Job Description

La Frontera EMPACT-SPC (Suicide Prevention Center), a member agency of La Frontera Arizona, is an industry leading non-profit organization dedicated to providing valued community services and resources for behavioral health counseling, crisis intervention, and suicide prevention since 1987. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

**Sign-on incentives offered up to $5000 (amount varies with position)**

The Human Resources Specialist provides professional human resources services to employees and management of La Frontera - EMPACT.  They help create, implement, support, and review all HR department initiatives, policies, procedures, and HRIS systems.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assist with new hire onboarding processes: new hire orientation, new hire paperwork, W4, I9 verification, DMV checks, etc.
  • Manage HRIS system records and update employee records effectively ensuring files reflect updated policy acknowledgements, updated employment required information (fingerprint clearance cards, liability insurance, licensures, education, performance evaluations, job descriptions, etc).
  • Manage employee files with supervision and training documentation.
  • Input new employees, as well as timely and accurate updates of employee change requests, updates HR Spreadsheet with change requests, and processes paperwork.
  • Process, verify, and maintain documentation related to all personnel activities such as change of position, status, education, new obtained licensures, terminations, etc.
  • Complete all employment/income verifications.
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations. Reviews policies and procedures to maintain compliance.
  • Builds sustainable relationships and trust with your HR team and other departments within the company, and all EMPACT employees through open and interactive communication.


Skills / Requirements

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong understanding of human resource principles, practices, and procedures.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proactive and independent with the ability to take initiative.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Working knowledge of applicant tracking and HRIS systems
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Familiarity with laws, regulations, and best practices applicable to hiring and recruitment.
  • Ability to establish effective and cooperative working relationships with many different departments.

Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field a plus.
  • Minimum of one year of experience in Human Resource field.

 Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • The typical work environment will either be in an EMPACT office, working indoors or working remote from home.
  • Employees must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.