The Human Resources Assistant (HRA) is an important role within the Harvard Law School human resources team. As the first point of contact to many visitors and clients, the HRA provides a high level of customer service which is core to our team's values. The HRA also supports the Chief Human Resources Officer and Human Resources Director, coordinating calendars as well as offering administrative support to the office. This is a great opportunity for someone with an interest in Human Resources!
As HR Assistant you will:
Greet visitors, answer general inquiries, and direct all other inquiries to core administrative leadership and/or point person
Manage communications and serve as primary contact for mail, copy, fax and telephone administration
Research and communicate procedures and benefits and respond to a wide range of inquiries, ensuring timely responses and follow-up
Manage inventory, order supplies, process financial transactions and reconcile accounts
Update and maintain personnel files and records, create electronic files, manage file retention and archiving, update Harvard directories, and prepare correspondence and other materials
Support new hire onboarding and completion of paperwork, including I-9 processing
Assist with other general HR and departmental support such as calendaring, room reservation, office organization and website maintenance
Provide some administrative support for events including logistics (space, catering, etc.) and tracking RSVPs
Occasionally support recruitment and payroll
Performs other duties as necessary
We regret that Harvard Law School is unable to provide visa sponsorship for staff positions.
All offers to be made by HLS Human Resources.
Be a part of excellence and leadership in legal education and scholarship at Harvard Law School. We are a community of talented people from diverse backgrounds, lived experiences, and perspectives, dedicated to advancing the cause of justice all over the world. We value our differences and our diversity as a source of strength. We are committed to developing and inspiring our students and our workforce. Whoever you are, whatever you do, however you do it, Harvard Law School is a place where you can thrive.
Salary Grade: 053
Union: 99 - Non-Union, Confidential Non-Ex
Minimum of three years of administrative experience. Education beyond high school may count toward experience.
We are looking for people who:
Demonstrate a commitment to providing the highest level of customer service and responsiveness
Are flexible and can maintain confidentiality and professionalism
Are highly organized with great attention to detail and communications skills
Can exercise good judgment, select and apply established procedures correctly, and appropriately determine when to escalate
Are experienced with technology and a quick study with new systems
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Widespread ethical lapses of leaders in government, business and other professions prompt demands for more and better moral education. More fundamentally, the increasing complexity of public life - the scale and range of problems and the variety of knowledge required to deal with them - make ethical issues more difficult, even for men and women of good moral character. Not only are the ethical issues we face more complex, but the people we face them with are more diverse, increasing the frequency and intensity of our ethical disagreements.
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