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Human Resource Manager - Part time

Chicago Waldorf School

Chicago, IL, USA

Full time


Jan 13

Assists with the day to day tasks of the human resources department and supports a wide range of HR activities including general administrative duties, recruitment and employee development, employee database management, payroll and benefits, employee liaison and the creation and implementation of HR policies and procedures.

Main Job Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities

HR Policies and Procedures

• assist with the formulation and implementation of human resource policies and procedures
• advise and assist employees with understanding human resource policies and procedures
Recruitment, Hiring and Onboarding
• assist with creating and posting job vacancies
• schedule interviews and assessments
• collect and verify candidate information including background checks
• administer and process new hire paperwork
• coordinate orientation of new employees
Employee Development
• support processes for performance reviews, record performance, grievance and disciplinary information
• assist with the termination process including paperwork, notifications to relevant departments and exit interviews, and Cobra

Employee Database Management

• maintain and process accurate and complete HR and employee records
• respond to requests for data

Administrative Support
• handle incoming phone calls and emails
• manage HR schedules and calendars
• assist with budget administration and tracking

Employee Liaison
• ensure smooth flow of information between employees and Human Resources 3rd party company with whom we contract
• respond to inquiries and requests from employees
• act as an advocate for employees
• convey employee concerns and issues to management

Payroll and Benefits
• process semi monthly payroll
• Process benefits enrollment of employees when eligible and cessation of benefits on termination of employment
• input and track vacation and sick leave
• collect time and attendance records
• assist employees with payroll related questions

• promote employee compliance with HR mandated processes and systems
• monitor adherence to labor laws and employment regulations

Education, Qualifications and Experience

• Degree in Human Resources or related field
• working knowledge of recruitment procedures
• general knowledge of HR practices and procedures
• knowledge of Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS)
• basic working knowledge of labor law and employment best practices
• highly computer literate with solid experience of word processing, spreadsheet and database applications
• knowledge of payroll and benefits

Key Skills and Competencies

• communication skills - verbal and written
• conflict management
• data management
• judgment and decision making
• problem solving
• organizing and planning
• attention to detail and accuracy
• confidentiality and discretion
• team player

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