This is a six-month, full-time benefits-eligible temporary position with the possibility of an extension depending on funding
Temporary HR Assistant
Research Division Human Resources is a team of three who support approximately 25 research and administrative centers, with over 1000 staff, non-faculty academics, temps, GRAs, and undergrad students. We are seeking an individual to serve as a Temporary HR Assistant to assist with an increased workload for at least the next six months.
Initiate, troubleshoot, and review HR transactions.
Ensure that all actions are timely, complete, and accurate and that all required processes, procedures, policy, contractual and legal requirements are met.
Assure appropriate authorizations for employment actions.
Advise departments on the preparation of HR forms.
Complete I9 forms as needed for temporary employees.
Track employee appointments and work collaboratively with departments and supervisors to monitor termination dates and to extend or notify of termination in a timely manner.
Maintain employee files/attachments in Workday.
Serve as a payroll approver for administrative units.
Respond to questions regarding payroll laws and policy working with HR Assistant V on complex issues.
Act as payrep backup for Research Centers when needed.
Prepare On-demand and On-Cycle requests for administrative units.
Assist with the appointment process for undergraduate and graduate students in Workday. This includes adding appointments, ending appointments, and making comp changes.
Required: Formal training beyond a HS Diploma of 6 months to 1 year; 2-4 years' experience, or equivalent. Outstanding customer service skills and the proven ability to maintain professionalism and confidentiality at all times. Ability to manager competing deadlines. Ability to quickly learn and apply procedures and policies. Excellent attention to detail in composing, typing and proofing materials, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines. Demonstrated ability to work independently.
Preferred: Previous Cornell HR experience.
Visa sponsorship not available for this position.
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