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1929 Human Resources Associate - Durham, NC

The Organization:

The Organization:

Self-Help is a leading national community development financial institution headquartered in Durham, NC. Since 1980, Self-Help has provided $8.5 billion in financing to 159,000 families, individuals and businesses. It helps drive economic development and strengthen communities by providing responsible financial services; lending to individuals, small businesses and nonprofits; developing real estate; and promoting fair financial practices across the nation. The Self-Help family of nonprofit organizations includes Self-Help Credit Union, Self-Help Federal Credit Union, Self-Help Ventures Fund and the Center for Responsible Lending. Through its credit union network, Self-Help serves over 150,000 people in North Carolina, California, Chicago, Florida and South Carolina. Learn more at www.self-help.org, www.self-helpfcu.org and www.responsiblelending.org

 

 

Position Description:

Self-Help is seeking a Human Resources Associate (HR Associate) to join our team in Durham, NC.  The HR Associate will provide high level administrative and technical support to a variety of HR Talent Management functions. The HR Associate interfaces heavily with other HR roles, university personnel, hiring managers, external candidates and suppliers.

 

Essential Responsibilities:

 

  • Support recruiting and staffing processes by receiving New Hire Request forms, posting open positions, reviewing resumes, conducting phone screens, scheduling interviews, completing background checks, setting up personnel files, tracking temporary staffing, etc.
  • Coordinate on-boarding processes by scheduling orientation presenters, developing orientation schedules, gathering new hire paperwork, conducting I-9 verification and verifying employment authorization through the federal E-Verify program, etc.
  • Support staff development and training by maintaining training website, registering staff for training and professional development activities, creating learning plans, helping to plan learning events, scheduling presenters, ordering and distributing training materials, handling classroom set-up, tracking and reporting course completions, etc.
  • Provide assistance and coordination of the annual summer internship program by building relationships with university career placement advisors, attending job fairs, conducting program evaluations, making recommendations, etc.
  • Carry out other responsibilities as assigned, including but not limited to, communicating HR policies and procedures and answering HR questions, developing presentations, etc.
  • Perform other duties as may be deemed necessary.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Liberal Arts or related field.
  • 1 – 2 years of work experience, preferably in HR.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to build strong working relationships across all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to effectively plan, organize and prioritize work.Keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under steady pressure with frequent interruptions and a high degree of public contact by phone or in person.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and maintain confidentiality when working with critical and sensitive information, records, and reports.
  • Ability to understand, interpret, and apply general administrative and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Ability to establish and maintain complex record keeping systems.
  • Comfortable with technology and intermediate level proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Office 365.
  • Ability to learn new things quickly.
  • Ability and willingness to travel and work evenings/weekend when needed.

 

Desired Qualifications:

•     SHRM - CP and/or HRCI – PHR certification(s) preferred.

 

Physical Requirements:

 

Frequently requires use of manual dexterity and repetitive motions, primarily with the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.  Must be able to occasionally lift and exert force of up to 40 pounds.

 

Compensation: 

 

Competitive nonprofit salary, based on experience, plus a generous benefits package.

 

Application:

 

To apply, send resume and cover letter, describing why you are a fit for this position, to hiringmanager@self-help.org. Please include the position title as the subject.  Application must be received by April 10, 2019 to ensure consideration.  Applications received after this date may or may not be considered, depending on the applicant pool.  The position will remain posted until filled.

 

Self-Help is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, class, age, gender, religion, disability that can be accommodated, marital status, ancestry, nationality, family status or sexual orientation.







Self-Help is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, class, age, gender, religion, disability that can be accommodated, marital status, ancestry, nationality, family status or sexual orientation.