• Associate Human Resources Specialist

    Job Locations US-VA-Manassas
    Job ID
    Human Resources
    Posted Date
  • Overview

    Founded in 1925, ATCC is a non-profit organization with a mission to acquire, authenticate, preserve, develop, standardize, and distribute biological materials and information for the advancement and application of scientific knowledge.  

    The incumbent is responsible for providing support to the Human Resources program.  In the performance of these duties, the Associate HR Specialist has responsibilities in some or all of the following functional areas: the generation and maintenance of employee and departmental records, performance management systems, recruitment and its associated computer software, new employee orientation, SOP development and maintenance, benefits and compensation.  The Associate HR Specialist supports and complies with all ATCC corporate policies and procedures.


    1. Provides general guidance to employees and management with regard to HR policies, procedures, employment related laws, standards and government regulations, as requested.
    2. Assists in the development and implementation of HR policies, procedures and SOPs.
    3. Generates all employment related transactions and associated paperwork in a timely and accurate fashion.
    4. Prepares and maintains employment, benefit, termination and other related HR files in accordance with established procedures.
    5. Provides recruitment support associated with the on-line recruitment software programs, affirmative action requirements and background checks, as requested.
    6. Provides support for tracking and processing of temporary agency invoices and timesheets.
    7. Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in the efficiency of the HR program and services provided.
    8. Provides employment verifications, information related to external reference and security checks and other related requests for information.
    9. Administers the HRIS and compiles reports from the database, as required.
    10. Provides support relating to ordering of supplies, processing of invoices, mail, job postings and other administrative activities. 
    11. Maintains the security and integrity of HRIS records and employment files.
    12. Participates in developing department goals and objectives in support of corporate initiatives.
    13. Performs other ancillary duties as assigned.




    A Bachelor's degree in HR management or equivalent years of directly related HR experience is required. 0-3 year of related experience is required. Additional years of experience may be substituted for degree requirement.  Experience with a HRIS or comparable software required.


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • High attention to detail with excellent organization skills
    • Ability to learn basic interviewing and recruitment skills to support the recruitment of non-exempt and/or temporary positions

    ATCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


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