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Practising Law Institute Manager, HRIS and Benefits Administration in New York, New York

Join PLI and represent the legal community’s premier provider of continuing education and research services as a Manager, HRIS and Benefits Administration in our New York office. Work in a collaborative environment that prides itself on a genuine commitment to a work-life balance (2 days per week on-site in NYC office, 3 days remote). Reporting to the Director, Human Resources, we are seeking a business minded HR professional to provide broad Human Resources support.

PLI serves lawyers and other professionals with innovative programs and publications. With a sterling reputation developed over 80+ years, PLI is a trusted resource for the legal community and known for its dedication to providing pro bono training and resources to ensure access to justice.

Your responsibilities as Manager, HRIS and Benefits Administration

  • The Manager, HRIS and Benefits is a “Super User” of the PLI’s HRIS system, ADPWorkforce Now. The primary responsibility is to perform all design and implementation needs of the system, the goal of which is to ensure the accuracy and integrity of the data at the highest possible level. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Produce relevant reports and census data, as requested.

  • Provide daily end-user support for authorized users and the Employee Self-Service (ESS) Portal.

  • Propose areas for improved processes within the HRIS system.

  • Ensure vendor connection files and reporting is accurate and work with ADP or vendors to address problems

  • Produces monthly reporting related to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) annual requirements.

  • Maintains the online compliance management system, NAVEX Global which includes frequently updated Anti-Harassment/Anti-Discrimination and Ethics employee trainings for current employees and new hires.

  • Maintains the online management system for LinkedIn Learning.

  • Working with the Director, Human Resources, manage a variety of administrative responsibilities related to processing of benefit-related events, such as new hire benefit enrollments, creating FMLA calendars, filing worker’s compensation and disability claims, and termination of benefits for departing employees.

  • Working with the Director, Human Resources create paperwork for employees transitioning to a new position/compensation.

  • Process all invoices from benefit vendors

  • Conducts new hire and benefits orientations.

  • Under the supervision of the Director, Human Resources, works closely with Payroll staff and other members of the Accounting department on administrative needs of the bi-weekly payroll and retirement plan participation processing.

  • Assists the Senior Vice President, Human Resources with HRIS aspects of the Annual Performance Appraisal and merit increase program.

  • Process unemployment claims and employment verification requests.

  • Assist with planning of employee engagement events including annual summer outing and holiday event.

  • Generate reports from ADP to support development of Affirmative Action Plan as needed; provide reports as needed in the event of an OFCCP audit.

  • Maintains employee personnel and benefit files.

  • Other projects as assigned.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related fields e.g. IT, Business, HR.

  • Strong experience with ADP or similar HRIS system required.

  • Four to six years of related work experience within an HR or Payroll department required.

  • An interest in and enthusiasm about technology and how applications can benefit the work of the HR department is essential for success in this position; uses data to tell a story.

  • Extremely detail-oriented while maintaining a high level of accuracy in work products.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality is critical.

  • Outstanding organizational, time management and multi-tasking skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Demonstrated work ethic, flexibility and thorough follow-up skills.

  • Outstanding initiative; a self-starter.

  • Ability to work collaboratively and maintain professional, upbeat, approachable demeanor at all times.

  • Thoroughly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite programs including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.

Your benefits at PLI

PLI offers a generous benefits package and is committed to creating an interesting, collegial, and supportive work environment:

Medical, dental and vision plans for employees and their families

  • Generous employer contribution to employee retirement savings account

  • Ample paid time off and holidays, summer Fridays

  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning web-based training along with other career development opportunities

  • Work-life balance initiatives

About PLI

Practising Law Institute (“PLI”) is a nonprofit learning organization dedicated to keeping attorneys and professionals at the forefront of knowledge and expertise, as well as preparing them to fulfill their pro bono responsibilities.

Chartered by the Regents of the University of the State of New York, PLI was founded in 1933 by Harold P. Seligson. The organization provides the highest quality, accredited, continuing legal and professional education programs in a variety of formats. PLI publishes a comprehensive library of Treatises, Course Handbooks, Answer Books and Journals also available through the PLI PLUS online platform. The essence of PLI’s mission is its commitment to the pro bono community.

Only those applicants who meet our requirements for this position will be contacted.

Practising Law Institute is an equal opportunity employer. More information about PLI may be found on our website

PLI is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any candidate based on race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other factor protected by federal, state or local law.

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Street: 1177 Avenue of the Americas

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