Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Full Time


JOB TITLE: Human Resources Assistant

Department: Human Resources

Reports To: Director of Human Resources

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Prepared By: Shaida Etheart Date: 9/3/2021


The Human Resources Assistant position provides general administrative assistance to the Director of Human Resources and the Director of Benefits. This position entails heavy data entry as well as maintaining and updating the Human Resource Information System (HRIS).

Key Responsibilities

  • Assists in the recruitment process. Initiates all new hire paperwork and related follow-up. Handles correspondence with applicants if paperwork is incomplete.
  • Maintains updated records in the HRIS of all open and closed positions and all active and inactive employees
  • Schedules HR onboarding training and cultural orientation training
  • Schedules exit interviews, updates all related HR documents for all terminations and notifies technology and web departments of necessary updates.
  • Support with staff development and career support training and workshops
  • Assists with the planning of staff events
  • Works closely with HR Director in document preparation, dissemination, and record-keeping for annual performance evaluations.
  • Conducts research regarding wage and hour and other labor-related legal updates and HR policy development and amendments
  • Overseeing meetings coordinating management-employee communications
  • Continuously learn the latest HR best practices to improve workplace efficiency
  • Maintain HR-related automated systems and applications, including automated containing HR related statistics and prepares periodic charts
  • Provides general office support services including but not limited to handling incoming and outgoing mail; answering phones; responding to correspondence from Unemployment Insurance, banks, and creditors; providing letters of employment to staff, etc.
  • Submits employee data reports by assembling, preparing, and analyzing data
  • Maintains employee information by entering and updating employment and status change

  • Skills and Abilities:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage sensitive and confidential information
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Experience with HRIS system, Excel, Gmail, Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint

Educational Background:

Associates degree (preferred)

Salary: $50,000.00

Experienced Level:

Minimum 1-2 years prior related work experience, preferable in a Human Resources Department

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to

Diversity is a core value of the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan. We believe the power of diversity enriches all of us by exposing us to a range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions.

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