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Job ID: 180954

Sr. HR Assistant
Tufts University

Date Posted Mar. 9, 2022
Title Sr. HR Assistant
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Department The Trustees of Tufts College
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Other Administrative Categories
  • Human Resources


Human Resources helps Tufts fulfill its mission as a student-centered research university with policies and programs that attract, retain, and develop a skilled workforce.

What You'll Do

Under general supervision of the Administrative Services Manager, provides varied Human Resources support services to one or more functions including Employment, Employee Relations, Compensation, Benefits or Learning & Development. Works with assigned HR team to understand client needs, execute complex client transactions and complete advanced administrative assignments. Extracts, updates and maintains data in systems (such as HR Information System, applicant tracking, case management, etc.) compiles statistics and generates/distributes reports. May be deployed within Human Resources to other assignments and groups as needed.


Performs diversified administrative activities in support of one or more assigned Human Resources functions including Employment, Employee Relations, Compensation, Benefits or Learning & Development.

Records human resources transactions for existing employees and new hires on approved forms and in appropriate systems and submits to Tufts Support Services (TSS) for processing changes. Follows up as necessary with departments and TSS regarding status of transactions.

Runs and prepares assigned reports, compiles statistics and distributes per designated schedule. May assist with auditing and reconciling data and updating systems as required.

Maintains and updates data in systems (such as HRIS, applicant tracking, case management) ensuring accurate and timely information. Extracts data for transfer into other systems. Assists with project plan and case management administration.

Responds promptly to complex inquiries and service requests, appropriately routing or escalating to other resources as necessary.
Provides back-up coverage for team members and coverage at reception desk as necessary in order to provide service. May provide executive administrative support when needed. May schedule meetings and coordinate necessary logistics. Works on special projects as assigned by Administrative Services Manager.

What We're Looking For

Knowledge Skills and Abilitites aas Typically Acquired throught a High School/GED degree and 3-5 years experience  

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