HR Coordinator @ Magen David Yeshivah

HR Coordinator


Great opportunity for a junior HR professional or someone looking for a career in HR. You will be asked to work or assist in all aspects of HR including, Benefits, Recruiting, HRIS, Employee Relations, HR Administration and Onboarding.

Magen David Yeshivah is looking for someone with great people skills and computer skills to join our HR team. To be successful in this role, you will be a detail-oriented team player interested in helping to keep things running behind the scenes, as well as supporting our staff. You will have experience in some areas of HR like recruiting or benefits administration with a great attention to detail.

What you can expect to do:

- Serve as the primary point of contact for candidates through the recruiting process: screening candidates, scheduling interviews and sending offer letters.
- Act as liaison for staff regarding general company questions and requests, including routine processes and policies, and basic benefits questions.
- Manage job descriptions and job postings.
- Partner with managers to create an outstanding on-boarding experience for all new hires (including IT, conducting new hire orientations, etc).
- Assist with the benefits administration including annual open enrollment.
- Update HRIS system with changes to employee data.
- Identify opportunities to improve our HR processes.
- Process paperwork with payroll department.
- Manage the HR filing system for all current and past employees.
- Assist with exiting employee logistics including: sending exit surveys, assisting with exit interviews, and processing termination paperwork.
- Performs other duties as assigned by HR Director or as required.


- Bachelor’s degree or comparable work experience.
- 1-2+ years of experience in Human Resources preferred.
- Ability to work independently, with little to no supervision.
- Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines with strong attention to detail.

Computer Skills:

- Intermediate or better proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of products, particularly Excel.
- Knowledge of utilizing Google Drive to receive and share documents.

Bonus Points For:

- Experience with ADP or similar HRIS platforms.
- Basic understanding of federal, state and local laws and regulations.
- Experience processing payroll.

About our school:

Established in 1946, Magen David Yeshivah is a private co-ed Jewish day school that has since produced countless successful industry professionals, lawyers, physicians, rabbis, and teachers, as well as prominent leaders at the helm of numerous organizations. The growth rate of applicants to MDY is explosive, as our community recognizes the value and merit of our creative initiatives.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer offering a wonderful mission driven environment. MDY is committed to an inclusive faculty therefore candidates from diverse backgrounds who want to make a real impact on the future of education are encouraged to apply.

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Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: medical, vision, dental, kosher food option available
  • Preferred Experience: Entry Level (0-2 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2020-01-14
  • Times this job has been viewed: 159 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Human Resources
  • Organization Type: Yeshiva
Job Location
Magen David Yeshivah
2130 McDonald Ave
Brooklyn , New York 11223-2940


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