Sep 21, 2022

GD CA: Onboarding Associate

  • Green Dot Public Schools
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA

Job Description

Thank you for your interest. If you are a Green Dot employee, please apply using the Career Worklet on the Workday Home Page.

The Onboarding Associate role presents an exciting new opportunity to ensure that newly hired teachers and non-instructional staff are set up for success as they launch a career at Green Dot. You will establish best-in-class onboarding plans and processes; regularly communicate with incoming hires; track new hires’ status in the onboarding process; and gather and store relevant paperwork. You will also proactively communicate with school leaders about incoming hires and their role in onboarding, and you will work closely with hiring managers to ensure that plans and goals are clearly outlined for new hires’ first days and months in the organization. This role reports to the Director of Human Resources.

The Onboarding Associate is responsible for the following in addition to any other responsibilities as determined by their manager, the Director of Human Resources.

Onboarding Plans and Processes
Develop and share consistent onboarding plans to be used across the organization, customizing them as needed based on role
Possess a deep understanding of organizational policies in order to ensure they are incorporated into onboarding plans
Partner with hiring managers to develop onboarding schedules, 30/60/90-day plans, and Key Performance Indicators for new hires

New Hire Support
Ensure that new hires have a positive and memorable onboarding experience that lends to their success and affinity for the organization
Stay in close contact with incoming hires about onboarding logistics and key details
Ensure that new hires have the information and resources they need to be successful, including manuals, handbooks, technology, and relevant account access
Respond to questions that new hires may have as they settle into their role
Generate, gather and file all paperwork related to new hires, including offer letters, I-9s, TB results, vaccination records, W-4s, etc.
Arrange and potentially facilitate onboarding sessions for new hires

Tracking and Communication
Develop and implement a system for tracking all incoming hires (e.g., collecting documents and processing in HRIS)
Proactively communicate with hiring managers and school leaders about incoming hires and their role in the onboarding process

As an ideal candidate:

You have a Bachelor’s degree
You have 1-5 years working in human capital or human resources
You have experience onboarding employees and building systems around onboarding (a plus)
You have a background working in a school-based setting (a plus)
You are values aligned. You truly believe that every student, whatever their circumstances, holds the innate potential to achieve their goals and succeed in college, leadership, and life.
You deeply believe in building anti-racist schools and communities and spend time reflecting on your biases, assumptions, and behaviors and the ways these impact the way you show up to spaces and conversations.
You have a passion for service. You have an infectious sense of optimism for what is possible in urban public schools. You gain genuine pleasure from providing a level of service far beyond what is required, and who care deeply about improving outcomes behalf of students and families at Green Dot California.
You are an independent self-starter and a dedicated team member. You are comfortable working independently but understand your role and priorities in the context of Green Dot’s goals and overall mission. You can work on any project, with any team. You are humble and driven to ensure your team succeeds.
You are highly organized. You are able to juggle multiple projects at once without letting anything fall through the cracks.
You are a strong communicator. You can speak and write clearly and persuasively.
You are tactful and discreet. You are adept at maintaining the confidentiality of sensitive information.
You are an intentional relationship-builder and collaborative teammate. You are able to build relationships, maintain communication, and develop trust with those around you. You enjoy collaborating with all levels of employees across departments.
You are dependable, humble, have a sense of humor and a rock-solid commitment to Green Dot’s mission and the communities we serve
You will need to pass a TB test and background check at time of offer
You will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (submission of proof of vaccination will be required)

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to perform the job.

At the end of Year 1, you will have created strong onboarding plans and processes to be used across the organization. You will be a trusted resource to new hires, and you will have built strong relationships with school leaders. You will have worked with hiring managers to develop clear plans and goals for new hires’ first months in their role. You will also have developed systems for tracking key information such as where new hires are in the onboarding process and the status of new hires’ onboarding paperwork. You will have helped ensure that new hires had the information and resources they needed to be successful in their roles and eager to continue in their career at Green Dot.

The starting annual hourly rate range for this position is $25.00 - $28.00, based on education and experience. This position also qualifies for a one-time $2,500 signing bonus, paid in two installments after months 6 and 12 of employment (subject to change).

In addition, Green Dot offers one of the most robust and comprehensive benefits packages in the industry (for both you and your dependents):

PPO, EPO and HMO choices for medical, dental and vision coverage - including a 100% employer-paid option (visit for more information).
Employee Assistance Program (100% employer-paid)
Life and AD&D Insurance (100% employer-paid)
Optional Term Life & AD&D Insurance
Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance (100% employer-paid)
Flexible Spending Accounts (health and dependent care)
Monthly parking for Central Office-based employees (100% employer-paid)
Optional California Parking Cash-Out program for Central Office-based employees
Wellness programs and resources
Financial planning/coaching access
Optional non-matching 401(k) plan
State Teachers Retirement System (STRS) participation (if eligible), with both employee and employer contributions
Potential for remote work opportunities (occasional or on-going)
Potential for annual performance-based compensation increases
Potential for annual bonuses
Potential for stipend work opportunities
Approved family care and/or medical leave (unpaid)

Green Dot also offers generous paid time off for an overall work-life balance, while giving employees the opportunity to impact a growing, mission-driven organization that is committed to the success of all students:

15 days of paid time off during years 1-3 of service (20 days during years 4-6 and 25 days beyond 6 years of service)
An additional 15 days (minimum) of paid time off each year for our Winter and Spring breaks* (which include the Christmas and New Year’s holidays), as well as an additional 10 annual paid holidays (MLK Day, President’s Day, Cesar Chavez Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, July 4th, Labor Day and Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day and Day after Thanksgiving)
3-5 days of paid bereavement leave (if needed)

*May be adjusted annually

Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted and we are looking to fill this position as soon as possible.

Green Dot California Home Office, Los Angeles, CA

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