The People Operations Coordinator will be responsible for supporting day-to-day people operations which include employee inquiries, office management, human resources process and policies, hiring/recruiting, and onboarding/offboarding. In addition to the People Operations Manager, you will support the Executive Team and our DEI Committee on special projects, reporting, and people-related events. You are a strong communicator, creative problem solver, and an empathetic listener. While you will be working closely with a supportive team, you should also be comfortable working independently, and demonstrate initiative, ownership, and responsibility.
Azavea is a civic technology firm based in Philadelphia that uses geospatial data to build software and data analytics for the web. As a B Corporation, we’re committed to working on projects that have social, civic, and environmental impact and advancing the state-of-the-art through research. Our customers are a mix of public sector (local and federal government), nonprofits, and commercial organizations. We have particular expertise in climate change, water, land conservation, forestry, elections, and Earth observation imagery. You can learn more about what we do and working at Azavea at careers.azavea.com.
You will be part of our Administrative team. The position has a diverse set of activities that will change from week to week, including:
A note on hiring during the COVID-19 pandemic
The majority of our colleagues have historically worked out of our Philadelphia office, but during the pandemic we transitioned the entire company to remote work. While many of our colleagues are continuing to work remotely, for the time being, the office is now open and we can accommodate interviews depending on the health and safety concerns of you and our team. We are fortunate to have invested in meaningful work-from-home tools and processes over the years and have been able to continue providing a secure, flexible, and safe work environment for all of our colleagues. We ask for your patience as we adapt our hiring process as well, and are happy to answer any questions or concerns about the process.
Office and Benefits
Our Philadelphia headquarters is located in a brightly lit office on the 5th floor of a converted factory building in the Callowhill neighborhood, a short walk from Center City, the Reading Terminal Market, and SEPTA subway and regional rail stations. For bicyclists, we have in-house bike parking, showers, and lockers. The office itself is assembled as an open office plan with many smaller rooms and flexible spaces for team meetings and concentration time. You get your own desk with a Linux workstation or Apple laptop and extra monitors. We have flex time to deal with personal stuff, and most people work a 40 - 45 hour week on a regular schedule. After the first six months, our staff can also spend up to 10% of their time on an open-source, professional development, or R&D project. Recent 10% time projects have included experiments with data automation and Google Data Studio as well as learning projects on marketing and product management.
We offer a salary commensurate with skills and experience and a benefits package that includes:
- Fully subsidized health care, dental care, prescription plan, including for spouse/partner and children
- Fully subsidized life and long-term disability insurance, plus voluntary short-term disability insurance
- Medical reimbursement plan to cover what the health insurance does not
- Retirement plan with matching percentage
- Almost 4 weeks paid vacation plus additional paid sick/personal time off
- Family and medical leave
- Flexible work schedule
- Paid parental leave
- Child care subsidy
- Paid time off for voting and volunteering
- Education assistance plan
- Student loan assistance
- Public transit and biking reimbursement plans
- Monthly guest lectures with lunches on the company
- 10% time for research or learning projects
- Profit-sharing bonus plan
- Financial transparency through an open book policy
- Kind, capable and thoughtful colleagues
We welcome qualified candidates from all walks of life and value diversity in our company. We prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, military service, disability unrelated to job requirements, marital status, or domestic partner status.
The People Operations Coordinator will be responsible for supporting day-to-day people operations which include employee inquiries, office management, human resources process and policies, hiring/recruiting, and onboarding…