Job Title: Specialist – Human Resources

Functional Job Title: HR Specialist

Department: Human Resources

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Reports To: Human Resources Training Manager

Level/Grade: 4/7

EEO Code(s): 5/43-4161/5360

Job No.: 11101650

Position Purpose:

Supports the full cycle Recruiting process by providing continuity to new hires to enhance the new hire experience. Works closely with hiring managers and Recruitment team to ensure the overall goals of the department are met timely and efficiently.

Primary Duties:

  • Assists department in carrying out various human resources programs and procedures for all company employees
  • Coordinates recruitment efforts for exempt and nonexempt personnel (excluding managerial levels and above); and helps to coordinate the use of temporary employees
  • Conducts new employee orientations; administers pre-employment background checks; conducts reference checks
  • Coordinates and manages volunteer, intern and contractor relationships. Verifies credentials and coordinates other required screenings
  • Process hires utilizing the HRIS ensuring the integrity of data
  • Open and close opportunities utilizing the Recruiting module to seek approvals and posting authorizations
  • Assists with annual EEO-1 report; maintains other records, reports, and logs pertaining to applicant flow procedures
  • Assists in exit interview process
  • Assists in organizational training and development efforts
  • Assists with company-wide employee initiatives
  • Assists with interview panel participation and selection of qualified candidates
  • Maintains Human Resource Information System (HRIS) records and compiles reports from database as needed
  • Maintains all employee and applicant documentation as dictated by government agencies
  • Maintains employee personnel files
  • Maintains presence at area schools and job fairs to increase candidate pool and VersAbility presence in the community
  • Participates in administrative staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars
  • Ensures compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations related to human resources
  • Other duties as assigned


Qualifications/Skills Knowledge & Abilities:

Education: Education and work experience requires any combination of the following: A bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or related field, OR One to two years’ experience in the HR field, OR Any similar combination of education and experience

Experience: Requires prior knowledge of principles and practices of human resources. Prior experience with an HRIS database preferred.

Skills Knowledge & Abilities: Requires effective oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and computer literacy.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position.

  • Oral Communication: Ability to use tact and diplomacy to maintain harmonious relationships with customers and co-workers, in person and over the phone.
  • Customer Focus: Knowing the (internal and external) customer business needs and acting accordingly; anticipating customer needs and giving high priority to customer satisfaction and customer service.
  • Teamwork: Working as a productive member of a cohesive group toward a common goal and contributing to team development and effective team dynamics.
  • Attention to Detail: Taking responsibility for a thorough and detailed method of working.
  • Accountability: Accepting responsibility that results in anticipation/prevention of problem areas from actions, and problem solving inside and outside the department/organization.
  • Collaboration: Develops cooperation and teamwork while participating in a group, working toward solutions which generally benefit all involved parties.
  • Initiative: Does more than is required or expected in the job. Goes beyond expectations in the assignment, task, or job description without being asked.
  • Innovation: Applies original thinking in job responsibilities and to improve processes, methods, systems, or services.
  • Professionalism: Thinks carefully about the likely effects on others of one’s words, actions, appearance, and mode of behavior.
  • Quality: Produces results or provides service that meets or exceeds company standards.
  • Reliability: Demonstrates a high level of dependability in all aspects of the job.


  • Typically, this job requires extended periods of sitting. However, there may be some walking, standing, bending, carrying of light items such as papers, books, etc. These tasks are required less than 20% of the time.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to work at a computer for extended periods
  • Ability to lift up to 10 pounds frequently and 25 pounds occasionally
  • Ability to open files and cabinet drawers, stoop and bend

Certifications: None

VersAbility Resources is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer:

EOE/M/F/Disability/Vet/Drug Free Workplace

For any employment related questions, please email us at wehire@versability.org


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