Human Resources Job Description

Human Resources Job Description

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Human resources provides leadership to ensure aligned strategies with Magna legal counsel regarding labor relations, employee records administration and employment law and regulatory compliance.

Human Resources Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective human resources job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included human resources job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Manage daily human resource functions including employee relations, employee on-boarding, leave administration and performance management
Manage and address employee relations issues through coaching and counseling
Performance management issues
Work closely with HR specialty areas to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and employment law
Managing and addressing employee relations issues
Serving as coach/advisor for performance management issues
Ensures that all staff activities and operations are performed in compliance with applicable state, local and federal regulations
Ensure compliance of personnel transactions with Institute policies, employment law, and union contractual provisions, with particular emphasis on non-academic employees (i.e., administrative, secretarial, clerical, technical, security, and facilities staff)
Oversee talent management cycles and process to include workforce planning, talent reviews, performance management, succession planning and learning management
Maintain social media sites for recruiting and employee relations purposes

Human Resources Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Human Resources

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PHR, SPHR, SHRM, HR, CP, SCP, HRCI, GPHR, ADP, HRBP

Education for Human Resources

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the human resources job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Human Resources, Education, Business, Management, Business/Administration, Communication, Human Resources Management, Human Resource Management, Psychology, Technical

Skills for Human Resources

Desired skills for human resources include:

Employee relations
Performance management
Internal and external compensation and work competitive environments
Employment law
Reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance

Desired experience for human resources includes:

Actively involved in separation/termination process, including conducting applicable exit interview and coordination with internal departments to ensure smooth exit
Facilitate training and development in conjunction with management
Assist in the development and implementation of compensation initiatives including job descriptions, salary and bonus process
Conduct group new hire orientation sessons
Team lead on various goals and objectives
Partnering with management on various workplace initiatives

Human Resources Examples


Human Resources Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of human resources. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for human resources
  • Lead the development, implementation, evaluation and administration of the performance management process
  • Maintain compliance with federal law posters "poster guard", ensure that all offices and homeworkers have correct and up to date employer law posters in place
  • Recommend and implement innovative ideas, programs and solutions designed to support the organization’s business plan
  • Complete HR due diligence related to potential acquisitions
  • Create and execute integration plans
  • Counsel and guide managers and staff on all staff-related issues
  • Ensure staff/managers receive ongoing education and training in relation to human resource issues and management effectiveness
  • Recommend and implement Human Resources programs geared at improving performance and efficiency
  • Create and introduce policies or events designed to enhance employee communications, morale and the overall work environment
  • Oversee the annual and mid-year performance review process to ensure that reviews are well-prepared and conducted in a timely manner
Qualifications for human resources
  • Able to inspire confidence in the Management team, and key stakeholders both within HR and outside of HR
  • Lead reward and recognition programs
  • Work with the management team to conduct succession planning and ensure that we provide opportunities for staff development
  • Coordinate management bonus programs and employee incentive plans
  • Oversee community involvement, donations, and events that make us a good corporate citizen
  • Identify training opportunities for staff at all levels, identify sources to meet these training needs and provide ongoing training

Human Resources Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a human resources. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for human resources
  • Provide day-to-day support and perspective to Image headquarters HR on talent acquisition, general HR and special projects
  • Provide support for HR communications
  • Handle general HR related administrative duties for the Creative Services Division
  • Act as first point of contact for general employee customer service needs such as common inquiries, form requests, policy interpretation and procedure clarification
  • Manage the Personnel Action Notice and Staffing Requisition approval process
  • Liaise with Payroll department as needed
  • Complete verification of employment (VOE) requests
  • Generate offer and status change letters
  • Assist with employee onboarding
  • Ensure all paperwork is accurate and complete before HRIS input
Qualifications for human resources
  • Minimum of 2 years H.R
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, business administration or the equivalent
  • 10 years of Human Resources management experience in human resource roles of increasing responsibility
  • Strong analytical skills, financial acumen, and attention to detail
  • Proven experience in Organizational Development
  • Experience with Bay Area recruitment and retention practices

Human Resources Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of human resources. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for human resources
  • Transferring calls to the appropriate employee providing key intake information to the employee
  • Maintains current knowledge of HR practices and legal requirements related job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities
  • Coordinate and on occasion facilitate employee meetings
  • All aspects of the recruitment process (selection, job posting, interviewing, related administration)
  • Strategic HR business projects (expansion in AME region and related project work)
  • Compensation and benefits projects including
  • Payroll related projects
  • Work directly with business partners to identify talent management needs and opportunities
  • Assist business in developing teams that will support a growing company
  • Lead the design of the talent plan for each business group
Qualifications for human resources
  • Excellent presentation, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills are required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft office and HR/payroll systems such as PeopleSoft
  • Projects a sensitive and professional image on behalf of the organization
  • Strong credible activist skills
  • University degree or equivalent in Human Resource Management or any related discipline
  • Regional and expatriate management experience is a must

Human Resources Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a human resources. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for human resources
  • Provides support in planning and recruiting for internship program – screens referrals, posts opportunities to colleges, brainstorms programming, schedules events
  • Screens referrals for full-time jobs
  • Provides administrative support – scans, files
  • Works on ad hoc projects as needed
  • Identify opportunities for increased effectiveness of current and diversity outreach recruiting programs
  • Utilize HRIS and applicant tracking system (i.e., Ceridian and Jobvite)
  • Assist with other HR-related tasks as assigned
  • Investigating and protesting fraudulent unemployment claims by gathering separation background knowledge and paperwork
  • Support strategy for diversity, recruiting and retention of hiring staff level employees
  • Assistance with employee on-boarding and orientation
Qualifications for human resources
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Previous recruiting experience, including behavioral interviewing, reference checking, college recruiting
  • Bring at least three years of direct experience in human resources
  • Assists in implementing human resources programs by providing human resources services, including talent acquisition, staffing, employment processing, compensation, health and welfare benefits, training and development, records management, safety and health, succession planning, employee relations and retention, AA/EEO compliance, and labor relations
  • Well established experience in dealing with employee relations matters and providing management coaching , , delivering program specific training facilitation
  • Must have strong time and project management skills, organizational skills and follow through on multiple projects / tasks of varying complexities, working both collaboratively, and independently

Human Resources Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a human resources. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for human resources
  • Maintain current communications with University constituent offices and ensure compliance with University policies and Federal and State regulations
  • File, update, and maintain personnel files
  • Assisting with recruiting such as candidates resume screening, tracking applicants, referrals and interviewers, scheduling interviews and sending email confirmations
  • Day-to-day departmental support as needed
  • Plan and implement employee appreciation events, recognition programs and philanthropy events with a focus on improving culture
  • Plan and execute all holiday parties, speaker series programs, and other employee engagement events
  • Manage inventory and execution of employee store
  • Maintain employee parking roster and requests
  • Administrative support to the Talent and Culture team
  • Work closely with the Lead Recruiter
Qualifications for human resources
  • Able to use sound judgment and maintain confidentiality when necessary
  • Strong background in employment law
  • Practical on-the-job experience in an international business environment
  • A chance to transform academic learning into business solutions while working on real projects
  • An experience that will make the next step in your education or your career more meaningful
  • An opportunity to develop a personal network in the business world

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