Human Resources Assistant

Brandywine, MD

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Summary:

The Human Resource Assistant will perform administrative tasks and services to support effective and efficient operations of the organizations human resource department.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date human resource files, records, and documentation.
  • Answers frequently asked questions from applicants and employees relative to standard policies, benefits, hiring processes, etc.; refers more complex questions to appropriate senior-level HR staff or management.
  • Maintains the integrity and confidentiality of human resource files and records.
  • Performs periodic audits of HR files and records to ensure that all required documents are collected and filed appropriately.
  • Provides administrative support to applicants and employees.
  • May assist with payroll functions including processing, answering employee questions and fixing processing errors
  • Conducts or assists with new hire on boarding and orientation.
  • Assists with planning and execution of special events such as benefits enrollment, organization-wide meetings, employee recognition events, holiday parties, and charity events.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage sensitive and confidential situations with tact, professionalism, and diplomacy.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office or related software.
  • Proficient with or the ability to quickly learn payroll management, human resource information system (HRIS), and similar computer applications.

Education and Experience:

  • Associates degree in related field required or related experience.
  • Prior related office experience required.


Job Type: full-time, hourly, non-exempt

JOB CODE: 1002632