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Human Resources Coordinator

Company: American Immigration Lawyers Association
Location: Washington
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

We AreHeadquartered in downtown, Washington, DC, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) is an organization with over 16,000 individual attorney members who practice and teach immigration law. For our members, we provide continuing legal education, information, advocacy, professional services, and expertise.Founded in 1946, AILA's mission is to promote justice, advocate for fair and reasonable immigration law and policy, advance the quality of immigration and nationality law and practice, and enhance the professional development of its members. The Human Resources (HR) and Administration department of AILA is committed to attracting, motivating, and retaining the best and the brightest employees in support of its professional members and programs. We are strategic partners, change champions, employee advocates, and administrative experts. As part of our total rewards program and philosophy, the HR department works throughout the year to ensure all benefits programs support the mission and culture of the organization. The department also is responsible for managing administrative support functions for the organization. Your RoleThe HR Coordinator assists the Associate Director of Human Resources and Administration in administering the activities of the department. Human resource functions for the association include recruitment and staffing, compensation and benefits administration, training, employee relations, and professional development. Ensure that services are consistent with overall human resources objectives, policies and procedures, and best practices. Given the changing needs of the association, the Human Resources Specialist must be able to effect change, build consensus, and introduce/recommend/implement programs for improvement. This position has access to confidential information and therefore is expected to function in a professional and confidential manner. Essential Job Functions include: Compensation (includes payroll administration)-- Enter and maintain employee database for both payroll and timesheet programs, manage Time-Off program, and ensure accurate payroll processing of bi-weekly payroll. -- Assist in the execution of the annual performance review program and process salary changes. -- Participate in industry-wide salary surveys and ensure a competitive compensation program. -- Work with the Finance department on any payroll reconciliation, audit, or other related issues. Benefits Administration-- Enroll new hires and ensure enrollment accuracy for current employees. -- Reconcile monthly bills, process coverage changes, and terminations, and manage COBRA participation. -- Research and recommend new benefits, coordinate annual open enrollment processes, and assist with claims processing. Recruitment-- Keep job descriptions current, research advertising venues, create job postings, and receive/screen/distribute resumes.-- Conduct screening interviews, schedule interviews, and greet applicants.-- Conduct background checks, check professional references, and manage the offer process.-- Conduct new hire orientations and training in company policies and procedures. Employee Relations-- Research and recommend policy changes/updates in accordance with current federal, state, and local regulations. -- Stay informed of pending legislation and its impact on company policies. -- Maintain updated Employee Handbook and related policies. -- Maintain confidential employee files in compliance with applicable regulations. Your ColleaguesDedicated, dynamic, collaborative, and compassionate.A community of individuals passionate about their work.Your Background and ExperienceAn undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in Human Resource Management or equivalent HR working experience can be substituted for a college degree. 2-5 years of years progressive human resources experience especially working with time and attendance, payroll, and HRIS systems. Association, not-for-profit, or law firm experience is a plus. PI202131932

Keywords: American Immigration Lawyers Association, Washington DC , Human Resources Coordinator, Human Resources , Washington, DC

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