HR Administrative Assistant Job Description

hr administrative assistant job description includes a detailed overview of the key requirements, duties, responsibilities, and skills for this role.

Last update : July 14, 2023

HR Administrative Assistant Job Description

An HR administrative assistant is responsible for handling the administrative duties associated with human resources.

They are responsible for writing various letters, memos and reports to employees.

An HR administrative assistant may also prepare employee termination packages and handle tasks such as payroll, benefits and record-keeping.

Job Brief:

We’re looking for an HR Administrative Assistant to join our team! The ideal candidate will have experience working in an HR department and will be able to hit the ground running. If you are a motivated self-starter with a positive attitude, then we want to hear from you!

HR Administrative Assistant Duties:

  • Provide administrative support to the Human Resources Manager, evaluating and recommending policies and practices to make the organization more effective.
  • Perform HR duties as assigned by the Human Resources Manager, including general correspondence, update and maintain employee records, compile reports, and prepare correspondence.
  • Be responsible for data entry and maintaining employee files, including employment records, payroll, training, and benefits records.
  • Serve as receptionist for HR department during working hours.
  • Identify, research, and resolve administrative problems.
  • Conduct research to identify trends or problems related to employee benefit programs.
  • Help managers in compliance matters as needed.
  • Act as a liaison between department managers and human resource offices.
  • Maintain and update employee information in computer systems.
  • Assist in interviewing job applicants.
  • Perform other clerical duties as assigned.

HR Administrative Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Perform HR administrative duties including maintaining employee files, processing payroll, and maintaining spreadsheets
  • Assist in the preparation of performance reviews
  • Maintain and update employee databases
  • Prepare employee information and data for new hires, terminations, and transfers, as well as new hire orientation documents
  • Make travel arrangements for managers, executives, and other personnel
  • Provide other administrative support to managers

Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree; 3+ years of human resources administration experience
  • Knowledge of human resources practices, laws, and regulations
  • Knowledge of the benefits industry
  • Knowledge of recruiting and hiring practices
  • Knowledge of recruitment marketing methods and techniques
  • Knowledge of compensation

We at Company Name believe that a diverse and inclusive team is key to success. We therefore encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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