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Human Resources Administrator

Benchmark Senior Living East Haven, CT Full-Time
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The Village at Mariner's Point is looking for an experienced and dedicated Human Resources Administrator for our community located in East Haven.

Want to make your mark? At Benchmark, we impact lives through human connection. We are thought leaders creating quality experiences and inspiring personal growth for all who engage with us. We just happen to imagine, build and manage beautiful, private-pay communities geared toward older adults. Are you Called to Care about your work, other people and making a difference? Do you believe that people and teams are Better Together than going it alone? Are you always striving to Be the Benchmark by which all others are measured? Then our core values match. Connect with us -and to what truly matters!

Job Responsibilities

As a Human Resources Administrator you will maintain a close relationship with corporate and regional Human Resources as well as the Organizational Development teams.


  • Demonstrates strong knowledge of all core HR functions including training.
  • Facilitates trainings at the community level to include employee in-service, general orientation and other human resource related trainings.
  • Ensures full compliance with all federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations.
  • Audits and ensures compliance of personnel files, HR documentation, and Benchmark policies.
  • Drives the recruiting process, posting positions, sourcing, interviewing and candidate follow up.
  • Provides recommendations for hire.
  • Facilitates new hire process and ensures compliance of documentation, training, and orientation.
  • Manages Worker's Compensation case management including light duty assignments.
  • Reviews possible staff member disciplinary action and assists with any unemployment claims.
  • Fields any employee relations matters and works in conjunction with the Department Heads and/0r Human Resources Business Partner on resolving issues.
  • Interprets policies and procedures and communicates to all employees both proactively and in response to questions.
  • Coaches managers on how to handle associate relations issues, to reward and recognize associates and to communicate policies and procedures.
  • Collaborates with culture ambassadors to ensure programs are launched/thriving in community.
  • Coordinates employee recognition programs.


  • Applies state and federal employment laws/regulations to the work environment.
  • Understands and can communicate various benefits plans available to associates (and corresponding laws)
  • Possesses a high degree of confidentiality.
  • Experience with an HRIS, preferably Ultimate Software and Kronos.
  • Strong organizational, oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrates effective time management and organization skills and has the ability to multi-task.
  • Demonstrates flexibility and an ability to lead an environment that promotes teamwork and collaboration


  • Bachelor's degree in Business-related field; 4-year degree from an accredited university in a Business-related field preferred
  • Must have excellent organizational skills as well as effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Be knowledgeable in regards to ADP payroll systems.
  • 5 to 7 years of Generalist experience with progressive responsibilities in HR
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications such as Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Knowledge of HRIS system a plus

Recommended skills

Ultimate Software
Automated Data Processing (Adp)
Industrial Relations
Human Resources
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