Urban Fellow – Summer 2017

Job Type:  Part-Time
Department:  Human Resources
Closing:  4/28/2017 11:59 PM Central

The Memphis Urban Fellows Program (MUFP) is a year-round initiative that offers local college students the opportunity to intern with various divisions of the City of Memphis Government.  Our mission is to develop the change agents of tomorrow, future City of Memphis leaders, and enhance the interaction of area college students with City government, all in support of retaining the best and brightest talent for Memphis. This is a paid internship which provides the opportunity for growth, networking, and personal fulfillment.

Typical Qualifications

The Urban Fellows intern completes challenging projects proposed by division leaders, which benefits the City of Memphis and the participant through mutual collaboration and input in solution building for our most pressing issues facing government today.  Urban Fellows get firsthand knowledge and exposure to strategies that help shape a more efficient and effective government. Past projects have included input from students on various strategic and administrative priorities including improving neighborhood watch programs, creating an online benefits-management portal, performing analysis of best recruitment strategies for the Spanish-speaking community, and recommend body-worn camera solutions in the Real Time Crime Center.

Minimum Qualifications
Urban Fellow Interns are paid $12/hr for their service to the City of Memphis. Additionally, participants are afforded the chance to earn college credit hours for their participation in the Urban Fellows Program. All documentation required for college credit must be completed by the student, with necessary support from their Mentor.  Interns are expected to commit a minimum of 10 hours per week, a maximum of 20 hours, to their assigned service centers for the duration of the program.
Special RequirementsImportant Dates – Urban Fellows Summer Session 2017

Application Due Date for Summer Term: April 28th
Notification of Selection: May 23rd
Orientation: June 12th
Report to City Divisions: June 12th – August 18th

 

Benefits

  • Health Insurance (Medical/Prescription, Dental, Vision)
  • Wellness Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Healthcare & Dependent Care)
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement Plan
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • 13 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation Leave (10 Days in First Year – up to 25 Days after 25 Years)
  •  Paid Sick Leave/Bonus Leave

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Memphis Goodwill is seeking a Full-time Human Resources Recruiter! Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for this amazing opportunity by visiting our Memphis Goodwill Website at goodwillmemphis.org.  Select Careers->Corporate Opportunities->Recruiter. Applicants MUST complete profile and attach resume.

Under the direction of the Vice President of Human Resources; the Recruiter will be responsible for Recruitment, Talent Acquisition and Onboarding of Memphis Goodwill Team Members. Ideal candidates should have at minimum 3-5 years’ experience in high volume Recruitment and Talent Acquisition.

JOB SUMMARY:

1. Conducts screening and selection actions from beginning to end. This includes but is not limited to posting, screening and interviewing candidates for open positions and referring the most qualified internal and/or external candidates to the hiring manager for interview. Keeps candidates and hiring managers updated on the hiring status

2. Performs all appropriate pre-employment background checks, schedules pre-employment drug screening, MVRs and education checks when applicable and

3. Collects and validates all documentation related to the hiring process

4. Coordinates New Hire Orientation with hiring managers, and provides instructions and confirms attendance for new hires.

5. Identify sources and forums to recruit applicants including hosting and participating in job fairs, ad placement, social media, online job boards, etc.

6. Extend written and/or verbal job offer to candidates in conjunction with hiring managers.

7. Creates partnerships with other community based organizations to maintain a sufficient applicant flow.

8. Maintains applicant log according to departmental procedure and in keeping compliant with legal guidelines.

9. Maintains and update job descriptions prior to posting vacant positions.

10. Assists in preparing EEO-1, Veterans 100 Reports, and Affirmative Action Plan.

11. Reports new hire to the appropriate government agency, including e-Verify.

12. Establishes internal business relationships and effectively communicates with all levels of management.

13. Ensures compliance with OFCCP guidelines in the preparation of the annual AAP.

14. Perform other duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
1. Sitting, bending, light lifting as needed.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
1. Office environment as well as occasional retail, processing or contract environments.

