2017-2018 HR Generalist

Location: FirstLine Network



Creating and inspiring great open admissions public schools in New Orleans


About FirstLine Schools


In 1998, FirstLine Schools started the first charter school in New Orleans, which became the highest performing open admission middle school in the city.  FirstLine now operates four K-8th grade schools and a high school.   Our mission is to create and inspire great open admissions public schools in New Orleans. We do this by:


  • Ensuring college and career readiness for all students, as demonstrated by achievement, aspiration, love of learning, and confidence

  • Providing a rich variety of education experiences to nurture our students’ character, health, and active citizenship

  • Developing the skillfulness of our team members

  • Building a sustainable organization that facilitates our long-term success


Our faculty is a diverse and talented group dedicated to our students’ success and to their own growth as teachers.  Our schools are led by leaders who hold themselves accountable for student achievement and teacher development.


Position Summary:


The HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT will directly assist the Human Resources Team with a wide range of projects related to HR compliance, data entry, filing, and recruitment.  In this position, the employee will have opportunities to apply practical knowledge in a professional setting and will gain a better understanding of the role that Human Resources can play in the field of education.


Position Responsibilities:


The responsibilities for this position will be, although not limited to, the following:


  • Conducts consistent file and other audits

  • Ensures employee information is updated in HR system appropriately

  • Coordinates with finance to ensure titles and roles match in HR systems and budgets

  • Completes employment verification requests as received

  • Works with HR Team to ensure that offer and on-boarding processes are robust and continuously improved

  • Assists in the recruitment process by posting job openings and compiling recruitment mailing lists

  • Works proactively with team members to ensure that team priorities and deadlines are met

  • Other duties as assigned


Education & Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and handle numerous assignments

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Internet applications

  • Highly organized and strong written communication skills required

  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy

  • Believe deeply in the mission and values of FirstLine Schools

Desired Qualities & Characteristics:


  • Believe in every student’s ability to achieve in a rigorous college or career prep curriculum

  • Achieve results based on agreed-upon expectations

  • Take personal responsibility

  • Highly detail-oriented

  • Collaborate effectively with a range of stakeholders

  • Share a commitment to creating great schools in New Orleans

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Model the FirstLine values of Service, Learning, Collaboration and Results


Physical Requirements:


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to sit, walk, stand, talk, and hear.

  • Light lifting of equipment may be required (up to 20 lbs.)




The HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT will report to the Director of Human Resources

How to Apply : Please apply online via: http://www.firstlineschools.org/careers


Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.  FirstLine Schools offers a comprehensive benefits package with a generous 403b plan.


FirstLine Schools provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.


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