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Job Title: Director of Administrative Services

Company Name: Town of Stonington, CT

Company Address: 152 Elm Street, Stonington, CT 06378

Job Responsibilities and duties:

Under the direction of the First Selectman, the Director of Administrative Services performs highly responsible, complex and confidential work in administering the affairs of the Town government. This position coordinates and oversees all human resources plans, programs and issues relating to recruitment, employment, benefits, compensation, labor relations and union negotiations in addition to health and safety for the Town. Responsible for driving staff development and employee engagement. Plans, organizes and directs the Department of Administrative Services; provides coordination / guidance for senior level staff; and advice / recommendations to the First Selectman on various internal and external issues and affairs, including organizational effectiveness, and development of policies, procedures, protocols and other functions as assigned by the First Selectman.

The Director shall be the Personnel Officer of the Town and shall be responsible for creating and administering all personnel policies.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Work is performed under the general guidance of the First Selectman in accordance with prevailing policies, laws, regulations and rules and reviewed through regular meetings.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

The Director of Administrative Services provides general guidance and direction to the Department of Administrative Services; and, in the absence of the First Selectman, provides administrative leadership to the Town organization. Direct oversight responsibilities also includes Information Technology.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • As the Town’s Human Resources officer, develops and administers all Human Resources policies, pay and health benefit plans, management of retirement programs, and other activities as may be related to the personnel functions of the Town.
  • Directs the negotiation and administration of the Town Collective Bargaining Agreements. Serves as principal representative of the Town in contract negotiations, grievance and arbitration hearings, or delegates subordinates / outside counsel such responsibilities.
  • Lead the development and implementation of creative and effective recruitment and retention programs for all staff positions for the Town from recruitment to onboarding, orientation and in-processing,
  • Responsible for driving staff development, training and engagement.
  • Provides administrative oversight of day to day operations; conducts investigations and studies of operations and management methods; formulates policies and procedures, and makes recommendations to the First Selectman regarding same.
  • Prepare and administer annual department budget; present budget during budget hearings at the Board of Finance and assist and support other department heads as needed during the budget review cycle. Monitor expenditures to ensure Administrative Services comes in on or under budget.
  • As the Town’s Capital Improvement Program manager, coordinates the Town’s Capital Improvement Program (CIP). Chairs the CIP Committee. Develops and implements CIP policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for maintaining a culture of safety for the Town through oversight of Town safety policies and training, including chairing the Town Safety Committee.
  • Provides administrative oversight of the Town’s information systems and technologies; reviews the development and operation of information systems including telecommunications and information (data) processing.
  • Collaborates with various department heads / directors including but not limited to the Director of Finance, the Town Planner, Director of Public Works, Director of Human Services, Director of Assessment, Director WPCA and Chief of Police in driving organizational effectiveness and in attracting and retaining talent.
  • Americas with Disabilities Act Coordinator for the Town.
  • Coordinates the Town (excluding Police) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and responses to ensure compliance with State FOIA regulations.
  • Reviews organizational and staff management issues; reviews and develops new policies and procedures; develops new strategic initiatives for Town services.
  • Supports the First Selectman’s intergovernmental responsibilities through working collaboratively with representatives of community agencies and service providers as well as the general public.
  • Establishes and maintains appropriate working relationships with State and Federal officials, Town officials, public offices, the general public, consultants, other departments, agencies and co-workers.
  • Provides management and oversight of other administrative departments, as defined by Charter and as directed by the First Selectman.

