education and family. Our 150 member staff includes attorneys,
paralegals, AmeriCorps members and an administrative team who work closely
across areas of specialization to bring a holistic approach to addressing law
related issues affecting our clients and community.
The HR Administrator has primary responsibility for human
resource compliance and administration. The HR Administrator supports the
relationship between our employees
and our organization to help meet the
needs of both. The HR Administrator reports to the co-deputy director of
operations, but also works directly with the chief finance officer and others
in the regional business office on issues pertaining to their duties. This
position requires demonstrated ability to address issues in a timely manner;
the maintenance of strict confidence regarding highly sensitive matters; the
ability to meet deadlines and to take initiative in the development and
completion of projects; the appreciation for diverse cultures and communities;
the ability to quickly adapt and prioritize multiple demands on time; and
a commitment to the principle of equal
justice and advocacy for low-income persons.
Primary Job Duties:
Maintains current knowledge of all aspects of human
resource management. Keeps management advised of changes in legal requirements
pertaining to human resource management. Oversees compliance with postings
required by federal and state laws, ensuring distribution of required postings
with instructions for proper display.
Coordinates the annual performance evaluation process
by tracking completion of evaluations and sending reminders to supervisors of
upcoming evaluations and end of probationary periods. Ensures that confidential personnel records
are maintained for each employee in compliance with all state and federal laws
and LawNY policy.
Coordinates the recruiting, hiring and screening
process for staff positions. Performs exit interviews.
Administers benefit programs for LawNY employees,
including annual open enrollment, health, dental and life insurance, long and
short term disability, flexible spending and health savings accounts and COBRA.
Oversees employee benefit onboarding process to ensure consistency across the
organization. Manages ongoing benefits enrollments, changes and terminations,
processing forms as needed. Responds to
employee inquiries about benefits.
Serves as the point of contact for workers' compensation and disability
Serves as the point of contact for program staff
regarding issues related to employee relations with co-workers or management.
Requirements: Degree or certification in human resource management
or a related field and five years work experience with comparable
responsibilities. Knowledge of local, state and federal employment-related laws
and regulations. Advanced computer skills, excellent organizational skills and
ability to work both independently and as a part of a team. Applicants must be
able to work with frequent interruptions and work on multiple projects
simultaneously. Applicants must be
detail oriented and be able to work both independently and as part of a team.
Salary: Salary is dependent on experience. The salary for a full
time Administrator who is credited with ten years of experience is $43,795. The
salary will increase annually based upon LawNY's salary scale. LawNY provides
an excellent health insurance, disability and employee benefits package.
Applications: Anyone interested in applying should send a cover
letter describing their interest and qualifications, a resume, a writing sample
and three references byJuly 29, 2019 to ensure full
consideration. Applications should be sent to the attention of Kate Woods,
Deputy Director at: firstname.lastname@example.org Legal Assistance of Western New
York, Inc. (LawNY) is an equal opportunity employer.
LawNY encourages applications from diverse candidates.
LawNY welcomes applications regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender
identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability,
genetic information or any other consideration protected by law. This position
is considered non-exempt pursuant to the Fair Labor Standards Act.