Northbrook, IL (population 35,322) is seeking individuals who desire to work as part of a human resources team where innovation, communication, and a drive for offering superior services to employees and retirees is principal. This newly created position will be one of three professionals directly supporting human resources services for 275+ employees spanning over seven different departments. This position will have the opportunity to support the whole person wellbeing of employees from onboarding to employee engagement/relations, benefits and leave, training and advancing a supportive work culture which focuses on the employee’s emotional wellbeing, physical wellbeing, life-work harmony, and financial wellbeing. The position reports to the Director of Human Resources.
  • The Village of Northbrook is a complex organization consisting of the following departments: Managers Office, Police, Fire, Finance, IT, Development and Planning Services, and Public Works. 
  • The Employee Support coordinator will support employees in their human resources transactional needs including FMLA, benefit acquisition and tracking, on-boarding and will serve as the ‘go-to’ person for employee inquiries about benefits and programs. This individual will be required to work independently and with teams offering excellent customer service and possessing strong verbal and written communication skills. Exceptional organizational and time management skills will be needed to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Candidates are desired to have a Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Organizational Management, or Leadership/Business or Public Administration or related degree program. Alternatively, a master’s degree in a counselling related program from an accredited institution is desired; human resource certifications are a plus. Licensure as a Professional Counselor is desired. Candidates will have at least three years’ experience in human resources. Municipal or public sector experience is a plus. Experience in the development and facilitation of wellness programming is preferred.
Starting salary range is $70,000 to $90,000 depending on qualifications and experience.  All applicants shall submit resume, cover letter, and contact information for five professional references electronically no later than May 20, 2024, to the attention of Katy Rush, GovHR USA Tel: (847) 380-3240 ext. 122. 

Northbrook is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Deadline: May 20, 2024

Posted: 2024-05-08

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