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Assistant Director, Human Resources

Asia Society
New York, New York 10021
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    Full Time
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    1st Shift

Assistant Director, Human Resources

Asia Society, a prestigious, global, educational and cultural non-profit was founded on the tenacious belief that genuine understanding across cultures unlocks the potential for a peaceful and sustainable world. Our New York headquarters on Park Avenue in NYC, coordinates work in our 13 Centers throughout the world where we’re working to galvanize people who see themselves as members of our global community and recognize that their own success, well-being and happiness are intrinsically linked to those who are different than them.

Position Summary

The Assistant Director of Human Resources works as part of a three person team covering the New York headquarters, ASPI office in Washington, DC and Centers in San Francisco and Los Angeles, with the goal of creating a great work environment.

The Assistant Director manages recruitment outreach and onboarding of new employees, HCMS, benefits administration, processing of payroll in conjunction with Controller, visa and Green Card applications and employment records.


  • Supervises part-time Volunteer and Recruitment Manager.
  • In conjunction with Volunteer and Recruitment Manager manages recruitment outreach and Applicant Tracking software.
  • On boards new employees.
  • Monitors employee self-service data in HCMS and responsible for data entry required by HR Dept.    
  • Handles day to day benefits administration for Health, Dental, Life, Short and Long Term     Disability, Unemployment Insurance, Workers’ Compensation, Commuter Benefit and FSA Plans, Vision Plan, Work/Life Assistance Program, Retirement Plan and Self Development reimbursements. This includes enrollments, changes in coverage, terminations, communication with staff, information meetings, processing benefits invoices and government filings.
  • Participates in contract renewal negotiations, researching new benefit options and conducting surveys.
  • Counsels employees on benefit-related issues and intercedes on their behalf with carriers or our broker.
  • Transmits payroll in absence of Controller and audits HR data entered into payroll every pay period.
  • Works with HR Director to implement HCMS modules.      
  • Works with HR Director to create HR policies and revise existing policies as necessary.
  • Together with managers handles visa and Green Card applications.
  • Maintains employee HR files.
  • Creates HR Dept. purchase orders in NetSuite.
  • Maintains organization charts.     .  
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree and five to six years related work experience preferred.
  • Highly organized team player with excellent writing and verbal communication skills, good listening skills and an excellent customer service work attitude.  
  • Ability to work with all levels of staff and maintain confidentiality when required.
  • Ability to evaluate processes for efficiency, make suggestions and implement changes.    
  • Hands on and detail oriented.  
  • Adaptable with technology enhancements.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Prior experience with Paycom or other HCMS computer software.

Position is available mid-October.

Generous Benefits package.

How to Apply:


Please email your cover letter, resume and salary expectations to:


List job code SHRM-2003 and job title in the subject line.

Resumes without cover letters will not be accepted. No phone calls please.

Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.


Asia Society is an equal opportunity employer.



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Posted: 2019-08-29 Expires: 2019-09-28

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Assistant Director, Human Resources

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New York, New York 10021

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