Director of Administration and Human Resources

Director of Administration and Human Resources

Director of Administration and Human Resources

Director of Administration and Human Resources

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Community Forklift
August 25, 2022
Hyattsville, MD
Position type
Experience (minimum)
5-10 Years
Education (minimum)
Not specified
Travel required?
Base salary (minimum)
$60,000 - 70,000


Do you see yourself as the kind of leader that:

  • Facilitates an atmosphere of cooperation, teamwork and mutual respect?
  • Enjoys engaging staff in an open and friendly manner?
  • Develops relationships by building trust and a sense of partnership?
  • Helps to create new, more effective ways of getting administrative tasks done?
  • Is keen to keep staff motivated and to resolve conflicts?
  • Approaches problems thoughtfully and with a level head to find effective solutions?

Community Forklift is seeking a full-time Director of Administration and Human Resources (HR) to lead our Administrative Team. Ideal candidates have previous experience and expertise in effectively managing a small business or nonprofit. We are most interested a person who can:

  • Create effective systems and ensure commensurate policies and procedures
  • Enthusiastically support and assist in managing a range of staff needs (knowledge of benefits, HR policy, onboarding and personnel management)
  • Provide guidance and implementation of tasks related to purchasing, security, data management, corporate calendaring, scheduling, and record keeping
  • Lead staff to build the Community Forklift brand and ethos internally and through excellence in customer service
  • Demonstrate exceptional interpersonal and communication skills that respect discretion and confidentiality
  • Confidently create spreadsheets and systems for streamlining record keeping

This is a fast-paced environment where the successful candidate will work with a diverse staff, customers, and donors. The position is ideal for an individual seeking a meaningful opportunity to help lead a growing sustainable nonprofit organization.

Qualities of the perfect candidate…

  • Office management and administration experience
  • Proven integrity managing HR for a small to medium sized business
  • Exceptional ability to work with and support a diverse staff
  • Experience administering employee leave and benefits policies
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm, is a self-starter, and possesses an entrepreneurial and creative approach in developing ideas and opportunities
  • Superior organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Experience managing insurance policies, licensing, and compliance
  • Knowledge of workplace best practices and protocols for office and personnel administration
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Leadership for the ongoing development of office policies and procedures
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to work well in a cooperative team-based environment
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities and adjust graciously to changing priorities
  • A commitment to the Community Forklift mission and interest and passion for reuse, sustainability and environmental advocacy

What we offer…

  • A supportive and highly motivated team that will assist you
  • A mission worth working for
  • Competitive pay and support of work life balance
  • Excellent benefit package that includes paid leave, medical, dental and vision insurance, short term disability, matched retirement plan, store discount, shoe allowance and more
  • Opportunity for advancement

How to apply…

  • Send a resume, cover letter and three (3) recent professional references to No phone calls please.
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • COVID-19 considerations:
  • All employees, customers and visitors are required to mask and social distance.


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