HR Benefits & Background Specialist

Manhattan Permanent
  • Fully remote role, laptop, monitor, cell phone and docking station provided
  • Extremely high volume and needs someone with experience with Background checks

About Our Client

This a federal government run organization that transforms communities around the globe, assisting refugees.

Job Description

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.


  • Running extremely high volume of background checks
  • Using various portals (Sterling and others)
  • Provide human resources focused administrative support to the Human Resources Manager with background checks administration and oversight.
  • Follow-up and follow-through on background checks (domestic, international) via multiple background checking portals including but not limited to child abuse/ neglect registry, FBI checks, fingerprinting, sex-offender registry.
  • Trouble-shoot background check initiation issues and/or help employees, interns, volunteers, independent contractors with portal navigation.
  • Ensure pre-hire and post-offer applicant processing by ensuring background checks, license verification and offer letters are accurate and complete.
  • Navigate professional checking automated system if delays occur with professional reference checking process.
  • Track all pre-boarding activity for Employees, Interns, Volunteers, Fellowships, etc.
  • Post jobs to external job boards if needed.

The Successful Applicant

  • 2-4 years of experience doing high volume background checks and benefits experience
  • Worked in a fast paced environment and is able to multi-task easily
  • Able to handle numerous tasks at once without a problem
  • Eager and hard working
  • Able to start immediately and put in all efforts

What's on Offer

  • Competitive pay
  • Entirely remote
  • Laptop, monitor, cell phone provided
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