Job Location: Earlham College - Richmond, IN
Position Type: Full Time
Education Level: High School
Job Shift: Firsts - 1st
Job Category: Staff
Earlham College is a Top 100 National Liberal Arts College located in Richmond, IN, a small city that's just a short drive away from several major metropolitan areas including Dayton, Cincinnati, Indianapolis and Chicago.
Richmond and Earlham have a symbiotic relationship. Through research, studies, internships and volunteering, Earlhamites offer Richmond expertise and service as Richmond offers our students the chance to gain valuable, real-world experience. Our community assumes no religious affiliation but follows Quaker principles and practices, which include respect for persons, integrity, a commitment to peace and justice, simplicity, and consensus-based community decision-making. Earlham is committed to and proud of being a diverse and inclusive place most clearly visible in our student body: 20% of our student body are international, coming from 60+ nations in 2022, and 24% are domestic students of color. Faculty and staff also bring tremendous diversity to the College; many have lived and worked outside the United States, and they make a point of drawing on those experiences in their interactions with students. Additionally, Earlham makes it a priority to serve as a safe and welcoming place for LGBTQ+ communities and has a four-star rating on the Campus Pride Index. Our community is characterized by respect for every person and a commitment to social justice. Equity and inclusion are central to Earlham's institutional priorities and our leadership is committed to widening the path to an Earlham education.
Earlham College is seeking an Administrative Assistant to join our Human Resources team!
The Human Resources Administrative Assistant will be responsible for directing and coordinating Human Resources services and related activities, including Customer service, to all employee’s and visitors, assisting with the administration of all day to day benefits, applicants and new hires.
Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff.
Maintains employees’ files by recording hire, transfer, termination, change in job classifications, and merit increases.
Assists with administration of employee benefit program including medical insurance and disability programs. Ensures the accuracy of all benefits enrollments in the HRIS to provide vendors with accurate eligibility information. Performs quality checks of benefits-related data.
Ensures all office communication is professional
Manages the office supplies and ensures the office equipment is maintained and working properly.
Additional duties as assigned
High School Diploma or equivalent required. Associates degree preferred.
1 or more years of Administrative experience, preferably in a Human Resource office.
Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality
Proficiency in MS Office
Works with hiring managers and job applicants for open positions; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.
Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to manage highly confidential information and materials
Be a positive example and resource to all Earlham Students
Please submit the following application materials through our Earlham Careers Portal
Cover letter - Please address your thinking and experience with matters of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, as it relates and specifically pertains to this position.
List of Three References with Contact Information
Earlham College requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or apply for and receive a qualified exemption within two weeks of the employment start date.
Earlham College is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse community, one that reflects the makeup of society at large and that particularly welcomes and supports individuals from groups that have been historically marginalized because of factors such as race, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, and physical ability. The College strongly encourages applications from women and people of color. As an institution with a Quaker identity, the College also solicits applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).