Human Resource Specialist

October 29, 2009


The Museum of Contemporary Art seeks Human Resource Specialist responsible for processing and administering human resources, employee payroll and benefits activities. Maintains personnel and administrative records & provides reports as needed.

Processes all hires, terminations, changes, benefit deductions on the HRIS.

Coordinates workers compensation, COBRA, unemployment, FMLA, disability and processes billings for all employee benefits. Assists Director of Administration in developing and interpreting MCA personnel policies.

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required. Two to four years human resource or related administrative business experience required. PHR or SPHR certification a plus. Museum or not-for-profit background and/or experience preferred. Word processing, database and spreadsheet (Excel) skills necessary. Knowledge of HRIS/payroll a plus. Excellent organization, communication and interpersonal skills required.

Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm and additional hours as required by activity in administration department.

Send letter and resume to Human Resources, Application for Human Resource Specialist position, Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611. Applications are also accepted by fax at 312.397.4095 and by email at The Museum of Contemporary Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks diversity in its workplace. No calls please.