29 days old

Human Resources Coordinator

Brooklyn, New York 11217
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) is a home for adventurous artists, audiences, and ideas—engaging both global and local communities with world-renowned programming in theater, dance, music, opera, film, and much more. With an annual operating budget of approximately $50 million —the majority dedicated directly or indirectly to programming—BAM is a leading presenter of emerging and contemporary artists.

We have an opportunity for a Human Resources Coordinator!  In this role you will master our HRIS, Paycom, and assist in recruitment coordination.  BAM employs 250 full time employees, and up to 800 seasonal or part time employees.  The HR Coordinator will help the HR department provide excellent customer service to all employees by managing and analyzing large amounts of data.  The Coordinator will also assist in the logistics behind recruiting, such as interview scheduling.  This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is building their career in HR logistics or analytics, or someone interested in learning more about HR in general.  This role requires comfort with both data analysis and providing hospitable support to BAM employees. 


HRIS Management

  • Develops, optimizes and maintains BAM's HRIS (Paycom)
  • Creates and supports a variety of reports using the appropriate tools, automating where possible
  • Ensure data integrity of the HRIS and HR Files
  • Research and propose new uses of Paycom to the HR team
  • Act as first point of conact for the Paycom account representative
  • Organize and champion the HR team's requests or concerns to Paycom
  • Coordinate the time management portion of the weekly payroll process
  • Respond to employee questions about their HRIS data (i.e. time off accruals)
  • Train employees on HRIS best practices
  • Assist employess with HRIS use including password reset requests
  • Process personnel changes
  • Troubleshoot bugs/errors in HRIS

Recruitment Coordination

  • Assist in advertising open positions
  • Work directly with candidates, hiring managers and teams to schedule interviews and provide information
  • Perform reference checks
  • Ad hoc recruitment projects


Salary: $45,588, eligible for paid overtime.  Comprehensive benefits package including pension.

Application Instructions: must complete an online application through BAM's website  - no phone calls, emails or walk ins, please.

See what it's like to work at BAM on Twitter/Instagram: #SceneAtBAM


Minimum Qualifications

  • Extensive and advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other business intelligence reporting tools.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • At least two years of professional work experience in an office environment, preferably HR
  • Excellent computer skills in Outlook, Word and PowerPoint
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Some proficiency with mathematical formulas and budgets

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with an HRIS, preferably Paycom
  • High level of confidentiality
  • Ability to multi-task and interact in a friendly and professional manner
  • Ability to demonstrate patience
  • Team player, customer service oriented
  • Resourceful and motivated
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Proactive problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently


Posted: 2019-07-24 Expires: 2019-08-23

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