SKILLS

1. Ability to work well under tight timeframes with a sense of urgency.
2. Typing, spelling, grammar, and proofreading.
3. Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal customer service, problem solving, and negotiating skills.
4. Strong insight and ability to assess character and viability of candidates and exercising discretion accordingly.
5. Internet recruiting.
6. Operating office equipment (copy machine, telephone equipment, etc.).
7. Practical knowledge of screening, interviewing and reference check procedure.
8. Strong organizational skills.
9. Attention to detail.
10. Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
11. Perform day-to-day responsibilities independently and with minimum supervision. Ability and flexibility to work on multiple tasks.
12. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with visitors, team members and team leaders.
13. Handle position in an efficient, organized, and courteous manner.
14. Maintain a positive, friendly attitude and a clean, neat, well-groomed appearance.

INTERPERSONAL RELATIONS:

1. Ability to effectively communicate with staff, clients, and other personnel or applicants in a business environment.
2. Ability to handle confidential information.
3. Ability to effectively relate to people with various disabilities, personalities and cultural backgrounds.
4. Ability to work with other staff in a team environment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field is preferred. Additional course work in various HR disciplines a plus.
2. Minimum of 3-5 years previous staffing experience required, preferably in the retail, environment.
3. Experience using Ultipro or other Human Resources Software.
4. Computer literate in basic office software i.e., Excel, Word, Internet Explorer, Outlook, Power Point, Publisher etc.
5. Experience developing behavioral-based interview questions

City of Memphis Openings: HR Generalist, HR Admin, Housing/Community Development

POSITION:     HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST – (1 Opening) Annual Salary:  $37,939.20 – $57,283.20                   

Bi-weekly: $1,459.20 – $2,203.20     Human Resources/Administration          J.O. #15-119

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the direction of the Deputy Director of Human Resources to coordinate Civil Service Commission functions and perform diverse Human Resources Generalist functions in coordinating HR Administration operations, often requiring independently resolving immediate customer issues and needs utilizing sound judgment in decision-making.  Performs HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with the HR Director and Deputy Director in the following operational and functional areas: benefits administration, employee relations, training, performance management, onboarding, policy implementation, recruitment/employment, affirmative action and employment law compliance.  Coordinates and supports the Civil Service Commission involving frequent interaction with individuals at all levels within City Government: plans and schedules hearing dates including coordinating the schedules of commissioners, attorneys, court reporters, etc.; maintains the status of Civil Service appeals from receipt to resolution including tracking cases held cases in abeyance, allowed a continuance, etc.; prepares and maintains Commission decisions, subpoenas, and other legal documents and correspondence.  Coordinates Supplemental Military Pay involving reviewing military orders submitted for employees on extended military duty; processes monthly reports to accounts payable and benefits departments listing employees out on military leave and eligible to receive supplemental payment per administration guidelines; ensures the timely disbursement of payments. Analyzes unemployment compensation claims for separated employees including gathering and submitting required supporting documentation and coordinating with outside unemployment agencies to ensure claims are processed accurately and timely. Tracks unemployment hearings for contested/appealed cases to ensure proper City Division representation and attends hearings as needed.  Maintains, revises, and distributes/communicates Personnel Policies as directed by the Deputy Director of Human Resources.  Serves as an assistant to the Deputy Director of Human Resources performing detailed, advanced and diverse functions of a highly responsible and confidential nature requiring knowledge of City of Memphis Policies and operations.  Composes correspondence; plans and prioritizes meeting schedule and prepares related materials; receives calls, visitors, and mail and responds to resolve issues or forward to the appropriate party.  Coordinates special projects as directed by Human Resources Director or Deputy Director including Divisional meetings, conferences and events.  Assists in the development of training sessions relating to HR administrative processes and attends trainings and conferences.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

  1. Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Must be able to communicate clearly verbally and in writing with employees, attorneys, etc.  Requires the ability to operate general office equipment such as a personal computer, telephone, copier, and fax.  Requires some lifting and carrying objects such as file folders and office supplies weighing up to 15 lbs.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Work is performed in an office.  May require working extended hours.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree in in Human Resources Management, Public Administration, or a related field and three (3) years professional human resources experience; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Additional related professional experience may substitute for the bachelor’s degree.  A related master’s degree and/or SHRM-PHR or SPHR preferred.

