Location: Hauppauge, NY

Department: Administration

Reports to:  Vice President for Finance and Administration

FLSA Classification: Nonexempt

Job Summary:

The Human Resource Associate supports the Agency and is a liaison to our Professional Employment Organization (PEO).  The HR Associate is responsible for upholding all HR policies and practices to ensure fair and consistent application.  They will partner directly with employees and managers to support HR needs in the following areas: Recruitment & Selection, Employee Relations, Benefits, Compensation Budgeting and Analysis, Talent Recruitment, Employee Training and Development, HR Policy Administration and Driving Culture, Change, and Engagement.

Essential Functions:

  • Act as the main point of contact for staff’s daily inquiries for our PEO.
  • Recruitment for all positions, including job postings (internally and externally), scheduling, prescreening interviews, follow-up, reference and background checks, drug testing (as applicable) and offer letters.
  • Facilitate onboarding and offboarding process.
  • Maintain personnel files and I-9 records in line with company policy and government regulations.
  • Work with the PEO to administer employee benefits.
  • Actively listen to employees and take notes to discuss with management.
  • Advise managers on employee relations issues.
  • Become an expert on the Employee Handbook; communicate and advise on policies as needed.
  • Facilitate companywide training and education programs.
  • Oversee the annual performance review process.
  • Partner with management on driving engagement and communicating change to the organization.
  • Attend events on behalf of LIC as assigned.
  • Assist the Vice President of Finance and Administration as necessary.

 Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s’ degree or equivalent experience in human resources
  • Knowledge of HR and personnel management practices, laws, government regulations, and policies.
  • Knowledge of health and wellness plans, flexible spending accounts, and 403(b) retirement plans, including maintenance, record keeping, and reporting requirements.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills.
  • Possess superior communication skills (oral, written, and listening).
  • A deep appreciation for and ability to articulate the Agencies’ mission.

 Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and or five years equivalent work experience.
  • Relative work experience in office operations, non-for-profit, or human services preferred
  • Valid driver’s license.

 Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift to 15 pounds at times.

Long Island Cares embraces a philosophy that recognizes and values diversity. 

Our goal is to attract, develop, retain, and promote a talented, diverse workforce in a culture where all employees will contribute to their fullest potential.

If interested, please complete the form and attach your resume and cover letter. 


Agency Relations Associate (Part-Time)