Resilient Strategies LLC

Human Resources and Operations Coordinator

Based in Oakland, CA


About Resilient Strategies LLC
Resilient Strategies (RS) is an organization that provides a robust and values-aligned infrastructure that is nimble, agile and responsive to program, political and campaign demands while maintaining compliance and efficiency for its partner organizations working for social justice. Within the Resilient Strategies Network, partner organizations can tap into the benefits of easily sharing staff and resources across multiple political projects (whether they be 501c3s, 501c4s, PACs, or other entities) with a consolidated backend to handle financial and legal services, cost allocation, human resources and payroll/benefits management, grants and contract management, technology infrastructure and support, and other core services.

As a movement operations organization, we believe in building thoughtful systems that support a people-powered movement. We’re providing backend support to our partner organizations, increasing their ability to build power and fight for justice in working-class communities of color.

Resilient Strategies partners with key grassroots organizations led by working class people of color.

Position Overview:
The Human Resources and Operations Coordinator will focus on assisting human resources administration (i.e. payroll, benefits, hiring & onboarding) and nonprofit operations (i.e. insurance, legal compliance & risk management). The Human Resources and Operations Coordinator reports directly to the Human Resources Manager.

Role and Responsibilities:
Human Resources Administration (80%)

  • Working support from the Operations Director, manage all HR administrative processes for all employees.
  • Assist with payroll and all payroll-related systems.
  • Assist with benefits enrollment and benefits terminations, resolve benefits related issues, act as liaison between employee and service providers.
  • Create and maintain benefits information to ensure staff have easy access to resources
  • Complete federal, state and local employment reporting requirements
  • Assist with the hiring of new staff members including recruitment, hiring, onboarding, and orientation, as well as offboarding and other staff transitions.
  • Assist with employee performance evaluations and tracking
  • Assist with maintaining awareness and knowledge of labor law and assure organizational compliance, including providing guidance to staff and managing organizational risks.
  • Continually improve HR practices, including aligning processes with racial justice values.
  • Facilitate Human Resources processes
  • Research, problem-solve, and make recommendations on complex HR administrative questions that inevitably arise.
  • Maintain HR filing systems.
  • Assist with regular HR file audits
  • Support on other human resource matters as needed.
  • Schedule and manage necessary employee meetings and trainings.

Operations Support (10%)

  • Ensure appropriate language access to all HR systems, including translation
  • Ensure proper ergonomic support for employees
  • Support HR compliance in all physical local offices

Other Duties (10%)

  • Staff and Team support as needed

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Key Qualifications
As a prerequisite, the successful candidate must believe in the core values of Resilient Strategies and be driven by the mission. The candidate should demonstrate a passion for breaking new ground to lead social change. Beyond that, we are seeking a candidate that has experience in a fast paced environment with an orientation to create impact for the team and projects we support.

Additional requirements are:

  • Action and Solution Oriented: Enjoys working hard and looks for challenges; able to act and react as necessary, even if limited information is available; not afraid to take charge of a situation; can take necessary leadership in challenging and difficult situations
  • Communication: Effective, thoughtful and compassionate written and verbal communication skills; be able to adapt communication to different audiences and situations; be able to develop clear and concise written communication
  • General Management: thorough understanding of finance, systems, and HR

Work Environment / Physical Demands
This position is a hybrid remote/in person role with the expectation to work at least 1 day a week in our office in Oakland, CA. Must be able to work on a computer including sitting at a desk for extended periods of time with or without reasonable accommodation; manual dexterity to operate a keyboard; able to see or read a computer screen and printed material with or without vision aids; able to speak clearly and in audible tones on the phone and in-person and be understood by others; able to hear and understand speech, including on the phone; able to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

Employment Terms: This position is being offered as a full-time position. Preference for San Francisco Bay Area, open to remote placement for folks who can travel to the bay area regularly (6-10 times per year). Night and weekend work occasionally required.

Salary and Benefits: This position has an estimated salary range of $52,000-$63,000. This position is non-exempt. We offer a competitive health benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, and a generous paid time off schedule.

How to Apply
Please submit a résumé and cover letter through the following link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=c858a322-00a0-4526-9713-59699ec1e4bf&ccId=9200104412406_2&jobId=490268&source=CC2&lang=en_US. Applications outside of this portal will not be accepted.

Resilient Strategies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Folks who are queer, trans, non-binary, Black, Indigenous, people of color, disabled, parents, are/have been system-impacted, are immigrants, and anyone who has experienced systemic oppression and/or gender-based violence are encouraged to apply. Pursuant of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment.

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