Human Resources Specialist - On Site in Bar Harbor

at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, United States

Job Description

The incumbent provides support to the HR Business Partner function by performing administrative tasks to include but not limited to filing, meeting scheduling, status of employment letters, termination letters and unemployment claims. Incumbent will be responsible for all Workday transactions relating to employee relations, including but not limited to, employee transfers, promotions, salary changes, etc., as well as job description input into Payfactors. The incumbent will assist with onsite HR events. The incumbent may serve as the point person for initial intake regarding employee relations issues.

These assignments involve work of a confidential or complex administrative nature, necessitating exposure to sensitive information and contacts requiring discretion, judgment, tact and diplomacy.

Full time onsite in Bar Harbor with possibly 1 day in Ellsworth Offic

Key Responsibilities & Essential Functions

Provides high level administrative support with a focus on Employee Relations to include employee relations intake and ER correspondence/documents.

Manage sensitive and confidential information

Maintain records and files in accordance with state and federal laws

Process Human Resources paperwork and Workday transactions in a timely manner

Create written documentation supporting HR functions as needed

Input into database to track various employee relations matters

Present HR Portion of new employee orientation as needed

Respond to and route employee questions and concerns

Assist with the appropriate routing of employee relation issues

Support employee recognition activities

Contribute to and maintain accurate HRIS data

Generate and prepare identified HRBP requested reports as required

Perform general office administrative work

Other duties as assigned

Education, Experience
Degree in Human Resources, or a related field preferred. Prior experience in Human Resources desired.
2-4 years of prior experience in human resources preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Effective interpersonal relations skills sufficient to permit incumbent to effectively work with a wide variety of people and personalities.

Ability to maintain confidentiality of information

Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to manage details

Ability to effectively multi task

Attention to detail and accuracy

Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports

Ability to communicate effectively with others, verbally and in writing, in a clear and concise manner.

Ability to organize time effectively and work under time constraints, meet deadlines and prioritize work

Demonstrated ability to be a positive team player

Ability to problem solve as well as judgment sufficient to recognize limits of responsibility and direct issues beyond level of responsibility to appropriate personnel

Strong knowledge of software applications including but not limited to MS Office

Working knowledge of HRMS database systems

Ability to operate with considerable independence, often with minimal guidance and under limited supervision

Knowledge of local, state and federal laws regarding Employment

Pay Range: $48,916 - $74,707

About JAX:
The Jackson Laboratory is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution with a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center and nearly 3,000 employees in locations across the United States (Maine, Connecticut, California),Japan andChina. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.

Founded in 1929, JAX applies over nine decades of expertise in genetics to increase understanding of human disease, advancing treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging and heart disease. It models and interprets genomic complexity, integrates basic research with clinical application, educates current and future scientists, and provides critical data, tools and services to the global biomedical community. For more information, please visit.

EEO Statement:
The Jackson Laboratory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Job Posting: 934876

Posted On: May 25, 2023

Updated On: Jun 15, 2023

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