HR & Payroll Specialist

Armed Services YMCA of the USA

Job Description


This position is available for hybrid remote work with a need to be available for occasional on-site support. Under the direction of the CHRO and VP of Finance, performs day to day activities related to support for the employees and management at our new Norfolk location in the appropriate execution of policies and procedures in Human Resources and Payroll administration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the recruitment process from interviewing to onboarding for the Norfolk Child Development Center including job posts, reviewing resumes, and performing reference checks
  • Assist in processing new hire onboarding paperwork to include offer letters through JazzHR applicant tracking system
  • Conduct new hire orientation and benefits orientation to build a strong foundation for new employees and increase employee engagement
  • Distribute, complete, and process payroll paperwork for new hires and current staff in ADP Workforce Now
  • Work with employees to answer benefits, payroll, and policy questions
  • Support assuring Norfolk CDC employees are paid accurately and on time by establishing strong relationships with supervisors and staff
  • Coordinate exit process for departing employees
  • Explain human resources policies, procedures, laws, and standards to new and existing employees
  • Addressing any employment relations issues, such as work complaints and harassment allegations in collaboration with the National HR team
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, Human Resources or related field and a minimum of three years’ relevant and progressive experience OR equivalent education and experience
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong collaborative abilities
  • Experience in HRIS/Payroll system required. ADP WFN experience preferred.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects or assignments at one time and ability to multi-task
  • Thorough research and problem-solving skills
  • Astute at meeting deadlines while maintaining compliance and regulatory standards
  • Capable of providing a balanced and common-sense approach to routine and complex issues
  • Excel at working well while under pressure.

Salary commensurate with experience ($21-$24/hourly)


Armed Services YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. ASYMCA is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. ASYMCA encourages applicants of all ages.

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