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The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) Senior Human Resources Coordinator in Rockville, Maryland

Senior Human Resources Coordinator

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Summary of the Position

The Senior Human Resources Coordinator partners with the Global Human Resources team for general HR administration which may include, but not limited to supporting HR information system (HRIS) and Learning and Development activities. Additional administrative duties include tuition reimbursement program, workshop logistics, budget and invoice processing, and other general HR department support as assigned.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Performs some complex and routine HR operational duties such as maintaining employee information by entering and updating employment and status-change data into the HRIS that spans the entire employee life-cycle.

  • Helps maintain data integrity through cross-checking procedures associated with data entry to ensure system is accurate and complete.

  • Escalates non-routine HRIS inquiries and issues accordingly.

  • Creates routine and ad hoc reports using HRIS reporting tools.

  • Maintains employee files through creation, ongoing management and file retention procedures.

  • Performs employment verifications in accordance with organization guidelines.

  • Arranges and coordinates logistics for onsite and offsite Learning & Development courses, programs and workshops, including technology set-up (i.e., workshop set up, order catering, order/print/bind materials, secure meeting space, program communication, tracking and reporting).

  • Administers the tuition reimbursement program to ensure use within organizational policy; ensure program compliance with all laws and regulations; processes applications, tracks employee usage and provides quarterly reporting to L&D head, explains/reviews policy and process to employees applying for the program.

  • Administers third-party learning portals (e.g., TMA Country Navigator and Borderless Workplace; LinkedIn Learning).

  • Processes contracts and POs and tracks payment of vendor invoices, reconciles AMEX; tracks monthly financials and ensures reconciliation.

  • Assists HR team with various special projects.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years relevant experience in an administrative role. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

  • Intermediate working knowledge with MS Office – Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

  • Proven ability to learn new systems and processes quickly and effectively

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to interact effectively with staff in a professional and courteous manner.

  • Detail oriented and excellent time management, prioritization, and follow-through skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills; be a self-starter with the ability to manage multiple priorities effectively.

  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities; a natural instinct for cooperative communication.

  • Ability to identify risks and problem solve.

  • An unwavering level of professionalism.

  • Solid judgment, particularly in dealing with matters of a confidential nature.

Supervisory Responsibilities


USP offers an impressive benefits package , including:

  • Generous paid time off – 13 paid holidays, 10 sick days and 15 vacation days per year to start

  • An annual 401(k) contribution, beginning after 1 year of service, of 10% of pay (base and bonus) every pay period that vests immediately

  • Comprehensive individual and family healthcare plans with affordable premiums and low annual deductibles ($250/individual or $500/family)

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) is a scientific nonprofit organization that sets standards for the identity, strength, quality, and purity of medicines, food ingredients, and dietary supplements manufactured, distributed and consumed worldwide. USP’s drug standards are enforceable in the United States by the Food and Drug Administration, and these standards are used in more than 140 countries.

Being a part of USP means belonging to a diverse culture made up of more than 1,000 talented professionals working together at five international locations. We share our expertise in science, IT, human resources, quality assurance, communications, administrative management, and more...all to support an overall mission dedicated to making a difference by providing standards and programs that help improve the quality of medicines, dietary supplements, and foods worldwide.

USP is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer (EEOE) and affirmative action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities.

USP does not accept unsolicited resumes from 3rd party recruitment agencies and is not responsible for fees from recruiters or other agencies except under specific written agreement with USP.

Job Location

Rockville, Maryland, United States

Position Type


Job Category Human Resources