Human Resource Assistant Jobs

Human Resource Assistant Overview

Within an organization, the human resource, or HR, department is responsible for managing the workforce, or human capital. The role of an HR Assistant is generally to provide administrative support to the HR director. Such support usually involves all personnel matters, including payroll processing. The scope of an HR Assistant’s responsibilities depends greatly on the overall size of the organization. Regardless of scope, the assistant is usually directly responsible for performing customer service functions, such as handling employee questions and requests.

Human Resource Assistant Education Requirements

Human Resource Assistant jobs generally require at least a high school diploma as those with no diploma account for only 2.6 percent of the workforce. Those with a high school diploma account for 19.9 percent, and the remainder of the workforce is mostly those with some college, an associate’s degree or a bachelor’s degree. HR Assistants must be people-oriented as their responsibilities rely heavily on interpersonal skills, oral and written communication and their ability to organize and solve problems. Since an HR Assistant must actively promote safety and security, it is also important that they have extensive familiarity within these fields as they relate to the specific business.

Human Resource Assistant Job Market

According to statistics, there are approximately 139,000 Human Resource Assistant jobs currently filled. The market is steady and healthy, and the statistics show strong representation across a wide range of industries. Therefore, there is great upward mobility potential, particularly for those willing to transition between industries. A similar assistant job would be as a Business Development Assistant.

Human Resource Assistant Salary

For an HR assistant in the U.S., the median wage is $18.03 and the median salary is $37,510. There is not much wage variance across states and industries, so prospective HR assistants have some freedom in that regard. There is great variance when it comes to the size of organizations, and many HR Assistants will have to take entry-level positions with smaller organizations and work their way up to the larger ones.