NOTE:  Before applying, please update your profile through your “My Account” screen (address, employment history, education, etc.) to ensure the most current and accurate information will be considered.  Please note that incomplete applications may not be considered.  You may be contacted via email regarding your application.

                                                               ***GRANT FUNDED WITH BENEFITS***

POSITION:     PLANNING & MAPPING ANALYST – (1 Opening) Annual Salary:  $42,120.00 – $64,022.40                   

Bi-weekly: $1,620.00 – $2,462.40      Housing & Community Development/Planning & Grants            J.O. #15-120

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the direction of the Planning and Development Manager in managing and coordinating the Geographical Information System (GIS) and /or Auto-Computer Aided Design (AutoCAD) and data management system activities to include the development, implementation, preparation of plans, specifications, maps, reports, and studies. Monitors and coordinates the neighborhood redevelopment and planning functions for the Planning and Grants Service Center. Collects data and tracks conditions and progress over time in neighborhoods and communities targeted for redevelopment.  Utilizes Geographic Information Systems (GIS) mapping software to analyze data and monitor revitalization activities for the division.  Develops charts, models, maps and other visual presentations to illustrate the results and present to staff and general public on a regular basis.  Maintains various types of supporting mapping data into applicable database formats, such as spreadsheets and shape files, for the division. Researches, analyzes and compiles a significant amount of data to prepare various required reports according to government regulations. Creates goals and objectives and identifies and evaluates community needs from compiled data.  Conducts mapping research to ensure accurate use of data. Responds to questions and concerns from other staff members.  Collects and manages data to analyze programs, projects, and geographic areas. Ensures that data is collected properly and is accurate and organized in a way that guides decision making. Develops, improves, manages, and implements the GIS and data management systems within the Division of Housing and Community Development and the Memphis Housing Authority. Makes on-site visits to various properties to survey and verify computer data. Attends various meetings. Takes digital photographs to document project/properties survey data. Assists in the development of plans, including the Consolidated Plan 3-year strategy and annual, agency, and neighborhood plans. Participates in the coordination of the Disaster Response and Recovery Plan for the Division. Creates and prepares a variety of correspondence, proposals, memoranda, and other written documents by utilizing various computer applications.  Interacts and communicates verbally and in writing with general public, management, and staff on a variety of issues and concerns.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

  1. Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Primarily desk work. Must be able to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.  Requires the ability to operate a personal computer, calculator, copier, fax machine and telephone.  Requires the ability to read and interpret federal regulations, architectural plans and drawings.  Requires the ability to lift and carry files up to 15 lbs.  Requires the ability to operate automobile and ability to traverse uneven ground from time to time to visually inspect property.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is primarily performed in an office environment with some of the work performed in an outside environment. Work involves contact with the public at times under stressful conditions.  Will frequently travel to sites across the City for visual inspection of property and to attend various meetings.  Outside work requires exposure to dust, fumes, odors, noise, heat and various weather conditions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Geography, Computer Science, Public Administration or closely related field with four (4) years of experience in planning and mapping activities including the development and implementation of GIS  and/ or AutoCAD software; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions. Must possess and maintain a valid driver license as a condition of continued employment. Master’s degree preferred.  Proficiency in ArcGIS Mapping Software preferred.

NOTE:  Before applying, please update your profile through your “My Account” screen (address, employment history, education, etc.) to ensure the most current and accurate information will be considered.  Please note that incomplete applications may not be considered.  You may be contacted via email regarding your application.

The Dr. Benjamin L. Hooks Job Corps Center is currently accepting applications for the following position: Human Resources Specialist.  Interested applicants should apply no later than June 16, 2015 in the Human Resources Office or your local MINACT, INC. facility Human Resources Department. Further information regarding qualifications, job description, salary, etc. is available in the Human Resources Office.  Be advised your application will not be considered if you fail to meet the required deadline.

