Human Resources Assistant

Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jan 21, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Veterinary Medicine Administration

Division Name

College of Veterinary Medicine

Position Title

Human Resources Assistant

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Coordinates human resource processes which support the operational functions at a division level.

Essential Functions

Coordinates human resources related processes such as, but not limited to, performance evaluations, new hires, new employee orientation, payroll and benefits, job description development, and policy development. Serves as a point of contact for questions from employees and/or departments regarding human resource functions. Coordinates various project activities, resources, equipment and information. Segments projects into actional tasks, sets time frames, and assigns to the appropriate personnel based on project type. Monitors project progress and addresses any issues that arise. Keeps supervisor informed of major issues, compliance risks, and other matters. May provide training and support to enhance process capabilities across a department, including development of instructional aids. May schedule, plan, or promote training from central units to assist departments with needed improvements or initiatives. Gathers information and prepares various reports and correspondence; collects and analyzes data to provide reports to enhance the goals of the department. Acts as a liaison between employees or departments to division human resources or central human resources. Provides leadership, guidance, and counsel on matters related to human resources. May oversee student or temporary employees. Assigns duties, provides advice and direction on work-related matters, and monitors progress of work. Performs other related duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Education Level

Some college; vocational or Associate's degree

Field of Study


Years of Experience


Area of Experience

Administrative business operations and/or HR experience either in a similar role, or in a supervisory role where HR functions are part of the responsibilities.

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience.

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to learn HRIS systems

Minimum Technology Skills

Knowledge of Microsoft Office

Minimum License and Certifications

None required

Desired Qualifications

Strong preference for candidates who have experience recruiting and hiring veterinary technical staff.

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$31,300 - $52,100

Job Category

Human Resources

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date


Closing Date

EEO Statement

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation
  2. Other
  3. Other Documentation
  4. Other Documentation (2)
  5. Transcripts
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
    • AU Employment website
    • Employment websites (Indeed, HigherEd Jobs, etc.)
    • Veterans Assistance Services
    • Disability Assistance Services
    • Newspaper
    • Professional Journal
    • Listserv
    • HR email
    • Social Media
    • State Employment Service
    • Walk-in
    • Other
  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
    • Not a current Auburn employee
    • Current Auburn employee in position less than one year
    • Current Auburn employee in position more than one year
  3. * Do you have 4 years of experience in administrative business operations and/or HR experience OR a degree to use in lieu of years of experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Please describe your related experience in detail and provide the job titles of the positions in which you obtained it. If you do not have related experience, please enter 'N/A'

    (Open Ended Question)

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