Human Resources Assistant

Date Posted: November 21, 2022
Gardner-Webb University
Shelby, NC
Category: Education, Human Resources
Job Type: Full-Time

Gardner-Webb University

Company Description

Gardner-Webb University is a coeducational, residential, private Christian institution with a strong emphasis in the Liberal Arts, located in Boiling Springs, North Carolina with easy access to Charlotte, Asheville, and Greenville-Spartanburg. The university offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs to approximately 3,500 students.

Job Description

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.


  • 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 additional related tasks as requested.


  • One to two years on the job administrative support experience or an associate’s degree in a business-related field.
  • 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.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business-related field.
  • 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 with their application submission. Please note that incomplete submissions will not be considered.

Questions regarding the positions can be directed to Esther Porter, Interim Associate Vice President of Human Resources by email to [email protected].

How to Apply

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