Position Opening – Human Resources Specialist 06-09-15

This vacancy announcement is being advertised concurrently to all MINACT, INC. facilities as well as the TN Department of Labor and Workforce Development/Career Centers. You may apply at www.minactjobs.com or https://va-csm.symplicity.com. Only applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be considered for interviews.   No qualified applicant will be discriminated against due to race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, religion, veteran status, disability, or a handicapping condition.  MINACT, INC. reserves the right to limit the interview pool based on review of requirements and number of applications submitted.Internal employees may email the letter of interest and updated resume to the attention of Sonya S. Walton, HR Manager at the email listed below.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

M/F/Veterans/Disability

MINACT is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

Position Posting Date:  June 9, 2015

Position Closing Date:  June 16, 2015

All applicants interested in applying for employment must complete an application to include the POSITION TITLE applied for and LOCATION of interest. Applications are accepted at all store locations during regular hours of operation: 6895 Stage Road, 574 S. Highland, 3830 Austin Peay, 7114 Winchester, 783 W. Poplar (Collierville) & 8059 Hwy 51 N. (Millington).

 

Human Resources Assistant

Under the direction of the Vice President of Human Resources; the HR Assistant performs various Human Resources functions in keeping with company policies, standards and legal requirements e.g. Confidentiality of Personnel Records, TN New Hire Reporting, E-Verification, Statistical Reporting, ATS Systems, Recruitment and Onboarding and the HRIS System UltiPro. The successful candidate must demonstrate a pleasant and professional demeanor; as well as possess the ability to communicate effectively and professionally with staff, customers, donors, visitors, team-based approaches; and other personnel in a business environment. Candidate must possess the ability to effectively relate to people with various disabilities, personalities and cultural backgrounds. Candidate must be able to effectively communicate verbally and in writing, proficient in MS Word, Excel, IE, Outlook, PowerPoint, HRIS System UltiPro. High School Diploma or Equivalent required, some college course work preferred. Candidate must have (2-3) years of related experience working in a Human Resources Department. Must be able to pass Criminal Background Check and Drug screen. Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter, resumerequirements to hr@goodwillmemphis.org

 

Key Holder-Bookstore

The Bookstore-Key Holder works under the direct supervision of the Team Leader Coach and will assist in the day-to-day operations of the Bookstore. Key Holder-Bookstore will be responsible for providing 100% customer service, cash register sales, facility security and maintenance, greeting and assisting customers, pricing, shelving and rotating books, and insures cleanliness and image of the GGC. Ideal candidate must be knowledgeable in of variety literature; including, but not limited to; authors, magazines and references books. Candidate must possess the ability to effectively relate to people with various disabilities, personalities and cultural backgrounds. High School Diploma or Equivalent required. Prior management experience preferred. Qualified candidate must be able to pass Criminal Background Check and Drug Screen. Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to hr@goodwillmemphis.org

 

Assistant Project Manager

Under the leadership of the IRS Project Manager; the Assistant Project Manager will assist with the on-site supervision by demonstrating exemplary on-site supervision and leadership skills, to Memphis Goodwill Janitorial personnel assigned to the IRS. The Assistant Project Manager will encourage performance, quality; and ensures satisfied customers. The successful candidate will adhere to contract specifications regarding training, time management, organizing, supervision, and evaluation of Memphis Goodwill Janitors. The Assistant Project Manager must be knowledgeable of (OSHA) Occupational Safety and Health Administration Guidelines, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), Janitorial/Custodial Care, Carpet/Hard Floor Surface Cleaning and general cleaning procedures. The Assistant Project Manager will assist with devising safe work methods, assignments, establishing performance requirements, and arranging work schedules to conform to the contract needs. The successful candidate must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills; must be able to effectively communicate both orally and in writing. The Assistant Project Manager must be able to effectively manage and relate to individuals with various disabilities and cultural background differences. The successful candidate must have at least (5) years of Janitorial, Custodial and/or Housekeeping experience and (3) years of Management and Supervisory experience required. Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time and the ability the lift, bend, reach, push and or pull. The Assistant Project Manager must be flexible to work various shifts, and able to assume leadership responsibilities in the absence of the Project Manager. The successful candidate must be able to pass a Federal Security Clearance, Sex Offender Registry, and drug screen. Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to hr@goodwillmemphis.org

 