This position is based in Stonington Town Hall.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:

Education, Experience & Training: The education, experience and training required would generally be acquired with a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management, Public Administration, Business Administration, Employee Relations or some closely related field; and at least eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in human resource management and municipal labor relations; Master’s degree preferred. SHRM certification or other HR/Labor certification preferred. A combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the responsibilities of this position may be considered in lieu of stated education and experience requirements.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration. Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of human resource administration, including labor relations and collective bargaining.
  • Considerable knowledge of public budgeting and capital improvement program planning, financing and administration; ability to prepare, present and manage to organizational budget.
  • Knowledge of the Connecticut Municipal Employee Relations Act, Federal Fair Labor Standards Act, Connecticut Occupational Safety and Health Act, Family Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and other relevant federal and state legislation.
  • Ability to conduct research, organize data and prepare reports as directed and overseen by the First Selectman.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from all levels of the organization, including, but not limited to, the Board of Selectmen, Board of Finance and general public.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills as well as interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to leverage technology to improve processes, procedures and efficiencies.
  • Ability to plan, organize, direct, coordinate and evaluate work of employees; drive employee development and engagement within the department and across the Town.
  • Ability to assess needs, target available resources and implement effective programs.
  • Ability to regularly engage in activities necessitated by the position outside normal business hours; i.e., evening meetings, emergencies, etc. (This is highly responsible, professional and administrative work and as such is expressly exempted by the Fair Labor Standards Act and related state laws from the requirement of paid overtime).
  • Ability to work harmoniously, cooperatively, and courteously with others at all times. Ability to maintain a calm manner in stressful and/or emergency situations and an ability to adapt to varying work situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be performed by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to twenty-five (25) pounds. Specific vision abilities required on the job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various pieces of office equipment.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics describe here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties and functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee will routinely operate typical business office equipment.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Not applicable.

This job description does not constitute an employment agreement or contract between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Application Process:

For instructions on the application process, please go to the Town of Stonington website at: https://www.stonington-ct.gov/administrative-services/pages/employment-opportunities

Posted 5/28/2024

Job Title: HR Coordinator

Company Name: Milford Regional Medical Center

Company Address: 14 Prospect Street, Milford, MA

Job Responsibilities and duties:

The HR Coordinator is a critical employee-facing role, responsible for setting an excellent employee experience by answering and triaging all internal and external HR-related questions, requests, and communications, including answering phones, greeting visitors, and responding to emails expediently and professionally. The HR Coordinator ensures that all data is accurately reflected in our systems, performs timely HR system maintenance, and maintains complete and accurate employee records.

This position also provides administrative and project support for the recruiting team, including applicant tracking and responses, follow up, scheduling interviews, following-up on reference and background checks, assisting with job postings and sourcing. This position manages the onboarding experience for all new hires as well.

The HR Coordinator works collaboratively with the multi-functional HR team to provide a supportive and engaging employee relations environment. They also provide assistance with special projects and new initiatives in the department as needed, including gathering information, preparing data, and follow up activities, which may be of a confidential nature.

Qualifications:

As a successful candidate, you have at least a high School diploma, with a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in a related field strongly preferred. You also have a minimum of 2 years of administrative, recruiting or project management experience required, preferably in Human Resources.

You must have demonstrated superior technology skills; proven accuracy and efficiency with MS office suite including: Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint - a familiarity with Applicant Tracking and HRIS systems is helpful.

A demonstrated excellent customer service skills and a sense of urgency is required, as well as a keen focus on the employee/customer experience. Proven strong problem-solving, decision-making, organizational, and time management skills are also required. Successful candidates must be effective working independently and as well as collaboratively on cross-functional teams within the department and with other departments.

You have also proven your ability to manage your everyday duties with competing priorities using flexibility and meticulous attention to detail. You must be able to address all issues with the utmost confidentiality and professionalism.

This position reports to the Director, Compensation and HR Operations and is based in the main hospital building located at 14 Prospect Street, Milford, MA.

Interested candidates should apply at: https://jobs.milfordregional.org/

Posted 5/28/2024

Job Title: Vice President of Human Resources

Company Name: University of Rhode Island

Company Address: 80 Lower College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881

Job Responsibilities and duties:

The Vice President of Human Resources (VPHR) will join the University at a time of significant momentum, with the recent establishment of a new Board of Trustees in 2020, the arrival of President Marc Parlange in 2021, and a ten-year strategic plan that is laser-focused on the institution broadening its impact, enhancing student achievement, fostering an inclusive culture, and powering the university of the future.

