Human Resources Coordinator

at Southern Bancorp in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Do you have a passion for people? Are you a Human Resources professional looking to grow your career? Southern Bancorp is growing and we need to add a Human Resources Coordinator to our expanding team. The Coordinator supports the administration of various human resources functions including onboarding, off-boarding, and training-related activities. 

 Why work for Southern Bancorp? Southern is a different kind of bank and a Certified B Corporation. Southern focuses on under-served communities and is a public policy advocate to help families and communities grow stronger. We are wealth builders for everyone. Southern Bancorp is designated as a Best Places To Work! 

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***Offer letters will require new hires to show proof of receiving their first COVID-19 vaccine prior to starting or proof of previous vaccination. You are not required or encouraged to discuss or disclose your vaccination status during the interview process and prior to receiving an offer of employment.

Human Resources Coordinator Responsibilities:

  • Manages onboarding activities for new hires including I9 verifications and HRIS data entry/approval
  • Provides onboarding and other administrative support for acquisitions and mergers
  • Oversees NMLS compliance, activities, and audits
  • Manages all notifications, systems updates, and other activities related to employee terminations
  • Ensures HRIS data integrity by performing periodic system audits 
  • Updates process documents and training for HR procedures
  • Manages on-line training assignments through the company’s Learning Management System 
  • Schedules new hires for Southern Springboard and provides clerical support as needed
  • Creates and maintains employee personnel and medical files 
  • Provides routine reporting on HR scorecard metrics
  • Ensures HR related materials are available and updated on the company intranet
  • Performs other duties as assigned


What it takes to be successful:

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma/GED equivalent and four (4) years of relevant experience
  • Highly proficient in MS Office skills, including Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Highly proficient in HRIS systems such as ADP

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to communicate clearly, both written and orally
  • Able to effectively interpret and present numerical data in logical, concise manner
  • Must be organized, accurate, and thorough
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidentially at all times
  • Demonstrated ability to manage sensitive and confidential material
  • Able to take direction from multiple team members and juggle competing priorities effectively 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • HRIS experience
  • LMS experience
  • Administrative experience

What we offer our employees:

A positive impact on Your Future:

  • 401(k)/Roth plan with immediate eligibility and employer match up to 6%
  • Employee stock ownership plan
  • 1% employee home loan
  • Credit and housing counseling as well as free financial education tools available to customers and employees

 Benefits to improve your health:

  • No deductible medical insurance plan
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Employer paid life and long term disability insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts

 The opportunity to nurture your well-being:

  • Paid holidays for full-time staff
  • Bonus plan for all full-time staff
  • Opportunity for merit raises
  • Employee reward and recognition programs
  • Community service opportunities


Southern is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.  

As a Community Development Financial Institution, Southern Bancorp desires for its workforce to reflect the diversity of the customers and communities that we serve. Racial and ethnic minorities, people from working class backgrounds, women and LGBTQ people are often underrepresented in many financial service industry professions. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities.

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Job Posting: 3137373

Posted On: Nov 19, 2021

Updated On: Dec 31, 2021