Operations Associate HR Generalist at Lithium Americas

Company Name: Lithium Americas

Title: Operations Associate HR Generalist
Location: Reno, Nevada (NV)

Description: The Operations Associate & HR Generalist will oversee and manage operational and administrative functions of Lithium Nevada Corp. (LNC), a subsidiary of LAC. The team would also look to you for support and leadership in making the work place a fun and efficient environment, while supporting HR (Human Resources) administration. The role will support and interact with the company wide team working towards advancing the Lithium Nevada Project, a clay-based lithium resource located in Nevada.

Minimum Qualifications: 

-College degree, with work experience in customer-facing functions.
-Demonstrated interest in developing an inspiring and efficient work place for the team.
-Strong sense of social awareness, with the ability to work with multiple types of individuals and personalities.
-Impeccable communication and organizational skills with the ability to bring out the best in others.
-Ability to plan, prioritize, multitask, and work independently.
-Ability to work in a team environment, “think outside the box” and stretch yourself with ambitious, far-reaching goals.
-Must be able to lift 30 pounds and be comfortable with ad-hoc manual tasks such as moving around boxes, furniture, garden equipment, etc.
-Must be able to drive, sit at a desk, and work at a computer for extended periods, while also be interested in regular outdoor general maintenance work.
-Ability to work and use discretion with confidential information.
-Must be familiar with MS Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, working with spreadsheets, databases, forms, reports, templates.
-Experience working with and operating basic IT and office equipment.
-Interest in and desire to make the world a better place.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Human resource management skills and experience.
-Work place development experience.
-Knowledge of the mining industry.
-Desire to pursue professional development opportunities to further advance your and your colleague’s effectiveness in the workplace.

Desired Majors: Geography, Geology, Geophysics, Hydrogeology, Geological Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering

Position Type: Full-time Employment
Hours per week: 40+ hours/week

Salary & Benefits: Varies

Additional Job Details:

-Overseeing the administrative operations of the LNC Reno, Nevada office.
-Providing primary administrative support and continuous follow-through of numerous day-to-day activities necessary to advance the Lithium Nevada Project.
-Perform general office, clerical, and reception assistance including generating presentations, report word processing, filing, mail, reproduction, some accounting, record keeping, contract support, errands, etc.
-Continually seek for, and execute on, ways to make the company’s work place a fun and efficient environment.
-Plan, organize, and attend events including meetings, conferences, luncheons/dinners, field visits, etc. with staff, contractors, governmental and political representatives.
-Assist with the oversight of the LNC Ranch and Mine Site, located in Orovada, Nevada; performing tasks to help with the up-keep of facilities and land.
-Perform additional miscellaneous project-related tasks, as needed. In general, assisting with any job or task, large or small, admin/engineering/environmental related, that is needed to further advance the Lithium Nevada Project.
-Performing tasks that take you outdoors and into the country-side, which means getting dusty on occasion.
-Project-managing IT issues as they arise, coordinating with IT specialists when required.
-Supporting HR administrative functions such as posting and maintaining job vacancies in online and press publications, candidate searches, and setting up interviews.

Application Process: Please submit your resume, references, and a short note as to your motivations on why you’d like to pursue this role to: HR@lithiumamericas.com.

Application Deadline: 09/24/2016
Timestamp: 8/23/2016 16:10