Reporting to the President and serving as a member of the President’s Executive Council, the Vice President of Human resources is the principal steward of human capital and workplace effectiveness at URI, providing vision, leadership, best next-practice-based strategies, and management for repositioning human resources as a people-centered organization. The core of this charge is shaping a competitive and meaningful employee experience, modernizing and sophisticating the human resources organization, cultivating a sense of community, and elevating the strategic orientation and service delivery of human resources. Areas of opportunity to enhance the people experience, among others, include building capabilities within the human resources team to support the institution with workforce planning, career pathing, cohesive training managers, creating programs that support employee development and engagement, job satisfaction, recognition, and retention, succession planning, conflict resolution, compensation and classification, and onboarding. Thus, the VPHR will serve as an institutional change agent, crafting a culture of excellence and agility and improving URI’s organizational capacity to change.

All applications, nominations, and inquiries are invited. Applications should include, as separate documents, a CV or resume and a letter of interest addressing the themes in this profile.

WittKieffer is assisting the University of Rhode Island in this search. For fullest consideration, candidate materials should be received by June 10, 2024.

Application materials should be submitted to WittKieffer’s candidate portal. 

Nominations and inquiries can be directed to: Sarah Palmer and Luis Bertot at URIVPHR@wittkieffer.com

Please apply online at: https://wittkieffer.com/positions/25748

Posted 5/28/2024

Job Title: Director, Labor and Employee Relations

Company Name: University of Rhode Island

Company Address: 80 Lower College Rd, Kingston, RI 02881

Job Responsibilities and duties:

Serve as the University’s representative in the negotiation and administration of collective bargaining agreements; conduct grievance hearings and prepare grievance decisions; research, prepare and present arbitration cases and briefs; conduct pre-disciplinary hearings; train and counsel supervisors on labor relations, corrective discipline, policies and procedures and collective bargaining agreements. Represent the University before administrative agencies, i.e., Personnel Appeal Board, Human Rights Commission, State Labor Relations Board and Department of Labor, Employment, and Training. Assist managers and employees in investigating complaints and conflict resolution.

Posting is open until filled. First consideration period ends 5/24/24.

URI Career Page: jobs.uri.edu

Posting: SF01781

Please apply online at: https://jobs.uri.edu/postings/13343

Posted 5/15/2024

Job Title: Human Resources Manager

Company Name: CompLyons HR Consulting, LLC

Summary:

The Human Resources Manager will lead and direct the routine functions of the Human Resources (HR) department including hiring and interviewing staff, payroll administration, administering pay, benefits, and leave, and enforcing company policies and practices.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Recruits, interviews, hires, and trains new staff within the department.
  • Oversees the day-to-day workflow of the department.
  • Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations.
  • Oversees discipline and termination of employees as needed and in accordance with company policy.

Essential Functions:

Talent Management

  • Partners with the leadership team to understand and execute the organization’s human resources and talent strategy, particularly as it relates to current and future talent needs, recruiting, retention, and succession planning.
  • Manages the talent acquisition process, which may include recruitment, interviewing, and hiring of qualified job applicants, particularly for managerial, exempt, and professional roles; collaborates with departmental managers as required to understand skills and competencies required for openings.
  • Serves as a business partner with hiring managers to develop effective sourcing and recruitment strategies that result in client satisfaction. Develop effective relationships within the organization and the hiring community to influence and impact the recruiting process and hiring.
  • Develops, initiates, and maintains effective programs for workforce retention, promotion, and succession planning.
  • Manages the maintenance and execution of the performance management system, including current job descriptions, standards of performance and performance evaluation instruments.
  • Creates and maintains an environment of equal employment opportunity, diversity, and competitive advantage in support of the company's diversity and inclusion strategic plan.
  • Recruits full-time, part-time, temporary, contractual and intern personnel. Manage full life cycle recruitment (post, source, prescreen, schedule, background, references, offer, onboarding, etc.). Complete hiring process within defined metrics to minimize overall time-to-start. Develop appropriate marketing strategies and define roles and responsibilities of hiring team.

