Metropolitan Family Services empowers families to learn, to earn, to heal, to thrive. Part mentor, part motivator, part advocate, since 1857, Metropolitan Family Services has been the engine of change that empowers families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities. Metropolitan is Illinois’ first comprehensive human services agency and reaches more than 68,000 individuals and families in Chicago, Evanston/Skokie, the southwest suburbs and DuPage County with services promoting education, economic stability, emotional wellness and empowerment.
We are currently seeking a Full-time Human Resources Specialist to join our GO team!
Essential Job Functions:
Responsible for posting and removing all open positions for the agency.
Maintain internal and external job postings to ensure accurate representation of open positions.
Recruit, interview and hire for entry level positions initially.
Coordinate new hire orientation program and presenters. Communicate any changes to schedule as necessary. Maintain agenda and act as point of contact for presenters.
Conduct exit interviews for voluntary terminations of entry level positions as determined by Manager of Human Resources.
Plan and coordinate agency sponsored employee events. Form committees when necessary to encourage employee engagement and participation.
Provide input on department goals, change management and improvement.
Assist Benefits Specialist to coordinate wellness initiatives.
Assist with program audits and works with HRIS Specialist as needed; HR file room maintenance.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field
One year of experience in HR specifically related to recruitment.
Strong interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills, and the ability to conduct presentations.
Excellent organizational skills and ability to pay close attention to details.
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Metropolitan Family Services offers a very generous benefits packet to our professionals:
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medical Coverage: HMO, Traditional PPO, or PPO w/ HSA contributions.
Dental and Vision Insurance Options
11 paid Holidays
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Training and Professional Development Plan with E- Learning
Wellness Initiative Program
Employee Assistance Network
Internal Number: HUMAN01236
About Metropolitan Family Services
Metropolitan Family Services is an accredited nonprofit agency that has more than 800 full and part-time professional staff dedicated to providing quality services by empowering families to learn, to earn, to heal, and to thrive. We value our professionals for serving as a mentor, a motivator, and advocate to families in need. Since 1857 Metropolitan Family Services has been the engine of change that empowers Chicago and Suburban- area families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities.