Job Details

Equity, People & Culture Partner

Oregon Food Bank, Portland, Oregon

Full Time - Non-Profit

Salary Range: 53,000-63,000

Close Date: 08/03/2020

Oregon Food Bank (OFB) believes that no one should be hungry. Our mission is to eliminate hunger and its root causes. At Oregon Food Bank, we believe that food and health are basic human rights for all. We know that hunger is not just an individual experience; it is also a community-wide symptom of barriers to employment, education, housing and health care. That’s why we work on two fronts in our mission to end hunger in Oregon: we build community connections to help people access nutritious, affordable food today, and we build community power to eliminate the root causes of hunger for good.

Oregon Food Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage applications from candidates who can contribute to the diversity of our organization. Over and above our commitment to non-discrimination, OFB actively seeks to employ members of the community who have experienced poverty or food insecurity and members of historically marginalized groups including racial and ethnic minorities. Please visit our website to read more about our commitment to equity.

Who We Are Looking For:
You care deeply about people experiencing hunger and poverty — and hold them in the center of all that you do. You are committed to using equity as both a process and an outcome of your work. You are an experienced, collaborative and service-oriented administrative and human resources expert, prepared to lead our human resources and central support teams and functions in providing creative policy, practice and central support solutions that contribute to an equitable and inclusive work culture and that build a workforce prepared to accomplish the excellent, daring and bold work of ending hunger and its root causes.

This Equity, People, Culture and Administration Partner will be responsible for managing and maintaining the Human Resources Information System as well as supporting the work of benefits administration and partnering with managers to implement and administer various HR programs such as but not limited to recruiting, employee relations, performance management, training, and compensation. This role is critical in executing people initiatives, providing great internal customer support, and process improvement. In addition, partnering with organization to increase and maintain a culturally diverse workforce that will meet the organization’s needs.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Serves as primary HRIS contact; participates in HR audits on HRIS, payroll, and benefits data.
• Works to increase effectiveness and efficiency of the team by providing guidance to all staff, regarding front-line employee relations, performance management, benefits administration. Identify, design and implement processing efficiencies as needed.
• Administer/Track Leaves (FMLA/OFLA, Workers Comp, etc.)
• Interpret policies and procedures, providing guidance to managers and employees
• In collaboration with P&C team, embeds equity initiatives through all HR processes and will support staff and managers in helping them access and utilize these processes.
• Supports full-cycle recruitment process, partnering with hiring managers, including job postings, candidate screenings, interviewing, progress reporting, and orientation.
• Leads culture committees to enhance employee engagement.
• Other duties as assigned.

Skills and experiences of the ideal candidate:
• Minimum of three years of demonstrated success in a Human Resources role; preferable experience in HRIS, benefits administration, recruitment, employee relations and non-profit management; HR certification a plus.
• Demonstrated knowledge and application of employment law and HR best practices.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing. Multilingual proficiency is preferred.
• Proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and identify HR solutions with diverse stakeholders.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, payroll, HRIS and applicant tracking systems.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Proficiency in a language other than English, bi-lingual and bi-cultural skills strongly preferred.
• Commitment to continued professional development to strengthen capacity to work through an equity lens for social justice.
• Experience working for a food bank or non-profit.
• Experience with the requirements and functions of a Safety Committee.
• Personal living/lived-experience and/or strong ties to communities with living/lived-experience of hunger and systemic inequities that promote and perpetuate hunger.

The Fine Print:
Work is performed in an office environment while sitting at a computer screen for extended periods. Periodically walk throughout facility (warehouse and office) to communicate with staff and check on the status of projects. May lift, move and carry objects from 20 to 40 pounds, such as boxes containing office and other supplies. Crouching, bending, kneeling and reaching when filing. Work outside normal working hours and occasionally drive vehicle for various projects.


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