Job Description Template: HR Associate

How to Use This Template: Expertly craft a post for the open HR Associate 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 Associate Job Description

Full-Time | Remote, Hybrid, Onsite | Location
$42,000–$90,000 (Suggested salary range for this role per Indeed)

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 Associate, you'll play an important role in our HR team, ensuring smooth operations and providing necessary support to employees. You'll handle paperwork, assist with recruitment tasks, and be the first point of contact for employee questions. Your focus will be on keeping everything organized and ensuring everyone feels supported in their HR needs.

What You’ll Do

List specific job responsibilities. For example:

  • Manage paperwork and documentation for HR processes.
  • Assist with recruitment tasks, such as scheduling interviews.
  • Act as the first point of contact for employee HR-related questions.
  • Assist in onboarding processes for new hires.
  • Support employee engagement events.
  • Assist with the training of new employees.
  • Contribute to a positive and inclusive work environment.
  • Perform other administrative tasks as needed for the HR department.

What You'll Need to Get the Job Done

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

  • Previous experience in an administrative role, preferably in HR
  • Strong organizational skills to manage multiple tasks and priorities efficiently
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information professionally
  • Proficiency in computer skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel

What Will Make Us Really Love You

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

  • Comfort with HR systems like UKG or Workday
  • Friendly, outgoing, and reliable demeanor
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to new situations
  • Customer service mindset with excellent people skills
  • Strong attention to detail and a proactive approach to problem solving
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and coordinate multiple projects effectively

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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