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Human Resources and Recruiting Coordinator

Do you want to immerse yourself in a rewarding and fast-paced career?

Are you motivated by positively impacting something greater than yourself?

Are you eager to be a part of a collaborative, results-based, business environment?

Then join the Language Stars Team!

Language Stars, the leading provider of early childhood foreign language education, is a rapidly growing educational organization that offers play-based, full immersion foreign language programs in Spanish, French, German, Italian and Mandarin Chinese for children ages 1-10. We currently teach 9,000 students each week, helping them move toward proficiency in a foreign language, build cognitive skills and have fun at the same time! Our dynamic, native-speaking teachers immerse our students 100% in the target language through our FunImmersion® curriculum, comprised of games, music & movement, art projects and many other engaging activities. We focus on a young child's "Window of Opportunity" to absorb a foreign language naturally, and we track the progress of each child.

We offer our FunImmersion® programs in 14 Language Stars language centers, 8 satellite centers and over 100 public and private schools in the Chicago and Washington D.C. metropolitan areas and will continue to expand into new markets. Our corporate headquarters is located in Chicago, Illinois and houses the marketing, finance, human resources, education, and call center functions.

Language Stars is seeking a dynamic, self-motivated individual to join our Human Resources and Recruiting Team. We seek a candidate who:

  • Prefers a hands-on and fast-paced working environment
  • Understands the importance of providing exceptional support to their greater team
  • Is looking for a challenging and rewarding career
  • Seeks advancement opportunities for personal and professional growth

Leads by example and takes initiative

The Human Resources and Recruiting Coordinator is responsible for:

  • Partnering with the Recruiting Manager to attract and retain top talent (e.g. screening applicants, posting open positions, etc.)
  • Providing an exciting and seamless transition to foreign teachers upon their arrival to Language Stars by providing logistical support and lodging
  • Management of employee files and administration of employee benefits
  • Partnering with the HR and Recruiting Director to manage the onboarding and off boarding processes of new and departing team members

Smiling, having fun, working hard, and achieving results

To be successful in this position, a candidate must possess:

  • A bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field(s)
  • 1-2 years of prior working experience in the Human Resources or related field(s)
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate with and present information to peers, and all levels of staff including Teachers and Directors
  • An entrepreneurial, solutions oriented and results-driven attitude, with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • The ability to establish positive working relationships across the organization
  • A high level of attention to detail
  • Solid Microsoft Suite (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint) experience; knowledge of ADP HR/Payroll a plus

Language Stars provides the following Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunity for significant increase in responsibility and compensation throughout career, based on performance and results
  • Optional participation in subsidized group health, dental, and vision plans with no waiting periods
  • 3 total weeks of paid vacation accrued monthly
  • Optional 401K participation
  • Professional development investment from Language Stars after completion of each year of uninterrupted employment

Please visit www.languagestars.com for more information about our team and mission! If you are interested in learning more about our opportunity, please email your resume and cover letter to recruiting@languagestars.com

View this listing here: http://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/hum/4332321673.html

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