HR Assistant

Disability Rights California - Sacramento, CA (30+ days ago)4.1


Human Resources Assistant
Sacramento Administrative Unit

DEADLINE: Open until filled. Applications should be received by July 9, 2018 to be considered for the first round of interviews.

SALARY RANGE (Depending on Experience): $19.69-$26.38

PURPOSE OF THE JOB
The Human Resources (HR) Assistant provides support for the HR Department and serves as the front line of the HR department, providing employees across the state with a wide variety of support in the areas of HR transactions, benefits, policy questions, etc. This position is responsible for the integrity of HR data and the maintenance of all employee files.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Customer Service – 45%
  • Manage new-hire on-boarding processes.
  • Respond to external inquires including but not limited to employment verification and unemployment.
Technical – 40%
  • Provide administrative and logistical support for the Human Resources Department.
  • Process HR transactions through HRIS and report information to relevant departments/units.
  • Develop and deliver communications regarding HR and DRC policies, activities, and procedures.
Support – 15%
  • Maintain personnel, payroll, and benefit files and other Agency documents.
Other Duties
  • Participate in outreach activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS
No travel required.

WORKING CONDITIONS
The following describes general working conditions and requirements of the job, which can be performed with or without disability related reasonable accommodations. Duties are performed between an office environment. Work areas are often noisy. Duties frequently require sitting, talking and/or hearing and occasional periods of standing, stooping, kneeling, and crouching. Weights to be lifted and/or moved up to 10 pounds are frequently encountered. Must be able to transport oneself to work-related meeting, centers, etc.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); plus one year direct administrative experience in Human Resources or three years of related experience and/or training. OR a Bachelor's degree (BA or BS) from four-year college or university in related HR field; plus one year experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Plus:
  • Experience handling confidential matters.
  • Strong customer service orientation, including effective telephone skills, and the ability to handle difficult calls and situations patiently and tactfully.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work well under pressure and deadlines, as well as understand and carry out oral and written instructions, with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member in a multiple-priority unit and to build positive professional relationships with all levels of employees within agency, clients, and applicants.
  • Ability to work on time sensitive projects with great attention to detail and the ability to produce work with little error.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Experience with Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) software.
  • Experience working with nonprofit and/or social service agencies.
  • Experience working with and/or sensitivity to persons with disabilities and/or experience working with and/or sensitivity to persons from multi-ethnic communities.
  • Life experience as a person with a disability OR direct experience as a caregiver of a family member with a disability.
CORE COMPETENCY SKILL LEVELS
Communication
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret legal publications, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, correspondence, training materials, and procedure manuals. Ability to use clear, concise language to provide timely and accurate written and oral communication. Ability to effectively present information, and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, and the public.

Critical Thinking
Ability to solve problems by applying policies and procedures to the facts of the situation. Ability to effectively reprioritize and work on several projects simultaneously. Sees underlying principles, patterns, or themes in an array of related information.

Diversity & Inclusion
Sees the value of disability, cultural, ethnic, gender, and other individual differences in people. Maintains an open, approachable manner, respects the talents and contributions of all individuals and treats others fairly and respectfully. Preserves others’ self-confidence and dignity, and shows regard for their opinions. Appropriately applies disability etiquette and accessibility protocols.

Relationship Building
Ability to educate clients, community partners, facilities and/or community agencies regarding DRC’s mission and services through outreach, training and/or brief assistance. Ability to obtain stakeholder feedback and determine needs. Ability to share responsibility and ownership of work assignments. Ability to be purposeful in interactions, mindful of style differences, and to communicate effectively with others. Ability to work effectively with coworkers using a team-based approach.

At Disability Rights California, well over half of our employees are ethnically diverse, and over a third are individuals with disabilities. We value this diversity because unique perspectives allow us to effectively serve Californians with disabilities from a wide range of cultural backgrounds.

If you are interested in becoming a part of DRC, please submit the following:
1) Online Disability Rights California Application Form
2) Your resume
3) A Cover Letter. We need a workforce that can utilize insights and strategies that can come from both professional and personal experience. Please take this opportunity to tell us about yourself and why you are a great fit for this position and for DRC.

Disability Rights California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, religion, race, gender identity, sexual orientation or disability. Disability Rights California endorses and supports the intent of the Americans with Disabilities act of 1990 (ADA) and the California Fair Employment and Housing act (FEHA) and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are applicants or employees who need accommodations.

WE VALUE DIVERSITY OF CULTURE, DISABILITY AND OTHER LIFE EXPERIENCES, AND ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER BY CHOICE.