Human Resource Specialist Jobs

Human Resource Specialist Overview

Human resource specialists are responsible for a number of clerical and administrative tasks. These tasks include recruiting, interviewing, screening and placing employee candidates. Human resource specialists at this level are also tasked with compiling and recording personnel records, including employees' addresses, compensation and absences, as well as tracking employee performance and recording any issues. Additionally, human resource specialists handle compensation analysis, benefits negotiations, employee orientation and training, and pension and retirement benefits. Some human resource specialists work in more focused positions that allow them to specialize in one or two aspects of employee management while others are tasked with handling all aspects of employee relations. Human resource specialists can expect to work during normal business hours.

Human Resource Specialist Requirements

In most cases, human resource specialists will need to have a Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business Management or a related field. However, each position will have different requirements based on the employer and the responsibilities of the position. Although there is no formal requirement, human resource specialists who have solid computer skills tend to fare better than those who do not because most record-keeping tasks occur in various computer software programs. Additional skills that are beneficial for human resource specialists include active listening, critical thinking and a strong command of the English language, both written and verbal.

Human Resource Specialist Market

The outlook for new human resource specialists entering the workforce is moderate. According to statistics, the job market for human resource specialists is estimated to increase by 7 percent by 2022. In 2012, there were an estimated 495,500 people employed as human resource specialists across the country with more opportunities existing in highly populated cities than in smaller communities.

Human Resource Salary

The median salary for human resource specialist jobs in the United States is $55,640. In general, large employers offer higher salaries and better benefits than smaller companies to human resource specialists with a considerable amount of experience.

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Human Resource Specialist The Van Buren Community School District announces the following opening: Van Buren CSD, together with Cardinal and Davis County Community Schools, is seeking a Human Resource Specialist. This position is a shared, full-time position requiring travel between school districts. Details, salary and application information can be found at Van Buren CSD is an...
Human Resource Job in Tulsa, OK Accounting Principals has a Human Resource Specialist job in Tulsa, OK. This is an excellent opportunity in a corporate office setting. The salary range for this position is $35,000 to $45,000, depending on education and experience. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to: -Post job openings, schedule interviews, and run background checks -Responsib...
Job Summary The Human Resources Specialist will play an important role on the HR team by providing expert and detailed process administration, compliance and reporting in the areas of HRIS, Benefits and Compensation. This position will lead the administration of the HRIS processes and systems in areas of new hire onboarding, benefits enrollment and programs, performance management, payroll interf...
G38, a leader in performance based management consulting and professional services to public and private sector clients, continues to grow at a rapid pace. Openings now exist across G38 business units including the Human Capital and Acquisition Management support areas (Washington DC Metro Area). These positions will support a Federal agency. G38 seeks professional, qualified candidates experienc...
Recruit GAAP Staffing Denver Area, CO, 80014
Recruit GAAP Staffing is search for a full time Human Resource Specialist for a client company located in Aurora, CO area. Industry: Security Services. With an environment described as: Local team oriented company with steady business history, Recruit GAAP is searching for someone with the ability to perform the scope of responsibilities combined with the following skills and experience: Administr...
Wisewords is an online platform for career advice. We're on the hunt for friendly hr specialists with over 5 years experience to join our top-notch team of Advisors. As a Wisewords Advisor, you'll be cultivating the next generation of hr specialists by sharing your lessons learned and mistakes made. This is a consulting role with a time commitment of 1-4 hours per month. Set your own rate and hou...
Do you have piles of 'lessons-learned' stacking up? Want to help people by sharing your story? We're looking for personable hr specialists with 5+ years of experience to join our team on a consultancy basis. Selected candidates will advise new and soon-to-be hr specialists over the phone - answering career-based questions and helping them get ahead. This is a consulting role with a time commitmen...
Do you have piles of 'lessons-learned' stacking up? Want to help people by sharing your story? We're looking for personable hr specialists with 5+ years of experience to join our team on a consultancy basis. Selected candidates will advise new and soon-to-be hr specialists over the phone - answering career-based questions and helping them get ahead. This is a consulting role with a time commitmen...
Randstad Gilbert, AZ
Job Description More details:, AZ&distance=100&contrTypeVal=3&contrTypeDesc=permanent¤tPage=1&id=257018&__version=8 This is a part to full time (30-40)hours per week. Salary 45K for full time or $21.64 per hour if they work less than 40. This is a new position supporting the manager...
Human Resources Manager, Position open immediately in a fast paced print facility. The well qualified candidate will have knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, performance management, and employee safety, welfare, wellness & health. The successful candidate will have 2-5 years of experience in a human resources department ...
Accenture Inc Austin, TX, 78719
Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career. Accenture people build careers in four different ...
Owens & Minor Kentucky, KY
Essential Job Functions: Leadership/ Communication 1.This person will be an integral part of the Leadership Meetings and will participate in the teammate's Team Talks on a regular basis 2.This role is responsible for ensuring O&M's cultural values are evident in the DC's management practices and to foster a favorable working environment through teammate relations activities and communication.If...
Minnesota City Jobs Saint Paul, MN, 55102
Job Posting Benefits Supplemental Questions The Human Resource Specialist reports to the Deputy Director of Human Resources. It performs independently in completing multi-dimensional administrative and human resources projects with minimal supervision....
A Belding, MI Manufacturer is searching for a Human Resource Specialist. This position supports the Human Resources department by maintaining organizational policies and programs pertaining to employment law and compliance, recruitment, onboarding, organization development, training, workforce management, compensation, reward and benefits, labor relations, wellness, safety and risk management in u...
Amsted Rail Petersburg, VA
BRENCO, producer of tapered roller bearings for the railroad industry has an immediate need for a Human Resource Specialist. Brenco is part of larger company - Amsted Rail. ASF-Keystone, Brenco and Griffin Wheel, offer quality solutions that combine castings, bearings and wheels from all three of the Amsted rail divisions, providing some 90% of your freight car undercarriage requirements from one ...
Hello, My name is Candace and I represent The Fountain Group. We are a national staffing firm and are seeking a Human Resource Specialist for a prominent client of ours. This position is located in East Hanover, NJ. Details for the positions are as follows: Job Description: Responds to employee, manager and HR Team requests and escalates issues as appropriate. Provides support for employee on-...
Minneapolis Community and Technical College Minneapolis, MN, 55415
Description Benefits Supplemental Questions Minneapolis Community and Technical College is a two-year college located in downtown Minneapolis, serving the diverse, multicultural communities of the Twin Cities. MCTC enrolls 58% students of color. The college provides a comprehensive offering of developmental, liberal arts, pre-professional, professional, and technical programs. Commissioner's P...
Santa Clara Education Office Concord, CA, 94519
The Santa Clara County Office of Education is currently recruiting for Human Resources Specialist I/II to perform highly specialized technical support functions in compensation, employment, personnel records, position control, certificated recruitment, or other areas for the certificated and classified personnel. The following documents are required upon submission of your NEOGOV application: 1) ...
Company Vanguard Healthcare Services Branch Church Hill TN US Position: Human Resource Specialist Location: Church Hill, TN Regional skilled nursing facility is seeking a Human Resources Specialist to oversee the payroll functions… sound payroll and human resource processes. Must be… Regional skilled nursing facility is seeking a Human Resources Specialist to oversee the payroll functions,...
CarDon & Associates Jasper, IN
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