The American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania (ACLU-PA) seeks a Human Resources and Operations Specialist to support and propel the organization forward during a time of significant growth.
The ACLU-PA is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public-interest organization, dedicated to defending and enhancing personal freedoms protected by the Constitution and the Bill of Rights through litigation, legislative advocacy, and community education. It is a fast-paced environment that addresses issues with dynamic, precedent-setting solutions. The ACLU-PA has three offices, ten volunteer chapters, over 40,000 members and donors, more than 30 full-time employees, and a $5.3 million operating budget.
The HR and Operations Specialist reports to the Director of Finance and Administration and will play a major role in devising and refining policies, furthering our commitment to equity and inclusion, staff training, safety, and technology. The ideal candidate will have a breadth of knowledge in multiple areas of nonprofit operations and human resources. This position requires a strong multi-tasker with a great attitude and previous management experience. The position also requires the ability to implement best practices and policies in all three offices across the state, including with respect to information technology security.
This is a full-time, salaried position based in the ACLU-PA’s Philadelphia office.
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Salary range is $68,000 - $70,000 and within the parameters of the ACLU-PA compensation scale.
Excellent benefits include generous vacation and sick leave; individual/family employer-provided health insurance; life insurance and long-term disability; defined contribution plan with employer match; and 10 paid holidays. This position is full-time, salaried, and exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
To apply, send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “HR and Operations Specialist” in the subject line of the email. In your letter, please indicate where you learned of the posting. No calls, please.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, at which time the job announcement will be removed from our website: www.aclupa.org/jobs.
The ACLU-PA is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. The ACLU-PA encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status, or record of arrest or conviction.
The ACLU-PA comprises two separate corporate entities, the American Civil Liberties Union (the “Union”) of Pennsylvania and the ACLU Foundation (the “Foundation”) of Pennsylvania. The Union is a 501(c)(4) nonprofit corporation, and ACLU membership dues fund its lobbying work. Donations to the Union are not tax-deductible. The ACLU Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. Foundation funds support litigation and public education efforts. Donations to the Foundation are tax-deductible. The Human Resources and Operations Specialist is an employee of the ACLU Foundation of Pennsylvania.
Both the ACLU of Pennsylvania and the ACLU Foundation of Pennsylvania have the same overall mission, and share office space, employees, and the same board of directors. The two entities are jointly known by the term “ACLU of Pennsylvania.”
ACLU-PA’s hiring process will comply with Philadelphia’s Fair Criminal Records Screening Standards (“Ban the Box”) ordinance.