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St. Paul, Minnesota
United States

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Job Category:
Retail - Wholesale, Human Resources - Recruiting
Position type:
Full Time
St. Paul
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Date Posted:
March 05, 2018

Human Resources Coordinator

The Human Resources Coordinator is part of a 5-person Talent Resources team that supports talent management needs for employees and volunteers.  This role is the first point-of-contact for Human Resources related needs.  This position provides coordination and administration in areas of talent acquisition, benefits administration, compliance, HRIS, and various employee activities.  The HR Coordinator also provides support to the Director of Talent Resources on various related department projects.  Responsible for supervision of interns and volunteers. 

Major Job Accountabilities:

  • Leads the recruitment and hiring process using effective recruitment techniques to assure high quality and diverse pool of applicants.  Coordinate search process for new employees, including pre-screening of resumes and applicants.  Support hiring supervisor including review and updating of job descriptions, creation of interview questions, creating offer letters.  Represent MCM at career fairs.
  • Manage the new employee onboarding process for all full-time and part-time employees.  Orient hiring managers to the onboarding process and understanding of successful set-up of a new employee. 
  • Coordinate, manage and implement the annual employee benefit open enrollment process.  Administer insurance benefits including processing enrollments/terminations, mid-year changes, and auditing of monthly billing.
  • Maintain HRIS data in various modules and partner with Director of Talent Resources and Payroll/Finance on process definition, implementation and documentation; maintain other databases that exist outside of HRIS system.
  • Provide project coordination and administrative support for other MCM’s initiatives such as retirement plan audit, employee engagement and recognition, diversity and inclusion, performance management, training and development, HRIS system management, etc. 
  • Other reporting and administrative duties included. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Require:

  • Minimum of 4 years of formal education, training or experience in recruitment and selection, benefit administration, onboarding/training, functional support role or a related field is required.
  • Experience recruiting and onboarding in a service, retail or other industry with high volume of part-time staff strongly preferred.
  • Experience with HRIS, ATS, and/or payroll systems; Paylocity and Clear Company preferred.
  • Experience leading or acting as key team member for small to mid-size projects.
  • Experience supporting staff at remote locations is preferred.
  • Commitment to excellent customer service and teamwork.
  • Must be detail-oriented, self-directed and comfortable working with various computer software programs.
  • Ability to organize time and work in an effective manner, and to prioritize and manage numerous deadlines and tasks.
  • High degree of integrity, ethical decision making and ability to honor high degree of confidentiality.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills that allow successful interaction with all areas of the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain productive relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Work independently and very proactively with minimal direction and supervision.
  • Ability to recognize the importance of and willingness to perform all levels of tasks to support staff.
  • Must be comfortable working in an open, cubicle environment.


  • Competitive pay 
  • Health, dental, vision, short-term disability, life, AD&D, critical illness, accident, and hospital indemnity insurance
  • Employer paid long-term disability, basic life insurance, and basic AD&D insurance
  • Retirement savings plan with employer match
  • Pre-tax options for: health spending, dependent care, and transportation
  • Free family admission to museum


                        About Minnesota Children's Museum

Minnesota Children’s Museum’s mission is sparking children’s learning through play. We are dedicated to providing children with a hands-on and stimulating environment to explore and discover. With locations in St. Paul and Rochester, MCM employs 65 full-time and 65 part-time employees and engages over 1,300 volunteers annually. At MCM our workplace values that guide how we work together are: Play, Include, Grow, Serve and Strive.

Minnesota Children's Museum is dedicated to growing a diverse and culturally competent team of highly engaged staff and volunteers to reflect and equitably serve the vibrant community around us. We embrace differences in age, ability, color, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, race, religion, and sexual orientation. We strongly encourage the application of individuals from diverse backgrounds, including but not limited to: Black, Indigenous, and people of color; immigrants and refugees; LBGTQIA individuals; people with disabilities; religious minorities; and the elderly.

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