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Job Req ID:  62332

HR Coordinator

Johns Hopkins Human Resources Department is seeking a HR Coordinator  who will provide a variety of tasks in support of the HR and Payroll function at The Peabody Institute. Duties cover recruitment and onboarding, payroll, leave and benefits administration, offboarding, and personnel records management. The position will provide a wide range of HR duties to support the Peabody HR Leader and Peabody students, staff, and faculty employees.  


Specific Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Processes payroll for all departments including faculty, staff, and students. This entails initiating all ISR transactions in accordance with proper policies to ensure appropriate employment, benefits, and visa compliance, and receiving and processing weekly timesheets.  
  • Assists in advising managers and processing all employees leave requests to include the administration of sick time, vacation time, holidays, leave of absence, family medical leave and other leaves as available.  Will coordinate with university offices in the administration of these efforts as required by JHU policy.
  • Assists with the student employment function regarding onboarding and time entry.
  • Assists with recruitment process and onboarding of new staff and faculty.
  • Manages all record keeping and filing for the office. 


This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular continuous basis.  It does not exclude other duties as assigned. 


Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • High School Diploma/GED.  
  • Three (3) years related payroll and HR experience. 
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.  


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated Human Resources and payroll knowledge and experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
  • SAP experience strongly preferred.


Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 

  • Requires a strong customer service-oriented approach and excellent oral and written communication skills to be able to effectively communicate with all customers.  
  • Ability to multi-task and work collaboratively with others both within and outside Human Resources. 
  • Working knowledge of federal, state, and local laws and regulations in human resources. 
  • Working knowledge of emerging trends and practices in human resources with a continuous quality improvement focus. 
  • On a regular and continuous basis, exercises administrative judgments and assumes responsibility for decisions, consequences, and results having an impact on people, costs and/or quality of service within the functional area. 
  • Requires a high level of confidentiality and discretion.  
  • Experience writing and analyzing employee position descriptions preferred. 
  • Must have the ability to multitask and perform a variety of tasks.
  • Must have the ability to effectively communicate (written and verbal) with various levels within the organization.


JHU Equivalency Formula:  30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.  Additional related experience may substitute for the required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job. 


Classified Title: HR Coordinator
Role/Level/Range: ATO 37.5/02/OE 
Starting Salary Range: $17.59 - $24.80/hr (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: 37.5 hours per week 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt  
Location: ​​​​​​​Peabody Institute 

Department name: ​​​​​​​Human Resources 
Personnel area: Peabody


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.


Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons or because the individual is pregnant or attempting to become pregnant. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.


The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work.  Your recruiter will advise accordingly.


The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.


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