Human Resources Associate

The New York City Ballet is seeking a Human Resources Associate to provide front-line support in the administration of company policies and practices, including recruitment, benefits administration, workplace safety, and employee relations.  The ideal candidate is versatile and patient, with a sincere interest in assisting employees while promoting a positive and supportive work environment.  This is a full-time Exempt position reporting to the Assistant Director of Human Resources.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
  • Serve as first contact and day-to-day problem solver for employees with questions and/or issues on policies and benefits, including follow-up with relevant providers as necessary
  • Coordinate Open Enrollment for benefit plans annually, including preparation of relevant payroll deduction reports
  • Review and process benefits-related billing and assist with monthly union remittance reports
  • Manage leave requests, disability claims, and workers compensation claims as they arise, including coordination of all required paperwork
  • Handle employment verification requests as they arise
  • Monitor and assist with staffing activities according to each department’s needs, including onboarding and offboarding
  • With Assistant Director of HR, plan and edit all HR-related employee communication
  • Assist department with reports, audits, and other projects as necessary
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS:
 
  • Familiarity with state and federal laws and regulations affecting HR-related activity
  • Working knowledge of benefits administration
  • Working knowledge of workers compensation regulations and procedures
  • Strong communication skills; excellent spoken and written English; fluency in Spanish a plus
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to deal at all levels with discretion
  • Flexible and detail-oriented, with ability to multi-task, prioritize, and make sound judgement within constantly changing priorities
  • PC proficient with working knowledge of MS Office; prior experience with ADP software a plus
 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 3 to 5 years’ relevant experience, preferably in a mixed union/non-union environment

HOW TO APPLY

New York City Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply. For consideration, please submit your resume and a cover letter referencing “HR Associate” in the subject line to BalletHR@nycballet.com or by fax to 212-870-4286.  No Phone Calls Please.