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Fashion Institute of Technology Temporary Human Resources Assistant in New York, New York

The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), part of the State University of New York and an internationally renowned college of art, design, business and technology with a strong emphasis on liberal arts, invites applications for a full-time temporary position serving as a Human Resources Assistant. JOB DESCRIPTION: The Temporary Human Resources Assistant will provide a broad range of administrative and operational support to the Office of Human Resources. The incumbent serves as the primary point of contact for new employees completing the onboarding process. Responsibilities: *This is a general description and is not to be construed as all-inclusive. Complete new onboarding process efficiently to ensure employees have timely access to FIT services and a positive onboarding experience. Perform data entry including entering new employees into the HR database, BANNER. Maintain, and follow-up on completion of new employees' files, i.e., applications, confidential data forms and adjunct faculty background checks. Provide detailed information regarding employment and HR related procedures and processes. Verify in-person submission of I-9 documents to determine eligibility of employment and reciprocal I-9 processing. Maintain and organize both print and electronic files systems for access and archival purposes. Assist in special projects as assigned. REQUIREMENTS: Associate's degree required 1-2 years of experience in human resources, administrative support or HR internship experience Strong written and communication skills with acute attention to detail Outstanding customer service and passion for delivering service excellence Proven ability to multitask, handle confidential information with tact and discretion Ability to work with and retain confidential information in accordance with college procedures Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Bachelor's degree preferred Previous Banner and I-9/E-Verify experience Previous applicant tracking system and onboarding experience preferred Previous experience using Smartsheet MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Read Comprehend- Constant; Perform Calculations- Occasional; Communicate Orally- Constant; Reason & Analyze- Frequent; Write- Frequent WORKING ENVIRONMENT Office PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sit- Constant; Stand-Occasional; Bend- Occasional; Walk- Occasional; Climb- Occasional; Pull- Occasional; Push- Occasional; Lift<10- Occasional; Lift 10-20- Occasional; Lift over 50- Occasional; Reach- Occasional ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Days/Hours: M-F, 9am-5pm, in person; extra hours may be required in busy season 4-Day Summer Workweek Review of applications will begin immediately until the position is filled. This posting is for one (1) temporary position that is expected to last through or around December 30, 2022 depending on date of hire. APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: In order to be considered for this position, you must apply online and attach the following documents; Resume Cover letter A list of three references with telephone numbers and email addresses Returning Applicants - Login to your FITNYC Careers Account to check your submitted application material. Please note that due to the anticipated volume of applications, we are unable to contact each applicant about his or her application status. For more information about us, please visit FIT's website at: FIT is firmly committed to creating an environment that will attract and retain people of diverse racial and cultural backgrounds. By providing a learning and working environment that encourages, utilizes, respects, and appreciates the full expression of every individual's ability, the FIT community fosters its mission and grows because of its rich, pluralistic experience. FIT is committed to prohibiting discrimination, whether based on race, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, religion, ethnic background, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military service status, genetic information, pregnancy, familial status, citizenship status (except as required to comply with law), or any other criterion prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. FIT is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment, including the opportunity for upward mobility for all qualified individuals. Applications from minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged. Inquiries regarding FIT's non-discrimination policies may be directed to the Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, 212-217-3360,