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 HR Manager - Washington DC, District of Columbia, United States

Job information
Posted by: CentroNia 
Hiring entity type: Educational Svcs. 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: US$60000 - 65000
Benefits: 401(k) -
Dental Insurance -
Health Insurance -
Paid Sick Leave -
Tuition Reimbursement -
Paid Vacation -
Relocation: No relocation assistance provided 
Position functions: Education
HR - Benefits/Compensation
HR - Generalist
HR - Recruiter
Travel: Minimal 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Spanish - Fluent
Minimum education: Bachelor Degree 
Minimum years experience:
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: Cover letter required
Virtual interview questions: No questions which require answers when applying for this job posting.
Job code: / Latpro-3593660 
Date posted: Feb-05-2018
State, Zip: District of Columbia, 20009


Job Title: Human Resources Manager
Program: Administration
Department: Human Resources
Classification: Full Time- Exempt
Location: Washington, DC
Reports to: Senior Director of Operations and Administration

Job Summary:

The Human Resources Manager is responsible for all aspects of Human Resources Management in accordance with federal, state and local laws and the CentroNía employee manual.
The Human Resources Manager must be able to build and maintain the trust and confidence of all staff, volunteers and consultants who work with CentroNía, maintaining the confidentiality each staff member is due while advancing the organizations interest. In addition, the HR Manager will work with management to ensure efficient and effective communication between HR and the organization.

Essential responsibilities:

• Payroll: In collaboration with the Finance Office, conduct periodic reviews of payroll records to ensure accurate payroll deductions, accruals.

• Administrative: Process personnel information for new hires, terminations and general updates to employee personal information. Establish and maintain personnel files on new, current and terminated employees, a process which includes ensuring completion of appropriate personnel actions and new hire paperwork, current licensing information, and criminal background checks.

• Programmatic: Assist Management in all areas of staffing, including job analysis, development of job descriptions, recruitment, interviewing, background investigations and candidate selection. Assist management with personnel file audits conducted by third-party agencies.

• Employee Onboarding: Design, develop and maintain CentroNía’s staff orientation process and manual. Organize handbook for each staff member, to include: personnel manual, benefits information, timesheets, leave forms, supply order form, payroll schedule, organizational calendar, and job description. Obtain reports from HRIS system and compile information for new employee orientation, benefit and retirement orientations, performance reviews, employment contract compliance and special reports.

• Benefits: Process benefits enrollments, terminations and changes to ensure that employees are covered and/or terminated and that payroll deductions are made in a timely manner.

• Retirement: Process additions and modifications to the organizations retirement plan, to include: preparing quarterly reports, notifying newly eligible employees, providing plan information for enrollment, and distributing quarterly and periodic plan statements to new and terminated employees as needed.


• Develops organization strategies by identifying and researching human resources issues; contributing information, organization analysis, and strategic recommendations; establishing human resources objectives in line with organizational objectives.

• Implements human resources strategies by establishing department accountabilities, including talent acquisition, staffing, employment processing, compensation, health and welfare benefits, training and development, records management, safety and health, succession planning, employee relations and retention, AA/EEO compliance, and labor relations.

• Manages human resources operations by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, coaching, counseling, and disciplining staff; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing staff job contributions; maintaining compensation; determining production, productivity, quality, and customer-service strategies; designing systems; accumulating resources; resolving problems; implementing change.


Required Core Competencies:

• Demonstrate self-motivation, continual learning, and initiative
• Practice professional and effective interpersonal communication skills
• Bilingualism (Spanish/English) with strong oral and written skills
• Ability to work independently or with others in a team approach
• Propensity for problem solving
• Ability to contribute new ideas and diverse problem-solving methods to the group
• Respectful of diversity and open-minded
• Helpful to others and able to work collaboratively

Key Qualifications / Required experience and education:

• Bachelors degree in Human Resources Management, Psychology, Employee Relations or related fields.
• Four years experience in Human Resources Management.
• Bilingual (English-Spanish / Spanish-English).
• Effective communication skills.
• Ability to work in an individual and in a team setting.
• Flexibility in regards to schedules, sharing of tasks and changes in routines and plans.
• Ability to contribute new ideas and diverse methods of problem-solving to team.