People Operations Coordinator

  • Lifelong
  • Jun 15, 2020
Full time Admin-Clerical Human Resources Nonprofit-Social Services Other

Job Description

The Opportunity:

We’re looking for a People Operations Coordinator to join our People Operations team, a small but mighty team based in Seattle. From recruiting to benefits to the continued engagement and development of our team members, the People Ops team is dedicated to creating an environment that is authentic, inclusive, and supports our mission and values. This is a great opportunity for someone who loves problem-solving and building important groundwork at a growing, fast-paced, mission-driven organization. As a small team, we wear many hats, and the ideal candidate will be someone who is excited by the opportunity to participate and shape the way we work in multiple areas, most notably as a strong business partner and as a diversity, equity, and inclusion partner for the organization.


Some of what you’ll be doing:

  • Be the go-to person on the People Ops Team for team members regarding HR and benefits questions and issues
  • Be responsible for team member data integrity and entry of team member hiring and status changes including org changes, manager changes, salary changes, transfers, promotions, terminations, and leaves of absence
  • Assist in the development, documentation, and improvement of processes, procedures, and policies, all in alignment with Lifelong’s mission and values
  • Coordinate and assist with agency-wide People Ops programs and special projects
  • Create templates and develop presentations to support People Ops team initiatives and projects
  • Champion collaborative cross functional relationships with other teams including Finance, Payroll, IT, and hiring managers to ensure a successful hiring process and on-boarding experience for new hires
  • Partner with hiring managers to effectively recruit top candidates for each position
  • Develop and oversee employee on-boarding and off-boarding procedures, conduct orientation and training for new team members
  • Proactively cultivate and maintain positive employee relations and strategies that support Lifelong’s dynamic team.
  • Ensure legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource federal and state requirements; manage human resource issues in conjunction with the People team and Lifelong’s leadership.
  • Assist Executive Team with communications and scheduling (may include developing team emails, collating board books, drafting documents, telecommunications, etc.)
  • Manage other duties as required by the role and as assigned


Preferred Experience/Background
  • Strong customer service mindset to support our amazing team
  • Exceptional attention to detail, problem solver and a highly organized task master
  • Willingness to pitch in wherever help is needed across the People team
  • Experience working with Paycom or equivalent HRIS system
  • A collaborative and flexible style, with a passion for change and continuous improvement 
  • 2+ years HR Generalist experience preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of human resources best practices on issues and management/leadership principles
  • Knowledge of a broad array of trends in human resources and talent development


At Lifelong, we have always been an organization that stands up for communities facing discrimination and marginalization. Our mission is to remove barriers to health with relentless compassion, so no one faces illness or injustice alone. We are committed to building a workplace that reflects the diversity of our clients, volunteers, and communities we serve. We especially encourage women, people of color, people who identify as LGBTQIA+, and others who are underrepresented to apply.

Lifelong is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. As such we do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.