28 days old

Human Resources Generalist

Millbrook School
Millbrook, New York 12545
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift


Millbrook School

Human Resources


Summary Position Description:

The human resource generalist is responsible for applying business knowledge and human resources expertise in performance of HR-related duties on a professional level. Working closely with COO and Business Manager he or she will assist in providing a wide range of HR support and advice and plays a key role in the success of the School by offering guidance on recruitment, terminations, performance management, employee relations, payroll, benefits administration, employment law compliance, and HR best practices while facilitating a positive relationship between faculty, staff and administration.



  1. Administers various human resource plans and procedures for all organization personnel; assists in the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures; prepares and maintains the employee handbook and the policies and procedures manual.
  2. Administers the compensation program; monitors the performance evaluation program and revises as necessary.
  3. Performs benefits administration, including claims resolution, change reporting, broker relations, approving invoices for payment and communicating benefits information to employees.
  4. Develops and maintains affirmative action program; files EEO-1 report annually; and maintains other records, reports, and logs to conform to EEO regulations.
  5. Conducts recruitment effort for all nonexempt personnel and supports the Headmaster in exempt recruitment; writes and places advertisements; collects resumes; assists with the interviewing process; prepares all offer letters; ensures that all new hire forms are completed; and assists new employees with benefit enrollment.
  6. Maintains company organization charts and phone directory.
  7. Maintains the ADP HRIS system, manages all the HR reporting, trains non-exempt employees in Time & Attendance module, and processes the non-exempt payroll and related reports.
  8. Administers the 403(b) retirement plan and manages the annual 403(b) audit.
  9. Ensures integrity of the personnel files.
  10. Assists Headmaster with annual reappointment letters for exempt employees and the COO with annual increase letters for non-exempt employees.
  11. Completes all employee and compensation related survey requests.
  12. Oversees OSHA and Unemployment Compensation and ensures that all filings and recordkeeping are completed in accordance with regulations.
  13. Manages all leaves including FMLA, STD, PFL, and WC.       Works with employees and agencies to ensure that all procedures are followed.
  14. Maintains FTE reports.
  15. Maintains background checks and motor vehicle records programs.
  16. Maintains compliance with federal, state and local employment and benefits laws and regulations.
  17. Assists with Business Office operations.
  18. Other duties as assigned 

Working Conditions 

  • Professional office environment.

  • Uses standard office equipment such as laptop computers, photocopiers and smartphones.

  • Open office layout with occasional heavy traffic and interruptions.


Application Procedure:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and completed application form (found on the school’s web site) to Virginia Connolly at:

  • 131 Millbrook School Road, Millbrook, NY 12545

  • 845-677-0339 (fax)



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management, psychology, education or equivalent

  • 5+ years’ experience in HR (education industry preferred)

  • Expertise in advanced and specialized HR policies and procedures

  • Strong knowledge of hiring processes

  • Understanding of HR best practices and current regulations

  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills

  • Customer-focused attitude, with high level of professionalism and discretion

  • Familiarity with MS Office suite and HRIS systems, ADP preferred

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Detail oriented

Physical Requirements

  • Regularly required to talk or hear.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

  • Ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary.


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Millbrook, New York 12545

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