Collective and Organizational Care Lead (Human Resource Generalist)

Classification: Exempt, Full-time Team Member
Alternative Job Title: Collective and Organizational Care Lead

BECOME is an innovative movement building organization that boldly facilitates authentic grassroots community leadership and co-creates strategies and solutions to help communities actualize their collective liberation. Led by the core values of truth, actualization, transcendence, love and unity, BECOME partners with residents and institutions to develop the collective skills necessary to actualize what their lives and potential could be. Together we can transform reality.

Position Summary
With a commitment to the vision of BECOME, the Collective and Organizational Care Lead will serve as a steward and lead for BECOME’s Human Resources and Personnel care processes by being accountable for co-planning, facilitating, or coordinating the human resource process and relationship building activities for the organization. The Collective and Organizational Care Lead should foster an approach that is culturally responsive and ensures the core values of BECOME are infused throughout their work activities and engagement processes. This delegated team member may also assist and/or co-lead and engage in other internal projects related to the development and implementation of BECOME’s Collective Leadership Model and dynamic team structure.

Duties and Responsibilities:
● Co-facilitates hiring process for all new team members including job post coordination, resume review, and reference/background checks by handling questions, interpreting and administering new hire paperwork, onboarding training and helping resolve work-related problems.
● Administers payroll processing, compensation, benefits and applicable work safety programs.
● Analyzes and modifies compensation and benefits policies to establish competitive programs and ensures compliance with legal requirements.
● Advises team members on organizational policy matters and makes recommendations as needed related to applicable laws.
● Assists with identifying team member vacancies and recruitment through interviews and applicant selection process.
● Co-plans and facilitates new team member orientations to foster a positive culture and attitude toward organizational goals, values and structure.
● Co-plans and facilitates restorative justice and team wellness training(s) and discussion(s).
● Assists with the implementation of reflective evaluation practice (performance evaluation) and team wellness programs.
Provides current and prospective team members with information about policies, roles and responsibilities, working conditions, wages, and other work-related information.
● Addresses any employment relations issues, such as work complaints, grievances and harassment allegations.
● Maintains records and compiles statistical reports concerning personnel-related data including paid time off, holiday pay and sick leave.
● Conducts audits of HR programs and recommends corrective action by analyzing statistical data and reports to identify and determine causes of personnel problems and develop recommendations for improvement of organization’s personnel policies and practices.
● Participating as a member of the Culture domain circle and the Actualization and Elevation domain circle as it relates to BECOME’s Collective Leadership model
● Contributes to creating a positive, cohesive, and affirming organizational culture.
● Collaborates on work and assignments with other team members based on expertise, work experience, and time constraints.
● Maintains compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies, and best practices.
● Contributes to collective leadership responsibilities by responding to and acting on emergent project or organizational needs.

Required Skills and Abilities:
● Excellent verbal and written communication
● Excellent Social perceptiveness with active listening and learning
● Personnel resource management
● Coordination, monitoring and negotiation skills
● Strong systems analysis and problem-solving skills
● Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
● Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
● Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
● Ability to communicate complex issues/topics clearly in written and oral communication to a variety of audiences.
● Ability to think strategically when it comes to related projects/tasks and the organization as a whole.
● Ability to be self-direct and self-motivated, adhering to all required deadlines.
● Comfortable working independently or as part of a team under conditions of fluctuating workloads and competing requirements.
● Ability to set priorities, work efficiently, and work on multiple projects simultaneously.
Required Knowledge and Experience:
● Experience working in and with communities of color, low-income communities, and/or marginalized communities.
● Demonstrated commitment to promoting social justice and being an agent of social change.
Preferred: Working knowledge of shared/dynamic governance aka collective leadership strategy and team models

Education and Experience:
● Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business management, or a related field
● At least two-three years of related experience required.

Physical Requirements:
● Prolonged periods of sitting working on a computer.
● Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

Pay range: $65,000-75,000 for 30-40 hours per week, depending on experience.
Please email your cover letter and resume to by January 31, 2023 or call 312-278-1049 ext. 700 with any questions.

Chicago, IL
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