Lubbock Christian University

Human Resources Specialist - ResCare

Availability: May 25, 2021 - Jun. 30, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Job Description: Overview
The Human Resource Specialist is responsible for performing administrative HR-related duties. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: employee hiring/recruitment, employee onboarding, file maintenance, employee relations, employee training and policy implementation.

Employee Recruitment, Hiring and Onboarding

Monitor and update recruitment plan
Prepares and ensures accurate job postings and job requisitions
Establishes and maintains external recruiting sources
Assists applicants with completing application process
Coordinates and/or conducts interviews with job candidates  
Ensures employee on-boarding process
Completes references and background checks in accordance with company and state regulations
Ensures compliance with USCIS Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification
Performs HRIS data entry and audits employee data to ensure HRIS data integrity
Conducts and/or assists with new-employee orientation
Personnel Files  

Maintains high standards of confidentiality of all employee records and information
Ensures compliance with on-going personnel file maintenance
Files documents into appropriate employee files
Ensures compliance with terminated employee files
Policy Implementation, Employee Relations and Performance Management

Assists employees and supervisors with basic interpretation of HR policies and procedures
Maintains compliance with federal, state and local employment laws and labor postings regulations ▪ Monitor and coordinate FMLA and LOA processes
Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention
Ensures compliance with employee performance goals and annual evaluations
Assists in employee relations and dispute resolution process
Provide guidance and support in reviewing employee data for corrective action/termination requests
Responds to unemployment claims and participates in unemployment hearings
Provides guidance and support with HR related investigations
Employee Benefits

Ensures company benefits are communicated with employees  
Coordinates annual open enrollment communications and election process  
Assist with benefits changes due to Status Changes and Qualifying events

General Administration

Performs customer service functions by answering employee requests and questions
Participates in administrative team meetings
Assists with and/or provides annual HR-related training to the workforce
Reports, maintains and monitors workers' compensation case files; follows-up on open cases
Partner with Office Coordinator or designee to ensure payroll compliance  
Maintains and coordinates employee retention and recognition programs

Job Requirements: Education:  

Associate degree in Human Resources or related field preferred or two years of relevant experience  
High School Diploma or equivalent  


Ability to communicate (verbally and written) with all levels of personnel, internal and external to the company
Experience in managing systems, processes, and people
Excellent customer service skills
Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team ▪ Capable of working responsibly with highly confidential information
Experienced user with MS Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
Must meet all agency requirements for pre- employment as required by ResCare and/or State regulations

Organization: ResCare
About the Organization: ResCare Community Living has four decades of experience in the disability services field, providing support to individuals who need assistance with daily living due to an intellectual, developmental or cognitive disability. Our community living services are provided in 27 states with several thousand programs and a comprehensive range of high-quality services, including: Community Living, Adult Host Homes for adults regardless of disability, Behavioral/Mental Health Support, In-home Pharmacy Solutions, Telecare and Remote Support, Supported Employment and Training Programs, and Day programs. For more information, please visit
Organization Location: Lubbock, TX

Who to contact

Name: Mike Harris
Address: 4601 S Loop 289
Suite 29
Lubbock, TX 79424