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Human Resources Assistant in Louisville, KY at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/9/2019

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Job Description

Human Resources Assistant Job Summary

We are seeking a human resources assistant to join our growing organization. In this position, you will manage employee records, keep and update files, and prepare reports as needed. An organized, detail-oriented work ethic is a must. This is an excellent learning opportunity for candidates interested in pursuing a career in human resources.

Human Resources Assistant Duties and Responsibilities

  • Organize, compile, update company personnel records and documentation
  • Assist recruitment of potential applicants based on experience, skills, and education
  • Assist in preliminary interviews of potential candidates
  • May be asked to take detailed notes during multiple interviews
  • Administrative tasks such as performing background checks, filing paperwork, completing employee documentation, recording data on each current employee; maintaining and filing paperwork of terminated or exiting employees
  • Update online job posting requirements when needed
  • Coordinate HR projects such as meetings or surveys;
  • Take minutes and detailed notes
  • Help organize and manage new employee orientation, on-boarding, and training programs
  • Assist in explaining and providing information on employee benefits, programs, and education
  • Represent company at community and recruiting events
  • Provide administrative support for HR executives
  • May help in payroll preparation when needed; provides documentation of employee absences, bonuses, and personal time
  • Answer employee questions and address employee concerns with company; including employee safety, welfare, wellness and health
  • MHelp to manage committees on wellness, training, health and safety, culture, and communications as needed

Human Resources Assistant Requirements and Qualifications

  • Eager to learn and assist all team members when needed
  • Possesses superb written and spoken communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal relationship building and employee coaching skills
  • Excellent computer skills, knowledge of Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS), Excel and demonstrated skills in database management and record keeping
  • Organized and efficient in daily tasks
  • HR applicants require a bachelor's degree in human resources, business, administrative services or a related field, or extensive prior experience in human resources; or as an assistant, administrator, or in a clerical position
  • Knowledge of employment law, compensation, organizational planning, organization development, employee relations, safety, training, and preventive labor relations, preferred.
  • General knowledge of employment laws and best practices