1. Full-time
  2. Human Resources
  3. American University of the Caribbean
  4. Cupecoy

Human Resources Coordinator


  1. Full-time
  2. Human Resources
  3. American University of the Caribbean


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About American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine

American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC), an Adtalem Global Education institution, is committed to training tomorrow’s physicians through international learning experiences, a diverse learning community, and an emphasis on social accountability and engagement. AUC is one of the most established medical schools in the Caribbean and focuses on community collaboration to benefit the health and well-being of the local communities, while enhancing the student learning experience. With campuses located in Sint Maarten and the United Kingdom, AUC has graduated more than 7,500 students and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission on Colleges of Medicine.

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Job Description

*Qualified candidates must currently reside and eligible to work in Sint Maarten to be considered*

Opportunity at a Glance

AUC is seeking an HR Coordinator with professionalism and eagerness to build their career, to support the HR department in its day-to-day operations. The ideal candidate will have a broad knowledge of Human Resources and general administrative responsibilities. They can work autonomously and efficiently to ensure the end-to-end running of HR projects and operations. They should be familiar with HR software and tools to succeed in this role. Under the management of the Sr. HR Generalist, the HR Coordinator will be responsible for various administrative tasks such as scheduling interviews, onboarding new employees, maintaining employee records, and handling employee inquiries. Ultimately, the coordinator will contribute to attaining specific goals and results of the HR department and the organization.

Key Responsibilities

  • Help manage the recruitment process, including screening resumes, scheduling interviews, and conducting background checks.
  • Create and maintain employee records and ensure that employee databases are current.
  • Organize and assist in onboarding activities such as orientation, training, and other HR-related programs.
  • Maintain personnel files and assist in developing and implementing HR policies and procedures.
  • Handle employee inquiries related to HR and handle various administrative tasks, like completing and processing paperwork.
  • Assist with the coordination of various HR programs and initiatives.
  • Compile HR reports and analysis.
  • Respond to internal and external HR-related inquiries or requests and provide assistance
  • Redirect HR-related calls or distribute correspondence to the appropriate person on the team
  • Maintain records of personnel-related data (payroll, personal information, leaves, turnover rates, etc.) in both paper and the database and ensure all employment requirements are met
  • Liaise with other departments or functions (payroll, benefits, etc.)
  • Support the recruitment/hiring process by sourcing candidates, performing background checks, assisting in shortlisting, issuing employment contracts, etc.
  • Assist supervisors in performance management procedures
  • Schedule meetings, interviews, HR events, etc., and maintain the team’s agenda
  • Coordinate training sessions and seminars
  • Perform orientations, onboarding, and update records with new hires
  • Produce and submit reports on general HR activity
  • Assist in ad-hoc HR projects, like collection of employee feedback
  • Support other functions as assigned
  • Complies with all policies and standards


Key Requirement & Skills

  • Proven experience as an HR coordinator or relevant human resources/administrative position
  • Knowledge of human resources processes and best practices
  • Knowledge of local labor laws
  • Knowledge of island immigration process
  • Strong ability in using MS Office (MS Excel and MS PowerPoint, in particular)
  • Experience with HR databases and HRIS systems (e.g. ULTIMATE ULTIPRO)
  • Ability to work with ATS software (e.g. SmartRecruiters)
  • In-depth understanding of sourcing tools, like resume databases and online communities
  • Familiarity with social media recruiting
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle data with confidentiality
  • Good organizational and time management skills


  • Qualifications/Skills:
  • A bachelor's degree in a related field or commiserate experience is preferred.
  • At least two years of experience in an HR generalist or coordinator role.
  • Knowledge of HR policies, procedures, and legal requirements.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and HR software.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • High level of organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Must currently be eligible to work in Sint Maarten

This role offers an excellent opportunity for a proactive HR Coordinator with high attention to detail, excellent interpersonal skills, and a passion for supporting a busy HR function.

Additional Information

*Please include cover letter with your resume and application



Equal Opportunity – Minority / Female / Disability / V / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation


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