Job Posting: Part-time HR Generalist for Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation

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Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation is the umbrella organization that supports the activities of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Ailey II, The Ailey School, Ailey Arts in Education & Community Programs and the Ailey Extension.  Ailey has a budget of $30M, and approximately 80 full time employees and 200 part time employees.  We are seeking an HR Generalist for a part time position of approximately 20 hours per week to handle the following responsibilities:

  • Provide employee relations support; counsel and advise employees on performance management, conflict resolution, and various employee issues
  • Provide advice and assistance to staff regarding company policies, procedures and benefits
  • Maintain a current understanding of regulations affecting employees, and assist with compliance.
  • Conduct new hire orientation, exit interviews, attend performance hearings
  • Help develop programs to encourage employee communications and generate enthusiasm
  • Source candidates, screen resumes and interview job applicants as required

The ideal candidate will have

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Understanding of non-profit organizations and creative environments
  • Knowledge of standard employment practices, regulations and procedures.
  • Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of HR-related work experience

Start date:             Immediate

Compensation:      Commensurate with experience


No phone calls please.

Send cover letter and resume to:


Fax:            212-405-9009

Mail:          Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation, Inc.

Attn:  Personnel Dept

405 W. 55th St.

New York, NY  10019

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