Human Resources Generalist Job Posting
At Open School Inc., we advocate greatness. We are an education nonprofit in service for over 50 years. We operate an alternative high school in East Multnomah County and an education-based wrap-around support program that serves students enrolled in Portland Public Schools. We believe all students can learn in an environment that meets them where they are and celebrates their unique skills, background, and gifts. We envision a community where every student thrives regardless of race or zip code.
At Open School Inc., we recognize that there is an historic and persistent opportunity gap between white students and students of color; closing that opportunity gap while raising the achievement of all students is a top priority of our organization. Race must cease to be a reliable predictor of students’ achievement and success. In order to achieve this goal, we are committed to creating and fostering racial diversity and inclusivity at every level of our organization including but not limited to staff, students, and leadership.
How you will make contributions that matter…
In this role, you will apply highly effective communication skills, along with your experience and knowledge of current and equitable HR practices, to meet the day-to-day HR needs of this multi-program nonprofit. Your experience and comfort developing long-term relationships and partnering across the organization will be key to your success. In this role you will report directly to the Executive Director.
Key areas of responsibility in this role include:
Employment Cycle: Consistently apply Open’s HR systems and procedures to ensure the timely, accurate, and service-oriented completion of recruitment, onboarding, benefits administration, and offboarding, while seeking to improve the efficiency and accuracy of HR-related tasks.
Employee Relations: Develop relationships with employees across Open’s programs and teams and act as a key liaison between employees and managers, creating and supporting a positive relationship between employees and the organization. Act as a role model for Open’s culture.
Benefits Administration: Administer employee benefit plan (medical, dental, 403(b), Life/AD&D, Short/Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, and Employee Assistance plans.) Support the development of competitive and equitable compensation programs.
Compliance and Risk Management
Support the Executive Director and other leaders to evaluate employment practices, risk exposure, and mitigating measures. Ensure policies and practices comply with state and federal laws and regulations and administer safety policies and procedures.
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Compensation and Benefits
The starting salary range for this position is $55,000 – $70,000, depending on experience. Open offers a full benefits package including health care (medical, dental, vision), PTO, paid winter and spring breaks, paid holidays, FSA, 403(b) retirement plan with match, and disability and life insurance.
Equal Opportunity Statement
Open School Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an equitable and inclusive work environment. We highly value diversity, culture and lived experiences. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds and seek to hire qualified individuals who reflect the diversity of the students and communities we serve. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate in any aspect of employment on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, marital status, national and ethnic origin, political affiliation, ability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status in accordance with the requirements of local, state, and federal law. We endeavor to make our application process accessible to all users. If you would like assistance completing the application process, please contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org.