Human Resources Coordinator
Newport, RI Finance Department
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The Preservation Society of Newport County is seeking a Human Resources Coordinator to support the Human Resources team with full scope HR responsibilities including recruiting, performance management, systems/processes, reporting, compliance and administrative duties. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter. The candidate will have the chance to work across departments and interact with members of the staff on a variety of projects. This is a part-time 24 hours per week position. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support day-to-day operations of the Human Resources department. 
  • Assist in the administration of new hires, terminations, status changes, performance management and benefit programs. 
  • Assist hiring managers with the recruitment of a diverse staff, providing support as needed to hiring managers on job descriptions, recruiting strategies, interviewing, reference checking, finalizing terms of employment, and the job offer process.
  • Provide support to directors in developing and updating job descriptions for staff.
  • Administer the new hire onboarding process.
  • Oversee offboarding, including logistics and exit interviews, gathering and forwarding feedback.
  • Provide internal support to employees around benefits, company policies and general HR questions. 
  • Current knowledge of federal, state, and local employment compliance laws, rules, and regulations is essential.
  • Provide support in compliance management, filing, document copying, maintaining and auditing HR files, I-9 documentation auditing, and assist with maintaining compliance with legal requirements.
  • Research and make recommendations on assigned HR initiatives.
  • Perform other related duties as required or directed.

The desirable candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Associate degree in Human Resources or related field, with a minimum of 2 years recruiting experience, preferably in a nonprofit. 
  • High degree of integrity and ability to maintain strict confidentiality while handling sensitive information. 
  • Self-motivated and detail-oriented; strong analytical, critical thinking, problem-solving abilities; results focus with execution and follow-through; ability to work independently as well as on a team; flexibility.
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Customer service experience strongly preferred.
  • Proficiency with MS Office including Microsoft Outlook, experience with database systems a plus.
Salary Description
$20.00 to $22.00 per hour