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Hudson Valley Credit Union Human Resources Specialist in Poughkeepsie, New York

Human Resources Specialist

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Human Resources

FTR - Full Time Regular

Work Schedule
40 Flex


Hudson Valley Credit Union is currently recruiting for the position of Human Resources Assistant. Primary Function: Support the recruitment and employee relations functions of the Human Resources department. Responsible for team administrative tasks as well as the recruitment and onboarding of new employees, record retention and ensuring a positive employee experience.


Accountable for the accurate completion of all new employee paperwork to ensure a positive new employee experience. Monitor systems for documentation completion and follow-up as needed. Create personnel and benefit files. Order and distribute employee name badges.

Document and track human resources actions by completing forms, status changes, reports, logs, and data entry. Support head count reconciliation process.

Responsible for overall file room maintenance, including retrieval and filing of all employee documentation in employee personnel files and systems. Ensure files are compliant to state and federal regulations within 90 days of a personnel action, including, but not limited to, hire, promotion, transfer and termination.

Perform phone screen pre-checks to ensure candidates meet requirements.
Evaluate and approve point maintenance requests.

Review and respond to unemployment insurance notices within department of labor deadlines. Prepare associated documentation and coordinate hearing notifications and documents.

Responsible for the temporary and seasonal recruitment process. Assist with the HVCU internship program.
Plan and execute human resource events, including but not limited to recruitment career fairs, community events, and employee events.
Assist the HR Business Partners and the SVP of Human Resources and Organizational Development in legal and regulatory investigations. Ensure credibility, currency and accuracy of files related to investigations.
Support compliance requirements by preparing and submitting annual state and federal regulatory reports, assisting with the AAP process, and ensure accuracy of regulatory posters.

Ensure HR Assistant procedures are accurate and compliant with all Credit Union policies as well as Federal and State regulatory requirements.
Adhere to all Credit Union policies, procedures, and regulatory agency requirements. Participate in all required and recommended training and development including, but not limited to, Bank Secrecy Act training (BSA) and demonstrate attained knowledge. Participate on Credit Union teams, projects and strategic initiatives when the opportunity arises. Perform additional duties and special projects as assigned.

Embrace and apply HVCU's guiding principles to all activities and responsibilities. This includes the Credit Union's Mission, Vision, Core Values, Employee and Member Value Propositions, Sales and Service Model, and commitment to Lean Six Sigma practices. Support the Credit Union's initiatives by demonstrating teamwork and professionalism.

Responsible for regular and predictable attendance including punctuality.


High School Diploma, General Education Development (GED) certificate, or state authorized high school equivalent certificate required
Bachelors Degree preferred
PHR Certification or 5 years Human Resources experience (EEOC, NYHRC, AAP) in lieu of PHR certification required
2 Years work history in Human Resources required
Experience with recruitment and HR systems preferred
If you are interested in a rewarding career in financial services, HVCU is looking to hire motivated, high-performers to work for a socially-conscious company with an award-winning benefits package. Consistently named one of the Best Companies to work for in New York, Hudson Valley Credit Union is a community chartered financial institution serving members in 12 counties along the Hudson River from the Lower Hudson River Valley north to the Capital Region.
We offer care for our employee family and are deeply rooted within our local communities. With our co-workers' support, valued benefits, continuous training, professional development and growth, we are motivated, high performers who excel and grow here every day. We are passionate about improving our member's financial well-being and thrive on delivering exceptional member service. Come join us in our mission to create successful futures for members, employees, and communities, one relationship at a time.
As an employee, you will be eligible for
Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
401(k) with employer match and non-elective employer contribution
Paid time off (PTO) and paid holidays
Flexible Spending Account (medical & dependent care)
Life Insurance
Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Wellness Activity Reimbursements
Educational Assistance Program
Professional Development Programs
Discounted Loan Rates & Fees
Hudson Valley Credit Union is proud to be a CEO Gold Standard Designation award winning tobacco-free workplace.

All candidates are subject to a pre-employment background check including bondability, credit report and past employment references. All checks must be favorable for an applicant to be considered for employment.

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Hudson Valley Credit Union is an AA/EEO employer committed to equal opportunity and employee diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, the status of being transgender, national origin, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, marital or familial status, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by law