The Human Resources (HR) Assistant provides administrative support for various human resources activities for Sponsored Projects Services (SPS). Primary responsibilities include managing searches for new staff, gathering and submitting paperwork required to add staff to payroll, general administrative tasks, and special projects. The incumbent will work closely with the SPS’s Office Manager, coordinating operations and providing back-up support to the Associate Vice President for Research Administration and other senior staff, as needed.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Manage and organize recruiting efforts.
Gathering and submitting paperwork required to onboard new employees.
Coordinate and assist with onboarding new staff.
Act as liaison with central human resources.
Serve as a source of information and guidance on HR topics.
Operate and work within different HR systems.
The HR Assistant must be eager to learn, detail-oriented, and comfortable handling multiple assignments for various staff members in a fast-paced environment. They must be flexible, have strong communication and interpersonal skills, and be comfortable working as part of a team. They must have the ability to switch between projects and adapt to changing priorities is critical, as the incumbent will be working with multiple staff members on potentially competing projects and deadlines. Must be comfortable with switching between different operating systems and learning the in’s and out’s of systems.
Outstanding Benefits Package
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