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UJA-New York

Human Resources Assistant

Job Description

Department: Human Resources and Operations

Reports To: Director of Human Resources and Operations

Status: Full-time, non-exempt

If you would like to be part of this vital community agency, send a cover letter, resume and your salary requirements via email to Judy Logan at

Position Summary: The Human Resources Assistant supports the Director by performing daily administrative tasks related to all aspects of the employee life cycle from the employee recruitment process through the termination process. This includes maintaining and updating employee files, enrollment in benefits, and reward and recognition program administration.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist Director of Human Resources in carrying out various administrative human resource functions and procedures for all employees
  • Maintain applicant tracking process to support all functions of the hiring and orientation process
  • Administer pre-employment background screens and conduct reference checks
  • Support and participate in employee orientations
  • Administer and enroll eligible employees in insurance and compensation programs
  • Participate in benefits administration to include changes in reporting, and approving invoices for payment
  • Plan and schedule organizational training efforts
  • Help to communicate and monitor the annual performance appraisal process
  • Assist in the exit interview process
  • Participate in departmental and staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars.
  • Participate in Staff Activity Committee; plan and carry out activities in consultation with Director and committee members
  • Helps maintain agency organization charts and the personnel directory
  • Provide administrative support to Senior Management as required
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • 2 years of Administrative support experience in Human Resources Department
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Excellent Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Ability to build relationships
  • Excellent judgement
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and use a high level of discretion

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