human resources generalist

Job Title:  Human Resources Generalist
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Organization: Kounkuey Design Initiative (KDI)
Job Opening: May 2023
Closing date: Until filled

Kounkuey Design Initiative is a collective of diverse urbanists—architects, landscape architects, urban planners, community organizers, and engineers—united by our shared commitment to building equity, justice, and resilience in communities through design. A BIPOC- and woman-led firm founded in 2006, KDI comprises nearly 50 professionals working from four offices: Los Angeles, Eastern Coachella Valley, Nairobi, and Stockholm.  

Job Description
KDI is currently seeking a talented and highly motivated Human Resources Generalist to add to our growing team of 20+ staff in Los Angeles, CA. The Human Resource Generalist will run the daily functions of the Human Resource (HR) department including hiring and interviewing staff, administering pay, benefits, and leave, and enforcing company policies and practices. The successful candidate will be a hands-on leader with strong analytic, organization, and communication skills.

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How to Apply
Send electronic copy of cover letter and résumé to lajobs@kounkuey.org
Subject heading: Human Resource Generalist: Your Name

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status or medical condition. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

About KDI
KDI is a non-profit design and community development organization. We collaborate with under-resourced communities to advance equity and activate the unrealized potential in neighborhoods and cities. We accomplish this mission through advocacy, research, planning, and built works.

We have been recognized for our innovative approach to participatory design by notable institutions such as Architectural League of New York, World Resources Institute, MIT, The Rockefeller Foundation, United Nations-Habitat, The California Endowment, Ashoka Changemakers, Smithsonian Institute, IDEO, The Atlantic Renewal Project, and Swiss Re Foundation.