Career Opportunities

HR Coordinator

NCCER has an immediate opening for an HR Coordinator supports the HR Director and Chief Financial Officer in coordinating all aspects of hiring processes and the employment experience for staff of the organization.  This professional will have critical roles in coordinating a wide range of HR-related activities, including recruiting, hiring, onboarding, orientation, benefits administration, employment law compliance, maintaining personnel documentation, and terminations/retirements. A successful individual in this role will be adept at time-management, multi-tasking and managing competing priorities, have excellent interpersonal skills and strong attention to detail.  Most importantly, this individual should have the ability to routinely deal with confidential information in an appropriate and professional manner.

Key responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  1. Coordinating all aspects of the organizational recruiting and hiring processes, both pre-employment and during the onboarding phase
  2. Coordinating all new employee orientation activities during the organization’s 90-day probationary period and beyond, as needed
  3. Coordinating benefits enrollment and maintenance processes for all staff based on applicable laws and organizational milestones
  4. Coordinating ongoing HR activities for the organization, to include:
    • Maintaining personnel files
    • Tracking key dates for benefits eligibility, compliance with applicable employment laws (i.e. FLSA, FMLA) and other policy-driven milestones
    • Monitoring attendance and employee use of sick and vacation time
    • Maintaining HR-related reports and data
    • Coordinating the organization’s Employee Appreciation Program
    • Handling third-party employment verification requests
    • Coordinating the organization’s Wellness Program
    • Coordinating the annual performance review process
  5. Coordinating key HR and benefits processes for outgoing and/or retiring staff

Only candidates with an Associates degree or higher in Human Resources or a related field or equivalent experience will be considered. Other qualifications include:

  • Experience with benefits and/or payroll administration strongly preferred
  • Experience with Paylocity or a similar payroll administration software strongly preferred
  • Experience with web-based benefits enrollment platforms preferred
  • Experience in the non-profit sector preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and professional communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Excellent time management skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to handle confidential information effectively and professionally
  • A self-starter with demonstrated experience handling multiple duties/priorities and deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and effectively with all levels of executives, management and staff
  • Dependable in attendance and performance

Start ASAP after selection. Position open until filled.

To apply, please submit resume to resume@nccer.org.

Systems Administrator/Tech Support Specialist

NCCER has an immediate opening for a Systems Administrator/Tech Support Specialist.  This position is part of a small team of dedicated individuals that support a mixed Windows and Mac OS environment, and custom web application systems that support the core activities of the business. This individual should have exceptional troubleshooting, time management, communication and customer service skills and ability to work with minimum supervision. The System Administrator/Tech Support Specialist performs a variety of functions to ensure information systems, infrastructure, and cloud services are available, reliable, secure, and stable.  Key responsibilities will include:

  1. Provide hardware and software support for internal customers using helpdesk ticket system
  2. Install, maintain and monitor systems and network infrastructure devices, including servers, desktop computers, printers, routers, switches, firewalls, VOIP phones
  3. Monitor systems and serve as a focal point for routine support of systems
  4. Troubleshoot, diagnose and repair problems with hardware and software systems
  5. Manage and update Active Directory, Group Policy
  6. Evaluate, install, deploy, maintain and update Windows, Mac OS and Linux operating systems as well as business applications, software updates, and security patches
  7. Follow established procedures required for efficient management of the infrastructure
  8. Maintain and monitor software licensing requirements to ensure compliance
  9. Monitor systems for security risks and identify security risks
  10. Train staff on safe and proper use of hardware and software
  11. Maintain backups of critical systems and perform periodic disaster recovery validation testing
  12. Perform periodic user account validation, testing and cleanup
  13. Plan and execute small/medium infrastructure projects
  14. Occasional after-hours and weekend work where required
  15. Will perform other duties as assigned by Director of IT

Only candidates with an Associate degree or higher in Information Systems, Business, Computer Science or a related field will be considered.  Other required qualifications include:

  • Familiarity with cloud-based and SaaS concepts, including Office365 and Azure AD
  • Experience working with Windows, Windows Server, VMWare 5.5/6.5, network infrastructure switches, routers, wireless, firewall, MS Office 365, Spiceworks, and Sage100
  • Strong diagnostic and troubleshooting skills
  • Familiarity with Mac OS and Linux Bash shell scripting
  • Familiarity with Windows batch and Powershell scripting

Start ASAP after selection. Position open until filled.

To apply, please submit resume to resume@nccer.org.

Open Positions

  • HR Coordinator
  • Systems Administrator / Tech Support Specialist

About NCCER

NCCER is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) education foundation created in 1996 as The National Center for Construction Education and Research. Through broad industry leadership and support, NCCER was created to revolutionize training for the construction industry. Under the mission of creating a safe and productive workforce, NCCER has become the standard for developing craft professionals across the US.

NCCER’s workforce development processes of accreditation, instructor certification, standardized curriculum, assessment and portable credentials and certifications are key components in the industry’s talent development efforts. In addition, to complement these processes, NCCER’s Build Your Future initiative, drives multiple campaigns to enhance industry image, career education and recruitment efforts for the industry.

NCCER is headquartered in Alachua, Florida, and is affiliated with the University of Florida's M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management.

NCCER is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-free workplace. Salary based on qualifications and experience. Excellent benefit package.

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