Job Description

Mesa Vista, 2121 Mesa Dr, Boulder, Colorado, United States of America Req #4267
Wednesday, January 5, 2022

  • Does being responsible for recruiting and HR excite you? 

  • Are you an individual that takes responsibility and follows through on details and documentation? 

  • Are you naturally analytical and like to solve problems?

At Vivage, we’re recognized as a national leader driving high quality service innovation for seniors and value for our investors. "Vivage" means "celebrating aging" inspiring our focus to create innovative and customer-driven models filled with personalized and meaningful living experiences.

We are a senior health care, solution driven company which provides right care.. right place..right time. Our Mission, Vision and Pillars of Commitment have come from our collective personal awareness and professional dedication to the importance of each person we serve, each employee we work with, and each business partner we have. At Vivage we bridge today’s healthcare opportunities with innovative strategies and solutions.

Engaging Culture ~ Competitive Pay ~ Growth Opportunities ~ Great Benefits ~ Family Environment


The HR Associate is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with the Vivage Senior HR management in supporting the HR function at the community. The position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: benefits, administration, employee relations, training, performance management, onboarding, policy implementation, recruitment/employment, affirmative action and employment law compliance


Employee Relations/Legal/Compliance Duties:              50% time

  • Maintains personnel files in compliance with applicable legal requirements. 

  • Responsible for approving and tracking leaves of absence, FML, etc

  • Compiles EEO-1 report data annually; maintain other records, reports and logs to conform to EEO regulations

  • Handles employee relations counseling and exit interviewing

  • Monitors Worker Compensation claims and coordinate work between employees and the insurance carrier

  • Ensure that the facility is in compliance with current applicable federal and state employment regulations regarding wages, overtime, work hours, workman’s/unemployment compensation etc

  • Consult with department managers concerning the staffing of their departments, eliminating/correcting problem areas, and improvement of services; assist in determining departmental staffing

  • Provide public information (i.e., verification of employment, wages, etc) in accordance with current laws and community policy

Recruiting/Onboarding Duties:              30% time

  • Conducts new hire on-boarding, including but not limited to: collecting new hire data and forms, reference checks, I-9 completion, PCN completion, file setup, orientation facilitation, background checks, review of personnel policies, procedures, payroll procedures, safety regulations, etc 

  • Facilitates the hiring process by reviewing resumes, and performing interviews 

  • Administers the compensation program; monitors the performance evaluation program

Benefits & Payroll Processing Duties:                             10% time

  • Coordinates insurance enrollments and communicate with service providers and/or Vivage concerning routine administration of benefit plans; facilitates open enrollment meetings

  • Makes recommendations to the Administrator concerning wage and salary adjustments, hiring, terminations, transfers, etc

  • Manages the Payroll Based Journal requirements and May assist with payroll

  • Maintain employee information in online benefit and HRIS system

Development/Training/Performance Management: 10% time

  • Develops department goals, objectives and systems

  • Serve as a coach and mentor for supervisors and staff in other departments

  • Develop community specific policies and trainings

  • Attend required training offered by Vivage to stay abreast of changes


  • Must possess intermediate word processing and spreadsheet application skills 

  • Knowledge of administrative practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations and guidelines pertaining to employment law, wage and hour rules, labor relations, OSHA, privacy Act, etc


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related HR experience required

  • 2 years HR exempt level experience preferred, HRIS and payroll experience preferred

  • SHRM-CP or PHR strongly preferred
    COVID Vaccine Required or Valid Exemption

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Regular
  • Min Hiring Rate $20.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $29.00

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