Overview

The Democratic Socialists of America is a member-run, socialist organization with
more than 350 groups in every state and the District of Columbia engaged in
movement-building, public education, direct action, advocacy, and electoral politics.
Our immediate goal is to build working-class power against the capitalist class while
advancing transformative reforms like Medicare for All and a Green New Deal,
supporting a robust labor movement, advancing racial justice, electing socialists to
office, and shifting the public framing around capitalism and democratic socialism.
DSA is a “big tent,” multi-tendency organization that welcomes everyone committed
to democracy and socialism.

The Confidential People Services Coordinator serves in a confidential capacity to
those in DSA management responsible for deciding and executing DSA’s
policies, strategies, programs and positions with respect to labor relations, collective
bargaining, HR, personnel and employee relations, and maintains the confidentiality
of all information and documents relating to those matters. This confidential
employee position works closely with and reports directly to DSA’s Operations
Director. Among other duties, the Confidential People Services Coordinator
administers and facilitates the hiring, onboarding, and benefits processes for all staff
across geographies.

Duties/Responsibilities:
• Administers health and welfare plans, including enrollments, changes and
terminations. Processes required documents through insurance providers to
ensure accurate record-keeping and proper deductions.
• Performs customer service functions by answering employee requests and
questions about benefits and other employment logistics.
• Completes Forms I-9, verifies I-9 documentation and maintains I-9 files.
• Reconciles benefits statements.
• Conducts audits of benefits or other HR programs and recommends
improvements.
• Assists with administration of employee off boarding.
• Assists with the preparation of the performance review process.
• Assists with the recruitment and interview process. Tracks status of candidates and responds with follow-up letters at the end of the recruiting process.
• Schedules meetings and interviews as requested by the Operations Director.
• Maintains the confidentiality of all information and documents relating to DSA’s operations, including Management policies, strategies, programs and
positions with respect to labor relations, collective bargaining, HR, personnel and employee relations
• Handles administrative and clerical functions relating to their responsibilities.
• Prepares new-employee files and appropriately files and maintains HR and personnel documents.
• Handles other administrative tasks relating to their responsibilities.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
• 1 to 2 years experience in human resources or related field.
• Working understanding of human resource principles, practices and procedures.
• Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to thrive in a fast-paced, detail-oriented environment.
• Demonstrated ability to protect and maintain confidentiality.
• A firm grasp of the political environment in which DSA operates and a demonstrated commitment to building socialism within our time.

Reports to: Operations Director

Work Schedule: Full-time. Work hours will fluctuate according to campaign needs and members’ availability.

Location: New York, NY (work is mostly remote currently due to the COVID crisis, with occasional trips to the office to work with our personnel files)

Salary: $52K non-exempt in first year with scheduled 2K raises in 2022 and 2023.

Benefits:
• We offer employer paid medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees and their spouse/partner and/or dependent children.
• Three weeks of vacation in the first year of employment, then four weeks each year thereafter.
• Employee contribution equivalent to 1% of wage to a 401k.

Application Deadline: July 26, 2021

To Apply: Click here

No phone calls or recruiters, please.
Democratic Socialists of America is an equal opportunity employer and committed to
a staff that reflects the working class. We strongly encourage and seek applications
from women, people of color, DREAMers, as well as members of the LGBTQ
communities.

About Democratic Socialists of America

The Democratic Socialists of America is a member-run, socialist organization with more than 280 groups in every state and the District of Columbia engaged in movement-building, public education, direct action, advocacy, and electoral politics. Our immediate goal is to build working-class power against the capitalist class while advancing transformative reforms like Medicare for All and a Green New Deal, supporting a robust labor movement, electing socialists to office, and shifting the public framing around capitalism and democratic socialism. DSA is a “big tent,” multi-tendency organization that welcomes everyone committed to democracy and socialism