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National Industries for the Blind

Specialist, Human Resources (J0W10865657)

Community and Social Service



Full Time


Alexandria, Virginia, United States

Job Details Level: Experienced Job Location: NIB HQ - Alexandria, VA Position Type: Full Time Education Level: Bachelors Salary Range: Undisclosed Travel Percentage: Approximately 5% Job Shift: Day Job Category: Human Resources DescriptionJob Identification

  • Job Title: Specialist, Human Resources
  • Department: Human Resources
  • Reports to: Vice President, Human Resources
  • Location: Alexandria, VA
  • Grade: 17
  • FSLA Status: Non-exempt
Statement of Purpose

To provide support to the 1) Vice President, Human Resources, 2) Manager, Learning and Development, 3) Program Director, Human Resources, and other members of the Human Resources department on administrative and other projects. The Specialist, Human Resources functions as the back-up to the Senior Specialist, Payroll.

Business Communication
  • Employees in Other Divisions Regularly
  • Supervisory Personnel Regularly
  • Associated Agency Personnel Regularly
  • Federal and/or State Government Agencies Occasionally
  • Third Party Vendors and Contractors Frequently


An Associates or Bachelors degree from a regionally accredited university or college is preferred but not required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may also be acceptable.

Training and Specialized Knowledge

  • Strong writing and proofing skills
  • Experience in and demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple tasks; meeting deadlines, initiative and follow through
  • Knowledge of payroll and HRIS systems, preferably Paycom
  • Experience with HRIS systems preferably Paycom
  • Exceptional customer service focus, including attention to producing quality results
  • Ability to anticipate needs beyond general completion of assigned tasks
  • Ability to exercise considerable discretion and independent judgment
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office, including Outlook, Word, and Excel. Powerpoint
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-directed, detail-oriented, and problem solver
Core Competencies
  • Accountability
  • Communication Skills
  • Ethics/Integrity
  • Customer Care
  • Job Knowledge/Technical Skills
  • Process Improvement

Three (3) to five (5) years of human resources-related experience.


Up to 5 percent to support NIB-related annual conferences and special events

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Human Resources

  • Drafts and reviews correspondence and internal communications materials for Vice President, Human Resources for accuracy and clarity
  • Supports Vice President, Human Resources with the development and execution of human resources strategic initiatives
  • Supports Vice President, Human Resources with the mid-year and annual performance management process.
  • Maintain and update employee demographic excel spreadsheet and update metrics on annual basis
  • Analyze various information and reports. Drafts reports and presentations for the Vice President, Human Resources.
  • As a member of the Onboarding Team, will maintain and update employee directories, external and internal organization charts, and obtain contact information for business cards
  • Maintain the ISO9001 Organizational Chart process.
  • Research and report on human resources trends.
  • Support, as needed, recruitment databases, archives and information files through the Paycom System.
  • Maintain data on employee demographics, analyze and create compensation analysis reports for internal and external hiring.
  • Assist with On-Boarding program including Orientation and Agency Visits
  • Provide administrative and logistical support for Human Resources Forum and New Executive Orientation (NEO).
  • Reconcile travel reimbursement for Senior Vice President and Manager, Learning and Development.


  • Support Senior Specialist, Payroll with NIBs bi-weekly payroll.
  • Process payroll and staff changes within the Paycom payroll system.
  • Prepared bi-weekly salary reports for Vice President, Human Resources and Program Director, Human Resources
  • Support maintenance of timekeeping functions in Paycom, NIBs payroll and human resources platform
  • Provide salary and census information reports as needed:
    • Human Resources department
    • Outside vendors as necessary

Special Projects

  • Proofread and format correspondence for Manager, Learning and Development.
  • Assists with logistics at NIB-sponsored conferences, forums, and meetings.
  • Assists Manager, Learning and Development complete QWE projects

This job description does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed. The incumbent in this position will perform such other tasks as may be required for the effective operation of the Division/Department upon receipt by his/her supervisor.


NIB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.