Position Description

Human Resources Coordinator
Location GH Arizona - Phoenix
Job Category Lead Office (Finance, HR, Development, etc.)
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POSITION: Human Resources Coordinator                

DEPARTMENT: Human Resources                               

LOCATION: Great Hearts Home Office                                           

REPORTS TO: Human Resources Manager

FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt, hourly, $16-$19/hour (full-time @ 40 hours/week)

Position Summary

The Human Resources Coordinator is a hands-on representative of the Human Resources department whose job is to help facilitate all basic Human Resources functions. The ideal candidate will have the ability to work in a fast-paced work environment.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Monitor and knowledgably respond to internal and external Human Resources inquiries.
  • Process and complete a high volume of candidate on-boarding to include: background screening, education and employment verification, fingerprinting, new hire paperwork processing, data entry, etc.
  • On-board and responsible proper documentation for licensed after school program.
  • Process background investigations and fingerprints for volunteers and vendors.
  • Complete Form I-9 and E-Verify entries in a timely manner.
  • Update and maintain online training programs.
  • Maintain personnel and other related files.
  • Monitor and knowledgably respond to internal and external Human Resources inquiries via phone or email.
  • Provide administrative support to the HR Director and HR Manager as needed.
  • Commitment to customer service, confidentiality and professionalism at all times.
  • Additional duties and projects as assigned.
  • Does not supervise others, however, there is a high level of cross training involved.

Qualifications, Competencies & Strengths

Education: A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or Business Management strongly preferred.

Experience: Must have 1-2 years of general Human Resources experience.

Special Skills:

  • Strong Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint) skills, experience with UltiPro, Adobe Acrobat, Oracle and Taleo preferred.
  • Knowledgeable of Federal and Arizona employment law.
  • Superior written and verbal communication and presentation skills; oriented towards detail, thoroughness, and accuracy.
  • Experienced and comfortable interacting with individuals/groups at every level of the organization.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships with all stakeholders.
  • Achievement-oriented, have a great deal of stamina to work hard and take satisfaction from being productive.
  • Strong analytical thinking and creative problem solving skills.

Licenses or certifications

Type of fingerprint clearance: Must obtain an Arizona Department of Public Safety fingerprint clearance card.

Physical functions: Must be able to remain in a stationary (standing or sitting) position for 75%-100% of the time. Fingerprinting events will require standing without breaks.

Equipment used: Frequent computer and phone use is expected.

Work Environment: May be required to move or position equipment up to 10-15 pounds.

Travel required:

  • Must have the ability to travel locally to the various academies within the Phoenix metro area.
  • Ability to be flexible to accommodate some evening and infrequent weekend volunteer fingerprinting events at assigned academies through the Phoenix metro area. Must have reliable transportation and valid driver license.


This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, it does not exclude or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.


Great Hearts Academies is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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