Human Resources Assistant (HR Associate)
The Pennsylvania State University HR Shared Services Team is seeking Human Resources Associates to provide exceptional customer service to employees as the first point of contact for their HR inquiries. Responsibilities may include administrative recruiting functions including posting positions, drafting offer letters, and conducting background checks. This position may also provide excellent customer service via telephone and email, greeting visitors, and administer employee on-boarding activities; collecting, coordinating and processing appropriate employment documentation. The successful candidate must demonstrate sensitivity in handling confidential information; attention to detail; commitment to handling questions and concerns with speed, accuracy and professionalism; and sound judgment and discretion in referring inquiries to other HR staff members or units. The successful candidate will possess strong customer service and communication skills, both oral and written, the ability to effectively learn and utilize new technologies, and the ability to prioritize and multi-task. Penn State Human Resources is committed to fostering diversity and equal opportunity. If you are a detail-oriented, customer-focused individual who enjoys working with others, please complete a web application, and upload your resume for consideration. This job will be filled as a level 2, level 3, or level 4, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a High School diploma or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 2. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.
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