Human Resources Assistant

Senior Service America Inc
Silver Spring, MD
Apr 16, 2018
Apr 18, 2018
Human Resources
Full Time
Position: Human Resources Assistant Type of Position: Part-time Permanent Employer: Senior Service America, Inc. Location: Silver Spring, Maryland Posted: April 7, 2018 Senior Service America Inc. (SSAI) is a non-profit organization that provides civic engagement and employment opportunities for adults over the age of 55 who wish to reenter the workforce. SSAI is a dynamic work environment where its every day efforts help more vulnerable seniors get the help they need. Visit our website at Overview of the Position This position provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable experience and enhance human resource practitioner competencies in a dynamic and progressive corporate work environment. The Human Resources Assistant reports directly to the Manager, Human Resources. Principal Duties The incumbentA cents € (TM) s work encompasses two areas: Administrative Support (Approximately 75% of Total Work): The incumbent performs a wide range of administrative work in support of human resources operations. These administrative duties include, but are not limited to: Drafting standard and specialized memoranda and letters for both internal and external customers Responding to general HR inquiries Maintaining HR hard copy and automated file systems Preparing/assembling recruitment packets Disseminating forms Posting HR notices/bulletins Human Resources Assistance (Approximately 25% of Total Work): The incumbent performs or assists the Manager, Human Resources in performing traditional HR duties that include, but are not limited to: Developing job descriptions Preparing job vacancy announcements Reviewing/screening applications Interviewing job candidates Conducting background security investigations Providing information, guidance and assistance to employees on pay, benefits, and other employment matters Advising employees and managers on a wide range of human resource management issues/problems Interacting with Union officials Scheduling training Performing special projects/assignments Qualification Requirements Work Experience - The successful applicant will possess a minimum of five years of progressively responsible work experience with aging, employment and training, or community service programs, including managing a network of organizations or departments to achieve measurable program objectives within a specific budget and timetable. Prior experience working with disadvantaged communities and individuals (especially older adults) a plus. Academic Experience A cents €" Four-year college degree in Human Resources Management, Industrial Relations, Business Administration, Psychology or related field and Two years of related work experience (non-profit work environment a plus) or Combination of related education and experience PHR/SHRM Certification desirable Knowledge, Skills and Abilities - Familiarity with human resource management principles, practices and employment laws Ability to balance competing demands and meet deadlines Ability to effectively interact with diverse groups Ability to perform research and analysis Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing Skill in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Teams and ADP database management Benefits and Compensation SSAI offers a competitive salary and exceptional benefits package, including a Defined Benefit Retirement Plan (three-year vesting period), up to 5.25% employer matching contribution to a 401k plan, vacation and sick leave, subsidized parking or Smartrip. How to Apply Interested candidates should forward their resume, salary requirements and verifiable references to or mail to: Human Resources, Senior Service America, Inc. 8403 Colesville Road, Suite 200, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. *Incomplete packages will not receive further consideration. Contact Information: Human Resources, Senior Service America, Inc. 8403 Colesville Road, Suite 200 A' ! Silver Spring, Maryland 20910 Senior Service America, Inc., is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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