HR Associate (Nonprofit)

Location Washington, DC 20024
Date Posted September 27, 2023
Job ID 10714
Employment Type Contract To Hire
Scion Nonprofit Staffing has been engaged to conduct a search for a HR Associate (Nonprofit) on behalf of our client, an impactful performing arts organization that lifts the voices of artists in Washington DC! This is a full-time, completely on-site, contract to hire opportunity with a strong potential of becoming permanent after 3 months!

The HR Associate (Nonprofit) reports to the Human Resources Director and is responsible for the day-to-day Human Resources and Operational functions which include general department administration, recruitment, employee relations, onboarding, benefits administration, and employee engagement.

  • Competitive pay rate in the $26 to $28 per hour range (DOE)!
  • Full-time work hours, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm EST!
  • On-site work schedule located in Washington D.C., South of the Smithsonian
  • Ability to get started immediately!
  • Contribute to an impactful mission on a team full of mission-driven, enthusiastic professionals!
  • Potential to shift to permanent employment after a 3-month contract period!
  • Optional medical, dental, and vision benefits during the contract period!

  • Maintain the HR Department Calendar, monitoring HR inboxes and responding to general queries distributing action-items to appropriate staff
  • Serve as the Assistant Administrator for the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) supporting hiring managers in the recruitment process
  • Post and track jobs as requested, communicating with candidates regarding next steps and application material requests
  • Draft offer letters and coordinate onboarding which includes conducting new employee orientations
  • Gather and upload new hire paperwork to the HRIS securely
  • Provide support and outward communication regarding employee benefits
  • Administer FMLA and Worker’s Compensation
  • Assist with yearly insurance renewal process and Open Enrollment
  • Coordinate periodic 403(b) representative visits as well as Employee Wellness Initiatives
  • Maintain accurate and complete HR records in the HRIS system providing weekly reports to the leadership team and HR Director
  • Audit records as requested to ensure HR compliance, reporting gaps or areas for improvement
  • Respond to employment verification requests
  • Assist with planning and executing employee recognition events as well as alternative employee engagement activities
  • 2+ years of experience in Human Resources
  • A passion for the performing arts or nonprofit space is preferred
  • Working experience with Microsoft Office 365, HRIS systems like ADP, and other related software is required
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience
  • Polished verbal and written communications skills
  • Demonstrated organization and time management skills with the ability to work collaboratively in a team setting.
  • Ability lead with discretion and maintain confidentiality
  • Act as a determined self-starter who can oversee projects from start to finish

This contract opportunity allows you to work with an enthusiastic and thriving nonprofit organization! The hourly rate for this role ranges between $26 - $28 per hour with full-time hours and the potential to convert to permanent employment after 3 short months! There are optional medical, dental, and vision benefits during the contract period and a robust benefits package provided upon conversion! This position is ready for immediate hire!

Scion Nonprofit Staffing is an award-winning national nonprofit recruitment and staffing specialist for nonprofit organizations, foundations, associations, and educational institutions! Since 2006, we have had the pleasure of successfully connecting thousands of talented professionals with incredible, mission-driving organizations across the country. Through our innovative team building and recruiting solutions, we bridge the gap in executive leadership searches, direct hire nonprofit recruiting, interim leadership placement, and temporary professional staffing.

Named an Inc. 5000 Top Fastest-Growing Private Company in America, we are proud to also be part of the Forbes lists of the Best Recruitment Firms and the Best Executive Search Firm in America, recognized as a ClearlyRated Best of Staffing firm, and identified as a top recruitment firm by The Business Times! Additional information about Scion Nonprofit can be found online.

Scion Staffing is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation or belief, or any other protected class. We are committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value, for ourselves, our client companies, and for the candidates we represent.


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