Employee Relations

  • Provides support and guidance to management, and other staff when complex, specialized, and sensitive questions and issues arise; may be required to administer and execute otherwise routine tasks in delicate circumstances, such as providing reasonable accommodations, investigating allegations of wrongdoing, and terminations.
  • Creates learning and development programs and initiatives that provide internal development opportunities for employees.
  • Oversees employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
  • Researches and explains laws and legal affairs concerning employment to managers, supervisors, and employees.
  • Advises and trains managers and supervisors in best employee relations practices and strategies for managing supervisor problems and employee complaints. Develops further training as needed.
  • Coordinates company's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion efforts.

Payroll

  • Implements, maintains, and reviews payroll processing systems to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes, and other deductions.
  • Ensures accurate and timely processing of payroll updates including new hires, terminations, and changes to pay rates.
  • Prepares and maintains accurate records and reports of payroll transactions.
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local payroll, wage, and hour laws and best practices.

Total Rewards

  • Analyzes trends in compensation and benefits; researches and proposes competitive base and incentive pay programs to ensure the organization attracts and retains top tier talent.
  • Designs, recommends, and implements new benefits programs. Examine possible plan designs and benefits cost changes.
  • Serves as primary contact for plan vendors and third-party administrators.
  • Coordinates daily benefits processing. Handless enrollments, COBRA, terminations, changes, beneficiaries, disability, accident and death claims, rollovers, QDROs, QMCSOs, distributions, loans, hardships, and compliance testing.
  • Oversee maintenance of employee benefits files, maintain group benefits database and update employee payroll records.
  • Reconciles monthly billings and administrative fees for all group plans.
  • Designs and distributes materials for benefits orientations, open enrollment, and summary plan descriptions. Provide training and support to group benefits associates, home office associates and the field staff.

Health & Safety

  • Develops health and safety procedures for all areas of the company.
  • Prepares and schedules training to cover emergency procedures, workplace safety, and other relevant topics.
  • Monitors compliance with safety procedures.
  • Ensures that material safety data sheets are maintained and readily accessible when needed.
  • Manages employee health and safety programs.
  • Evaluates accident reports, ensuring the timely processing of medical bills, reviews medical reports, witness statements, department investigation results and other documentation.
  • Reviews accident reports to identify patterns of injury and to determine whether unsafe conditions contributed to the accident; advises departments of trends in injuries and proper safety procedures that may result in reduction of injuries; provides department with information that will aid in reducing accidents and improve safety.
  • Maintains the OSHA safety log and other administrative requirements related to safety operations and regulations.

General

  • Maintains compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, as well as recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices as required to maintain compliance.
  • Maintains current knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Extensive knowledge of the payroll function including preparation, balancing, internal control, and payroll taxes.
  • Excellent time management skills, with proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, delegating when appropriate.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and, at times, stressful environment.
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Proficiency with, or ability to quickly learn, HRIS and talent management systems.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field required.
  • Three to five years of human resources management experience preferred.
  • Current human resources certification, such as SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, PHR, SPHR.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to remain stationary for 90% of the workday. 
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine and computer printer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds at times.
  • Must be able to access and navigate each department at the company’s facilities.

