People Operations Coordinator

Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, the People Operations Coordinator provides human resources support with general HR tasks and executive support to the Director of Human Resources, Director, Recruiting, and Director and Head of Talent. The People Operations Coordinator will also assist in the offboarding and onboarding of new hires and work directly with the HR Coordinator on various HR matters as they arise.


Key responsibilities

Director Level Support and HR Administration

  • Maintain the calendars of the Director of Human Resources, Director of Recruiting, and Director and Head of Talent and assist with management and processing of expenses
  • Take detailed meeting notes and curate action items and follow-ups as needed in confidential HR and Talent meetings
  • Work closely with Schmidt Futures team members to support a successful onboarding experience to new hires
  • Support HR Administrative Onboarding tasks such as scheduling meetings with Managers, IT, and other stakeholders and providing checklists to hiring managers
  • Assist with administrative recruiting tasks, such as interview scheduling, candidate expense reporting, as needed
  • Assist the Operations team with workplace matters (such as return to work, compliance posters, etc.) as requested,
  • Assist with other HR administrative tasks as assigned



Applicants must:

  • Have at least 2 years of work experience in an HR/People Operations executive administrative support role
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Have demonstrated teamwork ability and record of impact in high-intensity, team-based environments.
  • Have the highest integrity and ability to maintain confidentiality at the highest levels
  • Be based in the Schmidt Futures offices in New York


About Schmidt Futures

Schmidt Futures is a philanthropic initiative, founded by Eric and Wendy Schmidt, that finds exceptional people and helps them do more for others together.  We knit talent into networks, bet on the most promising ideas through diverse forms of competition and support, and equip people to scale through partners and modern tools. To realize this vision, Schmidt Futures uses a broad set of tools — including gifts, grants, investments, and startup activity — for charitable, educational, and commercial efforts with a public purpose. Our initiative brings together the efforts of various charitable and non-charitable entities to improve our potential impact by making diverse types of capital available to the efforts we support.

Futures Action Network, LLC, which operates Schmidt Futures, is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. We do not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender-identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws or prohibited by Company policy. We strive for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibit harassment of any kind.