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.


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.