Human Resources Assistant

HireStrategy Washington, DC

This HireStrategy candidate is looking for a motivated HR Assistant, with experience human resources administrative functions including conducting phone screens, drafting offer letters, completing background checks and updating benefits information. The HR Assistantwill be a key member of the HR department. The ideal candidate will have broad knowledge of Human Resources. He/she will be able to provide day to day administrative support and handle an array of HR operational responsibilities.


• Serve as HR administrative support to the HR team

• Manage recruitment duties including screening resumes, writing job descriptions and conducting phone screens

• Scheduling interviews and serving as a liaison between candidates and hiring managers

• Maintain accurate personnel files for employees.

• Assemble recruitment, new hire and termination packets.

• Coordinate new hire orientation and exit interview schedules.

• Prepare HR operational forms and provide supporting documentation including i9 verification and processing.

• Coordinate and monitor background checks and credit screens process, when applicable.

• Maintain accurate job descriptions for all current company openings

• Coordinate employee trainings, seminars and special engagements.

• Answer employee questions regarding benefits and company procedures

• Provide support for additional projects and ad-hoc reporting

Required Experience:

• 1-3 years of HR experience, ideally within an non-profit, association or professional services setting

• Bachelors degree in Human Resources Management, Human Resources Development, Organization Studies or a related degree

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Ability to work independently and willing to learn

• Possess a strong attention to detail and excellent organization skills

• Knowledge of HRIS systems, preferably iCims, ADP Workforce Now or Workday, and ATS, preferably Taleo or Bullhorn

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