90 Human Resource Assistant jobs found on Monster.

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MUST HAVE PREVIOUSLY WORKED AS A FEDERAL EMPLOYEE. Senior Human Resources Assistant Senior HR Assistants support HR Specialists performing a wide range of technical assignments that include drafting vacancy announcements in automated talent management systems (TMS), i.e. USAStaffing, Monster; extracting ranking list and applicant information from TMS; preparing notification letters to applicants...
Manpower is currently hiring a Human Resource Assistant for one of our clients in Sioux Falls, SD! Job Responsibilities and Skills:Human Resource Assistant will provide support in functional areas of a human resources department, which may include recruitment and employment, personnel records, employee and/or labor relations, job evaluation, compensation management, benefits administration, organ...
Our client is currently seeking a Human Resource Assistant. Great organizational skills and experience scheduling interviews is highly desired. Helpline: Handle basic requests received from customers (HR, Managers, Employees) regarding policies, procedures, system navication, and HR processes by accessing various systems to obtain needed information. 2. Ensure all client interactions are document...
Position Summary: This position supports the Human Resources Director by assisting with all areas of responsibilities within the department as assigned/needed. Essential Job Expectations and Procedural Responsibilities: 1. Enters new employees in ADP and Homecare Homebase 2. Makes changes in ADP and Homecare Homebase as necessary 3. Removes terminated employees from ADP and Homecare Homebase ...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Human Resource Assistant for their Framingham, Massachusetts (MA) location. This is an ongoing temp assignment - end date is undetermined at this time. Hours: Monday through Friday 9-3pm. This is an immediate need, if interested please apply today! Primary Responsibilities: Reporting and projects as assigned, Resolve high level (sensitive/complex) PTO a...
Job Description: This Human Resource Assistant Position Features: ? Corporate Setting ? Great Benefits ? Growing Organization ? Great Pay to $40K Terrific opportunity for a professional individual ready to move ahead in a great career. As a human resource assistant for this prestigious, well-known, stable Business Services - Other company, you will be responsible for hiring, training and ori...
1st Choice has immediate postion open for a Human Resources Assistant with Title V Knowledge for our client located in Arlington, VA Job Description: This position provides human capital and general administrative support to government clients at DHS. The ideal candidate will have experience supporting human capital functions for government clients and will be familiar with Title V regulations a...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Are you looking for an opportunity to work in an HR department? Are you looking for an opportunity to work for a global company? Kforce has a client seeking a Data Entry/HR Assistant to join their team in Irving, TX. This contract position will be responsible for entering data into an Oracle based system. This candidate will be dealing with confidential information and transact...
Job Description: · Maintains employee information by entering & updating employment and status change data · Maintains employee confidence and protects operations by keeping human resource information confidential · Maintains quality service by following organization standards · Provides secretarial support by entering, formatting and printing information · Contributes to team effort by accom...
As a Human Resources Assistant working with our client you'll be the driving force for keeping the office organized and productive. You relish details and accuracy. You understand the value of an orderly office and system. You're highly self-motivated. Extremely organized. We are seeking a candidate with Human Resources experience to help organize our clients Human Resources office. This positio...
We are working on an exciting Part Time Temporary, Human Resources Position for an International News Company located in Midtown Manhattan! This position will be working within the HR department, assisting the Director of HR with administration and benefit plan compliance, PPA, Health Care Reform and project management. Hours: 15-20 hours a week Length: ASAP - 12/31/2014 Part Time - 2-3 days a...
Human Resource Assistant Job Summary: Teton County seeks an experienced Human Resource Assistant to support the Human Resource Director with clerical and administrative functions of the department. Ideal candidates will possess:specific experience with developing and maintaining computerized tracking systems Duties include assisting with the recruitment process including sourcing, scheduling in...
Weyco Group Inc., an international distributor of footwear located in Glendale, is seeking a candidate for a full time position in the Human Resource Department. This position will provide administrative support to the Human Resources Department on a daily basis. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assist with benefit administration, recruitment process, employee orientation, and pay...
Provo Canyon Behavioral Hospital is an 80 bed facility serves the adolescent, adult, and senior population with excellence. We are located in Orem, Utah and a member of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS). UHS is one of the nation's largest and most respected healthcare management companies, operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, and ambulatory centers nationwide. PCBH is ...
Boutique independent life insurance brokerage is seeking a Temp to Perm HR Assistant who will also act as the Receptionist . The person in this role is responsible for overseeing the front desk/reception area and providing best in class representation of the company, while also supporting the HR Director. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to exposure to all areas of HR. Responsib...
Company Confidential Dalton, GA, 30720
LOCAL RUG MANUFACTURER HAS IMMEDIATE OPENINGS FOR 1 ST SHIFT: HUMAN RESOURCE ASSISTANT : Qualified applicant needs to be proficient with Peachtree Quantum/Sage program, Excel & Word. Duties include PUNCTUAL, DEPENDABLE AND PLEASANT APPLICANTS MAY SEND RESUME AND PAY REQUIREMENTS TO: Blind Box Human Resources Asst. A -5 c/o The Daily Citizen PO Box 1167 Dalton, GA. 30722 or email to dail...
Job Description: Do you have a passion for the Human Resource field? Are you looking for an opportunity to continue to develop your professional skills and grow? Well then I have the right opportunity for you! One of my clients in the West Palm Beach, FL area is seeking a Human Resource Assistant to come join their stable, growing organization. The ideal individual for this position will have 2-...
Manpower is currently hiring a Human Resource Assistant for one of our clients in Irvine, CA! Job Responsibilities: • Technologically savvy, able to understand reporting & analysis basics (running reports, analyzing data to get results & presenting it in a understandable format). • Organization/coordination skills are critical - being able to manage many projects and requests and prioritize as ...
Job Description: This H/R Assistant Position Features: ? Great Location ? Room For Growth ? Great Benefits ? Great Pay Up To $20/Hr! If you're looking to dive into H/R, this is the job for you! A local company has a terrific opportunity for a professional individual ready jump-start their career! As an H/R assistant for this growing, dynamic company, you will be responsible for: - Some payroll - ...
Job Description: Are you looking for that great "foot-in-the-door" opportunity that is so sought after? Do you have 3-5 years experience in human resources supporting a wide range of general HR services? In this uncertain job market and with so many companies afraid to make a move, how about working for a company that has not seen a slowing at all? We are currently seeking a bright spark with st...

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