Salary Range: $85,000-$100,000 annually

Interested professionals should send their resume and cover letter to Patricia Lyons-Bousquet, Patty@CompLyonsHR.com

To learn more about CompLyons HR Consulting, LLC visit our website at https://www.complyonshr.com/

Posted 4/3/2024

Job Title: Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO)

Company Name: Rhode Island College

Company Address: 600 Mt Pleasant Ave, Providence, RI 02908

About: 

Rhode Island College is a regional comprehensive public college that serves approximately 6,400 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students through its five schools; the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the Feinstein School of Education and Human Development, the School of Business, the School of Nursing and the School of Social Work. Established in 1854, we are Rhode Island’s first public institution of higher education. The college is located on a beautiful 180-acre suburban campus in the vibrant city of Providence, and has satellite locations at the Rhode Island Nursing Education Center in Providence’s Innovation District and the Rhode Island College Workforce Development Hub in Central Falls, RI. We are known throughout the Northeast for high quality academic programs, small class sizes, personalized, hands-on learning experiences, world-class faculty, and high value compared to other four-year institutions.

Summary:

Rhode Island College invites applicants for the position of Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO). This is a full-time, calendar year, continuing position.

The individual will be reporting to the General Counsel/Assistant VP for Human Resources, the CHRO has overall management responsibility in a unionized setting for all HR functions, activities, policies, programs, procedures, and initiatives. The CHRO is responsible for developing and maintaining centralized, comprehensive HR programs and services, including benefits, recruitment, retention, employment, position/classification, wage and salary administration, information and records management of RIC and State ERP data systems (HRIS), training and development, and employee and labor relations for faculty, staff, and management. Duties also include the supervision of a professional staff serving approximately 800 employees in the classified civil service (support staff) and the non-classified service (faculty, administrative and executive staff), as well as 1000+ annual part-time employees (adjunct and monthly employees).

Required qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in HR, business, higher education or related field with 8 years of progressively responsible HR administrative experience OR Bachelor’s Degree in HR management, business, higher education administration, or related field with 12 years of progressively responsible HR administrative experience.
  • Years of experience must have been in a progressively responsible HR administrative role managing in a collective bargaining environment. Experience must also include at least three years as a supervisor of professional HR staff.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Education, Business Administration, Public Administration, or related discipline.
  • Ten years of progressively responsible HR administrative experience managing in a collective bargaining environment in a college/university or similar setting.
  • Experience managing HR functions in a state system setting.
  • Demonstrated competencies in contemporary approaches to managing HR issues.
  • Professional certification in the HR field.
  • Bilingualism

Application deadline: Open Until Filled

Proposed starting salary: $138,000-$145,000

For a full job description, which includes additional responsibilities and requirements for the position and application procedures, see https://employment.ric.edu/. Candidates must apply on-line, using Rhode Island College’s PeopleAdmin Applicant Tracking system.

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution that values and is committed to inclusion and expanding the diversity of its faculty and staff, the College invites members of protected classes, including minorities and persons with disabilities, to identify themselves as such at the time of application.

www.ric.edu

Posted 4/1/2024

Job Title: Human Resources Generalist

Company Name: Rhode Island Blood Center

Address: 405 Promenade Street, Providence, RI 02908

About: 

The Human Resource Generalist supports the Rhode Island Blood Center in all aspects of managing the daily functions of the Human Resource (HR) department. This position will have both administrative and strategic responsibilities when it comes to planning, implementing, and maintaining HR programs, policies, and procedures including but not limited to, benefits administration, employee relations, leave of absence management, workers compensation, talent acquisition and compensation, within the New York office and throughout the enterprise.

  • This position functions in a 24/7 operations environment and thus must be available to respond to work-related emails, text or calls as directed by supervisor or management on weekdays and weekends based on operational needs.
  • Assists with the review, tracking, and documents compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory training, continuing education, and work assessments. This may include safety training, anti-harassment training, professional licensure, and aptitude exams and certifications.
  • Conducts or acquires background checks and employee eligibility verifications.
  • Conducts New Employee Orientation (NEO) presentations.
  • Performs routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs including but not limited to compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development.
  • Processes workers compensation claims and conducts the preliminary investigations.
  • Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff.
  • Maintains compliance with policies, practices, federal, state, and local employment laws, and regulations, and recommended best practices.
  • Supports implementation of all HR programs and initiatives.
  • Manages the employee referral bonus and sign-on bonus program.

