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HR Administrator

Compass Strategy Solutions
Chantilly, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Company Overview:

Compass Strategy Solutions, LLC is a Small Woman Owned Government Contracting business specializing in law enforcement support services for the Federal Government. Join a team of experienced professionals and a fast-growing business. We offer competitive benefits. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

All members of Compass’ management team believe in ownership and responsibility, maintaining high standards for personal ethics and our work product. We hold each other accountable to values of integrity, excellence, and a shared commitment to serving our customers well. As a small team that strives for excellence in all things, we accomplish much with few people, and have high expectations of ourselves and our co-workers. We always notice dedication and contributions to the value of the company, as every member of our team depends on all the others, and continued growth and contribution are rewarded with advancement.

Job Summary:

You are an administratively skilled person, with both strong interpersonal skills and a desire to help other people to succeed. You are committed to learning and growing in a collaborative small team environment. You are very organized and technically proficient with word processors and spreadsheets. You take initiative on employee issues to solve them in a way that serves the mutual interests of the company and employees, to ask for help when required, to otherwise solve problems independently, and to skillfully know the difference. You have both a breadth of understanding of government contracting/subcontracting operations, as well as deeper expertise in HR and a desire to deepen continuously your HR skills and understanding. You are excited by new challenges, solving problems creatively, and appreciate the satisfaction of a job well done. You must have extensive experience working with a government contracting team, or learn to do so quickly, to be successful in this role.

The HR Administrator will report regularly to Chantilly, VA, office, and also collaborate remotely with our Boise, ID office. In this role you will track and administer applications, offers, employee onboarding processes; employee training, extended leave of absence and FMLA, pay raises and job changes, as well as resignations and terminations. You will be available during business hours to respond to calls and emails with cheer, skill, and tact. You will maintain and update compliance documentation and become the resident expert in policy and HR compliance issues.

In addition to your HR expertise, you must be a consummate professional, committed to learning and personal growth, and comfortable as a member of a small team in which each member is accountable to all others. This role provides ample opportunities for career advancement, provides room to grow roles and responsibilities, and provides the opportunity to be a highly valued member of a fast-growing company.

Responsibilities and Duties:

The responsibilities and duties of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage and refine recruitment processes, and keep our ATS .
  • Manage and administer benefit systems, learning management system, onboarding portal (in ADP Workforce Now).
  • Communicate effectively with candidates to establish job offers, and keep accurate and up-to-date data on position status, candidate status, job offers, onboarding paperwork, and so on.
  • Review and update onboarding paperwork, update and track employee forms, in both Word and PDF format.
  • Maintain fillable forms in PDF format, use some version control system, and organize PDFs using a logical organization framework. Be able to design and improve such a framework based on coworker/employee needs.
  • Tabulate form data, and other data, in spreadsheet format.
  • Maintain documentation and track changes to HR plans, policies, and benefits.
  • Prioritize tasks effectively, delegate and collaborate effectively.
  • Assist the company’s Security Program through collaboration with in-house Facility Security Officer (FSO) in processing security clearances related paperwork.
  • HRIS (ADP), Time/Expenses (Deltek), Learning Management (WordPress), Applicant Tracking (JazzHR and ADP Workforce Now), background checks and drug testing (Verified First).
  • Periodic travel in the DC-area for employee/manager meetings or presentations may be required.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Track record of learning, growth and increasing responsibilities in an HR and administrative roles, coupled with documented formal and informal HR training.
  • Possess, or desire to acquire, HR certifications or a bachelor’s degree in HR.
  • Track record of growth in responsibilities.
  • Experience working in a collaborative small team environment with high accountability.
  • Track record of initiating projects that add value to a government contracting business.
  • Minimum 2 years working in a government contracting firm.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and desire to help others.
  • Desire and ability to solve novel problems.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong research & technical writing skills.
  • Excellent written/oral communication skills.

Additional Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience working with employees under multiple SCA contracts.
  • Experience in supporting payroll/administration of benefits with ADP Workforce Now.
  • Expertise in compliance with federal regulations for Federal Service Contracts and the Service Contract Act (SCA), OFCCP, ADA, EEO, FLSA, Department of Labor and Worker’s Comp.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources and relevant advanced level coursework/ human resource certifications.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Virginia labor laws preferred.
  • Ability to learn New Software quickly
  • Experience creating/developing training materials.
  • Ability to support small, cross-functional, distributed team using collaborative web technology (e.g., Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Teams, Egnyte, etc.)
  • Excellent relationship builder.
  • Applicants must be a US citizen.

Physical Demands and Work Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.

The employee may need to sit for extended periods of time. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. Travel to and from nearby worksites may be required occasionally.

Applicants selected will be subject to a Government background investigation and must meet eligibility and suitability requirements.

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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