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Part-Time Human Resources Assistant (Student Opportunity)

    • Job Tracking ID: 512699-799796
    • Job Location: Atlanta, GA
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Seasonal
    • Date Updated: January 06, 2022
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Department:  Human Resources                              

Reports to: VP of Human Resources

FLSA Status: Non-exempt                                         

Job Status: Seasonal Part-Time

Job Purpose: 

The ideal candidate for this position is a current student majoring in business administration, human resources, psychology, or a related field with an interest in an HR career. This position provides the perfect opportunity for a student with little to no experience to gain hands-on, practical knowledge in the field of human resources.

Initially, the Human Resources Assistant’s primary responsibilities will be to manage Human Resources files and provide administrative support to the HR team. Additional responsibilities will include support of HRIS administration and maintaining records of training/competencies, licenses, and certifications. The HR Assistant will assume larger responsibilities as he/she accumulates more experience in the role.

 

Job Perks:

As a Zoo Atlanta team member, you will work alongside other individuals who—regardless of their roles—share a common passion for wildlife conservation. This part-time position also offers the flexibility to fit real-world work experience into your school schedule with the potential for long-term growth. The unique nature of our work setting also means that you will enjoy complimentary or discounted park admission for your friends and family and the opportunity to attend special Zoo events.

                                            

Essential Duties and Primary Responsibilities:

  • Primarily responsible for creating and managing the New Hire Files and employee documents
  • File room maintenance and compliance auditing
  • HRIS data entry, record maintenance 
  • Tracking annual paperwork in compliance with regulator requirements
  • Support HR team with employee New Hire Orientation and employee events.
  • Assists in Ad Hoc HR projects
  • Management reserves the right to add other responsibilities, as he/she/they deem necessary as long as they are relevant to the department and/or the organization.
  • Support HR related request for records/documentation
  • Support seasonal recruitment efforts.

Experience and Skills:

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
  • Strong oral and writing skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks effectively and timely (must have the ability to meet deadlines regularly)
  • Must communicate effectively and positively with employees and all levels of management
  • Ability to work with confidential information and to remain objective at all times
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, HRIS knowledge preferred
  • HS diploma or equivalent
  • Actively enrolled in college: field of study Business Administration/HR - preferred

 

Education and/or Experience Requirement

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field (actively pursuing)

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Routine physical activities that is required to fulfill responsibilities. Ability to stand and bend for short periods of time

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

 

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Therefore, the employee may be required to perform other reasonably related duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor or other management. The company reserves the right to revise or change job duties as business requirements dictate. It is mutually agreed that this job description does not constitute a written implied contract of employment.

Zoo Atlanta is an EOE and provides a Smoke-free and Drug-free Work Environment

If you are hired, we will require you to prove that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.

 

Benefits

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
  • Strong oral and writing skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks effectively and timely (must have the ability to meet deadlines regularly)
  • Must communicate effectively and positively with employees and all levels of management
  • Ability to work with confidential information and to remain objective at all times
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, HRIS knowledge preferred
  • HS diploma or equivalent
  • Actively enrolled in college: field of study Business Administration/HR – preferred

 

Education and/or Experience Requirement

  • Must be currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s Degree program in business administration, human resources, psychology or related field

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Routine physical activities that is required to fulfill responsibilities. Ability to stand and bend for short periods of time

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

 

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Therefore, the employee may be required to perform other reasonably related duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor or other management. The company reserves the right to revise or change job duties as business requirements dictate. It is mutually agreed that this job description does not constitute a written implied contract of employment.

Zoo Atlanta is an EOE and provides a Smoke-free and Drug-free Work Environment