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Job: Human Resources Specialist

Active since 13-02-2018 Job category Human Resources
Location Provo, Utah Level Entry level / Graduate
Educational level Vocational / Diploma / As... Employment type -
Hours 40 Salary Full-time $16.75/hr
Posted: 2/13/18

Position is 234 days and 12 paid Holidays; a typical work week is Monday - Friday with an expectation of no more than 40 hours per week. For weeks with less than five working days, daily hours only apply.


Assists in providing technical support to the Administrative & Human Resources Director in the administration, coordination and implementation of the Head Start Program Performance Standards specific to Program Design and Management and the 2007 Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act and other Federal regulations in the management of the human resources needs of Mountainland Head Start, Inc., ensuring the delivery of human resource services to all employees. Ensures services support the agency’s school readiness plan.


• Must have an AA degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, or a related field and one-year experience, or, a combination of education and experience in a related field at the discretion of the agency. A Human Resources (PHR®) certification is highly desirable.


• Working knowledge of human service delivery systems and resources.
• Strong computer skills, Microsoft Office Suites, and HRIS competent.
• Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Working knowledge of employment laws and other HR relevant regulations.


1. Assists in implementing the goals and objectives of Head Start's Administration and Human Resources service area:

• Performs human resource functions, as assigned by the Administration & Human Resources Director, for all or part of the following areas: recruiting and staffing logistics, organizational and workforce planning, performance management and improvement systems; organization development, employment and compliance to regulatory concerns and reporting, employee orientation, development, and training; policy development and documentation; employee relations; compensation and benefits administration; employee safety, welfare, wellness, and health, employee services and counseling, and on-boarding.

2. Supports the Administration & Human Resources Director in giving overall direction to the administration and human resources management areas of Mountainland Head Start, Inc.:

• Performs recruitment by conducting job analysis, preparing recruitment announcements, performing data base searches, screening applicants, providing job-related test development and administration.
• Performs job or position classification by conducting or reviewing job/position analyses, gathering organizational and other applicable information, and preparing job descriptions.
• Interprets, clarifies, explains and applies agency policy and procedures, business practices, federal or state laws and regulations, etc. Ensures reporting compliance with federal and/or state laws, regulations and/or agency rules, standards and guidelines, etc. and that appropriate hiring procedures are followed.

3. Performs employee relations functions and works pro-actively with Administration & Human Resources Director to develop strategies for the resolution of human resource problems.
4. Assists in the program’s annual professional development plan.

5. Prepares and/or processes documents. Reviews for accuracy and completeness; updates information and/or evaluate against policy; compares elements for consistency or logical relationships, etc. Researches and review information on human resource management and organization problems and formulates recommendations.

6. Processes background investigations and all pre-employment requisites for new hires:

7. Provides technical assistance and an organized training program for the agency.

8. Collaborates with service area Directors and coordinators to ensure all required training and teacher professional development back-up documentation is either filed or electronically kept in employees HR files.

Benefits offered to full-time staff:
• Medical
• Dental
• Vision
• Life Insurance
• Employee Assistance Program
• 401K
• Flexible Spending Account
• Health Savings Account
• Annual leave and sick leave
• Holiday Pay

In addition, part-time and full-time staff receive:
• Discount at Office Depot
• Gym Membership discounts
• Many opportunities for training
• Dental Discount

MOUNTAINLAND HEAD START, INC. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment actions based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, genetic identity, veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law.

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This listing is a full-time job

Job category Human Resources
Industry / Industries Education / Training
Region United States
Keywords Human Resources, HR, HR Specialist, HR Assistant

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Name Gabrielle Lybbert