Temporary Position: Human Resources Assistant

Job description

Title: Temporary Position: Human Resources Assistant
Division: Office of the Chancellor
Department: Human Resources
Position Summary: The Human Resources Assistant provides support for human resources functions with an emphasis on the temporary and student employment process. This position works directly with hiring officials to post and fill temporary position vacancies, and with applicants and employees throughout the hiring process. This includes the collection of employment paperwork and processing employee information. The position requires a large volume of data entry based on a strong understanding of established processes with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail while concurrently providing service to employees and students.

Public contact is a major aspect of this position, with both internal and external constituents, and as a result the employee in this position is expected to model professional behavior and strong customer service at all times.

This position provides front office coverage, including answering telephones, greeting visitors, filing, and responding to a wide variety of inquiries. General inquiries from visitors and callers include questions about applications, vacancies, schedules, and benefits.

The Assistant also processes information for interns, volunteers, and other affiliates at UNC Asheville. The employee will have responsibility for some website maintenance, ensuring that information is accurately maintained and up-to-date. The employee will also monitor and post to the Office of Human Resources social media accounts.

This position requires the ability to work with a high degree of accuracy, and the ability to apply general human resources policies and procedures. The ability to problem-solve and make appropriate decisions based on university regulations, policies, and procedures is essential.

In addition to modeling professional behavior, the employee in this position must be able to maintain confidentiality, and possess strong verbal and written communication skills.

This position provides additional support functions to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Office of Human Resources and will assist with other special projects and office responsibilities as needed.
Position Number:
Full-Time/Part-Time/Intermittent: Part-Time (30-40 Hrs/Wk)
Salary Information: $12.00 - $17.00 per hour depending on experience

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number: T0127
Minimum Education Experience Skills: Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Proficiency in software programs such as Microsoft Office and Google Apps is required.
Preferred Education/Experience/Skills: Two (2) years of increasingly responsible administrative assistant experience in an academic setting is preferred.

Preference for candidates with a working knowledge of Human Resources standards, regulations, and trends and excellent customer service skills.

Banner experience, previous experience in Higher Education and/or office management experience is a plus.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive data.
  • Ability to work quickly with strong attention to detail.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products and Google Apps.
  • Ability to compose correspondence and produce accurate reports with minimal guidance and direction.
  • Ability to establish and maintain collegial working relationships with members of the campus community and the general public.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize work in a fast-paced environment and to consistently meet deadlines.

Work Schedule and Hours: Work hours are generally 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday. Additional hours may be needed based on departmental workload.
Posting Date: 07/24/2019
Closing date:
Open Until Filled: No
Anticipated Start Date:
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applications must be submitted online no later than 11:59 p.m. ( EST ) on the closing date for each specific position. Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned.

Official transcripts may be verified upon employment by Human Resources. If copies of transcripts are necessary they will be requested directly from the educational institution(s) by Human Resources. Any expense will be the responsibility of the employee. Educational degrees required must be from an appropriately accredited institution.

It is the policy of UNC Asheville to conduct pre-employment background investigations on all candidates selected for employment. If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice.





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Posted: 9/23/2019
Application Due: 10/22/2019
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