Job Description

The Human Resources Department at the San Diego Rescue Mission is a team of three who are passionate about serving those experiencing homelessness along with being a resource to our staff. The HR team is responsible for focusing on all aspects of the HR functions.  Recruiting, Engagement/Culture, Compensation /Benefits, Training/Resources and Performance Management. We are looking for an extremely organized, people focused individual to join our team. Individuals who apply for this position should enjoy a team atmosphere and have strong communication skills. Potential applicants should feel a strong calling to fulfill their purpose through Christ and to serve their community. At the San Diego Rescue Mission, we believe this is more than a job – rather it’s a calling to love our neighbors and those in need the way that Jesus would.

This position exists primarily to increase the capacity the HR Manager by overseeing all employee records/files and supporting additional HR responsibilities /projects.  Additionally, this position serves the Board of Directors to ensure timeliness on all communication and requests and will assist with administrative duties of the President’s Office when needed. 

To support the HR Manager and handle key administrative responsibilities.

To serve as a liaison with the Board of Directors and oversee board communication, reporting and requests.

To manage the administrative responsibilities of the President’s office when needed.

To improve and maintain the employee records filing system.

To assist in developing organizational communication and chemistry.

To represent our Mission, Vision and Values and continue to grow both professionally and spiritually.

Skills / Requirements

Education:  Associate degree from an accredited institution, or Undergraduate degree, coursework in business, and/or human resources or work experience. or 2-3 years of experience working in an executive office level or human resources environment.

Experience: Minimum 2-3 years full-time work experience in an office environment, preferably in a mid-level administrative support role.  Nonprofit experience preferred.

Skills and Abilities: Working knowledge of general business operations in a nonprofit, social services environment; working knowledge of the management process, especially as it applies to growth and long-term planning; analyze and evaluate budgets and other financial documents as it relates to area of assignment; working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook); typing (min 35 wpm); demonstrated leadership and organizational skills; strong relationship skills and ability to motivate others; coordinate and/or direct a variety of complex tasks and assignments simultaneously and successfully; exercise good judgment and make sensible decisions; attentive to detail; prioritize effectively; effective oral and written communication skills; eagerness to learn and be trained; work both independently and as part of a team; provide information to public by answering questions and requests; regular, timely attendance.

Special License/Certification: None.

Important Notes

This position is full time exempt position, eligible for benefits.  Employer pays 85% of medical, also included employer paid life/ADD and disability plan, vacation, holidays and sick pay.  Dental and vision available at additional cost, voluntary benefits for life/ADD and a 401K retirement plan with employer match once vested.

No phone calls please.

All openings are subject to change without notice, due to the volume of applications/resumes received, we are unable to respond to status inquiries. Please be assured that your information is being properly handled and forwarded to the appropriate hiring staff. If your skills and qualifications meet the needs of the job, you will be contacted. If attaching a cover letter, please combine resume and letter in same pdf before uploading.