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HR Assistant

  • Ref: 304265
  • Type: Contract
  • Location: Brooklyn, NY
  • Industry: Non-Profit
  • Job Level: Experienced Non-Manager
  • Pay: $20.00 - $24.00/hr

Opportunity Description

Our client is hiring for a HR Assistant in Brooklyn, New York. In this role, you will provide support to the applicable Human Resources supervisor with an emphasis on the on-boarding process. You will also be responsible for responding to basic employee questions and inquiries; prepare appropriate basic documentation and process accompanying paperwork. The Human Resources Assistant works under the immediate supervision of the applicable Human Resources supervisor. This position offers between $20-$24/hour, depending on experience.

HumanEdge Perks:

  • Weekly direct deposit
  • Referral bonus program
  • 24/7 support before, during and after your assignment
  • Additional benefits available once qualified

Job Duties

As the HR Assistant, you will:

  • Be responsible for the overall new hire on-boarding process (meeting candidates, collecting paperwork and processing required clearances).
  • Process fingerprints, State Central Registry (SCR) and validate I-9 documentation.
  • Obtain required clearances for all prospective new hires.
  • Prepare appropriate basic documentation and processes accompanying paperwork.
  • Be responsible for monthly new hire reporting, terminations and professional license updates
  • Review resumes, prescreen candidates and facilitate program interviews as requested. 
  • Maintain electronic new hire tracking system.
  • Generate employment letters as needed.
  • Enter all new hires into ADP-Enterprise, generate employment notices to Payroll and forward all new hire files to Human Resources Brooklyn office for filing.
  • Process employee data changes into the HRIS system and generate accompanying paperwork to Payroll.
  • Manage employee programs including: Tuition Reimbursement and Child Care Subsidy.
  • Assist in maintaining HR records and files.
  • Assist with review and preparation for annual audits.
  • Administer employee benefit plans with all current vendors (AETNA, disability, life insurance, tax-deferred annuity plan, flexible spending, pensions, College Savings plan, COBRA, etc.).
  • Administer open enrollment periods for medical, dental and various other benefits.
  • Work with the Human Resources team regarding work-related injuries (take written reports from employees and Medical staff for injured employees for workers' compensation).
  • Assist with processing workers' compensation claims to ensure maintenance of files and reports.
  • Be responsible for responding to basic employee questions and inquiries about employee benefit programs and Human Resources policies.
  • Assist in other departmental and organizational projects as needed and as assigned.



  • Bachelor's Degree

Experience & Skills Required


  • 1+ years experience in a similiar Human Resources support role
  • Proficient computer skills (particularly Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint).
  • Professional communication and excellent organizational skills.
  • Must maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to multitask and adapts quickly to new tasks