2018-19 Talent and HR Coordinator

Location: FirstLine Network


FirstLine Schools: Talent and HR Coordinator
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.  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 HR/Talent Coordinator leads and supports the development of a more robust, responsive and systematized HR department at FirstLine Schools and helps provide the best service to our organization.   


Key Responsibilities:

Exiting Employees and Employee Onboarding Support

  • Exits employees out of FirstLine systems and files paperwork appropriately

  • Supports Human Resources Generalist with onboarding with data input during peak season  


Maintaining Personnel Files and Records

  • Prepares employee file for archiving using appropriate filing methodology

  • Conducts consistent file and other audits

  • Completes employment verification requests as received

  • Alphabetize file folders for personnel and benefits and ensure they are categorized by current and former employees and then by school

  • Format file folders using file format methodology as outlined in the file checklist

  • Create a benefits folder for each employee

  • Re-format all files that are not in proper file folders

  • Place all background checks into employee file folders; active and terms

  • Audit and alphabetize all I-9’s in the binders

  • Conduct file audits and post missing documents (forms) to file audit tracker

  • Scan and digitize records upon request



  • Supports  Human Resources Generalist  with certification verification


Recruitment and Selection

  • Posts and manages job requisitions in the applicant tracking system and online job portals

  • Manages candidate flow and communication via taleo and recruitment tracker based on feedback from Recruitment Manager ensuring candidate statuses are updated in all systems

  • Communicates the status of candidates that are interviewing with school leaders via the Weekly Candidates in Play Email

  • Conducts reference checks

  • Attends recruitment events with other members of the Talent team


Other duties as assigned

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Commitment to FirstLine Schools’ mission and vision  

  • Initiative and drive for continuous improvement

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Proficient with information technology (Gmail and Google Docs and Apps, Microsoft Office Suite, very skilled with Excel)

  • Excellent organizational, prioritization, time and project management abilities. 

  • Ability to represent the organization to a variety of audiences

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of any and all information encountered

  • Ability to create a trusting, positive and supportive work environment

  • Extremely high level of attention to detail and accuracy


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.)


HR/TALENT COORDINATOR reports to:  Director of Human Resources and Director of Talent Management


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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