Personnel Specialist


At the Helen Ross McNabb Center, our mission is "Improving the lives of the people we serve."  Do you see yourself as a part of this life-changing work? If so, we are currently seeking a qualified and motivated professional for the following position: Personnel Specialist. 


The Personnel Specialist supports the Human Resource department's overall goals of staff recruitment, hiring, retention and training by processing new hires, transfers, promotions and terminations. This staff will fulfill all state, local and federal laws as well as all auditing, funding and licensure bodies' requirement for complete and accurate personnel documentation. Duties include: completing multiple computer background checks on various sites, entering information into multiple computer databases, submitting new hire report, scheduling drug screening, physical, fingerprinting and TB appointments, organizing and scanning employment documents, and assisting applicants via phone, email, and face to face support. Internal customer support and coordination is an essential function of the job that requires responsiveness, teamwork, and quick turn-around time.


Education/Knowledge: Associates degree and 3 years' experience. Relevant, compatible experience in personnel, business, administrative assistant or program assisting may be exchanged for degree.

Experience: Experience in multiple computer software programs required, experience with repetitive data entry required, and experience with mental health organizations is preferred.

Skills:  Must have substantial clerical and computer skills and the ability to learn new software products quickly. Ability to organize multiple responsibilities with strong attention to detail.

Must have excellent people and communication skills including responsiveness to email and phone messages. Must be able to problem-solve and multi-task.  Strong internal and external customer service skills are required including being able to work as an effective team member.

Physical: Required to do close up work such as computer work, typing and document evaluation. Required to sit for long periods of time. Frequent transitions between sitting, standing and walking to scan, copy and deliver documents. Hearing and talking required to liaison with public and stakeholders.


Salary range for this position starts at approximately $13.11 per hour depending on relevant experience and education.

The Helen Ross McNabb Center ( is a premier not-for-profit provider of behavioral health services.  The Center provides quality care and serves all ages in a continuum of prevention, early intervention, social, co-occurring, addiction, outpatient, and crisis services.

HRMC is an EOE. HRMC conducts background checks, driver's license record, degree verification, and drug screens at hire. Employment is contingent upon clean drug screen, background check, and driving record. Additionally, certain programs are subject to TB Screening and/or testing.  Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; and employee will also perform other reasonably related job responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required.  This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises.  Moreover, management reserves the right to change job descriptions, job duties, or working schedules based on their duty to accommodate individuals with disabilities.  This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.