Human Resources Assistant

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Human Resources Assistant

Posted February 8, 2024

Human Resources Undergraduate Assistant

Position Overview

The HR student assistant will be responsible for providing administrative support to the Human Resources team on a regular basis. This includes assisting with various projects, onboarding, payroll processing, data entry and compensation related tasks. The position reports to the Senior Employee Relations Advisor and requires strong attention-to-detail and customer service skills. The ability to multi-task effectively, prioritize tasks, and communicate clearly are also needed. This is an entry-level role with opportunities for growth and development in the field of Human Resources.


Job Duties

  • Assist with the student recruitment process, including posting job openings, corresponding with candidates, working with the hiring managers, and completing all onboarding tasks, including orientation with the new student hire.
  • Collaborate with University Human Resources and Employee Services to process new employee paperwork and ensure all required documentation is complete and accurate.
  • Accurately enter and update employee data in HCM and timekeeping systems, including creating new employee accounts, updating pay rates and appointment percentages, and processing supervisory changes and terminations.
  • Collect and enter timekeeping records from employees and retirees from Kronos into HCM system for payroll processing.
  • Collaborate with LASP Payroll Accountant to troubleshoot timesheet issues and identify and resolve any problems with the timekeeping system.
  • Respond to employee inquiries and requests in a timely and professional manner.
  • Provide project support, such as coordinating meetings, collecting, and compiling data, and communicating with project stakeholders.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date employee records and personnel files.
  • Ensure compliance with legal requirements, including I-9 and E-Verify, and maintain documentation in accordance with university and legal guidelines.
  • Complete other duties and projects as assigned by the Senior Employee Relations Advisor.



  • Previous work experience in an administrative or support role.
  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to review and input large amounts of data into systems, identify inaccuracies, and make changes as needed.
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills with a comfort level interacting with employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to use discretion and identify issues that need to be escalated to the HR Manager or other LASP leadership.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to think critically and provide creative solutions to HR-related issues.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook.
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality with regards to all human resources matters, including employee personal and salary information.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and adapt to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal undergraduate candidate is a student who is at least 2 years away from graduation in a social or business discipline. The position pays hourly. The time commitment for an undergraduate is a maximum 20 hours per week during the school year and full-time over the summer. We are seeking applicants who have availability to work on multiple days weekly, between 15 to 20 hours a week, between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM and will be available during the summer.


How to Apply

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Resumes for this position will be accepted until February 23, 2024

  1. Please submit resume via e-mail (preferred) to:
  2. Include any coursework or experience you have that directly relates to this position.
  3. Due to the requirement to access export-controlled data and information, only U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents (green cards), or other protected individuals (i.e., persons designated as an asylee, refugee, or a temporary resident under amnesty provisions) may apply.
  4. Please include your US citizenship status in your email.
  5. Provide unofficial academic transcripts.
  6. All final applicants being considered for employment are subject to background investigations including a criminal history check and when appropriate a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Colorado Boulder is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including veterans, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, or disability.

Hourly Range

$17.50 – $24.00

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