New England Conservatory

290 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Date Posted:
August 06, 2018

Eastern Massachusetts

Human Resources


Human Resources Coordinator


The Human Resources Coordinator supports the daily operations of the Human Resources Department serving as the primary point of contact for employees. The duties of the role include recruitment, HRIS administration, on-boarding and off-boarding, employee relations, and department support. The individual in this position reports to the Director of Human Resources.


· Manage the applicant tracking system and coordinate all recruiting activities from position requisition, job postings, resume tracking, applicant screening, interview scheduling, candidate communication/relationship management, and recruitment reporting.

· On-board new employees and conduct new hire orientations, creating schedules for trainings and community introductions. Provide employees with policy and benefit information.

· Off-board employees and conduct exit interviews, analyzing statistical data gathered from exit interview results.

· Enter, update, and maintain content on the HRIS system and in employee files.

· Serve as the primary liaison to the Payroll Accountant.

· Provide responsive, effective front-line office operations and service. Assist and support members of the department including the director.

· Provide administrative support for HR Department, i.e., sorting mail, filing, processing invoices, preparing presentations, tracking employee vacation, and maintaining position descriptions. Execute monthly and ad hoc reporting.

· Coordinate staff meetings and community wellness program.

· Maintain knowledge of legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting HR and ensure policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance (e.g. I-9 compliance, and background checks).

· Complete employment verifications, both written and verbal, upon request.

· Complete surveys as needed (compensation-related, IPEDS, etc.).

· Assist HR team with audits, reports, and collecting data to drive HR programs.

· Coordinate and provide support on other Human Resources projects as necessary.


· Bachelor’s degree

· 1-3 years of professional experience

· Excellent judgment and strong discretion; ability to handle highly confidential information in a professional manner

· Strong customer service skills

· Employee relations experience

· Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills

· Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

· Knowledge of ADP payroll system preferred

How To Apply:
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Apply by:
August 31, 2018
About this Organization:
The mission of New England Conservatory is the education and training of musicians of all ages from around the world, drawing on the talents of an accomplished faculty, and nurturing individual excellence in a challenging and supportive community dedicated to the highest standards of performance, teaching, and scholarship. In so doing, NEC aspires to ensure that music has a central place in public life and that the broader value of a rigorous musical education is recognized.