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First Steps, Inc.

Human Resources Generalist

First Steps, Inc.


Job Summary

First Steps is seeking an energetic and motivated part-time HR Generalist to join our dedicated staff. This is a unique opportunity to make a significant impact in the community and assist us in hiring and maintaining high performing employees, while meeting all internal and external expectations in HR operations. The successful candidate will be a reliable and team-oriented and be available to work on a part-time basis, usually 30 hours per week.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assists with implementation and administration of human resource related initiatives under the direction of the Executive Director.
  • Responds to inquiries in a timely manner, escalating items though appropriate channels when necessary. 
  • Assists with maintaining data and ensuring accuracy and integrity of data and compiles reports.
  • Supports benefits administration to include reporting, enrollments and terminations.
  • Monitors dates for compliance with performance review dates, certifications, license, etc.
  • Processes retirement plan enrollments, contributions and terminations.
  • Maintains accurate and confidential personnel records ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.


This position requires a Bachelors degree or equivalent in a related field and 3+ years’ experience in Human Resources.

Skill Competencies

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products and database administration
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills

Additional Information


  • Paid time off
  • Holiday pay
  • Health, dental, vision and life insurance
  • 401k
  • Professional development opportunities

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Heather Higgins at hhiggins@firststepsnashville.org


  • Date Posted: April 14, 2021
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Human Resources
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 06/07/2021