Can you write a human resource specialist job description?
Duties and Responsibilities: Benefits Function • Calculates and provides staff with annual fringe benefit allowance; reviews enrollment forms for accuracy and coordinates enrollment with third-party administrator. • Assures compliance with COBRA guidelines by preparing letters and other paperwork as directed; receives and records COBRA insurance premium payments. • Coordinates health, life and disability insurance enrollments and communicates with service providers concerning routine administration of programs. Human Resource Function • Maintains personnel files in compliance with applicable legal requirements. • Keeps employee records up-to-date by processing employee status changes in timely fashion. • Maintains listing of approved Foundation positions along with assigned salary grade levels. • Processes personnel action forms and assures proper approvals; disseminates approved forms. • Maintains budget spreadsheet that includes salaries, payroll taxes and fringe allowances. • Prepares paperwork required to place employee on payroll and establishes personnel file. • Assists in hiring process by coordinating job posting on Web site, reviewing resumes, performing telephone interviews and reference checks. • Maintains Employee Handbook with updated resolutions and other pertinent information, as needed. Office Administration • Troubleshoots telephone and voice mail system; handles minor repairs and coordinates repairs with technicians when required. • Provides training for new and current employees on communication systems, including telephone and voice mail. • Supervises receptionist, delegates projects as appropriate, assures coverage of switchboard in receptionist’s absence. • Oversees special events for staff by coordinating committees and schedules, and staying within budget. Qualification Requirements: Education and Work Experience High school diploma or equivalent with some college or technical school coursework preferred and minimum of three (3) years of job-related experience, preferably in a human resource department, technical experience, including responsibility for maintaining computer systems or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Knowledge and Skills • Extensive knowledge of computer software (Windows 95, 98, XP and Microsoft Office), computer hardware and computer servers. • Proficiency in or knowledge of using a variety of computer software applications, especially Excel and Microsoft Word software. • High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation. • Knowledge of office administration procedures. • Ability to operate most standard office equipment. • Attention to detail in composing, typing and proofing materials, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines. • Good to excellent spelling, grammar and written communication skills. • Excellent telephone and oral communication skills. • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality. - See more at: https://www.shrm.org/templatestools/samples/jobdescriptions/pages/cms_010671.aspx#sthash.izSfyyQu.dpuf