Position Objective:

The HR Coordinator provides administrative support and interacts with customers for Human Resources activities (e.g., Recruitment, Labor Relations) and performs related duties and special projects.


Essential Functions:

 Provides or collects information from candidates (e.g., calls, walk-ins) and troubleshoots questions about human resource related issues

– Coordinates with Human Resources Associates/Representatives on staffing and placement issues for classified employees

– Conducts candidate reference checks and processes background investigations and works with H.R. Associates/Representatives, H.R. Partners and hiring authorities.  

– Pre-screens and administers pre-screening testing as required for client group

– Administrates unemployment processes for Enterprise Management Department

– Schedules new hire orientation for new employees by communicating schedule to employees; and scheduling training arrangements.

– Updates and maintains the accuracy, confidentiality and security of applicant and new hire information (e.g., records, files).

– Attend Job Fairs and other Recruiting events.

– Maintain applicant tracking

– Prepares and completes variety of management reports and metrics for candidate tracking.

– Composes correspondence, reports, memorandums, meeting agendas and other documents using word processing, spreadsheet, database or presentation software.

 Complete payroll edits in True Pay

 Performs other related duties

– Assists Supervisor with other related duties as needed


Knowledge, Experience, & Other Qualifications:

– Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint).

– Three years training experience preferred for classified client group

– Experience with unemployment processes preferred

– Bilingual in both English and Spanish is preferred, but not required 


Education Requirements:

– High school diploma or equivalent is required. Some college course work or a degree is preferred 

About Denver Public Schools:
The COO Office has a dynamic team of highly experienced people working to maintain the integrity of Denver Public Schools and the accountability of what we do as a team. We strive to meet all of the needs of our schools, Administrative buildings and constituents. The operations team encompasses Facilities, Enterprise Management, Transportation, Technology, School of Choice, Planning and Assessment, Safety and Security, Program Management, Operations Outreach and Engagement, Finance and Operations Support Services. We are the building blocks of the operations side of Denver Public Schools. We stand on our core values Integrity, Accountability, Equity, Collaboration, Fun and of course Students First. There are a lot of opportunities for anyone looking to work in an innovative, caring, and fast paced, growing entity. Come and check out “Team DPS”. 


Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation.  DPS is comprised of 185 schools, including traditional, magnet, charter and pathways schools, with an enrollment of 88,000 students.  Of those, 58% of the school district's enrollment is Hispanic, 20% is Caucasian, and 15% is African American.  Seventy-two percent of the district's students qualify for free and reduced lunch.  


Under the leadership of Superintendent Tom Boasberg and guided by the tenets of The Denver Plan, DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in terms of student academic growth.  DPS is committed to establishing Denver as a national leader in student achievement, high school graduation and college career readiness.  

Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.


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