Sr HR Coordinator

Tukwila, WA

About BECU

BECU is Washington's largest credit union and one of the top five financial cooperatives in the country with over one million members.

We are a member-owned, not-for-profit financial institution committed to providing affordable and responsible financial services to residents of Washington State.

Since 1935, we have operated with the promise of returning value to our members in the form of better rates and fewer fees—staying true to the credit union guiding principle of "people helping people."

In the spirit of “people helping people,” BECU and employees are committed to community outreach in the areas of affordable housing, financial literacy, education support and the credit union movement.

Sr HR Coordinator


The Sr HR Coordinator is responsible for supporting a team or teams within BECU’s HR Division.  This role is responsible for the coordination of various information and processes within the team.  The Sr HR Coordinator will provide customer service to internal employee customers and partner with HR team members to handle key administrative duties such as scheduling, logistics, data entry, process improvement, documentation, auditing and reporting.  In addition, the Sr HR Coordinator must have knowledge of state and federal laws pertaining to employment, as well as knowledge of the employment life-cycle.


  • Perform all responsibilities in accordance with BECU Competencies, compliance, regulatory and Information Protection requirements.

  • Direct support for HR-related duties, including but not limited to documentation, scheduling, logistics, supply management, and meeting/event support.

  • Provide first line customer service regarding HR policies, programs and processes.  Escalate questions to the appropriate HR subject matter expert as needed. 

  • HR-related transactions, auditing and reporting from a variety of HR systems including the HRIS and vendor systems.  Maintain statistical information and metrics necessary to monitor the effectiveness of the programs and delivery.

  • Regularly create, review and update processes, procedures and best practices to continually improve efficiency.  Recognize deviation from accepted practices and recommend changes.

  • Draft, review and maintain communications including PowerPoints, email updates and Frequently Asked Questions.

  • Document management and storage including hardcopy and electronic storage systems.

  • Have a developing knowledge of federal and state laws pertaining to employment, compensation, benefits and other HR administration.

  • Perform additional duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of work experience and education required.  College level courses and/or degree in HR, Finance/accounting, communications or related areas preferred.

  • Minimum two years of administrative experience in a corporate environment required.  Experience in Human Resources preferred.

  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office including Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and SharePoint, with the ability to quickly learn new systems and applications required.

  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities while maintaining high attention to detail and accuracy required.

  • Proficient verbal and written skills required to effectively communicate and provide customer service.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and implement procedures and processes with a process improvement focus strongly preferred.

  • Full time hours required, with additional hours as necessary.