Senior Human Resources Assistant

Job description

Arts and Science is seeking a talented Senior Human Resources Assistant to join the team. This individual will perform a wide range of clerical, secretarial and general office duties including those of a confidential nature. Prioritize office activities and delegate work to student and/or casual employees. May act as work leader to junior clerical support staff. Respond to inquiries displaying a comprehensive knowledge of University and unit human resources and payroll policies and procedures. Interact with general public as NYU liaison and with University personnel including those at senior level to resolve issues and problems. Prepare and process a variety of human resources transactions; monitor appointments and tracking of human resources data; initiate special check requests; prepare new hire packages, and ensure employee receipt of benefits information. Customize and/or compose letters on own initiative or in response to requests for information. Perform general word processing duties utilizing intermediate to advanced-level functions. Modify and/or create databases and complex spreadsheets. Monitor complex department budgets and/or grants.

Required Education:
High School diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Education:
Associate's degree.

Required Experience:
3 years of office experience. Experience providing a high level of customer service.

Preferred Experience:
2 years of related experience in a human resources or payroll department (with Associate's degree). 1 year of related experience in a human resources or payroll department (with Bachelor's degree).

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Customer service orientation. Proficiency with intermediate to advanced word processing, spreadsheet and database applications. Moderate to fast, accurate keyboarding. Good proofreading and writing skills.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Proficiency with intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office. Knowledge of desktop publishing software. Knowledge of Access.

EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity





Diversity Profile: University



View more

Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

Arrow pointing right
Job No:
Posted: 1/8/2019
Application Due: 3/9/2019
Work Type: