Jewish Family & Children's Service of Greater Boston
  • Administration - Human Resources
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • We regret that we cannot take phone calls regarding this position. JF&CS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About JF&CS

Jewish Family & Children's Service (JF&CS) helps individuals and families build a strong foundation for resilience and well-being across the lifespan, from infancy to old age. Serving more than 14,000 people each year, JF&CS focuses on meeting the needs of new parents and their children, older adults and family caregivers, children and adults with disabilities, and people experiencing poverty, hunger, or domestic abuse. Guided by Jewish values of social justice and inclusion, JF&CS employs and serves people of all faiths and backgrounds. Learn more about our mission and work at

HR Operations Specialist

We are seeking an experienced HR Operations Specialist to join our team! The HR Operations Specialist will be responsible for providing support to our managers and employees, managing the onboarding process and assisting in the development and implementation of HR policies and procedures.


Key responsibilities

  • Partner with hiring managers to develop a strong onboarding experience; manage the administration of offer process and background checks.
  • Partner with Payroll Specialist re bi-weekly payroll process – new hires, changes of status, terminations
  • Maintain the administrative functions of HR such as documentation related to hiring/promotion/salary increases, emergency contact list, and organizational chart.
  • Manage the employee off-boarding process, including exit interviews.
  • Support agency initiatives related to employee engagement, diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Focus on identifying, standardizing, centralizing, and automating HR tasks throughout the organization.
  • Provide quarterly updates and metrics of HR data such as trends of exit interviews, turnover, etc.
  • Support agency initiatives related to employee engagement, diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Manage content of the HR page for the JF&CS intranet.
  • Assist in developing HR procedures and policies and help provide guidance and interpretation for employees and managers.


Required Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 2+ years of HR experience, including recruitment and onboarding
  • Strong working understanding of human resource principles, policies, practices and procedures; SHRM certification desired; strong interest in Human Resources and in developing new skills & abilities.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of ADP Workforce payroll HR /system.
  • Superior organizational and time management skills, keen attention to detail and proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle highly sensitive information.
  • Ability to articulate thoughts and express information and ideas effectively using oral and written communication skills.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft office suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Minimum of associate degree in human resources, business or related discipline or equivalent work / lived experience.


The role comes with the following benefits:

  • Best-in field paid time off, including 22 days of vacation time, plus national and Jewish holidays
  • 15 Sick days per year with carryover
  • Primarily in-person as a function of the work, but with flexibility for a hybrid schedule as needed.
  • Immediate eligibility for insurance and benefits 
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
    • Life Insurance
    • Pet Insurance
    • 403b Retirement Plans

JF&CS is an equal opportunity employer who serves and employs people of all cultures and faith traditions and highly values diversity, equity and inclusion. Employment opportunities are available to all without regard for race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability.



This position has been closed and is no longer available.
Jewish Family & Children's Service of Greater Boston


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