Ranked as one of the Best Employers in the state of Nebraska, the University of Nebraska is committed to providing a work environment and culture that fosters personal and professional success and satisfaction. We invest in our staff by offering fantastic benefits like vacation, sick, and holiday pay, a variety of insurance options, retirement plans, and numerous others. By joining our team, you will be given opportunities to grow as an individual and contribute to the significant impact that we make within the University of Nebraska community and Nebraska's economy each year.
As an HR Assistant, you will maintain accuracy, integrity, and confidentiality of human resource files, records, and documentation, answer frequently asked questions from applicants and employees relative to standard policies, benefits, hiring processes, assist with performance management procedures, and provide clerical and administrative support to the department. Additionally, this position will conduct and/or assist with new hire orientation and assist with recruitment processes such as job postings, preparation of application logs, scheduling interviews, reference checks, job offers, and facilitating pre-employment items.
As an EO/AA employer, the University of Nebraska considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See https://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Associate's degree in Business Administration, HR Management, Liberal Arts, or other relative field of study or equivalent experience. 2+ years of related administrative and/or human resources work experience; equivalent education/experience considered. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage sensitive and confidential situations with tact, professionalism, and diplomacy. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software. Proficient with or the ability to quickly learn human resource information system (HRIS), Applicant Tracking System (ATS) and similar computer applications. Knowledge of human resources terminology and practices.
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, HR Management, Liberal Arts, or other relative field of study or equivalent experience. 3+ years' work experience in a similar position.
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.