The assistant human resources (HR) manager supports the human resources manager with various tasks in the human resources department. They recruit potential new employees, which includes posting jobs, selecting resumes for further review, conducting background checks, and creating formal job offers. selection, background checks, and creating job offers. In addition to updating policies and procedures, the assistant HR manager makes sure all employees are notified of these changes, updates the employee manuals, and creates memos explaining the change. The assistant HR manager processes a wide variety of employee paperwork such as new hire paperwork, employee counseling and write-ups, and employee termination paperwork. The assistant HR manager is the point of contact for employees who need help with human resources-related issue such as questions about payroll, benefits, or employment verifications. During audits, the assistant HR manager provides reports and records needed to investigate any incidents. This individual is accountable for employee training, including new-hire orientation, specialty training, and safety training.
The assistant human resources manager must display professionalism and confidentiality due to the exposure to sensitive information. This position requires a bachelor’s degree. The typical workday takes place during regular business hours.
Assistant Human Resources (HR) Manager Tasks
- Initiate recruitment efforts and plan new-hire orientations.
- Review and evaluate benefit packages.
- Aid management in understanding employment policies regarding hiring, firing, and behavior requirements.
- Arbitrate concerns and difficult interactions between employees.