Feb 24, 2020
HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST OUR COMPANY Teacher absences result in massive amounts of lost learning time for students, particularly in high-need schools. Kokua solves this problem by bringing together a growing network of passionate guest teachers who are dedicated to leveraging this time with students. We believe that proximity is power, and one role model can change a life forever. Our mission is to connect students with positive influences who can create an environment where students feel free to explore possibilities they didn't even know existed. Kokua began in Chicago in 2011 and has since grown across the country, with an incredible team. We were recognized by Forbes in 2016 as an up-and-coming organization making an impact in the field of education, and we have exciting growth plans ahead! This is where you come in. YOUR ROLE Kokua is seeking a Human Resources Generalist to join our dynamic team. To succeed in this role, you are mission-aligned, resilient, and relentless in achieving goals, while having fun along the way. You are the ideal candidate if you are an experienced Human Resources professional that that had exposure to the full portfolio of HR disciplines. As the ideal candidate, you have exceptional organizational and communication skills to support a team that is working to change the world! YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES In this role you will be responsible for managing the day-to-day human resources operations of Kokua, this includes: Supporting all internal and external HR related inquiries or requests Maintaining employee records Serving as point of contact with benefit/insurance vendors and administrators Assisting with the recruitment process by identifying candidates, and drafting offer letters Supporting with compensation and benefit documentation Assisting with onboarding, performance evaluation and professional development execution Coordinating internal training sessions and professional development Completing hiring and termination paperwork and processes Keeping up-to-date with and educating the team on the latest HR trends and best practices QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS: Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or a related field 3+ years of HR experience preferred Exposure to: Labor Law and employment equity regulations Payroll practices Effective HR administration and people management skills Excellent written and verbal communication skills Works well under pressure and meets tight deadlines Highly computer literate with capability in email, MS Office and other business and communication tools Fantastic organizational and time management skills Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills Meticulous attention to detail Ability to accurately follow instructions Everything we do is driven by the belief that every child, given the proper learning environment, has a unique and powerful gift to share with the world. We believe that exposing children to positive adult influences exponentially increases the likelihood of this outcome. If you're looking for impact, and hungry to grow within a rapidly growing organization, we encourage you to reach out!
Kokua Education Seattle, WA, USA Full-time