People Analytics Coordinator

People Analytics Coordinator

People Analytics Coordinator 150 150 WhitneyOPC
Whitney Museum of American Art
January 17, 2023
New York
Job Type
Contact Name (not public)
Sarah Fortini


Come be a part of the Art! Combine your career goals and enthusiasm for art by joining our team. Whitney Museum of American Art is pleased to offer a competitive total rewards package that includes flexible work arrangements, best-in-class health/welfare benefits, and career development opportunities.

Reporting to the Senior Employee Experience Manager in the Office of People and Culture, the People Analytics Coordinator position directly supports one of the key components of the Museum’s strategic plan, our Staff.  This role manages the compensation, time and attendance processes, and connects all OPC and Accounting/Payroll/Finance functions as the liaison between these areas and all departments via PayPro.  The management of employees, compensation, and the museum all tie to the HRIS.

The ideal candidate will

  • be customer-focused,
  • have a positive attitude,
  • possess exceptional communication skills,
  • and have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Payroll/Salary Administration/Budgeting/Compensation
  • HRIS management and administration
  • Project management for HRIS system testing and implementation
  • Union/Labor relations: ensuring compliance to contract, pay, and other regulations
  • Museum policy development and interpretation
  • Governmental reporting (EEOC, State Unemployment)
  • Benefits support
  • Office administration (billing, correspondence, recordkeeping, internal and external reporting, etc.)
  • Other projects as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, or Human Resources Management
  • 5-8 years of work experience in an HR capacity preferred; minimum of 3-5 years of HRIS systems experience; experience in working in a cultural and unionized environment is preferred
  • Experience with HRIS/Payroll systems, MS Office, Concur (Accounts Payable)
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of labor and payroll laws
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a deadline-driven environment
  • Strong organizational analytical, communication, writing, and research skills
  • A winning mindset, unbiased thought process and can-do attitude
  • Complete discretion – routinely deal with confidential matters
  • Kindness and a commitment to the Whitney

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Fixed compensation of $70,000
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 403(B) Retirement Plan
  • Generous PTO benefits
  • Commuter benefits - parking and mass transit
  • Admission to world-renowned museums across the city and nationally
  • Pet insurance and discounted membership for Citibike

The advertised pay rate is not a promise of a particular wage for any specific employee. The specific compensation offered to a candidate may be dependent on a variety of factors including, but not limited to, the candidate’s experience, education, special licensing or qualifications, and other factors. 

Not sure you meet 100% of our qualifications? Research shows that men apply for jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria. Yet, women and other people who are systematically marginalized tend to only apply if they meet every requirement. If you believe that you could excel in this role, we encourage you to apply. We are dedicated to considering a broad array of candidates, including those with diverse workplace experiences and backgrounds. Whether you’re new to arts and culture administration, returning to work after a gap in employment, simply looking to transition, or take the next step in your career path, we will be glad to have you on our radar. Please use your cover letter to tell us about your interest in the arts and culture space and what you hope to bring to this role.

About the Whitney

The Whitney Museum of American Art, founded in 1930 by the artist and philanthropist Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, houses the foremost collection of American art from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. From her vision arose the Whitney Museum of American Art, which has been championing the most innovative art of the United States for 86 years. The core of the Whitney’s mission is to collect, preserve, interpret, and exhibit American art of our time and serve a wide variety of audiences in celebration of the complexity and diversity of art and culture in the United States. Through this mission and a steadfast commitment to artists themselves, the Whitney has long been a powerful force in support of modern and contemporary art and continues to help define what is innovative and influential in American art today.

EEO Statement

The Whitney Museum of American Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Museum does not discriminate because of age, sex, religion, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, gender (including gender identity), sexual orientation, or any other factor prohibited by law. The Museum hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled. The Museum encourages all qualified candidates to apply for vacant positions at all levels. This description shall not be construed as a contract of any sort for a specific period of employment.

COVID Guidelines

The health and safety of our Museum community is the highest priority.  As such, the Whitney Museum is requiring all newly hired staff members to be fully vaccinated and boosted with an FDA-authorized and/or approved COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of employment. Requests for reasonable accommodations for medical, religious, or other reasons will be considered in accordance with applicable law.

How To Apply

Please visit our website to apply.