Human Resources Coordinator

Location: Austin, TX

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level




The YMCA of Austin is a 501(c)(3) non-profit serving over 60,000 members and 30,000 program participants every year. The Y is dedicated to building programs for youth development, for healthy living, and for social responsibility that promote strong families, youth leadership, and community development. 


Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. It’s who we are, who we aspire to be and how we show up every day. We are cause-driven. We don’t just show up, we show up with purpose. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.

Join us and help transform lives.


Under the direction of the Human Resources Manager, the Human Resources Coordinator is responsible for supporting all aspects of the human resource department and providing association support.  This position works independently under general direction and is expected to determine how to accomplish tasks.The HR Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of the administration of HR processes which include but are not limited to managing employee records, job postings, new hire processes, workers compensation and benefits administration. 

The member relations aspect of this position requires that relationship building be a top priority at all times, attending to the needs and requests of staff members and HR colleagues as well as all people associated with the YMCA in a courteous and friendly manner.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Process employee paperwork (new hires, terminations, new hire orientation attendance, etc).
  • Complete payroll/HR related special projects as required.
  • Handle administrative needs for employment verification processes.
  • Handle administrative needs for workers compensation and unemployment claims.
  • Intimately understand the Y's benefits package and onboard new hires onto benefits as well as manage ongoing benefit inquiries.  
  • Attend all required meetings and/or trainings.
  • Run reports and audits from HRIS as needed.
  • Know, understand, and enforce all rules and policies of the YMCA equally.
  • Know and follow the YMCA of Austin's Human Resources Guidelines, Code of Ethics, payroll procedures, and established emergency procedures.
  • Actively and enthusiastically support the Association goals and directions through effective completion of tasks and verbal display to peers, staff, members and guests. 


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Education- Has obtained or is working toward a degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or other related field.
  • Experience- 1 year of previous Human Resources experience; previous experience working with a database system preferred.
  • Hours/Availability- Must be available to work 40 hours/week
  • Must have reliable transportation to attend work.
  • Must have strong attention to detail and data entry skills/experience.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
  • Must have strong computer aptitude and/or experience and have the ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Ability to manage projects and coordinate events in conjunction with other staff members and volunteers in order to achieve long and short-range goals of the Association.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet strict deadlines.


  • Inclusion - Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions.
  • Relationships - Builds rapport and relates well to others.
  • Influence - Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view and remains calm in challenging situations. Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict.
  • Decision Making - Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another.
  • Self Development - Pursues self-development that enhances job performance.
  • Change Capacity - Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process.


Pay range between $14/hr to $16/hr depending on experience, and full benefits package including medical, dental, and vision insurance, plus employer-matched retirement upon reaching eligibility.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend, talk and occasionally lift and/or move items including equipment, furniture and/or children. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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