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Title: Human Resources Assistant, part-time

Department - Human Resources

Type - Part-time staff


The Human Resources Assistant is responsible for providing a variety of front-line administrative and project support for the Human Resources Office that includes recordkeeping, responding to incoming resumes, and fielding general questions in a fast-paced department that serves staff, faculty, and student workers. The College’s current employee count is 900+ employees.

This is a part-time position, two full days per week.


  • Perform confidential administrative support for personnel related activities
  • Respond to questions or concerns regarding benefits and job openings
  • Field general benefit/policy/procedural questions and provide referrals to the appropriate sources
  • Review new hire paperwork for completion; submit background check investigations
  • Process worker’s compensation injury reports; notify insurance company with employer’s report and employee’s claim form
  • Maintain filing system
  • Track interview process and create personnel files
  • Respond to incoming resumes; as appropriate, conduct initial phone interviews to pre-screen candidates
  • Provide campus job information to student workers, including requirements for I-9, timesheets, and deadlines; work closely with Student Life to ensure that international student worker forms are processed correctly


  • 2–3 years of directly related administrative office experience; preferably in a fast paced, high volume, deadline oriented customer focused environment
  • Word, Outlook, Excel proficiency, and experience with an HRIS or internal database system
  • Must be able to handle confidential / sensitive issues with tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to work effectively in a professional and courteous manner and ability to deal with employees on all levels
  • Organized individual who can prioritize heavy workload and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Effective communication skills both written and verbal; organizational skills
  • Must be committed to providing the highest level of customer service
  • Must be able to work independently, and as part of a team
  • Must exercise good judgment, and make informed decisions
  • Experience using Datatel is preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or human resources preferred

Applicants are asked to include a cover letter with their resume stating salary history or salary expectations.


Art Center College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities.


To apply, submit cover letter, resume, and salary history to hr@artcenter.edu
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