Supports the Finance and Operations Manager on the grant application process for foundation and corporate proposals and reports, creating and updating templates, gathering supporting materials, submitting proposals and reports, and executing the grant calendar.
Coordinates administrative tasks including purchase orders and equipment inventory.
Assists with training and development needs for staff.
Assists in the development of human resources policies and procedures.
Assists with processing of terminations.
Supports staff hiring processes, including developing job descriptions, interviewing and reference checking, handling employment offers, and conducting orientation. Maintains appropriate human resources data and records.
May help counsel employees on benefits and compensation. Coordinates with managers and senior colleagues to determine employee compensation. Analyzes data and prepares charts, graphs, and trend lines for management review with a moderate to high level of guidance.
Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelorâ™s degree in a relevant field such as human resources, finance, or business administration.
Previous experience in a decentralized environment.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Demonstrated technology experience in Microsoft Office, particularly Microsoft Excel.
First generation college students and those with lived experience in communities experiencing poverty and disinvestment are encouraged to apply.
Engage thoughtfully with issues related to race, identity, and equity and work across differences.
Demonstrated experience working with communities that have experienced segregation and disinvestment.
Customer service orientation and communication skills.
Utilize critical thinking skills to draw conclusions / solve problems.
Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines.
Work both independently and to collaborate with others, both on internal teams.
Demonstrates high level of professionalism and personal integrity.
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