HR Program and Compliance Specialist

Human Resources Oakland, California


The Position: Reporting to the Chief HR Officer, the HR Program Specialist will perform complex and confidential administrative functions to support the day-to-day operations of the HR team in areas relating to recruitment and onboarding, benefits and employee wellbeing, training and development, policies and compliance, employee relations, and compensation. This position is primarily responsible for employment records management and retention, data entry, processing and tracking background checks, assistance with logistics, HR program preparation and document production, and ensuring compliance with applicable legal requirements in all activities and responsibilities. This position will also be responsible for managing work-streams of HR projects and process improvement efforts.

The rate range for the HR Programs and Compliance Specialist position at Center For Elders Independence is $ 25.98/hr to $ 38.99/hr. Wages/salary are based on the market for the HR Programs and Compliance Specialist position, as well as experience, skills, abilities and work history.



 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Use HRIS systems and processes to ensure compliance workflows and associated documents, including but not limited to job descriptions, offers, licensure, resumes, applications, medical clearance, background checks are in compliance with hiring procedures.
  • Support audit and industry regulatory surveys, such as CMS, to ensure personnel records are in compliance.
  • Works closely with the HRIS Analyst to pursue automation of procedures, and efficiencies.
  • Coordinates with medical office to ensure documents are secured in our ERP.
  • Works with the HRIS Analyst to ensure data integrity across all systems and personnel files
  • Ensures confidentiality of information across all systems and personnel files
  • Promotes employee safety, welfare, wellness and health, supporting health and safety best practices
  • Works cooperatively and effectively with other members of human resources and the organization
  • Liaises with payroll to ensure changes are implemented in a timely manner.
  • Execute various work-streams for HR projects focused on automation and process improvement.
  • Other duties as assigned




  • BA degree in business, human resources management or related field; or equivalent experience
  • 3 – 5 years related experience in HR and/or HR Programs
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience with Applicant Tracking Systems, Human Capital Management software.  Preferably Jobvite and ADP.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office Suite Skills
  • Superior attention to detail combined with excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Proven ability to manage multiple time sensitive issues
  • Ability to adjust to changing priorities, deal with ambiguity and work with a variety of personalities.
  • Customer-focused attitude with ability to develop and maintain relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Work as part of a team, demonstrate initiative, energy and resourcefulness



The above job description is intended to communicate the general function of the mentioned position and by no means shall be considered an exhaustive or complete outline of the specific tasks and functions that will be required.  CEI reserves the right to change job descriptions, site assignments, and or work hours as required by the needs of the program.  All employees are expected to perform their duties within their ability as required by the job and/or as requested by management.


Center for Elders’ Independence is a PACE (Program of All- Inclusive Care for the Elderly) organization that uses an interdisciplinary team approach to care planning and care implementation for the purpose of providing high quality, affordable, integrated health care services to the elderly, including an Adult Day Health Center, and promoting autonomy, quality of life and the ability of individuals to live in their communities. Unlike other healthcare plans, CEI is not a "fee-for-service" plan. It is a “capitation” healthcare plan. CEI is paid a set amount for each person enrolled in our program, whether or not that individual seeks care. We are a growing company that offers stability and continues to thrive.