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Part-Time Human Resource Generalist

on February 02 2018

ASN is seeking a part- time HR Generalist for 25 hours a week with strong project management skills and nonprofit experience to solely manage and act as support to the ASN staff on all personnel issues.

Alternative Schools Network (ASN) is a small 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency committed to providing the path to alternative educational and training resources to those who live in Chicago's inner city neighborhoods. We boast a 40 year history that continually seeks to redefine opportunities for success in the communities we serve. Our work empowers youth to become active participants rather than passive recipients. And today, we invite you to join the team that embraces this mission.

If you embrace the following job description and meet all qualifications, we encourage you to send your resume to .


All candidates must possess extensive data entry computer expertise with an ability to build solid databases in Excel. This job emphasizes predictable efficiency and relies heavily on written communication. Applicant must be focused and able to meet the high degree of challenges.

  • Act as a liaison for both staff and management
  • Manage benefits;
  • Create policies, procedures and Best Practices
  • Take part in the full life cycle recruiting process from job postings to interviewing, hiring, and on-boarding of new employees
  • Handbook and file maintenance, including annual document auditing.
  • Manage issues surrounding unemployment, workers compensation, employment and housing verification
  • Manage semi-monthly payroll, payrolls for seasonal youth employment, and supporting payroll reports using Paylocity software.
  • Maintain confidentiality and responsiveness
  • Work with limited supervision in a multi-tasking environment
  • Be a creative and strategic thinker with a meticulous attention to detail.
  • Must demonstrate fairness, excellent listening skills, and a strong knowledge of HR laws and solutions.
  • Be responsible to the regulations governing human resources actions.
  • Bachelor's degrees in human resources or business related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of human resource work in a nonprofit environment
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work with all levels of staff
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated Microsoft skills, particularly Word and Excel
  • Familiarity with HR software programs, specifically Paylocity or other payroll software.

Do you have a strong work ethic? Are you a self-starter? Can you demonstrate your ability to prioritize? Are you looking for more than just another job? Are you interested in working for an organization that makes a difference?

If you are interested in becoming a part of the dynamic team at Alternative Schools Network that makes a difference and creates opportunities, please send an electronic copy of your cover letter and resume to .  Resumes must include job title when applying for this job.

The Alternative Schools Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.