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A Place For Mom Human Resource Assistant in Overland Park, Kansas


Human Resources Assistant

Job Description

The Human Resources Assistant will be responsible for administrative work for the Human Resources department. This includes coordinating onboarding for new hires, collecting new hire paperwork, maintaining personnel files, as well as assisting with administration of policies relating to all phases of human resources activity.Success is measured by adherence to and full adoption of APFM values in all areas of the job. The APFM Values are:

  • Focus on excellence

  • Act with integrity and assume positive intent

  • Drive outcomes every day with passion and a sense of mission

  • Make the lives of our families and customers better, easier, and more successful

  • Realize the full potential in each team member; work as a single supportive team


Key Responsibilities

  • Incorporate APFM Values into each customer and co-worker interaction.

  • Maintains HRIS database, including new hire data entry, changes, etc. Prepares reports as needed.

  • Assists in onboarding process including sending and collecting all new hire paperwork, scheduling and conducting tours, and other administrative duties related to new hires.

  • Maintains HR filing, including personnel files.

  • Keeps records of benefits plans participation such as insurance and 401K; personnel transactions such as hires, promotions, transfers, performance reviews, and terminations; and employee statistics for government reporting.

  • Conduct background checks for new hires and existing employees as needed.

  • Performs administrative tasks such as address changes, room scheduling, assists with HR events, tracks and maintains performance review forms, and other duties as assigned.

  • Listens to, reviews, and responds to HR emails, voicemails, and faxes.

  • Responds to and completes requests for verifications of employments.

  • Reviews and distributes HR mail. Coordinates returned mail. Assists with HR team mass mailings.

  • Act as backup to the Front Office Manager, performing receptionist duties.

  • Responds to basic inquiries regarding policies, procedures, and programs.

  • Assists with administering benefits programs such as life, health, dental and disability insurances, 401K, PTO, leave of absence, and EAP.

  • Other duties as assigned


Required Skills and Competencies

  • Strong organizational skills with HIGH attention to detail.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Enthusiastic, committed and determined. Maintains a positive, friendly, and professional attitude.

  • Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.

  • Able to deal with interruptions, work to deadlines and priorities.

  • Excellent time management and multitasking skills.

  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.

  • Strong relationship skills – able to build and maintain rapport with co-workers, employees, and visiting guests.

  • Works with integrity; upholds the company’s values.

  • Works well in group problem solving situations.

  • Uses reason even when dealingwith emotional topics.

  • Ability to coordinate projects, including communicating changes and progress.

  • Able to adapt to change quickly and helps to communicate changes effectively.

  • Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.

  • Has excellent attendance and punctuality.

  • Follows instructions, and responds to management direction.

  • Strong at Excel and Microsoft Office products.

Education Requirements

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


This position is hourly, non-exempt.


Job Location(s) US-KS-Overland Park

Job ID 2021-5797

# of Openings 1

Category Human Resources