City and Country School, an independent, non-sectarian day school enrolling approximately 370 children ages 2-13, seeks a full-time Human Resource and Benefit Coordinator.
This is a great opportunity to be part of an established and reputable organization. Primary responsibilities for this position include oversight of all employee benefit programs, including health insurance, long-term disability, short-term disability and our retirement plans. Specific Human Resource and Benefits Coordinator duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
Prepare of all faculty and staff employment contracts.
Process the school’s semi-monthly and bi-weekly payrolls, ensuring that accurate compensation and deductions are reflected. (Approximately 100 full-time employees)
Assure compliance with laws and regulations relating to all employee and employment matters and ensure timely filing of all regulatory reports with the appropriate agencies.
Maintain secure and confidential human resource-related files and records.
Administer employee benefits and ensure effective and timely communication.
Meet with faculty and staff upon request related to human resource and benefit issues.
Ensure that all necessary employee information is processed and transmitted to the Department of Health in a timely manner.
Work with the School’s Director of Communications to implement and maintain a robust HR related portion on the school’s website for faculty and staff, containing descriptions of available benefits, all benefit-related forms, relevant provider contact details, and monthly updates and benefit-related news.
Ensure that all remittances and payments to benefit providers, including health insurance and retirement contributions, are timely and accurate.
Process New Employee paperwork; oversee the employee orientation process and document completion.
Coordinate and manage leaves as required by federal, state and local law and integrating these with the School’s internal policies.
Complete notices and paperwork for existing faculty and staff and oversee the off-boarding process.
Maintain and develop—when necessary—the School’s personnel policies and procedures, employee handbook, and personnel forms, as well as recommend changes to school administration.
Coordinate salary changes and oversee correct FLSA classification of jobs. Prepare and maintain accurate job descriptions for faculty and staff.
Consult with administrators and employees to resolve personnel issues.
Consult with legal counsel, as necessary, to minimize potential liability.
Prepare reports and internal communication.
Other duties and projects as assigned.
The Human Resource and Benefits Coordinator position requires an individual who is able to communicate tactfully and effectively, in addition to having strong technical skills in areas related to human resource principles, procedures, and practices. The position requires:
Bachelor’s degree or higher. Human Resources certification such as PHR, SPHR, GPHR, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, etc. is a plus.
At least 5 years of related experience.
Working knowledge of FMLA, COBRA, ADA, ACA, ERISA, and FLSA and retirement plan and other (health insurance, disability, dental, etc.) benefit administration.
High proficiency working with Microsoft Excel and Word and ability to work well in an automated environment.
Ability to work both independently and as a team when necessary.
Highly developed organizational skills with strong attention to detail and deadlines.
Ability to manage multiple priorities, functions, and activities effectively.
Ability to think logically, make decisions, exercise good judgement, and solve problems; must be able to handle confidential information with the utmost discretion and integrity.
Experience with BeyondPay software or knowledge of Kronos a plus.
City and Country School offers a competitive compensation package, commensurate with level of experience, plus benefits.
City and Country School is an Equal Opportunity Employer with interest in developing diversity within the faculty and student body. City and Country School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, national origin, citizenship, or disability.
About City and Country School
City and Country School is an independent, progressive school for children ages 2-13 in Greenwich Village. Children at City and Country develop responsibility and a strong sense of community through group experiences such as block building and work with other open-ended materials in the Lower School, and group jobs in the Middle and Upper School. Through trips, books and opportunities for other first-hand experiences, children learn to ask questions and conduct meaningful research. An underlying respect for children, the group process, and a social-studies driven, interdisciplinary approach are among the hallmarks of our program.