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Western New England University Human Resource Assistant in Springfield, Massachusetts

Human Resources Assistant Looking to work in a team environment where your contributions will make a difference while expanding your skills and experience in Human Resources? Our Human Resources team is looking to add to the team someone with strong administrative skills who can provide administrative support and be responsible for several administrative Human Resources tasks. Responsibilities include: Respond to employment verifications Preparing training materials and setting up training sessions Processing and maintain I-9 forms Tracking monthly HR expenses and submitting invoices for payment Handling data entry tasks into the Human Resources Information System (HRIS) i.e. student employment, address changes, etc. Assist with preparing benefit packets Provide administrative/clerical support as requested Manage the Associate VP and Director of Human Resources calendar Provide clerical assistance with special departmental projects as needed Qualifications: Associate\'s degree in human resources or related field preferred; high school diploma or GED equivalent required Two plus years of relevant experience working in HR Strong skills in Microsoft Office suite Strong attention to detail Highly organized and efficient with the ability to multi-task; excellent time-management skills Ability to maintain confidentiality Strong communication skills, both oral and written Ability to follow directions accurately and determine improvements and efficiencies, and recommend changes Ability to work independently as needed HR competence and knowledge of HR process and computer programs. Excellent benefits including tuition remission for employee, spouse, and dependent children. Western New England University (WNE) is a private, nationally ranked, comprehensive institution with a focus on preparing work-ready and world-ready graduates. Founded in 1919 in Springfield, Massachusetts as a division of Northeastern College, WNE\'s 215-acre suburban campus serves more than 3,700 students, including over 2,500 full-time undergraduates. More than 47,000 alumni have earned degrees through its 90+ undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs at Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and School of Law. Students come from 39 U.S. states and territories and 23 countries. Of 45,104 living alumni, 30% remain within the region, residing in the four Western Massachusetts counties and northern Connecticut. WNE is classified among nationally ranked universities in US News and World Report, and among the Top 100 Undergraduate Engineering programs, and in the Doctoral/Professional Universities category in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Western New England University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome candidates whose background may contribute to the further diversification of our community. In alignment with the University\'s commitment to health and safety, all Faculty and Staff are required to be vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination.