Human Resources Specialist


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1150 E. Brady St.Milwaukee, WI 53202


Tamarack is in need of a Human Resources Specialist to join our Board of Trustees. It is a great opportunity for a qualified individual who is passionate about Tamarack’s mission and about bringing expertise to our school to support Waldorf education in Milwaukee.

General Duties

  • Carries out responsibilities as a member of the Board of Trustees.
  • Maintains knowledge of the organization and personal commitment to its goals and objectives.

Duties as Human Resources Specialist

  • Provides recommendations and enhances the organization’s human resources by helping monitor overall HR systems, policies and procedures across the organization.
  • Advises the performance review system that includes setting annual goals review, and performance development plans as required. Ensures these are conducted appropriately by the organization and that documentation takes place for all workers in the organization.
  • Supports the Board of Trustees in making sound human resources management decisions and recommendations in consultation with the Trustees, when needed.
  • Through analysis and observation, and in consultation with other staff and Board of Trustees, determine appropriate policies and procedures and decide how modifications should be proposed and implemented, if necessary.

Qualifications and Special Skills Required

The Human Resources Specialist must have either a bachelor’s or master’s degree in business administration, Human Resources, or a related field, or have equivalent on-the-job training. This position requires skills in written and verbal communication. This position adheres to a strict policy of confidentiality for all matters in governance and human resources.

Board Term:

Board members serve a three-year term and are eligible for re-appointment for two additional terms based on Board approval. Board meetings will be held the second Tuesday of every month.

Time Commitments and Expected Financial Obligations:

Duties of the Human Resources Specialist will require 8-12 hours per month.

The Human Resources Specialist, along with all Board members, will consider Tamarack Waldorf School a philanthropic priority and make annual gifts that reflect that priority, so that Tamarack can credibly solicit contributions from foundations, organizations and individuals. Tamarack expects all Board members to raise and/or contribute a gift that is based on his/her financial means, in addition to supporting fundraising efforts for specific projects and events.

Board members serve on a volunteer basis and without remuneration.

How to Apply:

Please send a letter of interest, along with a resume to; for questions, call (414) 277-0009.

We are pleased you are considering joining the Board of our dynamic organization.


  • General Education

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8-12 hours per month
  • Please review the description.

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