Human Resources Coordinator

Founded in 1912 as an adoption agency, Canopy Children's Solutions is Mississippi’s most comprehensive nonprofit provider of children’s behavioral health, educational, and social service solutions. Canopy employs a diverse group of mission-driven individuals committed to honoring the voice of Mississippi children and families. Being an integral part of the Canopy team involves committing to the Core Values that drive our organization forward:

  • The voice of our children and families always comes first
  • Relationships matter and our differences make us stronger
  • We take great joy in service to others
  • Our families and communities deserves our very best

In 2020, Canopy Children’s Solutions received the certification of a Great Place to Work. Canopy’s employees are charged with building a healthy work culture within their teams that focus on trust and the collective goal of helping kids thrive and families overcome extraordinary challenges.
HR Coordinator - Position Overview:

  • Human Resources Coordinator will perform a wide range of duties within a procedural framework set by the Director of Human Resources.
  • The Human Recourses Coordinator is responsible for processing new employees through the employment hiring on-boarding process, maintaining employees’ records, and ensuring current employees are compliant with the regulatory standards set by federal, state, and funding sources.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists the hiring manager with posting new job requisitions in UltiPro by posting requisitions throughout the organization on a “real-time” basis to ensure compliance with appropriate guidelines.
  • Works closely with the Human Resources Recruitment Coordinator for applicant on boarding process.
  • Coordinates post-offer pre-employment, drug screens or other pre-employment requirements directly with the candidate or with the regional administrative assistant.
  • Verifies employment history, conducts on-line background checks, answers questions and provides information regarding the hiring process.
  • Sets up new employee appointments to review required on boarding forms.
  • Maintains personnel records ensuring timely and accurate records.
  • Processes employment verifications for current and previous employees.
  • Runs monthly reports and sends out notifications for TB, tri-annual medical renewals, driver’s license expirations, licensing, first aid and CPR, sex offender, child abuse and criminal background checks annually for all employees.
  • Responsible for retrieving, uploading, and filing employee documents.
  • Performs a variety of office support, clerical duties and activities of a general and specialized nature in support of the Human Resources Division.
  • Exercises good judgment and maintains confidentiality in maintaining critical and sensitive information, records, and reports.
  • Understands, interprets, and applies general administrative and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Interpretation and explanation of human resources policies and procedures.
  • Structures, organizes, and maintains employee records to ensure confidentiality and the expedite retrieval.
  • Assists the Human Resources Generalist with compliance reporting and audit preparation.
  • Assists the Recruitment Coordinator with preparation of job and college fairs, and attend if needed.
  • Provides customer service to internal employees, external applicants, and customers.
  • Provides primary back up receptionist support for breaks and absences as needed.
  • Assists other Human Resources team members as needed.
  • Other assigned duties may be given by the Director of Human Resources, or a member of Senior Management

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree Business Administration or related field and knowledge of principles of personnel administration with at least three years’ experience in a human resources department.
  • An associate's degree with ten years of experience may be substituted.
  • Experience with new hire on boarding and maintaining personnel records.
  • The ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of human resources functions and employment laws required.
  • Strong computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel and HRIS system.)
  • Up to 10% travel is required.
  • PHR or SHRM-CP preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Job Type: Full-time

Salary Range
$33,000.00 - 52,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Jackson, MS 39216, US
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