Job Description Template: HR Administrator

How to Use This Template: Expertly craft a post for the open HR Administrator position at your organization using this BambooHR job description template as a guide. Simply work with your hiring managers to customize each section to fit your company’s vision for this role.

HR Administrator Job Description

Full-Time | Remote, Hybrid, Onsite | Location
$55,000–$67,000 (Suggested salary range for this role per Salary)

Why [Company]?

Introduce your organization in 3–5 sentences. This is the perfect place to explain what you do and why your company is a great place to work! For example, here's our bio:

Our mission is simple: we want to set people free to do meaningful work. People love our software—and it turns out that people love working here, too. BambooHR has been recognized as a "Best Company to Work For," and we're proud of our team for creating software that makes an impact in the lives of HR pros and employees all over the world.

About Your Role

Give a general overview of what this person will do at your company. For example:

As our HR Administrator, you'll keep things running smoothly in our HR department. Your responsibilities include handling paperwork, answering employee questions, and assisting with recruitment tasks like scheduling interviews and onboarding new hires. Your job is to make sure everything HR-related is organized and everyone feels supported.

What You’ll Do

List specific job responsibilities. For example:

  • Ensure employee files are accurate
  • Assist employees with benefits questions and paperwork
  • Aid in hiring, training, and managing employees
  • Coordinate job interview logistics to schedule them
  • Assist new employees in the onboarding process
  • Ensure labor laws and HR policies are kept
  • Help with special HR tasks and projects
  • Assist with general HR office work

What You'll Need to Get the Job Done

List what a qualified candidate needs to do their job effectively. For example:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, or related field
  • Knowledge of the basics of labor laws, regulations, and HR policies
  • Excellent leadership and management skills
  • Sufficient written and verbal communication
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to apply HR metrics to recruitment strategies
  • Time management skills to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with candidates and employees
  • Familiarity with HR software

What Will Make Us Really Love You

List the soft skills or "nice-to-haves" that will help your candidate be successful. For example:

  • Previous experience as an HR Administrator
  • Experience working in diverse environments
  • Proven ability to lead and manage organizational changes
  • A passion for mentoring and developing future business leaders

What You'll Love About Us

Describe your company's benefits, culture, work environment, and anything else that makes your organization stand out. For example:

Our company's mission and values are rooted in integrity and guide every aspect of our organization, from how we serve our community to how we interact as a team. As we've grown throughout the years, our employees remain at the heart of our success. To show our appreciation, we offer a generous compensation package that includes the following:

  • Retirement: 401(k) plan with employer matching
  • Healthcare: Medical, dental, vision, and mental wellness coverage
  • Life insurance: Group life insurance through our partner
  • Charitable giving: Donation matching to a charity of your choice
  • Time off: Flexible PTO policy with floating holidays
  • Career development: Professional development reimbursement program
  • Family care: Parental leave for all new parents

More About Our Company

Add your equal employment opportunity (EEO) statement, a note about required background checks, and other things a candidate may want to know before applying.

We're committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all candidates, without discrimination based on race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Following the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all new hires must verify their identity and eligibility to work in the United States.

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