Sales Associate

The Sales Associate is responsible for providing exceptional customer service by greeting and assisting customers, facility security; bagging/wrapping merchandise, displaying merchandise, maintaining merchandise on the sales floor—stocking shelves and rotating merchandise, ensure dressing rooms and sales floor are neat and clean, and run racks to follow rotation schedule. High School Diploma or GED preferred. Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time and ability the lift, bend, reach, pull and/or push. The successful candidate must have the ability to effectively relate to individuals with various disabilities, personalities and cultural backgrounds Must be flexible to work a rotating schedule; work nights and weekends. The qualified candidate must be able to pass Criminal Background Check and Drug Screen Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to hr@goodwillmemphis.org

 

Cashier

The Cashier will provide excellent customer service by greeting and assisting customers at the register and on the sales floor. Properly operate the cash register in accordance with the cash management policy and procedures. Keep register cash wrap neat, clean and organized. The successful candidate must have a minimum of (1) year of experience as a cashier; a High School Diploma or GED preferred. The Cashier must have the ability to stand and/or walk for an extended periods of time; able to bend, lift, reach, pull and/or push. The successful candidate must have the ability to effectively relate to individuals with various disabilities, personalities and cultural backgrounds. Must be flexible to work a rotating schedule; work nights and weekends. The qualified candidate must be able to pass Criminal Background Check and Drug Screen Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit resume and salary requirements to hr@goodwillmemphis.org

 

Production Associate

Provide good customer service. Sort donations into salable, salvage and trash categories and hang the apparel on the appropriate size hanger. Price merchandise, stock shelves and rotate merchandise. Facilitate security and maintenance of donations. High School Diploma or GED preferred. Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time and lift up to 60 lbs. Ability to bend, reach, pull and/or push. The successful candidate must have the ability to effectively relate to individuals with various disabilities, personalities and cultural backgrounds Must be flexible to work a rotating schedule; work nights and weekends. The qualified candidate must be able to pass Criminal Background Check and Drug Screen Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to hr@goodwillmemphis.org

We are now accepting applications for the Partnership Development Manager.  Please read the job description and application instructions very carefully before applying.  Resumes and cover letters that do not fit the application instruction requirements will not be reviewed.

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS (PLEASE READ): Please email your resume and cover letter to Kevin Dean, Executive Director at kdean@literacymidsouth.org.  Because this is a literacy organization, we want a cover letter written by you about why you are the ideal candidate, not copied and pasted from a website.  Writing and communication skills are critical to this position.  Please read position qualifications before applying.  Due to the large number of applications, we cannot respond to every inquiry. No phone calls or resume drop offs, please.

 

Title:  Partnership Development Manager                                          Date: 5/8/2014

Schedule: Varies

 

Position Overview:  Reports to the Executive Director, the Partnership Development Manager is responsible for the overall program management of the Smart Memphis Coalition and the annual reading campaigns, and other special projects.  The Partnership Development Manager is responsible for expanding public support for literacy and encouraging businesses, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations to promote and support literacy and education.  The Partnership Development Manager works closely with the Community Initiatives Manager to coordinate Strive Mid-South trainings with Smart Memphis Coalition activities and micro-grants.

 

Hours: 40 Hours / Week

 

Salary: $35,000-$40,000, commensurate with experience

 

Job Summary

 

Responsible for Smart Memphis Coalition meetings, trainings, and related activities

Develops meeting and training topics for Literacy Mid-South Coalition.

Provides ongoing technical support for agencies through coaching, referrals, and workgroups.

Responsible for all grant reporting for Smart Memphis Coalition and community initiatives.

Creates monthly Smart Memphis Coalition newsletter.

With the assistance of the Executive Director and Community Relations Manager, oversees all aspects of Read Across America Month activities and obtains buy-in for activities from Smart Memphis Coalition members.

Provides linkages and referrals between agencies.

Maintains online literacy landscape.

Oversees mini-grants and giveaways.

Actively recruits new Smart Memphis Coalition members.

Prepares program activity reports as necessary.

Participates in professional development activities.

Participates in special events as needed.

Perform other duties and responsibilities as requested.

 

Qualifications

 

  • College degree required, preferably in education, nonprofit administration, or communications related field.
  • 2+ years experience working in a nonprofit setting.
  • 2+ training experience preferred.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs.

 

Kevin Dean
Literacy Mid-South | Executive Director
P.O. Box 111229 | Memphis, TN 38111-1229
Phone: 901.201.6034
kdean@literacymidsouth.org | www.literacymidsouth.org
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