Human Resources Assistant
Salt Lake City, UT
Posted: January 10, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionJob Summary
Are you a current U of U student who wants to learn about the field of Human Resources? The HR Department at the University of Utah is looking for a student to assist in a variety of Human Resources transactional and support tasks, and learn valuable HR and customer service skills. Some of our previous student employees in this role have gone on to get full time jobs in the HR field after graduation.
This student will work at the front desk at the UHRM office located in downtown Salt Lake City at 250 East 200 South. This role requires strong communication skills in responding to telephone calls, in-person visitors, and internal staff.
Strong communication skills and the ability to capture and process information in a fast-paced environment is essential. Will be trained on HRIS systems and working with PeopleAdmin, PeopleSoft, and MS Outlook. As a student employee, you’ll have the ability to touch many different functions of Human Resources and gain valuable work experience in the field.
· Provides customer service at the front desk of Human Resources Management.
· Greets and routes visitors, answers phone calls, responds to email, verification of employment, and other duties as assigned.
· Works with accuracy, detail, and maintains confidentiality with high level of integrity.
· Uses computer on a daily basis (Outlook, MS Office, PeopleSoft), sorts and routes mail, and performs a variety of administrative tasks as needed.
· Assists in special projects throughout the Human Resources department as needed.
This job posting is only available to currently enrolled University of Utah students who have been awarded a Federal Work-Study Award for the current year. Please login to CIS and go to the Finance/Financial Aid section to view your Financial Aid Status. If you have not received a Federal Work- Study Award, then do not complete and submit this application. Before hire, this employer will conﬁrm that you have received a Federal Work-Study Award for the current year.
Two years of general office experience or equivalency; familiarity with general office equipment; and demonstrated organizational, computer, human relation and effective communication skills required. This position has no responsibility for providing care to patients. Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
Special Instructions Summary
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.