Sr. Human Resources Specialist


Job Type

Full Time

Published:

03/29/2018

Address

2120 L Street, NW
Suite 500
Washington
District of Columbia
20037
United States

Description

Population Connection (formerly ZPG) is a national non-profit membership organization that works to mobilize broad public support for a sustainable balance of the earth's people, environment, and resources. 


We seek an experienced Sr. HR Specialist to establish and oversee a one-person HR office for 40+ employees in a midsized nonprofit. The Sr. HR Specialist is supervised by the CFO, and may supervise an assistant. The Specialist will work in our Washington, DC office, conveniently located between Farragut North and Foggy Bottom Metros.


S/he will also oversee HR matters in our San Diego and Arkansas offices.


Job responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining all employee related records pertaining to background investigations; hiring; promotion; terminating, etc.
  • Developing and updating personnel policies and handbook.
  • Onboarding new hires and informing current staff about staff training, benefits, schedules, working conditions, employee development, etc.
  • Organizing open enrollment process, and administering benefits, including maintaining reports.
  • Compiling HR data required by local and federal agencies.
  • Managing the performance evaluation process.
  • Recommend, create, and lead trainings on employment-related topics, safety, sexual harassment, etc. as needed to ensure a safe, healthy and diverse work environment.
  • Working knowledge of federal, state, and local existing and proposed laws/regulations affecting human resources management. Ability to interpret appropriate laws and policies; and ability to advise management and employees accordingly.


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Current PHR/SPHR certification required.
  • At least 5 years’ experience as an HR specialist or HR generalist in a nonprofit or government agency.
  • Committed to the prochoice agenda and progressive values. 
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Computer proficiency.
  • Proven organizational and management ability.
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment

 

Salary and Benefits: Population Connection offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package that includes health and dental coverage, paid vacation and sick leave, paid family leave, and a 401k match.


In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. Employment offers are contingent upon a clear background check.


Please submit a resume and well-written cover letter to hr_positions@populationconnection.org


We will contact only those applicants who will be interviewed. No phone calls or walk in’s.


Population Connection is an equal opportunity employer.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply


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