The Specialist, Human Resources is a Generalist who reports to the Sr. Director, Human Resources, and is an effective and integral part of the HR Team and department.
Essential functions include, but are not limited to:
Maintains a high level of integrity and confidentiality at all times;
Manage the office of Human Resources on a day-to-day basis;
As the first point of contact in the HR department, field and assist employees with HR-related issues and questions.
Administer APTA’s benefit programs;
Assist with recruitment and talent acquisition;
Administer onboarding, new hire orientations, off-boarding, etc.;
Assist with efforts, and serves on, APTA’s internal Fit, Serve, and, University teams;
Effective liaison with HR vendors and is “the expert” with their various software platforms;
Assist with maintaining accurate enrollment records for all employees in payroll and other vendor online systems;
Assist in working with insurance broker on renewals, staff benefit issues, and enrollments;
Coordinate annual open enrollment sessions;
Other Duties as assigned to support the mission and vision of APTA and the HR Function.
Bachelor’s degree and 2-5 years of previous human resources and payroll experience, preferred.
SHRM or HRCI certification, (SHRM-CP; PHR), or, pursuing professional certification, preferred;
Emotional Intelligence, required
Strong computer and database skills, including excel, required.
Familiarity with, or willingness to learn, Payroll (ADP) and performance review software, required;
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and remain flexible and responsive; able to exercise good time management skills;
Detail oriented, with good judgement and sound decision-making skills
Commitment to excellence and high standards
Experience in handling, and keeping, sensitive and confidential information
Experience with office relocation, a plus.
Most work is performed at a desk, in an office environment.
Excessive sitting for long periods of time
Occasional standing, bending, and kneeling, and lifting of up to 25 pounds
EEO Principals Only.
No Phone calls, please.
To apply send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: HRjob@apta.org.
Position is located in Alexandria, VA. Not eligible for remote work.
About American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is an individual membership professional organization representing more than 100,000 member physical therapists (PTs), physical therapist assistants (PTAs), and students of physical therapy. APTA seeks to improve the health and quality of life of individuals in society by advancing physical therapist practice, education, and research, and by increasing the awareness and understanding of physical therapy's role in the nation's health care system.
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