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Lexington Cooperative Market HR Coordinator in Buffalo, New York

Buffalo. Lexington Cooperative Market. HR COORDINATOR. FT. 40hrs./wk. $14.42-$16.82/hr.

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We're a community owned neighborhood grocery store. We believe that our co-op owners deserve a phenomenal store to shop in. One that is easy, fun to shop, and genuinely friendly. It means making delicious local, seasonal & sustainable food accessible to our community. It means supporting our local and co-operative economies. It means giving back to our community and creating a great place to work.


The Human Resource Coordinator supports the Human Resource Manager with all HR matters focusing heavily on payroll, recruiting, hiring and training new employees at two locations. This role also assists the Human Resource Manager with administering employee health and benefit plans and acts as a liaison between employees and insurance providers. Provides administrative support to the human resource function as needed, including record-keeping, file maintenance and HRIS entry.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Essential Duties Include:
-Work with Store Managers to create and manage job openings in multiple recruitment sites
-Successfully recruit and gather information on new applicants, completes preliminary interviews, contacts references, background checks and keeps candidates informed of their hiring status
-Conduct required on-boarding process for new hires including; orientation program, employee documents, ID badges, policy review, I-9 verification and documentation
-Processes weekly payroll, payroll reports and employee change in status forms
-Assists with health benefit plans, including enrollments, changes and terminations
-Processes required documents through payroll and insurance providers to ensure accurate record-keeping and proper payroll deductions
-Attends and participates in job fairs and recruiting sessions with NYS DOL
-Builds training programs and facilitates implementation throughout the organization
-Performs customer service functions by answering employee requests and questions
-Reconciles benefit insurance invoices statements
-Conducts audits of payroll, benefits or other HR programs and recommends corrective action
-Assists with the preparation of the performance review process
-Schedules meetings and interviews as requested by the HR Manager
-Adherence to all applicable local, state, and federal laws always
-Makes photocopies; mails, scans and emails documents; and performs other clerical functions
-Perform other duties as assigned by HR Manager or as required

Required Skills/Abilities:
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
-Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
-Working understanding of human resource principles, practices and procedures
-Professionalism and Confidentiality to handle employee information
-Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
-Ability to function well in a high-paced, open floor plan environment
-Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, ADP and Paylocity

Education and Experience:
-Associates or Bachelor's degree in human resources or related field and/or equivalent experience
-At least four years related experience required with strong emphasis on recruiting, training and payroll
-SHRM-CP credential preferred or working towards certification

Physical Requirements:
-Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer
-Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times

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