Human Resources Administrator

As part of the Office of Finance & People, the primary objective of the Human Resources Administrator is to support BDT’s talent initiatives and strategy. Working with the Human Resources Department, the Human Resources Administrator will strengthen the six stages of the Employee Life Cycle, primarily focusing on the onboarding, retention, and development phases. The Human Resources Administrator will maintain employee personnel records and requests, implement organizational policies and procedures, and manage the Human Resource Information Software (HRIS).

The Human Resources Administrator reports to the Associate Director of Talent Development & Diversity.

Main Responsibilities:

HR Administration

  • Organizes and maintains personnel records, enters new hire data, and updates any previous employees’ data
  • Performs new employee orientation and provides information, direction, and assistance in implementing HR policies
  • Reviews, revises, and updates company policies to ensure basic understanding across the organization
  • Prepares various HR documents, including new hire guides, employment contracts, offer letters, and more
  • Answers employee queries about people or HR-related issues and helps employees resolve questions internally or with the assistance of BDT’s PEO
  • Utilizes data from key employee touchpoints to Identify turnover trends and make recommendations, presentations, and reports on HR metrics, such as retention rates, and more
  • Leads payroll processes by providing up-to-date information on all employees, including sick leaves, leaves of absence, FMLA, FFCRA, etc.
  • Manages and maintains the HRIS software of the organization
  • Starts the internal employee life cycle by overseeing BDT’s onboarding process and coaching hiring managers to establish successful onboarding plans
  • Collaborates with the ADTDD with logistics for the annual employee satisfaction surveys and later reporting trends to upper leadership
  • Supports the ADTDD to provide regular reporting of BDT’s internal DEI stats, research skills development opportunities for staff, identify subject matter experts, and coordinates development workshops

As Needed

  • Partners with the Talent Acquisition Manager and other hiring managers to recruit, interview, screen, and provide recommendations regarding personnel for employment
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Two years of relevant experience in Human Resources
  • SHRM or another HR certification preferred but not required
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion experience preferred
  • Outgoing personality with a desire to enhance and improve our staff’s employment experience
  • Comfortable with ambiguity, a team-oriented environment, seeing feedback, and communicating information
  • Strong professional presence, poise, and confidence
  • Exceptional attention to detail with solid multitasking and organizational skills, and a demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities and work under tight deadlines
  • Superior communication skills – both written and verbal, and excellent relationship building skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook; Word; Excel; PowerPoint)
  • Ability to comply with EEO regulations and handle confidential information with discretion
  • Committed to being attentive, persistent, and flexible while remaining conscious and protective of the integrity and purpose of our organization

About BDT

Benefits Data Trust (BDT) harnesses the power of data, technology, and policy to provide efficient and dignified access to assistance, improving people’s health and financial security. Together with a national network of government agencies and other partners, we streamline public benefits systems and directly connect eligible families and individuals to programs that help pay for food, healthcare, housing, and more. A nonprofit since 2005, BDT has secured more than $7.5 billion in benefits for households across the country, building pathways to economic mobility and a more equitable future. Learn more about BDT -- a proud recipient of a 2021 Top Workplaces USA Award -- at