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Open Sky Community Services
Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
20 days ago
Open Sky Community Services
Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
20 days ago


Open Sky is seeking a great communicator and a highly organized individual to serve in the full-time position of Human Resources Administrative Specialist.  This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to gain experience in the Human Resources field supporting multiple HR functions including recruitment, administration, benefits, employee engagement/relations, and staff development. Open Sky has a large and robust HR team of over 20 staff supporting an agency of 1,200 spread across most of Central Massachusetts. The support we provide for our employees allows them to properly support the individuals we serve!

We promote career progression and promote from within. Will this be your first step toward a career in Human Resources? What areas of HR interest you the most? We want to know so we can help you grow, by giving you exposure into the areas of HR you're the most excited about!

The ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about being in a key role supporting 1,200 staff who are working to better the lives of many individuals.  They thrive in a fast-paced environment, are good at thinking critically, and are great at showing empathy when dealing with an employee navigating a complex issue.  They also exhibit Open Sky's commitment to racial equity, justice, diversity, and inclusion in the work they perform.

This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position.  Schedule is Monday-Friday 9am-5pm fully in-office at our Worcester headquarters. 

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide professional customer service to general inquiries, including verifications of employment.
  • Seek and gather necessary documentation, ensuring proper completion. Maintain personnel files, both electronic and paper/hard copy. Audit for missing or incomplete entries and perform necessary outreach to ensure staff compliance.
  • Maintain and monitor I-9 documents according to proper procedure.  Perform necessary outreach to ensure staff compliance.
  • Ensure all confidential documents are stored securely, and when applicable, dispose of according to protocols.
  • Perform general upkeep of department files including upkeep of documented procedures, guides, and directories.
  • Assist key department leadership with calendar management and scheduling meetings as needed.
  • Write professional letters, guides, documents, and assist with creating presentations.  
  • Provide front desk coverage as backup to receptionist as needed.


Must Have:

  • High school diploma/GED/HiSET or equivalent required.  Alternative forms of education may be considered if verifiable.
  • Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record.
  • Office computer skills with Windows and Microsoft Office.
  • Strong interpersonal, customer service, communication, and persuasion skills.
  • Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality with highly sensitive information.
  • Good time management, organization, professional writing skills, and strong attention to detail.
  • Being open to new possibilities, and having an always-learning mindset.


Nice to Have:

  • Some college credits completed - working toward a Bachelor’s degree in human resources management, communications, marketing, business administration, or a related field preferred. 
  • Desire to grow within the HR field, and desire to be a part of an agency with a strong mission and values.
  • Comfort with a variety of office databases and common office equipment.

About Open Sky

At Open Sky Community Services, we open our doors, hearts, and minds to the belief that every individual, regardless of perceived limitations, deserves the chance to live a productive and fulfilling life.


Open Sky is on an anti-racist journey, committed to learning, living, and breathing inclusion, opportunity, diversity, racial equity and justice for ALL.


At Open Sky, you’ll join over 1,100 compassionate and highly trained professionals who put innovative, evidence-based practices to work in ways that positively impact our communities across Central Massachusetts and beyond.


As a trauma-informed organization, Open Sky strives for transparency and sensitivity to the experiences of those we interact with. Self-care is encouraged, and we are committed to providing a positive work culture that is focused on continuous learning and the value of diverse perspectives.


Open Sky is proud to be an industry leader in pay and benefits. Open the Door to Possibility, and begin your career with Open Sky today!


Benefits of Working for Open Sky Include:

  • Excellent Supervision (Individual and Group), Professional Development, and Training Opportunities
  • Generous paid time off plan – you start with 29 days (almost 6 weeks!) in your first year, including 12 paid holidays. Increases to 32 days in your 2nd year, and the current maximum is 43 days (OVER 8 WEEKS!)
  • We pay for your higher education!  Ask about our Tuition Reimbursement Program, and reimbursement for a variety of Human Services certifications
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance with Prescription Plan
  • 403b Retirement Plan with Employer Match
  • Life Insurance (100% Employer-Paid)
  • Eligible employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program
  • And more!


Open Sky celebrates diversity and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or disabled Veteran status. 


Job Information

  • Job ID: 63164779
  • Location:
    Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
  • Position Title: Human Resources Administrative Specialist
  • Company Name For Job: Open Sky Community Services
  • Industry: Other
  • Job Function: Administrative/Business Management
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
  • Min Experience: 1-2 Years
  • Required Travel: None
  • Salary: $17.00 - $18.50 (Hourly Wage)

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