Human Resources Coordinator

The Nature Conservancy

Job Description


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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) 8% Match
  • 401(k) matching
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave

Full job description


The location for this position is flexible within the United States.

Preference will be given to candidates located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA





The mission of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is to conserve the lands and waters upon which all life depends. As a science-based organization, we develop innovative, on-the-ground solutions to the world’s toughest environmental challenges so that people and nature can thrive. Our work is guided by our values, which include a commitment to diversity and respect for people, communities, and cultures. From a rewarding mission to career development and flexible schedules, there are many reasons to love life #insideTNC. Want to know more? Check out our TNC Talent playlist on YouTube to hear stories from staff or visit Glassdoor.

One of TNC’s primary goals is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that employees around the globe have a sense of belonging and feel that their unique contributions are valued. We know we’ll only achieve our mission by hiring and engaging a diverse staff that reflects the communities in which we work. Recognizing that people bring talent and skills that have been developed outside the scope of a job, we take a holistic approach to recruitment that considers life experience in addition to the professional requirements listed in our postings. Please apply – we’d love to hear from you. To quote a popular saying at TNC, “you’ll join for the mission, and you’ll stay for the people.”


This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing, highly visible team, whose purpose is to enhance the performance and well-being of The Nature Conservancy’s 4,200 employees. The Human Resources Coordinator is responsible for supporting Human Resource programs, procedures, and assisting with general HR administrative activities and executive support function in the North America Region Office.

This dual-role position requires a candidate who can seamlessly navigate between HR responsibilities and executive support tasks, contributing to the overall success and efficiency of our team.

HR Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for maintaining accurate personnel files; including processing new hire paperwork, data entry, maintaining online and hard copy files, preparing new hire materials, processing employment changes, responding to employee inquiries, and providing general administrative support.
  • Facilitate background investigation process, complete associated paperwork.
  • Close requisitions and ensure candidates follow appropriate onboarding steps.
  • Ensure proper documentation and processes are followed according to TNC’s guidelines, SOPs and Policies.
  • Onboarding new employees and facilitating orientation programs with a focus on industry-specific knowledge.
  • Provides updates to various HR systems.
  • Responsible for maintaining and handling highly sensitive employee data.
  • Coordinates efforts of special project activities within assigned functions.

Executive Support:

  • Manage calendars, scheduling meetings, and coordinating travel arrangements.
  • Handle phone calls, emails, and inquiries, directing them to the appropriate parties.
  • Prepare and organize materials for meetings and presentations.
  • Conduct research as needed and prepare background materials for executive meetings.


If you’re looking to find a career where you can influence change across an organization, come join the People Team! We’re looking for a dedicated person to bring passion and innovation to help work with our field programs and support the operations of their North America Regional Office. Creativity, flexibility, organization skills, and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment are key to this role. Apply today!


 Associates degree, HR professional certification, or 2 years HR-related experience, or equivalent combination.
  • Experience maintaining files, processing paperwork, data entry or related.
  • Experience responding to employee or customer inquiries.
  • Experience working with MS Office software, including Excel spreadsheet software.


  • Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience appreciated.
  • Solid knowledge of word processing, database management, and spreadsheet software, with ability to construct and produce reports.
  • Basic understanding of fundamental HR concepts, processes, and services.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Experience using Workday HRMS system


 Since 1951, TNC has been doing work you can believe in. Through grassroots action, we have grown from a small non-profit into one of the most effective and wide-reaching environmental organizations in the world. Thanks to more than 1 million members, over 400 scientists, and the dedicated efforts of our diverse staff and partners, we impact conservation around the world!

TNC offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package including health care benefits, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k) plan with an 8% employer match, parental leave, accrued paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, other life and work well-being benefits. Learn more about our benefits on our Culture Tab on

We’re proud to offer a flexible work environment that supports of the health and well-being of the people we employ.


The starting pay range for a candidate selected for this position is generally within the range of $21.48 - $32.96 (standard 35-hour week) for annual base salary. This range only applies to candidates whose country of employment is the USA. Where a successful candidate’s actual pay will fall within this range will be based on a variety of factors, including, for example, the candidate's location, qualifications, specific skills, and experience. Please note countries outside the USA would have a different pay range in the local currency based on the local labor market, and not tied to USA pay or ranges. Your geographic location will be confirmed during the recruitment.


To apply for job ID 54876, submit your materials online by using the Apply Now button at Need help applying? Visit our recruitment page or contact

Our recruiting process is a rolling interview process to ensure we engage applicants in a timely manner. This means we review applications in the order in which they are received. Once a strong candidate pool is identified, the role will be unposted. The timeline may vary depending on the expressed interest in the role, so we highly encourage candidates to apply as soon as possible.

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

The successful applicant must meet the requirements of The Nature Conservancy's background screening process.

Do you have military experience? Visit our U.S. Military Skills Translator to match your military experience with our current job openings!

TNC is committed to offering accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please send a note to with Request for Accommodation in the subject line.

An attractive salary and benefits package is part of TNC’s value proposition to our employees. TNC strives to provide competitive pay and bases salaries on the geographic location of the role committing to being equitable across groups and providing hiring salary ranges when possible.

Since we support flexible and remote work for our employees, many positions have a flexible location within countries where we’re registered as a Non-government Organization and established as an employer. This may mean we’re unable to provide a hiring salary range in the posting for some of our positions. However, candidates invited to be part of our interview process will be provided their location specific range upon request.

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