People Operations Coordinator

People Operations Coordinator 

This role is perfect for an early career professional looking to pursue a career in the human resources field. This position allows one to explore various areas of human resources as they will play a pivotal and dynamic role in supporting a fast-paced and exciting organization!  

Position Overview:   

RMI is seeking a People Operations Coordinator to join our growing People Operations team at RMI. Reporting to the People Operations  Manager, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact on multiple workstreams within the human resources function and will take ownership of our employee data’s integrity.  This role will also provide support to our Crisis Management Team.  

Individuals of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply!    

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Owns processing all transactional employee data changes including new hires, terminations, promotions, manager changes, transfers, and other transactions as needed in our HCM and other systems 
  • Prioritizes data integrity and performs a variety of tasks in support of accurate data, including conducting regular audits of HR data to preserve its integrity and accuracy  
  • Provide administrative support to our Crisis Management Team by coordinating agendas and meetings, assisting in policy creation and maintenance, and responding to general inquiries.  
  • Provide administrative support to People Operations and People Team leadership, including group meeting agendas and meetings, calendar coordination, and planning for team meetings and events. 
  • Manages expense reimbursement process for People Operations team inclusive of monthly invoices for immigration, PEO, and others 
  • First responder to employment verification requests 
  • Creates and maintains employee files and associated documentation 
  • Other duties as assigned      

Minimum qualifications:  

  • Prior experience in human resources or an administrative function 
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy 
  • Knowledge of HRIS systems 
  • Strong computer and analytical skills required (Microsoft products, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)  
  • Experience using discretion with handling confidential information      

Preferred qualifications:  

  • 1 – 2 years professional experience as a human resources coordinator  
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local employment laws  


This position can remain remote through the COVID-19 pandemic. Once the COVID-19 situation improves, we will remain flexible on location—with a preference that the successful candidate would live near one of RMI’s U.S. locations; New York, NY; Washington, DC; Boulder, CO; Basalt, CO; or Oakland, CA.    

Important Note: As a U.S. federal contractor, RMI must comply with requirements outlined Executive Order Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors. This Executive Order requires that all federal contractors and subcontractors mandate and verify that all U.S. based employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are based in the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of full vaccination status as a condition of employment. You may request an accommodation for medical or religious reasons. If you are based outside of the U.S., this requirement does not apply.   


The hourly pay range for this position is $22.50- $26.00.  Salary will be determined by the applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data. This role has an additional 5% bonus target!  


We offer a comprehensive benefits package including: 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance   
  • 403b Retirement Options (5% match, with no vesting schedule)  
  • Life, AD&D, Short Term and Long-Term Disability   
  • Commuter and Wellness Benefits 
  • Professional and personal development (including LinkedIn Learning access)   
  • Generous paid time off 
  • Parental leave 
  • Casual work environment    


We strive for a level of diversity that reflects the communities we serve. Achieving this—regardless of ability, race, ethnicity, ancestry, age, gender, sexual orientation, religion, veteran status, socioeconomic class, educational attainment or other social identities—is critical to the success of each RMI-er and collectively as an organization. This ensures that we:     

  • Have the different array of thinking that comes from diverse backgrounds and cultures, enabling us to solve some of the world’s greatest challenges    
  • Strive for a culture of inclusion and belonging by treating others with dignity, respect and appreciation enabling them to feel welcomed, supported and valued 
  • Effectively connect, communicate, and build long-lasting relationships with decision makers, stakeholders and constituents within diverse communities   

Increasing the diversity of thought, perspectives, ideas, and opinions within RMI is a critical change element supporting our long-term sustainability and mission to build a clean, prosperous, and secure energy future.   

RMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

About RMI    

RMI is an independent nonprofit founded in 1982 that transforms global energy systems through market-driven solutions to align with a 1.5°C future and secure a clean, prosperous, zero-carbon future for all. We work in the world’s most critical geographies and engage businesses, policymakers, communities, and NGOs to identify and scale energy system interventions that will cut greenhouse gas emissions at least 50 percent by 2030. RMI has offices in Basalt and Boulder, Colorado; New York City; Oakland, California; Washington, D.C.; and Beijing. RMI-India, a sister organization, has an office in New Delhi. 


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