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HR Generalist
YM -YWHA of Union County
501 Green Ln
Union, NJ 07083

Principal Responsibilities:

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Jackie Baranoff at

Job description

Founded in 1941, the Jewish Educational Center (JEC) is a vibrant community institution located in Elizabeth, New Jersey that includes a yeshiva day school serving students in Pre-Kindergarten through twelfth grades, multiple synagogues, as well as a day-care, summer camp and other community activities through its affiliation with the YM-YWHA of Union County. We are seeking a full-time HR Generalist to support a variety of responsibilities including onboarding, benefits, compliance and payroll.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of federal and state employment law and compliance requirements
  • Facilitate the on-boarding process of new employees
  • Create and maintain employee personnel records
  • Time and attendance management
  • Payroll administration
  • Coordinate open enrollments and changes to employee benefits programs
  • Administer Workers Compensation and Disability Claims
  • Provide personnel policy and procedure guidance to employees and management
  • Respond to human resources-related inquiries
  • Create and distribute internal communications regarding status changes, benefits, or company policies
  • Other tasks and job functions as may be assigned to support the ongoing operations of the institution

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualifications & Skills:


$55,000 - $65,000

Agency Information:

The JEC is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company's rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


  • 401(k)
  • Flexible spending account
  • Paid time off


Job Type: Full-time

  • 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Elizabeth, NJ 07208: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Administrative: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Location: One location