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Human Resource Assistant

Description: Our Human Resources Department located in Queensbury; NY currently has a Full Time (40-hour) Human Resource Assistant position available. This position provides administrative support to the HR Department on all personnel and HR system matters including, but not limited to: postings, Change of Status procedure, references, new hire appointment preparation, letters, mailing, filing, data entry including HRIS, HR logs/spreadsheets and all other HR systems as required.  When assigned: special projects, research/coordinate/participate in career/job fairs/networking events, and other career related events to promote and market career opportunities with WWAARC.


High School Diploma or equivalent required. An associates or bachelor’s degree preferred.
HRCI – aPHR/PHR/SPHR, SHRM-SCP/CP are strongly preferred, but not required.  A willingness to obtain certification in HR is required.
Prior experience in Human Resources strongly preferred.
One to two years office administration/administrative assistance experience required.  Two to three years office administrative experience, a plus
Experience with HRIS and Applicant Tracking Systems preferred.
Strong communication skills are required: in person, phone, written, email, videoconferencing.
Strong computer skills preferred: Word, Excel, must be willing to learn new computer programs.
Must be able to work independently and in teams.
WWAARC Agency insurable Driver’s License required.

Anticipated Shifts:

A typical work week is Monday through Friday during agency business hours. Due to the nature of the position, schedule flexibility is given and expected in return.  As a Human Resource Assistant, you must be available for some evenings and occasional weekend hours; as needs require, for recruitment events, projects, trainings, and agency events. Travel between the two Administrative Offices is required (Quaker Road, Queensbury & Krumkill Road, Slingerlands); as well as travel within the 3 counties and outside for recruitment events.  This is hourly non-exempt position.

What’s in it for You:

Work where you AND the work you do are valued
Positive work environment, with advancement potential, for dedicated professionals
Generous planned time off, and sick time, group health & dental insurance, life insurance, 403(b) retirement plans, HSA & FSA
Work for an agency that welcomes and supports: diversity, individuality, and individual expression of our employees and the people we support

Apply: A WWAARC completed application is required. Applications can be submitted on our website at or contact to have the application emailed/mailed to you.

A committed Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.



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