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Senior Human Resources Specialist

Center for Disability Rights, Inc


Location:
Rochester, New York 14608
Date:
09/18/2017
2017-09-182017-10-18
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
Shift:
1st Shift, Weekends, Holidays
Categories:
  • HR Generalist
  • Organizational Development
  • Legal
  • Training/Development
  • Health, Safety, Security
Center for Disability Rights, Inc
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Job Details

Senior Human Resources Specialist


Mission Statement

 

CDR is a disability led, not-for-profit Corporation. We provide services to people with disabilities and seniors within the framework of an Independent Living Model which promotes independence of people with all types of disabilities, enabling choice in living setting, full access to the community, and control of their life.

 

CDR works for national, state, and local systemic change to advance the rights of people with disabilities by supporting direct action, coalition building, community organizing, policy analysis, litigation, training for advocates, and community education.

 

CDR advocates for the full integration, independence, and civil rights of people with disabilities.

 

Job Summary: Perform Human Resource functions including benefits, personnel policies, pay rate, hiring, retention, termination, personnel records, legal compliance, compensation, safety, and health and staffing strategies.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  1. Benefit Administration: Performs benefits administration to include functions such as enrollment, claims resolution, change reporting, andcommunicating benefit information to employees, track eligibility and submit appropriate employee benefit paperwork to benefit administrator.

 

  1. Workers Compensation: Responds to inquiries, files appropriate reports, monitors monthly invoice and claims, and other related functions.

 

  1. Disability/STD/FMLA/ LOA: File claims, claims resolution, change reporting, approving invoices for payment, andcommunicating information to employees. Make recommendation to Director of HR for Early Return to Work candidates.

 

  1. Unemployment: Responds to inquiries, files appropriate reports, monitors monthly invoice and claims, attend hearings, and other related functions.

 

  1. Wage Data/Deductions/garnishments: Provide finance documentation of additions, changes and new employee wage.

 

  1. Recruitment: Maintain applicant database, assist applicants in acquiring all necessary information to be considered for employment, other recruitment activities, including participation in job fairs, contacting community services, colleges, employment agencies, recruiters, media, and internet sites. Perform recruiting (as applicable) for business unit, including advertising, tracking and screening candidates, interview scheduling, background and reference checking.

 

  1. Risk Management: Leads the safety committee. Develops and administers health & wellness and safety programs. Conducts workplace inspections and safety audits. Maintains accident records. Reviews incidents, near misses, accident investigation reports, claim summaries and loss analyses to prevent reoccurrences of similar incidents. Prepares government reports as to remain in compliance.

 

  1. Address employee relations issues with appropriate staff, provide recommendations regarding disciplinary actions, EAP, and terminations ensuring that reason are well documented and are not arbitrary or discriminatory.

 

  1. Adhere to all state, federal, and DOH regulations. Keep abreast of legislation affecting human resources; counsel management and monitor company policies to ensure compliance in assigned business unit.

 

  1. Participates in administrative staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars.

 

  1. Demonstrate proficiency in use of Web Office, DBMan (as necessary) and ADP/Paychex systems. Access records and compile reports as necessary.

 

  1. Provide reports, statistics and any additional tasks or projects as assigned by the Assistant Director of Human Resources.       May perform other duties or projects as assigned.

 

The Center for Disability Rights works for the full integration, independence, and civil rights of people with disabilities. It is vitally important to the mission of the organization that all employees understand, accept, and practice the values of the organization in the conduct of their work.

Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment and or belief to the civil rights of persons with disabilities to live in the most integrated setting possible.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Requirements

Required Knowledge and Skills:

 

Effective verbal, written, and listening skills required. Interpersonal skills needed to deal with diverse groups of individuals. Ability to work under minimal supervision, self-directed, able to effectively research, solves problems. Must be organized, needs to be proficient in computer software programs, especially Excel and Word of MS Office Suite, Web Office, DBMan, Email, and ADP. Customer service or human service skills are beneficial to this position. Appropriate telephone skills and a professional demeanor required as you are dealing with confidential employee information.

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 year of HR Specialist experience; Bachelor’s degree and recruiting experience preferred.
  • Proficient written and oral language skills.
  • Strong customer service skills and mindset are beneficial to this position.
  • Possess excellent analytical, organizational, andcommunication skills.
  • Effectivelycommunicate with coworkers and all levels of management.
  • Interpersonal skills needed to deal with diverse groups of individuals.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision, self-directed and able to effectively research and solve problems.
  • Must be well organized and detail oriented.
  • Needs to be proficient in computer software programs, especially Excel and Word, Outlook; experience with ADP preferred.
  • Appropriate telephone skills and a professional demeanor required as you are dealing with confidential employee information.

 

 


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