Human Resources


HRHektoen’s Human Resources Department’s prime role is to assist the client in identifying their needs, develop an action plan and facilitate change to enhance the success of their organization. Our management, human resources, and training services are designed to improve productivity, efficiency, communication, and employee morale.

Hektoen Human Resources Department provides a wide variety of services including performance management, benefits development and procedure development. Consulting services can be provided on-site or off-site or in a combination that best suits our client’s needs. Some organizations select our services to supplement an existing human resources department while others find it advantageous to utilize our services in place of a formal human resources function.

The Hektoen Institute Human Resources Department is a diverse professional and dedicated team that is responsible for ensuring clients and employees are in compliance with their organization’s policies.

Our overall Hektoen Human Resources team has over 18 years of not-for-profit experience and can assist you in all aspects of your not-for-profit business including:

Job Descriptions

  • Providing tailored job descriptions that list the general tasks, functions, responsibilities, and competencies for exempt and non-exempt positions.

Job Postings

  • Assisting your organization with Job postings

Track Applicants

  • Tracking applicants, processing Thank You and Job Offer letters for your organization
  • Taking care of Affirmative Action requirements and other government reporting on population


  • Aiding your organization to find qualified candidates for specific job positions, at any level.


  • Holding new employee orientations on policy rules and benefits for your organization
  • Assisting your organization with policy development
  • Managing your insurance benefit enrollments, changes, problem resolution

Conflict Resolution

  • Answering complaints/grievances supervisors are unable to resolve
  • Mediation available for your organization
  • Answering complaints of harassment, unfair treatment under the Americans with Disabilities Act or other discrimination lawsuits; educating managers on these laws
  • Assisting your organization with Grievances, Workmen’s Compensation inquiries, and Unemployment hearings

Discipline and Termination Consultation

  • Assisting your leadership to evaluate, document, and terminate employees with dignity and respect. We are available to coach your managers to effectively communicate developmental areas; defining, reinforcing strength, and positive behaviors within your employees.

FMLA Administration

  • Administering and approving leaves under the of Family Medical Leave policy, including new Military Family Leave, and other leaves not covered by FMLA

COBRA Administration

  • Administering COBRA stimulus subsidy to eligible s taff

H-1B VISA Consultation

  • Aiding your organization in processing H-1B VISA

Payroll Consultation

  • Payroll consultation on all aspect of payroll and taxation
  • Helping your organization to set up pre-tax programs

Training and Development

  • Develop and establish training programs for your supervisors and managers to make better decisions in the following areas; hiring, disciplining, and terminating.

Contact Information:

Name Title Email Phone
Alvaro Espino HR Manager (312) 768-6025
Martha Gibson Human Resources Benefits Coordinator (312) 768-6002