Human Resources Assistant

Dorchester, MA | Contract

Post Date: 07/18/2017 Job ID: 79028 Specialty: Human Resources/Training

Our client in Dorchester, MA is seeking a Human Resources Assistant to join their team. In this contract role, you assist with the day-to-day operations and communications of the Human Resources Department in a multidisciplinary community health center setting. The Human Resources Assistant carries out administrative responsibilities in some or all of the following functional areas: employment, employee relations, onboarding and benefits. Apply today!

Responsibilities for the Human Resources Assistant:
  • Provide recruitment support, including scheduling interviews, checking references, and process background checks
  • Coordinate on-boarding process for new employees, including creating new hire packets, coordinating with IT and Facilities, and arranging for new hire orientation
  • Coordinate and assist with planning all employee activities
  • Act as first point of resource for staff regarding questions about benefits and general HR information
  • Oversee timely benefits enrollment for new employees and changes for current employees
  • Provide administrative support for the enrollment process and benefits administration
  • Create, update, and maintain all paper personnel and department records, including filing
  • Manage the administration of COBRA
  • Monitor performance evaluation program
  • Respond to inquiries regarding policies and procedures
  • Maintain Human Resources Information Systems and compile reports from database
  • Participate in all required meetings
  • Assist in the planning of special events relating to human resources, such as employee service awards and agency functions
Requirements for the Human Resources Assistant:
  • Some college experience or Bachelor’ s Degree in Human Resources Management, or related field preferred
  • Minimum of 1-2 years’ administrative work experience, preferably in Human Resources
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including strong Excel skills
  • Familiarity with ADP and ABRA preferred
  • Working knowledge of federal, state and local laws pertaining to Human Resources Administration
  • Healthcare experience preferred
  • Technology savvy with a strong knowledge working with Microsoft Office
  • Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritizing skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a customer service focus
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship                      

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