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Human Resources Assistant
Job Code:2021-430
Branch/Department:Administrative Offices-Towson
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
Salary range:$40,774-Starting Salary
At BCPL, staff members have the opportunity to enrich individual lives and build strong communities by delivering exceptional customer experiences, establishing meaningful partnerships, and creating innovative learning spaces. We seek enthusiastic, open-minded, self-motivated individuals who can work well independently and with others. BCPL circulates over 10 million items and provides library services through its 19 branches, 4 mobile library vehicles, and an extensive outreach network. If you are forward thinking and passionate about public service, consider joining BCPL in this position.

This is a full time position working 40 hours a week.  All library Administrative Office staff may be required to work evenings, Saturdays and Sundays throughout the year as a part of the normal work schedule.

Job Summary:
  • Processes human resources transactions, including but not limited to, new hires, merit increments, performance evaluations, promotions and transfers
  • Maintains electronic records for active and inactive employees
  • Creates and runs various personnel, salary and other requested reports from human resources databases for Human Resources, Fiscal Services and other departments
  • Coordinates post-offer background, physical and drug screenings
  • Creates and monitors security badges for entry into library buildings and work rooms
  • Processes bi-weekly timesheets for the Human Resources staff
  • Communicates performance evaluation due dates for staff to supervisors and managers and processes approved merit increases for staff
  • Plans and coordinates annual service award program
  • Prepares Worker's Compensation reports for submission to the Baltimore County Insurance Division and Safety Office
  • Creates and posts vacancy requisitions within the online recruiting tool
  • Tracks and updates records for Continuing Education Units within the online training tool
  • Provides ongoing office support by responding to questions from staff and public, preparing routine correspondence, first point of contact in the Human Resources Department and/or building and preforming a variety of other support duties
  • Process requests for diversity kit distribution
  • Acts as backup security coordinator in troubleshooting access problems with technology systems
  • Acts as a liaison to the Office of Information Technology for troubleshooting technology software updates and testing

Job Requirements:
  • Graduation from high school or high school equivalency; college degree desirable
  • Knowledge of human resources operations normally acquired through four (4) years of progressively increasing responsibility and work experience in a human resources environment
  • Minimum of two (2) years of customer service experience, preferably in an office environment
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs. and push/pull a wheeled cart weighing up to 100 lbs.
  • Must be able to bend, kneel, crouch and stretch for up to five (5) minutes at a time
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time 
  • Must be able to use computer for extended periods of time

*Applicants for this position will remain in consideration for any Human Resources Assistant position openings within the next six months and do not need to reapply.*

Please Note: This position closes on December 7, 2021.

We offer an excellent benefit package that includes 4 weeks of vacation, sick and personal leave, subsidized healthcare options, pension eligibility, and related benefits.