Human Resources Assistant

Philadelphia, PA

Posted: 10/12/2018 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Human Resources Job Number: 1708

aurus Professional is currently seeking a Human Resources Assistant for one of our clients in Philadelphia, PA! This is a great opportunity for individuals looking to get a start into Human Resources.


  • Perform related administrative and clerical functions including typing, filing, photocopying, record keeping, mail sorting, and operating office equipment.
  • Assisting and supporting the Executives in all business and personal areas needing assistance
  • Handling requests and queries appropriately
  • Scheduling meetings and appointments
  • Producing reports, presentations and briefs
  • Collects data and prepares special reports and presentations as required.
  • Maintain appointment and meeting calendars and ensure personnel are informed of schedules.
  • Responds to employment verification requests.
  • Retains confidential or sensitive information in a secure location and maintains confidentiality of all employee information.
  • Assists with other HR projects as needed.
  • Job posting, screening and scheduling interviews
  • Perform onboarding and offboarding procedures and tasks (orientation, background checks, exit interviews, etc)
  • Ensure new hire paperwork is accurate and complete and submitted to payroll in a timely manner.
  • Work directly with the payroll department to ensure proper processing of time sheets and resolve pay related issues
  • Perform Employment Verification requests by accurately completing paperwork and updating the tracking log.
  • Complete and track background checks and other supporting functions to ensure compliance with government regulations.
  • Assist with New Employee Orientation and other training programs
  • Assist with benefits administration and Open Enrollment activities.


  • High School Diploma (Associate’s Degree preferred) is required
  • 1-2 years of administrative experience
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Outlook, Internet
  • Must be friendly, flexible, confident and consistently demonstrate a helpful, positive attitude.
  • Must present a professional appearance and use professional, well-spoken verbal communication skills in English.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate professionally
  • Must be able to easily use and learn new computer programs as systems are upgraded and improved
  • Must have high attention to detail skills
  • Ability to move from task to task quickly and effectively, even with interruptions
  • This position requires regular attendance, punctuality and the ability to work during normal office hours.
  • Must have knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software (MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint).
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