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HR & Training Specialist

Company: CAIRO
Location: Saint Cloud
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary: $54-62k, DOE. Benefits include 12% health stipend (soon to be converted to insurance & benefits plan), 18 days PTO, and paid company holidaysOrganization OverviewThe Center for African Immigrants and Refugee Organization (CAIRO) is works to increase equity and social justice for African refugees and immigrant children, youth and families through programs, services, community organizing and collaborative leadership that create opportunities for them to thrive. To accomplish our goals we offer a wide variety of services, including pre-K education, K-12 student support & counceling, community health, and job training. Position OverviewCAIRO is looking for an experienced HR professional who loves to help individuals & teams improve their work and ability to help the communities we serve. The person hired for this position will be our first team member dedicated to HR administration, staff training & support. This position requires someone who is "entrepreneurial" and able to thrive in a quickly evolving work environment. We need someone who can develop & implement systems to help us continue to grow our programs and expand our services, and provide a rock solid foundation for our staff to do their work. DUTIESStaff & Workplace Development

  • Identify and/or organize appropriate training and development opportunities for staff across Oregon and Minnesota
  • Design and apply assessment tools to measure training effectiveness
  • Track and report on training methodologies and outcomes
  • Handle logistics for training activities including venues and equipment leases
  • Work with program managers in ensuring training needs and costs stay within planned budgets
  • Promote a culture of reflection, learning, and data-based decision making throughout the organization
  • Organizational culture self-assessments & improvement plans
  • Employee 1:1s, listening sessions, & forums
  • Manage staff assessment process, helping managers provide constructive feedback and identify broader weaknesses within the organizationHR Administration
    • Keep company handbook accessible, organized, updated, and in compliance with all applicable laws & regulations
    • Benefits & payroll administration
    • Job postings & help with staff recruitment
    • Ensure compliance with equal opportunity hiring practices
    • Approve & send job offers
    • Maintain & manage employee onboarding & offboarding checklists
    • Maintain & implement employee compensation & benefits schedules
    • Mediate staff conflicts in an unbiased and professional manner
    • Recommend & implement changes to streamline & improve HR protocolsSkills & Abilities
      • Ability to work with diverse population base and have strong background in working with the African Immigrant population and understanding of the nuances of the cultural values and beliefs of that community
      • Keep a professional demeanor and maintain supreme discretion at all times
      • Comprehensive understanding of the adult learning principles in training design, presentation, teaching and evaluation methods
      • Ability to apply effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
      • Demonstrated project management experience
      • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment
      • Strong ability to multi-task and deliver on deadline
      • Able to maintain up-to-date knowledge in area of staff development and practice
      • Strong organization skills and ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
      • Proficient in the use of common professional software programs, such as Google Suite, Microsoft Office, and Zoom
      • Strong organizational, computer, and research skills
      • Ability to write accurately & clearly
      • Ability to multitask and perform under deadlines and changing schedulesEducation & Work Experience
        • Bachelor's degree or five years HR experience required.
        • Minimum of two years years experience in HR required.
        • HR certifications or other professional development strongly preferredWork Environment
          • Frequent use of keyboard, monitor, mouse, telephone and/or headset
          • Hosts/co-hosts ongoing events
          • Walking and Standing long periods of time due to events
          • In-person and online work environmentsCAIRO is a participant in the E-Verify Program.

Keywords: CAIRO, Saint Cloud , HR & Training Specialist, Human Resources , Saint Cloud, Minnesota

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