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Human Resources Specialist

Company: Region V Services
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Description: JOB SUMMARY
The Human Resources Specialist performs a variety of assigned technical and administrative duties to provide service, support, and inform employees of Region V Services. This position assists with recruiting processes, the management and completion of personnel files/employee data, and records requests and provides support and information to employees in a variety of areas such as new employee onboarding, benefits enrollment, access to the time and labor system, and general information to Region V Employees regarding policies and procedures.


Customer Service:
Answers phones and directs calls appropriately.
Serves as initial contact and resource for basic employee inquiries regarding benefits and escalates questions as needed to CHRO.
Responds to emails, phone calls, and other inquiries efficiently and communicates effectively with others.
Provides basic support to employees related to the usage of timecard software and benefits enrollment portal.
Works collaboratively with the Administrative Specialist to ensure front desk and inbound call coverage.
Assists in the sorting and distribution of inbound mail daily.

Data Entry & Record Keeping:
Uses HRIS system and other databases effectively and efficiently.
Initiates online onboarding for new hires in the HRIS system.
Creates job postings in the HRIS system, for posting approval and posts recruitment advertising as directed.
Scans and files into employee HRIS records
Produces reports from the HRIS system
Maintains employee personnel files
Completes employment and wage verifications as assigned
Responsible for the maintenance of personnel records.
Employee Benefits Coordination:
Receives, prepares, and organizes FMLA requests for review and approval.
Completes, submits, and files employment verifications.
Responsible for the receipt, status tracking, and completion of a variety of benefit enrollment processes (wellness, tuition, incentives) which includes accurate recordkeeping, follow-up with employees, and production of enrollment and status reports.
Assists employees in benefit enrollment processes, initial enrollment education, and open enrollment events
Assist in employee training and development as assigned.
Provides data entry support to the accounting/payroll department, as assigned.

Works collaboratively with the CHRO, Human Resources Coordinator, and members of the leadership team to provide administrative support or research, event planning, or special projects as assigned.
Performs other duties as assigned.

This position is a full-time, non-exempt position based on a 40-hour work week scheduled between the hours of 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday.

Region V Services offers a generous benefits package including health, dental, vision, paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and retirement benefits. Review benefits @

Proficient in use of standard office practices, professional business correspondence, spelling and arithmetic.
Ability to use HRIS software efficiently and effectively.
Considerable skill in operating personal computers. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office software products including Word, Excel and Outlook.
Ability to maintain records, prepare reports and make complex arithmetic computations.
Ability to establish and maintain positive, effective working relationships with employees and the general public.
Ability to organize efficiently and care for details in an orderly fashion.
Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
Two years of administrative support work experience.
Associate or bachelor's degree in business, communications, human resources or other relevant fields may substitute for required work experience.
Ability to use HRIS software efficiently and effectively.
Experience with Paylocity preferred.


Keywords: Region V Services, Lincoln , Human Resources Specialist, Human Resources , Lincoln, Nebraska

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