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Human Resources Coordinator


Ocean Conservancy works to protect the ocean from today’s greatest global challenges. Together with our partners, we create science-based solutions for a healthy ocean and the wildlife and communities that depend on it.


The Human Resources Department is seeking a skilled and talented HR Coordinator to join the HR team. The HR Coordinator will be part of the HR team of 4 and will support the Senior Vice President of People. This is a fast-paced role and requires someone with good communication (written and verbal), organization, writing and advance computer skills.

The ideal candidate possesses strong judgment, prioritization and organizational skills and can drive tasks/projects to completion under limited supervision and as part of a team. They are tech savvy, with high proficiency with Office 365 applications and able to catch on to various other IT systems quickly.


  • Assist in the completion, organization and management of “Personnel Actions”, employee records and HR databases
  • Scheduling and organizing the SVP’s calendar, candidate interviews, employee orientation and HR meetings.
  • Update electronic Human Resources policies
  • Complete Personnel Action Forms when needed
  • Assist with the preparation of the performance review process.
  • Assist with recruitment process including updating the applicant tracking software, job postings and interview forms.
  • Answer general employees’ inquiries about HR-related issues
  • Assist in creating regular reports and presentations on HR metrics
  • Lead important HR projects and support other HR projects as needed
  • Assist in processing and coding HR invoices
  • Assist or prepare correspondence as requested
  • Perform other related duties in support of the Human Resources department.

This is not an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities.


  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as supporting a team
  • Highly focused on the detail and organization of work
  • Values and applies the principals of ethics, fairness, respect, inclusion and confidentiality.
  • Effective inter personal and time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Self-starter who is strongly motived and willing to take initiative
  • Ability to function well in a growing and high-paced environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software, specifically PowerPoint, Excel and Word.
  • Three or more years’ administrative experience
  • Previous experience working with or in a human resources department is desired.


If you think you have what it takes to join Ocean Conservancy’s team, please apply here.

Ocean Conservancy is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, handicap, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status. Ocean Conservancy is continually seeking to diversify its staff, particularly to broaden opportunities for individuals from demographic groups that are historically underrepresented in the sciences and in environmental advocacy.

Ocean Conservancy is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Washington, D.C. Metro Area preferred
  • Human Resources
Reports To
  • Senior Vice President, People
  • Full Time

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