Human Resource Coordinator

Who We Are:

Water Mission (WM) is a nonprofit Christian engineering organization that designs, builds, and implements safe water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) solutions for people in developing countries and disaster areas. Since 2001, Water Mission has used innovative technology and engineering expertise to provide access to safe water for more than 3.6 million people in 55 countries. Water Mission has more than 250 staff members working around the world in permanent country programs located in Africa, Asia, North, South, and Central America, and the Caribbean. To learn more, visit WaterMission.org

Position Summary:

The Human Resource (HR) Coordinator will provide critical HR support to help expand the capacity and reach of the Water Mission Charleston HR department.  This position will assist with benefit administration, recruiting, on-boarding, off-boarding, record keeping, compliance, research and day-to-day customer service support for our staff.   This position will also manage and provide leadership for the Water Mission internship program.  As Water Mission continues to grow, the responsibilities of this position may change and flex to adapt to the needs of the ministry.  The incumbent needs to be flexible and comfortable with changing priorities and responsibilities.  Full-time, non-exempt position reports to the HR Manager at Water Mission headquarters in Charleston, SC, USA.

Qualifications Required:

·       Bachelor’s degree in business administration or HR

·       1 to 3 years’ experience in HR or an HR related field

·       Demonstrated high level of integrity and excellent judgment handling sensitive and confidential information required

·       Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills

·       Keen attention to detail required

·       Demonstrated project management skills

·       Comprehensive computer skills, including all MS Office products

·       Experience with an HRIS or ATS preferred

·       Understanding of candidate sourcing and recruitment tools a plus

·       A true self-starter that takes initiative to complete tasks

Position Responsibilities:

·       Provide day-to-day HR customer service functions by answering internal and external requests and questions

·       Support the administration of WM benefits (health, dental, vision, disability, 403(b), 529 Plan, wellness) including open enrollment, changes, and terminations

·       Process required documents and employee action forms through payroll and insurance providers to ensure accurate record keeping and proper deductions

·       Assist with our staffing and recruiting process by posting positions, screening applicants, conducting phone interviews, scheduling interviews, and preparing and circulating interview guides

·       Complete all reference checks, background checks, I-9 documentations, and all other required paperwork

·       Conduct new employee on-boarding, orientation, and applicable training

·       Maintain organized, updated employee files physically and electronically

·       Assist in the administration of a field staff travel program (pre-deployment, field support, re-entry)

·       Support the research, creation, and administration of strategic HR initiatives as directed

·       Support special employee events as required (recognitions, trainings, celebrations, etc.)

·       Manage and support the growth of the Water Mission internship program (recruitment, on-boarding, programming)

·       Provide leadership for all HR department interns and volunteers

·       Ensure compliance with all applicable federal and state HR laws

·       Stay informed about HR news and developments, especially as they relate to WM

·       Perform other special projects and duties as assigned to support the ministry

Competencies Required:

·       Initiative

·       Interpersonal Awareness

·       Results Orientation

·       Concern for Quality

·       Integrity and Truth

Interested, qualified applicants should apply at: https://watermission.org/get-involved/join-our-team/careers/