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Job Description

About the Role

As the Leave Administrator, you will manage Paid Family Leave of Absence functions while working with all other team members. You will also maintain voluntary benefit related integrations and assist with HR related production support requests. We are looking for a versatile team member to join our HRIS team and support our employees company-wide. You will report to the HRIS Sr. Manager.

  • You will manage our Paid Family Leave activities and accommodations, including federal and state-mandated regulations, state reporting, maintain leave data in Workday, Track FMLA, and coordinate payments.
  • You will work with the team members in the leave process including Department Administrators, Payroll, Benefits and Occupational Health.
  • You will respond to employee questions and inquiries.
  • You will support voluntary benefit integrations on an ongoing basis.
  • You will help with Human Resource transactional production support tickets.
  • You will provide support with other projects or initiatives as needed.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Experience managing leave activities, including state and federal job protections and accommodations.
  • 2+ years of experience managing leaves and accommodations.
  • Strong multi-tasker with an exceptional ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Ability to work independenty and also as a team player.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (formulas, pivot tables, macros) to include proficiency in spreadsheet analysis
  • Bachelor's Degree in business, information systems, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Workday HCM experience preferred.


The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.

The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local "Fair Chance" laws.