Human Resources and Administration Coordinator
World Justice Project - Washington, DC

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The World Justice Project (WJP) Location: Washington, DC and Seattle, Washington, USA
Job Type : Manager

Mission Type : International, multi-disciplinary coalitions and actions promoting the rule of law.

Mission :

The World Justice Project (WJP) is an independent, non-profit organization working to advance the rule of law for the development of communities of opportunity and equity. The WJP's multinational, multidisciplinary efforts are dedicated to developing practical programs in support of the rule of law around the world. Our work consists of three complementary and mutually reinforcing program areas: Mainstreaming the rule of law into the work of non-legal professionals; Scholarship; and the Rule of Law Index. Founded by William H. Neukom in 2006 as a presidential initiative of the American Bar Association (ABA), and with the initial support of 21 other global sponsoring organizations, The World Justice Project transitioned into an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in 2010. Its offices are located in Washington, DC, and Seattle, WA. The WJP provides a competitive benefit package including healthcare.


This position reports to the Chief Operating Officer and will be responsible for the human resources and general administrative functions of the WJP in the Washington, DC office including an average of 20 employees. The position manages the day-to-day operations of the human resource functions and the administration of the human resources policies, procedures and programs. Responsibilities include administration of compensation and timekeeping, benefits, organizational development, and employment; recruiting and staffing logistics; employment and compliance to regulatory concerns and reporting; employee orientation, development, and training; policy development and documentation ; and assistance with organizational development and performance management and improvement systems.

The position is also responsible for general office administration including but not limited to connectivity, mail, supplies, office machines, safety and security and emergency procedures, maintaining staff directory, emergency contact list, some technology functions and liaison with building management.


-Three to five years' experience in office management including human resource administration in a nonprofit organization preferably with diverse constituency.

-Ability to function independently or work collaboratively with staff and leadership to facilitate the mission of the organization.

-Strong oral and written communications skills.

-Bachelor's degree required with concentration in human resource management preferred.

-Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment. Knowledge of Excel and skills in Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) preferred.

Salary: $45,000 to $55,000 or commensurate with experience.