Gardner-Webb University maintains a policy of non-discrimination. No aspect of employment will be influenced by race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, veteran status, genetic information, age, or any other basis prohibited by statute.

Gardner-Webb University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity within its faculty, staff, and students.

Human Resources Assistant

Gardner-Webb University invites applications for the position of Human Resources Assistant.  This position provides administrative support and coordinates defined functions within the Human Resources (HR) department.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Greet visitors to the HR Office – providing assistance and answering questions.
  • Create and maintain accurate records including employee, benefit and payroll records.
  • Compose letters and documents as needed.
  • Coordinate the background check process for all current and prospective employees.
  • Enter and manage Human Resources data in Banner.
  • Coordinate the administrative function of the onboarding process.
  • Communicate with employees offering answers to questions or assistance with HR related issues.
  • Perform essential tasks as requested.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) programs.
  • Ability to multi-task with a strong attention to detail.
  • Effective and professional communication with all University stakeholders.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a HR Assistant or relevant HR/administrative position.
  • Experience with Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) and Banner.

application:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidates should complete the application using the link below and include a letter of interest and resume/CV with their application submission. Please note that incomplete submissions will not be considered.