At Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), our mission is to understand the ocean for our planet and our future. In pursuit of this aspiration are some of the world’s most talented ocean scientists and engineers who are pushing the boundaries of knowledge about the ocean to reveal its impacts on our planet and our lives. If you would like to support the people who go to impossible places to do impossible things, you can be part of making a difference. The HR Coordinator position at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution provides critical administrative and HR functional support for the Human Resources staff, and provides important customer service to employees and the WHOI Community at large. In many points of contact, this position is the “first WHOI impression” for inquiries from candidates and importantly for new employees joining the Institution. This position is the central hub of the team, working to support the various HR disciplines by performing a variety of administrative and HR tasks.
The internal working title for this position could be either Sr. Admin Assistant I/II. The final level of the position will be determined commensurate with the selected candidate's level of education & experience. This role is primarily located onsite in Woods Hole.
WHOI offers an excellent benefits package with many great offerings. Some highlights are a subsidy for dependent care (in addition to your base salary), flexible work arrangements, generous time off and a "best in class" retirement savings program.
HR Functional Support
3+ years of administrative professional experience
WHOI has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy in effect, where you must register your full vaccination status [vaccination plus booster] in order to begin your employment. The registration process is confidential and entails submitting your official vaccination records, or requesting to engage in the interactive exemption process for either a medical or religious reason.
This position is mostly sedentary in nature and involves some repetitive motion such as with data entry. There is also the occasional need for retrieving and replacing files that requires some bending, stooping, pushing and pulling. This position will work alone as well as around and with others. Physical duties are subject to change.