Human Resources Officer I

Foundation for Early Childhood Education, Inc. - El Monte, CA

Summary of Duties:

Oversees Human Resources projects and programs related to employment, classification, compensation, benefits, performance appraisal, training and development, personnel research, employee relations, labor relations, EEO compliance and personnel policies and procedures. Manages the work of administrative support staff. Coaches and counsels department managers regarding personnel policies. Negotiates, develops, and/or interprets labor contracts, human resources policies and procedures, and Personnel Employee Handbook. Negotiates benefit plans and rate increases with brokers and insurance providers. Coordinates staff and management training based on employee development needs.

Qualifications, Experience, and Skills

Education: Bachelor's degree in personnel management, business administration, human resources, or related field from an institution of higher learning accredited by a regional accreditation association recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Experience: Minimum of five year's experience in personnel/human resources administration, including labor relations and negotiation, three years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity associated with educational, social services, and family development programs that are related to Head Start and Early Head Start services.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Demonstrated skills and abilities for implementing, coordinating and oversight of human resources activities related to staffing retention and recruitment, fringe benefits, workplace safety compliance, employee leave administration, professional development and training.
  • Concepts and applications of benefits management, payroll, human resources information systems, employee relations, labor relations, and employee communications
  • Familiarity with Federal, State, and local laws, codes, regulations and mandates set forth in the Head Start Act and Head Start Performance Standards related to Human Resources

Special Requirements

Prior to hire, the following must be assured:

  • Eligibility to Work:All potential employees will be asked to present supporting documents establishing proof of identity and employment eligibility upon completing the I-9 form.
  • Medical Examination:Must submit a medical examination demonstrating capability to perform type of work required; must submit a tuberculin skin test or chest x-ray. and proof of the following immunizations; Influenza, Pertussis (TDAP), and Measles (MMR)
  • Fingerprint Clearances:All potential employees will be subject to obtain fingerprint clearances from the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Child Abuse Index prior to starting work.
  • Other Special Requirement:Must have the use of an automobile with adequate insurance coverage and a valid California driver's license, or have available transportation

Failure to meet medical standards and/or criminal record clearance may result in withdrawal of job appointment

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must by an employee successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to site; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and stop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Application Procedures

Applicants must complete Foundation for Early Childhood Education employment application. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of application materials. Interested individuals may obtain an employment application from the Human Resources Department located at 3360 Flair Drive, Suite 100 El Monte, CA 91731 or may download the application at our website:

Interested candidates must forward the following documentation to the address listed above by mail or in person- in c/o Human Resources Department:

  1. Employment Application with original signature
  2. Cover letter
  3. Resume
  4. Copy(ies) of Degrees
  5. Copy(ies) of Transcripts
  6. Letters of Recommendation
  7. And any other pertinent documentation as deemed necessary

How to Apply


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Contact Info

Mayra Luevanos

Job Details

Category: Program Administration

Type: FT

Location: El Monte, CA

Salary: 4741.00 - 6698.00

Posted On: April 17th, 2018

Agency Details


Foundation for Early Childhood Education, Inc. (Foundation) is a comprehensive early childhood education program with a focus on child development that includes a child's cognitive, physical and social emotional growth and development.

The program fosters Family Engagement in all areas of a child's development and provides comprehensive resources to low income families in the areas of health, nutrition and community resources.