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Human Resources Assistant

United Way of Central Iowa
Des Moines, IA

Relocation expenses: Not paid

Full time
1 - 2 years of experience
High School Diploma
$31,000 to $40,000 per year

Published on 13 Dec 2019

Expires on 13 Dec 2019

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Human Resources Assistant


Untied Way of Central Iowa (UWCI) is seeking a Human Resources Assistant to support United Way’s mission of improving lives by providing administrative support for HR related work and initiatives. This position reports to the HR Director and will work with a variety of staff at all levels to ensure responsive, efficient and effective operations of the organization HR function. Position accountabilities include but not limited to assisting with recruiting, new employee orientation and onboarding, benefits administration, employee payroll and HR file maintenance, training and travel process, compliance measures, special projects and answering employee inquiries and external phone calls as appropriate. This is a great opportunity for someone who is interested in growing and developing knowledge and experience in human resources!

The ideal candidate will have two to three years’ experience in an office setting and enjoys serving and supporting others throughout their workday. Proven experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel is a must along with solid written and verbal communication skills. Being able to build positive relationships, multi-task, staying organized and paying attention to detail will be required to be successful in this role. This position works Monday-Friday during no

Why Choose UWCI?

United Way of Central Iowa is an established and highly respected nonprofit in the Central Iowa area and the United Way Worldwide network. Employees at UWCI have a passion for the organization’s mission and community impact work and strive to create a positive, inclusive welcoming work environment. Our Core Values of Compassion, Integrity, Community Engagement, Responsiveness and Striving for Excellence is the foundation for how we do our work and to reach our aspiration to “Engage Community to Empower All.” In addition to a competitive salary and robust benefits package including health insurance, a dental plan, 401(k) with match and paid life insurance, we offer the following:

  • On-site cafeteria
  • Free, newly remodeled on-site fitness center
  • Commitment to employee professional development
  • Fostering diversity and inclusion culture and initiatives
  • Fun monthly opportunities for employees to build camaraderie
  • Wellness initiatives
  • Convenient central Des Moines location with free parking
  • Paid volunteer time off
  • Participating in cross-functional teams and organization-wide initiatives and projects
  • Tuition Assistance

Generous paid vacation plan, holidays, a personal holiday and sick timermal business hours.