Position Title: Human Resources Coordinator, U.S. Public Health Accompaniment Unit (USPHAU)
Reports to: Human Resources Manager, USPHAU
Location: Remote (US)
Position Type: Full-time; temporary through December 2021 (contingent upon award of grant)
Leveraging Partners In Health’s (PIH) experience and lessons learned from our COVID contact tracing collaboration with the state of Massachusetts, and our 30 years of global work in emergency epidemic response and health systems strengthening, PIH has spent the last year working with U.S. states, cities and community partners in building more equitable and effective public health responses to COVID-19 in the US.
The U.S. Public Health Accompaniment Unit (USPHAU) supports public sector and community partners on the frontlines of the public health response to COVID-19, to address this acute-on-chronic public health crisis, by providing technical assistance and knowledge sharing platforms to accelerate implementation of effective, equitable COVID-19 responses. Our approach to providing technical assistance to different public sector and community partners in the United States includes providing expertise and advice on design and implementation, incorporating an equity lens into execution, and creating a community of partners across the US to share best practices and challenges in order to fortify efforts amidst the national response to COVID-19.
Liaising between the USPHAU and the PIH HR teams, the Coordinator will support with administrative functions across the employee lifecycle and additional HR projects as needed. This role presents an opportunity to learn about both human resources and public health accompaniment as part of a dynamic team operating in a start-up-like environment.
- Provide administrative support to the Human Resources Manager and the PIH HR team across all areas of the employee lifecycle
- Communicate Human Resources programs and policies to USPHAU employees and managers; serve as a knowledgeable resource to staff and partners; provide timely and proactive support to address issues
- Screen candidate resumes, schedule interviews and guide hiring managers through PIH hiring process
- Maintain updated organizational charts and HR documents for a quickly growing and changing team
- Conduct follow-up with USPHAU managers to ensure timeline adherence to processes such as onboarding, performance reviews and offboarding
- Participate in HR and cross-team projects as needed including conducting research, preparing documents, managing logistics and tracking deliverables
- Support USPHAU and PIH HR teams in the research and implementation of equity, diversity and inclusion initiatives
- Serve as note-taker during meetings and track team objectives
- Bachelor’s degree and 1-2 years of experience preferred
- Familiarity with or experience working in a human resources or recruiting function
- Exceptional organizational skills
- Strong customer service orientation; ability to communicate positively with employees and stakeholders in the face of difficult situations
- Familiarity with Jobvite (or similar applicant tracking system) strongly preferred
- Ability to adapt and work flexibly in a rapidly changing environment
- Creative problem-solving and decision-making skills
- Exemplary interpersonal skills; ability to collaborate effectively with culturally diverse staff across departments and geographies
- Commitment to social justice and health equity
Partners In Health (PIH) is a non-profit, global health organization that fights social injustice by bringing the benefits of modern medical science first and foremost to the most vulnerable communities around the world. PIH focuses on those who would not otherwise have access to quality health care. PIH partners with the world’s leading academic institutions to create rigorous evidence that shapes more sound and all-inclusive global health policies. PIH also supports local governments’ efforts to build capacity and strengthen national health systems.
As of today, PIH runs programs in 11 countries (Haiti, Peru, Rwanda, Mexico, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Malawi, Lesotho, Russia, Kazakhstan, Navajo Nation), where it provides direct care to millions of patients, through public facilities and community engagement.
Partners In Health (PIH) is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee. It is the policy of PIH not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion, creed, disability, sex and gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law. PIH works in and with a number of governments in and outside the U.S., and to the extent applicable, this statement is intended to incorporate the prohibition of any unlawful discrimination covered by applicable laws in such countries, states and municipalities.