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

Manager, HRIS and Benefits Administration

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Human Resources


US-NY-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 (3+ weeks of vacation days!). Reporting to the Director, Human Resources, grow your career while helping to provide broad Human Resources support.

For more than 80 years, PLI has served the legal community with innovative products and quality programming, building a sterling reputation spanning the country.

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 accuracy and problem-shooting.
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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 process.
Process unemployment claims and employment verification requests.
Assist with planning of employee engagement events including annual summer outing and holiday event.
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.
Two to four 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.
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 a commitment to the pro bono community and with over 98,000 attendees at our pro bono programs this past year.

Practising Law Institute is an equal opportunity employee; more information may be found here:

EEO Statement

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.