HR Specialist

POSITION SUMMARY

The HR Specialist will provide support to the HR function. This role may act as the initial point of contact on some HR matters, providing guidance, assistance, and support to employees. The right candidate may also support projects in the areas of culture, learning, total rewards, etc. The following is meant to serve as a general guideline – HR and business priorities may shift.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Technology

  • Assist HR in implementation of learning management platform; support training of end users, communications, roll-out, ongoing hours tracking
  • Help to administer platforms (Ceridian, BenefitMall, Lever, BetterWorks)– add users and provide other relevant day-to-day administration
  • Work to expand self-service capability (e.g., adding employee certifications)

Culture

  • Create sustainable wellness program
  • Suggest opportunities for new programs/benefits – ideally can think in terms of cost/value (e.g., analyze addition of flexible spending account, enhancement to vacation policy, etc.)
  • Support engagement survey efforts, as applicable
  • Support environmental-social-governance efforts, as applicable

Metrics and Reporting

  • Maintain monthly turnover/headcount reports
  • Create metrics dashboard
  • Keep organizational charts and HRIS current

Onboarding

  • Support onboarding of new employees (new hire announcements, new hire checklists, etc.)
  • Further integrate onboarding into our applicant tracking system (offer letter preparation, etc.)

Learning

  • Expand content in learning management system, as applicable
  • Coordinate training/lunch and learns, as applicable

Staffing

  • Schedule candidates with interview teams
  • Assist with writing effective and accurate job descriptions and requisition process
  • Help to administer selection assessments to finalist candidates
  • Conduct informational interviews/phone screens so we can build pipelines
  • Move candidates through pipeline stages in applicant tracking system
  • As we grow, source, recruit, and schedule candidates to fill vacant positions
  • Support college recruitment efforts
  • When applicable, conduct exit interviews, summarize findings, and analyze trends

Organization and Employment

  • Help to organize employee files, naming conventions
  • Other duties, projects, and responsibilities, as assigned

EDUCATION AND PRIOR WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Experience to bring some best practices from other organizations

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • At least 2 years of corporate/HR experience in a financial or professional services firm preferred
  • HR Certification a strong plus
  • Emotional intelligence; gets along with others, maintains good boundaries
  • Spreadsheet skills (V-lookups, pivot tables, etc.) helpful
  • Looks for opportunities to work smarter and improve/define processes
  • Self-starter with ability to anticipate potential situations, resolutions, and departmental needs
  • Developed comfort interfacing with internal and external contacts
  • Ability to use sound judgment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organization skills
  • Ability to handle salary/compensation data maturely
Location
MD
Position Id
201037
Date Posted
10/18/2018
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