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Administrative Assistant - HR

POSITION: Administrative Assistant - Human Resources

REPORTS TO: Vice President, Human Resources           

REQUIREMENTS: Associate's degree or equivalent experience; prefer at least one year of HR experience and 2 years as an administrative assistant; demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint); knowledge of Publisher a plus; strong communication and organizational skills, and ability to interact effectively with faculty, staff, and students; ability to perform multiple tasks with minimal supervision.  Experience with Ceridian payroll and human resources information system is a plus.  Must be dependable, detail-oriented, and strictly confidential.  Individual must be able to multi-task in a fast paced, team focused, work environment.

SCHEDULE: Basic schedule of Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM with flexibility to work other hours as needed.

PRIMARY  FUNCTION: Administer and coordinate most functions in the Human Resources Office with emphasis on HR/Payroll workflow, student employment, and administrative support.  Perform a variety of HR functions, projects, administrative, and receptionist duties for the Human Resources Office.


Maintain the confidentiality of Human Resources records and information including employee personal information when performing the following duties:

  1. Coordinate, maintain, and generate Human Resources-related files, and records (personnel files, search files).
  2. Process HR documents such as new hire documents including background check process; check Human Resources authorization documents; ensure timely completion of  I-9 documents.
  3. Accurately track and process HR documents; follow up as needed.
  4. Forward resumes received for open positions to the appropriate manager in a timely manner (either electronically or hard copy).  Maintain search documentation for search files.
  5. Input HR information accurately into the Jenzabar, and other HRIS systems/databases as applicable.
  6. Answer phone and respond to inquiries; direct calls to appropriate individuals; take and relay messages; maintain communication between University Community and HR Department.
  7. Coordinate drafting and distribution of office communications including office memos, letters, and other notices.
  8. Maintain general office management functions including mail, scheduling meetings, complete work orders, perform routine clerical/secretarial/receptionist functions such as       typing, filing, photocopying, scanning, greeting visitors, etc.
  9. Orders and maintains office supplies and forms, checks inventories, and ensures accurate orders are received
  10. Process department invoices.
  11. Distribute status forms for employee information such as changes to title, status, pay, department, address, etc. in a timely manner.
  12. Administer the Graduate Assistant Program.
  13. Coordinate temporary service employees.
  14. Coordinate University events.
  15. Assist Student Employment Coordinator with Federal Work-Study program and Apprenticeship program.  Act as back-up in her absence or as needed.
    • Assist in PHEAA Reporting and breakdown of reimbursement for state work study
    • Training assistance for electronic timesheet implementation
    • Process incoming paperwork for work study/apprentices and Graduate Assistants including Ceridian payroll data entry
    • Backup for payroll submission as needed
  16. Perform other duties or special projects as required or assigned.

Qualified applicants should forward a cover letter and resume via email to  HROffice@pointpark.edu (preferred) or mail to:  

Point Park University
Human Resources Office
201 Wood Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

When responding via email please reference - ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - HR - in the subject line.

Please submit documents in Rich Text (.txt) Word document (.doc) or Adobe Portable Document Format (.pdf).

All emails submitted will receive an automatic confirmation email.  Due to some junk mail filters, the confirmation email may not reach you.  To ensure receipt of the confirmation email, utilize the return receipt option built into your email program when sending your information. 

  Due to the high volume of resumes received, Point Park University will not be able to respond to inquiries regarding the status of your resume. If we determine that your skills and experience match the position requirements, we will contact you to discuss the opportunity further. If you do not hear from us, we encourage you to revisit our website at www.pointpark.edu for the status of the position and future opportunities. 

Point Park University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.