Job Summary: The Human Resource Assistant will perform administrative tasks and services to support effective and efficient operations of the organization's human resource department. Supervisory Responsibilities: None Duties/Responsibilities: Maintains accurate and up-to-date human resource files, records, and documentation. Answers frequently asked questions from applicants and employees relative to standard policies, benefits, hiring processes, etc.; refers more complex questions to appropriate senior-level HR staff or management. Maintains the integrity and confidentiality of human resource files and records. Performs periodic audits of HR files and records to ensure that all required documents are collected and filed appropriately. Provides clerical support to the HR department. Acts as a liaison between the organization and external benefits providers and vendors, which may include health, disability, and retirement plan providers. Conducts or assists with the new hire onboarding process and orientation. Conducts exit interview and employee separations. Assists with planning and execution of special events such as organization-wide meetings, employee recognition events, and holiday parties. Performs other duties as assigned. Required Skills/Abilities: 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 Proficient with or the ability to quickly learn human resource information system (HRIS), and similar computer applications. Education and Experience: Associates degree in related field required. Prior related office experience preferred.