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in business, human resources, or closely related field.

Experience:

Three years of performing directly related Human Resources functions.

Please apply on our career site: https://careers-ribc.icims.com/jobs/5917/human-resources-generalist/job

Posted 4/1/2024

Job Title: HR Business Partner

Company Name: Employers association of the Northeast (EANE)

Corporate Headquarters: 67 Hunt Street, Suite 212, Agawam, MA 01001-6070

About: 

For more than 100 years, EANE has been the go-to resource for employers seeking practical solutions to help build engaged, well-managed and low-risk workplaces through human resources and management advice, survey data, ready-to-use HR templates, training and consulting. We are a member-based organization with more than 1,000 member companies of all sizes and industries.

EANE members access a full range of outstanding HR and Business Development Services.

The Employers Association of the NorthEast (EANE) is comprised of experts who deliver a full range of cutting edge resources and services that guide you to support, train and retain your workforce and ultimately help your organization succeed.

SUMMARY

Are you an HR Leader who is passionate about helping organizations elevate their HR practices? Are you a business professional focused on constant growth and professional development? EANE’s HR Business Partners get the opportunity to work with a variety of organizations in all industries while growing and learning in a highly respected and trusted Employer Association.

We are looking for HR experts ready to serve our members’ needs. Our HR partners must be strategic business partners who are willing to work part-time flexible schedules, remotely and in person, traveling throughout Rhode Island.

In this role, you will be working with members guiding them through compliance matters and problem-solving HR-related issues on a part-time project basis. Projects include interim HR support involving employee relations, policy development, recruitment and retention, and performance management. You will get the opportunity to work with executive leaders, HR professionals, and front-line supervisors and build relationships with business leaders from New England and beyond.

We pride ourselves on having one of the best HR teams in the business. We are committed to teamwork and supporting our mission of creating exceptional workplaces!

 Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or closely related field
  • HR Certification preferred
  • Collaborative, team player with strong self-starter attitude. Committed to continual learning and growth.
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills
  • Ability to balance and complete multiple priorities simultaneously with attention to detail.
  • 5 + years of HR & business experience. Business acumen is as important as HR knowledge to be successful in this position. Payroll expertise a plus!

Interested professionals should send their resume and cover letter to Pam Thornton, pthornton@eane.org

To learn more about EANE visit our website at www.eane.org

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 4/1/2024

Job Title: HR Director

Company Name: Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Johnston

Company Address: 2109 Hartford Ave., Johnston, RI 20919

About: Encompass Health, the nation’s largest provider of inpatient rehabilitation services, is opening its first hospital in Rhode Island this summer.  We will be based in Johnston at 2109 Hartford Avenue.

BE THE CONNECTION.

Your role as human resources (HR) director enables you to be the connection between your strong professional and interpersonal abilities and the positive results and exceptional care patients receive. Apply your outstanding skills and knowledge in a different, more meaningful way while making the most of your unique combination of talent, passion and ambition with national post-acute care leader Encompass Health.

What Makes Encompass Health Careers Different—and Better:

Working at Encompass Health means being part of something special: A team that is passionate about making an impact on patients’ lives each day. Unlike the typical hospital setting, Encompass Health offers you the unique opportunity to walk alongside patients on their road to recovery from stroke, spinal cord injuries, neurological disorders, joint replacements, multiple trauma and cardiac/pulmonary conditions. As you help patients achieve goals and regain independence, you can form significant relationships with them and celebrate the successes they experience along the way. 

