Job Title:

Human Resources Assistant


United Children and Family Head Start

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Description/ Duties:

The Human Resources Assistant assists with the administration of day-to-day efficient operations of the human resources functions and duties. The Human Resources Assistant carries out responsibilities in some or all of the following functional areas: departments development, employee relations, training and development, benefits, compensation, organizational development and employment. The Human Resources Assistant helps with the implementation of services, policies and programs.


Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Compose correspondence/reports for own or manager’s signature
  • Arrange essential mail in priority action
  • Check deadlines on incoming requests and put preliminary work in play
  • Process replies on own initiative or per direction from manager
  • Research, draft or abstract report
  • Do phone surveys/inquiries, as needed
  • Maintain calendar
  • Allow decision/desk time for manager’s meetings: prepare agenda in advance, arrange meeting facilities, act as recording secretary and prepare action minutes
  • Assure discreet handling of all business in all communications
  • Maintain storage/retrieval systems
  • Update and manage filing system
  • Process payroll for employees by collecting, reviewing and recording employee time and payrool data from a variety of systems and sources for our payroll software
  • Record, maintain and update payroll records
  • Process background checks on employees
  • Assist in processing unemployment claims
  • Assist in the administration of worker’s comp claims
  • Process all requests for garnishments
  • Setup and maintain all employee master files
  • Assist in governmental compliance and reporting as assigned
  • Employee safety, welfare, wellness and health reporting
  • Take initiative on requests and inquiries of administrative nature
  • Seek training on projects outside employee’s area of expertise
  • Comprehend circumstances of various situations and make appropriate individual(s) aware for decision-making


Qualifications: Associate degree in Administrative Office Management, Human Resources Management or similar field, with two or more years of administrative support experience in human resources. Must be physically capable of performing duties of the classification. Must be able to read, write and communicate in Standard English. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations.


Health, Vision, Dental, Short and Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, 401K

Employer Info:

How to Apply:

Send letter of interest, resume and three (3) references to:

United Children and Family Head Start

9641 Harper Avenue

Detroit, MI 48213

ATTN: Human Resources Manager


Official Transcript will be required, if offered position.

No telephone calls.