Human Resources Administrator

ESP International

Cedar Rapids, IA Human Resources / Administrative & Clerical
The Human Resources Administrator supports the operations of the Company by performing general office and Human Resources administrative functions and duties. This position plays a key role in accomplishing Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness initiatives to develop a highly engaged workforce that exemplifies the Company’s ownership culture and Core Values.
Essential Duties and responsibilities

Performs Human Resources Activities
•  Recruiting: 
  • Assists with recruiting and hiring activities as directed, including development of job descriptions, advertisements, Predictive Index administration, and scheduling interviews
  • Prepares the new hire paperwork for all new employees
  • Initiates the onboarding process and manages all tasks to timely completion
•  Payroll: 
  • Exhibits a superior level of confidentiality and empathy when dealing with sensitive information regarding financial data and employment information 
  • Performs biweekly payroll, including maintenance of payroll data and review of timecards
•  Maintains HR data: 
  • Ensures job descriptions are up-to-date and posted on SharePoint
  • Manages Predictive Index site
  • Maximizes use of Paylocity for HR data, reporting, and analytics
•  Benefits administration: 
  • Assists with benefits enrollment
  • Reviews and reconciles monthly billing statements from vendors
•  Leads administration of Company rewards and recognition programs

Manages Employee Communications through multiple platforms
•  Develops effective and timely communications materials, including:
  • SharePoint home page and Yammer
  • Human Resources Information Systems
  • Quarterly employee newsletter

Provides Support to Organizational Effectiveness Department
•  Training:
  • Logs training events and keeps training records database updated and complete
  • Assists with scheduling of training events
  • Gains proficiency in and administrates training software platforms. Administers and records assessment results using this software.
  • Assists in development of training presentations and assessments when needed
•  Safety:
  • Maintains Safety Manual, SDS, and other compliance documentation
  • Tracks and logs training events and keeps training records database updated and complete
  • Assists in development of training presentations and assessments when needed

Facilitates Company Functions
•  Plans, organizes and manages functions, orders food, manages the event, sets up and oversees the facility readiness
•  Assist in the creation of the presentation materials

Maintains Professional & Technical Knowledge
•  Attends educational workshops and networking opportunities
•  Reviews professional publications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to accomplish each essential job function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education, Licenses/Certifications and Work Experience
Associates degree in a related field and at least one to two years of professional work experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
•  Language Skills: High level of phone etiquette interpersonal skills. Professional communication in person and writing required
•  Quantitative Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
•  Critical Thinking: Able to display reasoning skills in order to solve multiple, complex situations with reasonable amount of supervision.
•  Technical Skills: Operate a computer and PC equipment. Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point.
•  Other Critical Competencies:
  • Functional Expertise: Proactively contribute suggestions and/or other insights within the scope of work. Become a recognized expert in functional area.
  • Business Awareness: Understand the core business concepts and processes. Recognize and appreciate the impact of decisions on business performance. 
  • Teamwork: Meets all the deadlines and responsibilities, listen to others and values opinions, helps team leader to meet goals, and welcomes newcomers and promotes a team atmosphere.
  • Cultural Sensitivity: Shows sensitivity to cultural differences. Comfortable and effective working with associates in all locations.
  • Listening Skills: Listens attentively to others, asks clarifying questions, stays open to other viewpoints, actively listens, and manages distractions and interruptions.
  • Self-Development: Seeks out and accepts feedback. Is a proactive learner, takes on tough assignments to improve skills, keeps knowledge and skills up-to-date, and turns mistakes into learning opportunities. 

 Manages Self: Meets commitments, works independently, accepts accountability, handles change, sets personal standards, and stays focused under pressure.

Job ID: 67100

Posted 9 days ago

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