Human Resources Specialist

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About InspireNOLA
As one of the highest-performing open-admission charter networks in the city of New Orleans, InspireNOLA is working to inspire and transform an educational movement where students can develop the academic and personal skills necessary to be prepared for college, their community, and the world. InspireNOLA currently operates seven public charter schools and educates over 5,500 students, the majority of whom are African American and qualify for free or reduced lunch. With a focus on providing outstanding instruction and differentiated support to meet the needs of all students, InspireNOLA is achieving outstanding results and is a model for excellence within the education community. The work of our team makes a profound and enduring contribution to the revitalization of New Orleans.

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Position Summary
The Human Resources Specialist is responsible for administrating and supporting InspireNOLA’s Human Resources department. The Specialist is a key component of the Human Resources team as they will be one of the main points of contact for newly hired employees and schools, and are responsible for the successful execution of all aspects of the hiring and exiting processes for all InspireNOLA staff. The HR Specialist also ensures that InspireNOLA is compliant with all federal, state, and local employment regulations, and maintains accurate records for all InspireNOLA employees. This role requires an individual to work to support the various initiatives led by the Human Resources team and the larger InspireNOLA family.

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities
•Manages the new hire onboarding process
o Prepares offer letters for potential new hires
o Main point of contact throughout the onboarding process, including distribution and collection/verification of paperwork and I-9 identification documents
o Ensures all employees have completed criminal background checks prior to first day of employment
o Completes audits on background checks and I-9 documents to ensure proper security for active and terminated employees
o Works with schools and finance team to process requisitions for new hires and exiting employees
o Reports new hires to Louisiana Workforce Commission
Personnel Records
o Works with the finance team to process changes in employee salary, employment statuses, semi-monthly and hourly rates, and employee names
o Supports annual PEP reporting and auditing processes as needed
o Maintains organized and updated personnel files for current and former employees
o Maintains accurate records of all federal forms and employee documentation
o Processes tuition reimbursement applications and manages reimbursement process
Manages the off-boarding process
o Manages communication with exiting employees
o Meets with all exiting employees to share the off-boarding process
Position Qualifications & Competencies
Belief in the mission and values of InspireNOLA
Bachelor’s Degree is required 
Consistently operates with a customer-service-oriented mindset 
High degree of professionalism and confidentiality 
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Enjoys being part of a team and possesses strong interpersonal skills 
Exceptional communication skills 
Maintains strong attention to detail and high work standards 
Ability to effectively organize, plan, and prioritize tasks (daily/weekly/long-term).
Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook 

Compensation & Benefits
Salary for this position is competitive and depends on prior experience. A comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision coverage, as well as employer retirement contribution, is included.

InspireNOLA is an equal opportunity employer and an organization that values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin. People from all backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

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