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Human Resource Coordinator

General Purpose: Assist the Store Manager and Department Managers with recruitment, selection, and training of new and existing employees; act as a resource for employee generated grievances or questions; assist Managers with disciplinary action when needed; mediate conflicts between employees when appropriate; and carry out projects/tasks assigned by the Director of Human Resources.

Essential Duties:

  • Manage all aspects of staffing (recruiting, selection, and hiring, leave of absence, and terminations).
  • Oversee orientations and trainings for all non-exempt employees.
  • Manage the administrative HR functions for all non-exempt employees (ranges 1-4).
  • Properly handle employment verification inquires.
  • Schedule and facilitate Customer Service, Sex Harassment Prevention, Orientation/Safety and Brochure Training for all employees.
  • Train Department Managers and supervisory staff in HR components of their job, as necessary.
  • Listen to and mediate grievances and concerns between front line employees and management.
  • Assist Managers with disciplinary actions and employee performance evaluations.
  • Maintain OSHA compliance (safety program & logs), and handle work comp claims under the supervision of the Dir of HR.
  • Develop and administer employee reward and recognition programs.

Other Responsibilities:

  • As needed, proactively assist customers within the guidelines outlined in our Customer Service Standards.
  • Represent the company in unemployment hearings and workers’ compensation claims as necessary.
  • Serve as store counsel on matters of labor laws and human rights legislation and compliance.
  • Assist Store Manager and Department Managers in providing succession training.
  • Promote a positive, supportive atmosphere for employees to work and customers to shop.
  • Attend scheduled department meetings, managers meetings and all store meetings.
  • Adhere to all HR policies and store policies as outlined by the Dir of HR, the Staff Member Handbook and the Injury and Illness Prevention Plan.


  • Must have 1 year of retail management experience or 1 year of generalist HR experience.
  • Strong communication, listening, leadership and team-building skills.
  • Excellent human relation skills including: approachability, patience, neutrality, confidentiality, and professionalism, as well as the ability to constructively address performance issues.
  • Facilitation and mediation skills.
  • Strong skills in organization, attention to detail and follow through.
  • Role model customer service skills.
  • Ability to travel between stores.
  • Able to organize and handle multiple tasks.
  • Must have intermediate math skills, and be computer literate with experience in Windows, Outlook Express, Word and Excel.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to hear and speak clearly to communicate with customers, vendors and staff.
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to bend at waist and reach above shoulders and horizontally to retrieve files and supplies.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate computer and other office equipment.
  • Ability to lift up to 10 lbs.

Work Environment: Office Setting

* This position description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities,
or qualifications associated with the job. This position description is subject to revision at any time.