Human Resource Assistant / Human Resource Department


Position Title           Human Resource Assistant   

Department             Human Resource Department

Reports to                Director of Human Resources

Appointment            Full-time - 40 hours per week

Open/Close Date     Friday, November 1, 2013 - Thursday, November 7, 2013

Application Hours   Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 1-4 pm; Thursday and Friday, 9-11 am



Provide administrative support to the Human Resource Department; greet applicants (i.e., provide application materials and information regarding position openings; screen applications; administer computer testing); receive telephone communications, correspondence, and employees/visitors; respond to questions and requests; update HR website; assist with employee benefits inquiries, correspondence and projects; update and maintain benefit databases; input employee time usage into database and track employee accruals; maintain department files and information for data entry; prepare materials for various department activities; perform word processing and database management activities; maintain office supplies; prepare mailings and perform other related duties as assigned. 


Three years office experience (general HR office experience strongly preferred) that demonstrates ability to work independently; superior verbal, written, and interpersonal skills; strong customer service orientation; ability to demonstrate sensitivity for cultural differences; strong planning and organizational skills; positive work ethic; high level of integrity and a commitment to maintaining strict confidentiality; proficiency with word processing, data entry and Excel spreadsheets including mail merge functions; ability to coordinate/manage multiple projects/tasks simultaneously and on deadline and ability to type 45 wpm preferred.

Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a criminal background check.


Selected candidate must have the mental and physical capabilities to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.  Work is performed in a normal office environment with little exposure to outdoor temperatures or dirt and dust.  Working conditions are typically moderately quiet.


Complete a Bradley University Application for Employment at ( or the Human Resource Department.  Do Not Mail Applications.  Return application by 11a.m. on Thursday, November 7, 2013, for a required keyboarding skills test.  Park in Visitor Center Lot.


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Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.