People Operations Partner

Admin & Mgmt · Remote , District of Columbia
Department Admin & Mgmt
Employment Type Full-time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

We are looking for a People Operations Partner with excellent communication skills and an upbeat attitude. A person that is organized and analytical with problem-solving skills to handle both HR tasks and manage the administrative work. In this role, you will field interdepartmental communications, perform basic Human Resource tasks, respond to communications, and oversee administrative tasks for the University. 


To ensure success in this role, you should be committed to providing attentive support for internal and external parties and be skilled at various HR and office tasks. 

If you're dedicated and ambitious, Nexford University is an excellent place to help you grow your career!   


Duties and responsibilities 

  • Provide administrative and operational support for the Institution 
  • Assist recruitment team by pre-screening applicants and handling other HR tasks 
  • Provide prospective employees with employment benefits 
  • Onboard new employees using Bamboo HR system 
  • Maintain personnel records in the Bamboo HR system 
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance. 
  • Participate in and support HR departmental initiatives, including wellness programs, planning company events, employee recognition programs, employee activities, etc. 
  • Print and mail official transcripts, diplomas, and certificates in response to learner requests 
  • Manage the process of having transcripts notarized and apostilled 
  • Occasionally respond to learner inquiries as needed 
  • Create reports for internal departments/outside agencies and assist with managing special event coordination 


Experience and Required Skills 


  • Global tech startup, scaleup or corporate multinational organization experience
  • Human resources and administration experience across the US (not state centric)
  • Experience working across multiple timezones 
  • Ability to work independently on tasks and projects as assigned 



About Nexford University

Nexford University is a next-generation university based in Washington DC offering a competency-based learning model. Nexford’s mission is to enable greater social and economic mobility by providing an affordable high-quality education that will positively impact millions of lives around the world.

Nexford offers the following degrees and certificates: Associate of Applied Science in Business (AAS), Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), MBA, nine undergraduate certificates and three graduate certificates in the field of business. Nexford provides learners with a fully online global education based on mastery of competencies relevant in the workplace. A global team of faculty and advisors support learning and professional success through the innovative use of technology, such as AI and machine learning.

We believe that a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive institution is a more innovative and successful one and, at Nexford University, we strive to build teams and foster a work environment that reflects our dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion. As part of this commitment, we recognize that an individual’s value and contributions extend beyond just technical skills. If your experience is close to what you see listed, please consider applying. Diversity of experience and skills—when coupled with passion, curiosity, and a can-do attitude—are keys to excellence; therefore, we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process.  

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Nexford University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer 


Nexford is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We evaluate qualified applicants and treat all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or based on any individual’s status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. 

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  • Location
    Remote , District of Columbia
  • Department
    Admin & Mgmt
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience