We’re Hiring:
Finance & Human Resources Administrator

The Experimental Station fosters a dynamic ecology of innovative educational and cultural programs, small business enterprises and community initiatives. Since 2006, we have both built our own programming to address local needs and have fostered, hosted, and sponsored many other initiatives. Current programs include Blackstone Bicycle Works, Link Up Illinois, 61st Street Farmers Market, small business incubation, and public arts and cultural events. We are currently seeking a Finance/Human Resources Administrator who will be central to supporting our business health and employee well-being as we grow.

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As the Finance/HR Admin you will be:

detail driven:

  • Ensuring bookkeeping/financial items across a multifaceted organization are diligently completed

  • Supporting executive staff in telling the financial story of the organization through robust reports

  • Creating new and shepherding standard financial practices to keep ahead of the curve

  • Organizing employee materials and revising policies and procedures

and invested in people:

  • Guiding employees through all stages of employment with thoughtful communication

  • Managing and growing benefit offerings to better support employees

  • Creating opportunities for employees to engage with one another beyond their desks, via social events, professional development workshops and an annual retreat

  • Communicating with many different stakeholders both within and outside of the organization

Preferred skills and experience:

Strong candidates may have experience in finance, office administration, human resources, small business ownership, or nonprofit management. Proficiency in the Google Suite, Quickbooks Pro and Excel are required. Experience with HR management software and Salesforce are a plus, but training is also available. Candidates who can support and enhance a critical diversity/equity/inclusion lens related to our HR related policies and procedures are needed.

This is a full-time position with a salary of $42-44k commensurate with experience.  It comes with 50% employer contributed health and dental insurance, and with 7 personal days, 6 holidays, and vacation days added annually.

We welcome people with a wide range of skills and experiences to apply. The deadline is Monday, July 1 at 11:59pm.

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The Experimental Station is an equal opportunity employer. We are invested in maximizing the diversity of Experimental Station's team, and we want to engage all those who can contribute to this effort.

While the first floor of Experimental Station is ADA accessible as are the restrooms, the offices are on a non-ADA accessible second floor. The position also requires sitting for long periods of time, and occasional lifting.

It is the policy of Experimental Station to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Experimental Station provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Experimental Station complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

If you aren’t a fit for this position, we are always looking for volunteers if you would like to get involved!