Human Resources Assistant

Date: October 15, 2018
Location: Main Library - Human Resources Department
Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours), may rarely include evening and weekend hours, not job-share-eligible
Salary: Grade 8, $15.74/hour


Assists with the hiring process by coordinating the job posting, employment application/resume, and interview process, including preparing and distributing job postings, receiving and tracking employment applications, and scheduling employment interviews. Assists with employee orientation, prepares materials and conducts the HR portion of employee orientation in the absence of the HR Generalist. Serves as point person for the Human Resource Information System (HRIS), including entering data and generating reports. Coordinates all phases of the yearly service award program. Maintains the personnel filing system and employee history, ensuring compliance with state and federal regulations. Prepares the monthly personnel report for the Board of Trustees meeting. Assists with benefits administration, including open enrollment. Serves as the primary contact between the Administrative Reception desk and Human Resources. Collects and prepares human resource statistics; orders and maintains departmental supplies; and other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including demonstrated proof-reading skills with strong attention to detail and accuracy; excellent customer-service skills, including pleasant personality, professionalism and diplomacy; excellent computer skills with proficiency in MS Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook; outstanding organization skills, including ability to prioritize work effectively; ability to multi-task by efficiently and steadily completing daily duties and special projects; ability to exercise good judgment and discernment in decision-making;  ability to work with and maintain confidential information; and a minimum of two years of previous administrative support experience required. Previous experience in human resources, familiarity with employment laws, and experience with Access and HRIS Software, and completion of at least two years of college strongly preferred. 

Application Deadline:


For consideration, applicants for this position must either submit a resume including salary history and a cover letter indicating previous applicable experience and training or complete an Employment Application in the Human Resources Department at Main Library. Resumes should be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or should be mailed to:

Human Resources
Akron-Summit County Public Library
60 South High Street
Akron, OH 44326-0001


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