Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Human Resources Specialist in Rutland, Massachusetts

Do you have amazing customer service skills and enjoy successfully contributing to a team? Are you looking to professionally develop in the field of Human Resources?

If you answered


to the above, we have a perfect opportunity for you! Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Massachusetts / Rhode Island is seeking a full-time HR Specialist, based out of Rutland MA, to support the day-to-day operations of our Human Resources department. This position is ideal for a customer service oriented professional who is organized, works well independently and in a team, and is interested in developing their career in Human Resources. Also, sense of humor is a must with our team – we work hard, but we still have fun!

As an HR Specialist at Devereux, you will :

  • Use your organizational and multi-tasking skills to enter employee data into our HR systems, maintain employee files, facilitate pre-hire paperwork and schedule pre-hire physicals, TB tests, and fingerprint appointments, process background checks for potential and existing employees, collect and maintain driving records, schedule job interviews, and maintain credentialing related to professional licenses and education.

  • Use your customer service skills to conduct exit & stay interviews, obtain employee verifications and references, plan and attend internal and external job fairs along with other various recruiting events, and coordinate employee recognition activities and events.

  • Use your creative skills to assist in the preparation of our employee newsletter, assist in managing our social networking sites with announcements, approved graphics, events, etc., and post open positions on college websites, professional sites and various job boards.

  • Ultimately, provide any additional support needed by other members of our HR dept.

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.*

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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.

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.

Our Outstanding Employees

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health offers challenging and exciting work that positively impacts the lives of thousands of individuals, their families, and the community, each year. Our employees – especially those who work directly with the individuals in our care – are this organization’s most valuable resource.

At Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health, our employees are proud to live and demonstrate our organization’s mission: to unlock and nurture human potential for people with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

*Note: It is the intent of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health to continue to offer these benefits; however, we reserve the right to change or stop them at any time, with or without notice.

Keywords: human resources, assistant, administrative, HR support, HR assistant


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Management or Human Resources required.

  • Educational requirement may be replaced by at least 2 years of relevant work experience.

  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office. Previous database experience, specifically HRIS, preferred.

  • Strong organizational/multi-tasking and customer service skills.

  • Valid driver's license.