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The Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development (COAD) has the following full-time position available in the Athens office:

Human Resources Manager

Summary: Plans, directs, implements, and oversees human resources policies and activities such as employment, compensation, benefits, training, employee relations, and communications for a specific group of office locations by performing the following duties personally or through other supervisors.

An exceptional candidate will have the skills to develop and implement human resources policies to meet organizational needs and comply with state and federal laws. Experience in overseeing training, interviewing, hiring, terminations, discipline, promotions, performance review, safety, sexual harassment, and diversity awareness is a necessity. Another key role to this position is to administer the organizations benefits plans and participation such as insurance and pension, as well as employee statistics for government reporting. This position will administer workers compensation, unemployment, and manage inquiries regarding policies and procedures.

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Business/HR or a related field is preferred; OR
  • At least three years’ experience working in the Human Resources and benefits administration field.

Resume with cover letter, salary requirements, and three references must be received by: October 26, 2018.

Submit by mail to:
Operations Director
PO Box 787
Athens, Ohio 45701
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The Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development (COAD) is seeking an individual with customer service experience and an aptitude for working with people over the telephone. As a customer services representative, this individual will work for the Utility programs in the Athens office. Key responsibilities will include scheduling appointments, completing the necessary paperwork, and data entry.

Qualifications include: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or 2 years experience in customer services or telemarketing, basic computer skills, ability to communicate with individuals of varied socioeconomic backgrounds, possess a valid Ohio driver’s license and dependable transportation, and must be insurable.

Salary range is based on experience, skills, and ability. This position is 40 hours a week with benefits. Positon will be open until filled.

Please send resume with cover letter and three references to:

Nicole Peoples
Utility Programs Manager
P.O. Box 787, Athens, Ohio
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