Human Resources Coordinator

Bowdoin College
March 18, 2023
Offerd Salary:$20.00
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Posting Details

Posting Details

Title Human Resources Coordinator

Posting Number S01067JP Department Human Resources Job Summary

The HR Coordinator will work both independently and collaboratively with the HR team and the Student Employment Office. They will support the administrative responsibilities related to recruiting, onboarding, performance management, record keeping, and training. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, be detail-oriented, and be able to quickly assess priorities. Strong verbal and written communication skills are required as you will often be representing the HR team and one of the first on the team to meet new employees. The position reports to the Associate Director for Talent Strategy.

Hourly range for this position is expected to be: Minimum $20.00 – Maximum $25.00 per hour

Education/Skills Requirements


  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Outstanding customer service and interpersonal skills with the proven ability to interact and communicate positively and effectively with a diverse range of constituents (faculty, managers, coworkers, students, applicants, external customers) and sometimes in stressful situations.
  • Must routinely apply basic traits of honesty, integrity, loyalty, and respect for others.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a busy office setting with regular interruption.
  • Exceptional organizational and multi-tasking skills, with great attention to detail, the ability to manage multiple priorities, function well under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Proven ability to use good judgment, be resourceful, as well as proactive in thinking through problems and identifying solutions.
  • Strong sensitivity to and ability to maintain confidentiality and use discretion working with sensitive material.
  • Must have an understanding of, sensitivity to, and appreciation for the diverse academic, socioeconomic, ethnic, cultural, disability, religious background and sexual orientation of the College's community
  • Preferred:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management, Business, or a related field preferred or an equivalent combination of college level coursework and/or continuing education and experience.
  • Two or more years of prior experience in HR preferred with emphasis on one or more of the following areas: recruitment, employee relations/performance management, training, or HR systems.
  • A minimum of two years administrative experience preferred.
  • Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents

  • Strong technical aptitude and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required.
  • Working knowledge with complex HR systems, including Workday and/or PeopleAdmin preferred, with a willingness and self-motivation to keep current with existing systems and to learn new software applications as necessary
  • Standard Work Days and Hours

    Generally, Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week between the hours of 8:30am – 5:00pm (with occasional extra hours during peak periods or to cover absences).


    About Bowdoin

    Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to talented students, faculty and staff—with a variety of racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs; and gender identities, among other factors.

    We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support of an inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and contribute to the College's multifaceted diversity. We value a community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed.

    Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin's reputation as a preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of community; and connections to the people, history, and natural beauty of Maine.

    Bowdoin's campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting. Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles from Portland and 120 miles from Boston.

    Shift First Shift Employment Category Full Time Year Round FTE 1.00 Benefits Eligible Yes Pay Type Hourly Background Check Package Requirements Support Staff Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job? No Is a pre-placement physical required for this position? No Posting Date 02/10/2023 Applications Accepted Until Open Until Filled No Type of Posting Internal/External Special Instructions to Applicants EEO Information

    Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses.

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