Human Resources Administrator 



Plan, coordinate and administer human resources functions for the organization.



  • Assure compliance with state and federal law and union contracts.
  • Administer employee health and welfare plans; responsible for enrollments, terminations, and conducting annual open enrollment period. Benefit plan includes medical, dental, 401k, pension, long-term care, life insurance, long-term disability, HRA and flexible spending accounts.  Process required documents through payroll and insurance providers to ensure accurate record keeping and proper deductions.
  • Administer hiring process including job postings, candidate screening and interviews, background screenings and new hire benefit orientation.
  • Manage and maintain personnel records; ensure compliance with federal, state and other regulatory agency requirements concerning employment.  Keep abreast of all employment and benefit legislation and regulation and ensure organizational compliance.
  • Authorize payment of monthly billings from insurance providers; review for accuracy and/or changes.  Communicate benefit information to employees and retirees. Complete reports for management as requested.
  • Assist management in various employee issues, retirement process including the processing of COBRA and other post-employment benefits.
  • Organize, participate in and keep records for the pension, 401k and medical insurance committees.
  • Responsible for filing of government required reports.  Perform technical assistance in updating affirmative action reports and policies and benefit plan 5500s.
  • Administer the pension plan in conjunction with the CFO.
  • Coordinate salary and benefit information with payroll department for processing.
  • Convene wellness committee and implement wellness program.
  • Act as liaison and resolve employee issues related to health and welfare plans.  Advise management of potential problem areas and recommend/implement solutions as appropriate.
  • Administer, maintain and ensure accuracy for all employee time and leave records. (Time Trak)
  • Other job related duties as assigned.


Maintain confidential information related to all personnel, payroll, accounting and legal matters.


Personal computer                                                       FAX machine/copier

Windows-based word processing software                  Adding machine/calculator

Database software                                                       Internet and browser software



Education Minnesota leaders and members                 Education Minnesota staff

Education leaders                                                        Governmental agencies

General public                                                             Vendors


  • Bachelor degree in Human Resources plus minimum 5 years Human Resources administrator experience; or minimum 10 years Human Resources administrator experience.
  • Experience in employee benefit programs, recruitment and other related areas.
  • Experience with ADP or comparable human resource system, word processing, and spreadsheet software applications.
  • Ability and experience to independently coordinate and manage all functions in a fast paced environment, carry out directives, administer programs, and make decisions.
  • Ability to perform well under numerous pressures/deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
  • Internet and E-mail experience.
  • Valid Driver’s License


  • Experience and background in a union and/or non-profit organization.
  • Experience with a wellness program.
  • Professional Human Resource (PHR) Certification.


  • Some travel, evening and weekend work required.


DEADLINE:  For best consideration apply by 1/11/13

Position open until filled.


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In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the following is provided:  The position involves skills in critical thinking, analysis, problem-solving, judgment, human relations, leadership, consulting, writing, planning, and organization; use of clear and articulate speech; use of computer keyboard, ability to travel by various conveyances, e.g., air, rail, auto; sitting for long periods of time, standing, stooping, bending, reaching, carrying materials (up to 5 lbs. and occasionally up to 50 lbs.).