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25 Feb 2020

Full-Time Human Resources Associate

Public Theater  New York, New York, United States

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Job Description

The Public Theater is looking for a Human Resources Associate. This role will be supporting the daily administrative processes of a high-volume department. The HR team at the Public Theater helps to create an engaging employee experience for an incredibly talented group of colleagues across artistic, production and administrative departments. S/he will work with the rest of the team to drive continued improvement towards our goal of being trusted advisors across the Public. This position reports to the Associate Director, HR.


• Posting all available full-time positions, part-time, seasonal and internships on various posting boards
• Scheduling hiring manager interviews and escorting candidates, as needed
Benefit Administration:
• Update PTO spreadsheet using ADP reporting and time sheets
• Report PTO to staff 4 times a year

General Support:
• Ensures that all new hire paperwork (w-4’s, I-9’s, self I.d. forms) is completed within 24 hours of start date, including reaching out to new hires prior to start date regarding I.D’s for the I-9 form • Create employee files for all full-time employees, maintain digital copies of files for part-time and seasonal employees
• Update the internal phone list and the departmental staff list
• Update the company-wide org chart
• Keeps staff list (“by dept”) up to date
• Processing employment verifications
• Extensive filing, scanning, and shredding
• Support employee training – diversity 101, hiring for diversity, harassment by scheduling training spaces, tracking RSVPs and attendance
• Other Human Resources tasks as assigned

• Knowledge of Human Resources processes
• Comprehensive understanding of Public Theater mission, strategies and programming
• Strong organizational skills with an excellent attention to detail
• Problem solving skills; diagnostics, problem prevention
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, adapt to change, and balance the needs of multiple stakeholders with an unflappable positive attitude
• Excellent communication skills verbal and written
• Bilingual in English/Spanish required
• Proficient in Excel, Outlook and Word

Benefits & Perks
• The Public Theater offers a robust slate of benefits, which currently include:
• A range of excellent health, dental, and vision insurance options
• Employee Assistance Program and Work-Life Services
• Flexible paid time off
• 10 weeks of paid family leave
• Commuter benefits for parking and transit
• Flexible spending accounts for healthcare
• Pension
• 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
• Life and disability coverage
• Discounted gym memberships
• Free and discounted theater tickets
• Discounts to Public Theater merchandise and food and beverage at Joe’s Pub and The Library at The Public
• One paid “day of service” each year

The Public is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, age, or veteran status.

Non-Exempt full-time position, according to the Fair Labor Standards Act.

How to Apply
Please send cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to



The Public Theater was founded in 1954 on the principles that theater is an essential cultural force and that art and culture belong to everyone. The Public’s wide breadth of programming includes an annual season of new work at its landmark home at Astor Place, Free Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, The Mobile Unit touring throughout New York City’s five boroughs, Public Forum, the Under the Radar Festival, Public Works, Public Shakespeare Initiative, and Joe’s Pub. Since premiering HAIR in 1967, The Public continues to create the canon of American theater from groundbreaking productions like A Chorus Line and The Normal Heart to recent productions including Fun Home, Sweat, and of course, Hamilton.


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Human Resources Associate
  Public Theater
   New York, New York, United States

Job Categories: Theatre. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: administration, associate, communication, human resources, recruitment, and theatre. States: New York.

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