job opportunities in Newport, Rhode Island

The Preservation Society of Newport County is looking for an Associate to support the Human Resources team with full scope HR responsibilities including recruiting, performance management, systems/processes, reporting, compliance and administrative duties. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter. The candidate will have the chance to work across departments and interact with members of the staff on a variety of projects. This is a part-time (24 hours/week M-F).

Job Responsibilities:
• Support day-to-day operations of the HR department.
• Provide internal support to employees around benefits, company policies and general HR questions.
• Assist in the administration of new hires, terminations, status changes, performance management and benefit programs.
• Participate and support HR initiatives and projects related to learning and development, on-boarding/orientation, employee engagement and compliance.
• Provide recruitment support, including updating and posting job descriptions, scheduling interviews, screening resumes, gathering interview feedback and planning recruitment related activities.
• Assist in auditing and clean up of HRIS data.
• Provide support in compliance management, filing, document copying, maintaining and auditing HR files, I-9 documentation auditing, and assist with maintaining compliance with legal requirements.
• Research and make recommendations on assigned HR initiatives.
• Perform other related duties as assigned.
• Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field.
• High degree of integrity and ability to maintain strict confidentiality while handling sensitive information.
• Self-motivated and detail-oriented; strong analytical, critical thinking, problem-solving abilities; results focus with execution and follow-through; ability to work independently as well as on a team; flexibility.
• Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.
• Excellent interpersonal, organizational, written and verbal communication skills
• Customer service experience strongly preferred.
• Proficiency with MS Office including Microsoft Outlook, experience with database systems a plus.

Note: We do not post compensation online

Please email a cover letter and resume with contact information for professional references to or mail to 424 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840. To view all open positions please go to and click on the careers section.

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 Newport, Rhode Island, US
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