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Human Resources Resource

Location:
Melbourne Beach, Florida, United States
Posted:
January 15, 2018

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Eileen Savastano, SPHR

*** ****** *****

Indialantic, FL 32903

845-***-****

ac31st@r.postjobfree.com

BACKGROUND SUMMARY:

A seasoned Human Resources professional with strong business acumen and significant experience.

Training & Staff Development Selection, Recruitment & Retention

Strategic Planning & Organizational Design Employee Relations

Corporate Compliance & HIPAA Employee Benefits

Employment Law, Policies and Practices

EXPERIENCE:

A Hand In Wellness, Mohegan Lake, NY 10/03-Present

OWNER

Established venue for corporations, businesses and private individuals to receive mobile massage, personal training and nutritional counseling services.

•Created business, marketing and advertising promotional strategies

•Speaker at Health and Wellness Fairs

•Introduced wellness programs to Adult Communities and Group Homes for Developmentally Disabled Adults

•Managed budget, inventory and finances

•Staffed personnel for corporate wellness events, parties and promotional events

•Adjunct Professor at College for Health Professionals

Greystone Programs Inc. Wappingers Falls, NY

DIRECTOR, HUMAN RESOURCES 1/98 – 10/03

Member of the Executive Management responsible for establishing long and short term strategic objectives. Direct and manage the human resources activities for the multi-site human services agency.

Responsible for establishing recruiting, selection and retention objectives

Counseled all levels of employee relations, investigations and mater of corporate compliance

Developed cost-effective enhancements to employee compensation and benefit packages

Created and facilitator of staff and management development training

Developed and implemented human resource procedures and policies

Guideposts, Carmel, NY

STAFF DEVELOPMENT MANAGER 7/95 - 12/97

Collaborated with corporate officers to establish goals and strategic planning objectives for the recruitment and professional development of all staff for this internationally recognized publishing company.

Created and conduct needs analysis surveys

Facilitated focus groups and consult with principals to assess training needs

Designed personalized training and career development programs

Developed and deliver in-house corporate training and career development programs

Collaborated with external consultants and business partners to develop training objectives

Researched and recommend appropriate external educational training opportunities

Evaluated, measured and tracked training efforts

Actively recruited/interviewed/sourced professional, managerial and office staff

Peale Center for Christian Living, (A Division of Guideposts) Pawling, NY

DIRECTOR, HUMAN RESOURCES 8/92 – 7/95

Directed Human Resources activities for 125 employees in a remote site. Guided management on legalities influencing human resources strategic decisions.

Formulated, implemented and interpreted human resource policies

Combined and developed new policies and benefits for new organization as a result of a merger

Managed compensation programs including pay policies, wage structure, job analysis, job descriptions, performance appraisals and payroll function

Supervised all benefits administration including medical, pension, 403(b), life, disability

Counseled all levels of employee relations

Organized corporate employee activities and social programs

Christian Herald Association, Chappaqua, NY 11/90-8/92

DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES (6/91-8/92)

Directed all human resource functions for three separate corporations under administration in this non-profit organization which served inner city families and the homeless.

Formulated, implemented and interpreted human resources policies

Guided management on legalities influencing staffing decisions

Counseled all levels of employee relations

Supervised all benefits administration including medical, pension, 403(b), life, disability

Researched, designed, and implemented benefits cost-containment solutions

Managed compensation programs including pay policies, wage structure, performance appraisals

Actively recruited/interviewed/source professional, managerial and office staff

Formulated and implemented a hours-reduction program which saved money and preserved 10 jobs

Staff-reduction: developed severance packages and in-house outplacement

Collaborated with executives to establish goals and set planning objectives

Maintained an efficient human resource function despite a department staff reduction of 50%

Christian Herald Association

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES 11/90-6/91

Recruited, interviewed and hired non-exempt staff

Managed all facets of benefits including workers’ compensation, group health, unemployment

Acted as liaison between Human Resources and Payroll departments

Represented organization at job fairs, seminars and other external affairs

Waldenbooks, Stamford, CT 3/86 – 6/88

BENEFITS ADMINISTRATOR

Corporate representative who coordinated facets of employee benefits which included group health, life, 401(k) and disability for employees in this nationwide chain of retail bookstores.

Acted as liaison with insurance companies and employees

Participated in developing health care cost-containment initiatives

Researched and proposed programs to enhance benefits and increase performance and morale

Maintained benefits database system

National Kinney Corporation, New York, NY 9/81-5/83

BENEFITS ADMINISTRATOR

Coordinated employee benefits which included health, life disability, workers’ compensation and pension in an organization which delivered diverse services.

Orientated new employees regarding benefits

Conducted exited interviews for terminated employees

Coca Cola Bottling Company, New York, NY 3/80-5/81

PERSONNEL BENEFITS CLERK

Responded to all health insurance inquiries and grievances of both union and non-union employees

Fielded all requests regarding medical eligibility and claims for 1500 employees

EDUCATION:

M.S. Management of Human Resources, (with Honors) Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY

B.A. Management of Human Resources, Bernard Baruch College, New York, NY

A.S. Occupational Therapy, Swedish Institute of New York, New York, NY

Certified Senior Professional in Human Resource – Society for Human Resource Management

BUSINESS AFFILIATIONS

Delta Mu Delta – National Honor Society for Business Administration

Society for Human Resource Management

Personnel Management Association

OTHER:

Adjunct Professor, School Continuing Education, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY

Adjunct Professor, College of Health Professions, New York, NY

RELATED SKILLS:

Fluent in Spanish

Computer: Word, Excel, Powerpoint

CPR certified



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