Our culture of compassion and collaboration is founded on more than just the care we provide our patients; it is expressed in the values we live. We encourage and empower each employee to keep learning and growing by providing the resources to deliver a better way to care. At Encompass Health, you’ll find something decidedly different and more satisfying: A career that is challenging, inspiring and rewarding. Maximize your talent and join a team that is committed to setting the standard for better healthcare with this engaging opportunity:

SUMMARY

HUMAN RESOURCES (HR) DIRECTOR  

Here is your opportunity to channel the full extent of your knowledge, skills, ambition, and experience on a daily basis. Inspire our patients to progress each day as you:

  • Plan, organize and direct all aspects of human resources management to ensure fair and equitable treatment of all employees, compliance with company policies, and manage legal aspects of employee/employer relationships.
  • Direct the hospital recruitment and retention program to ensure availability of appropriate staffing resources.
  • Serve as a resource to department managers and other employees.
  • Coordinate the general education program for all staff in conjunction with the education coordinator/employee health nurse.
  • Monitor employee health activities and workers’ compensation management.
  • Assist with benefits administration and ensure documentation for regulatory compliance.
  • Act as a liaison between corporate HR and hospital management.

 Credentials:

  • Four-year bachelor’s degree in personnel administration, hospital administration or a related field required OR equivalent experience on a year-for-year basis required.
  • Three or more years of experience required, preferably in a healthcare setting.
  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and/or SPHR certification preferred.
  • Computer proficiency, including Excel, Word, Publisher and PowerPoint preferred.

 Enjoy competitive compensation and benefits that start on day one, including:

  • Benefits that begin when you do.
  • Affordable medical, dental and vision plans provided to meet the needs of full and part-time employees and their families.
  • Generous paid time off that increases with tenure.
  • Tuition reimbursement and continuing education opportunities.
  • Company-matching 401(k) and employee stock-purchase plans.
  • Flexible spending and health savings accounts.

 For consideration, please email resume to Brent.Gilley@encompasshealth.com

https://encompasshealth.com/locations/johnstonrehab

https://careers.encompasshealth.com/job/?Human+Resources+Director-Encompass+Health+Rehabilitation+Hospital+of+Johnston-Rhode+Island-j-2410721

Posted 2/29/2024

Job Title: Payroll Specialist

Company Name: Rhode Island Medical Imaging

Company Address: 125 Metro Center Blvd. Suite 2000 Warwick, RI 02886

Job Responsibilities: 

SUMMARY:

Under the general direction of the Senior Payroll Specialist, the Payroll Specialist position assists with all aspects of payroll processing operations.  This includes acting as the primary contact for staff payroll questions and issues, processing and accounting of the bi-weekly and monthly payrolls, preparing various analyses and reports, and assisting with database management.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Process the daily activities of payroll including:
    • Assist timekeepers with processing of employee timecards.
    • Assist with the maintenance of the payroll processing and timekeeping system
    • Address payroll related questions from employees
    • Review database data for accuracy and investigate exceptions or discrepancies
    • Prepare reports and analyses
    • Review the payroll tax filings prepared by payroll company
    • Process and account for company payroll
    • Prepare for and respond to internal and external audits
  • Work closely with Human Resources personnel to implement and maintain compensation and deduction related programs and ensure accurate processing
  • Assist with wage / hour and tax compliance in accordance with local, state, and federal regulations
  • Assist with the preparation of month-end and year-end reports
  • Prepare payroll and accounting transactions
  • Assist with budgeting and budget to actual reporting

BASIC KNOWLEDGE: 

  • Must be able to ethically work with employee sensitive information
  • Must be able to relate to people in a knowledgeable, friendly, and professional manner
  • Must have strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to work independently, handle multiple tasks, and adhere to deadlines
  • Must have excellent computer skills including:
    •  Excel (pivot tables, macros, vlookup), and other Office products
    •  HRIS / payroll processing systems

EXPERIENCE: 

  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting preferred
  • Three to five years of experience in all aspects of payroll
  • Experience with payroll processing systems and electronic time keeping systems

Link to your company’s career page and job description: Payroll Specialist | Current Openings (ukg.net)

Instructions and link on how to apply: All interested applicants please submit a copy of your resume and qualifications to RIMI’s talent acquisition business partner Jennifer Voyer atJVoyer@rimirad.com

Posted 2/29/2024

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