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Title Human Resources Specialist
Company Devereux Glenholme School
Location Washington, CT
If Human Resources is your passion, then you’ll enjoy working as an HR Specialist for our Devereux Glenholme School in Washington, CT, located on 100 acres of countryside in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains. Here’s your chance to provide quality, efficient, and cost-effective human resources services.

Being a Human Resources Specialist at Devereux has its Advantages
You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:
- Ability to utilize your HR skills to provide needed support for over 100 employees.
- Collaborative environment with supportive leadership.
- Ability to make a significant impact in our organization.
- Opportunity to connect and collaborate with a national network of HR professionals throughout Devereux.
- Best available, highest quality, low-cost benefit options – learn more at

The Devereux Glenholme School is a therapeutic boarding school that provides programs and services for students ages 10 to 21 with autism spectrum disorders, including Asperger's, ADHD, OCD, Tourette, depression, anxiety and various learning differences. Located in Washington, CT, the Human Resources Specialist will perform recruitment activities, data entry, maintain employee records and OSHA log, manage worker’s compensation and administer leaves of absence. This position will deliver HR services in accordance with the mission, objectives and business plan of the Center and Devereux.

About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.

Our Mission: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

We employ more than 7,000 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.

Competitive Salary and Benefits
In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and wellness program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our health and wellness programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer generous time-off policies and a 403(b) retirement plan, along with voluntary/employee paid vision, supplemental life and accident coverage to full-time employees.

Click on the following link to see why we are a great place to work:
- Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Management, or Business Administration, or other related field, with at least two (2) year of Human Resources job related experience required. In lieu of a Bachelors degree, an Associate’s degree in Human Resources or Business Administration, and at least four (4) years of Human Resources job related experience will be considered.
- Job related experience includes previous Human Resources Support / Specialist experience, preferably in a behavioral healthcare, human service or educational setting.
- Must have a demonstrated knowledge of Federal and State laws and regulatory requirements, in areas including but not limited to FLSA, FMLA, ADA, Workers' Compensation, and OSHA.
- Requires proficiency in the use of a sophisticated HR/Payroll Information System.
- Must have excellent oral and written communication and customer service skills.
- Must demonstrate the ability to successfully work independently while navigating competing demands and delivering HR support to a variety of stakeholders.
- Recognizes, understands, and develops strong internal and external customer relationships.

For further consideration, please apply online HERE.

Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug testing required. EOE

Date Posted 2/26/2018
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