Human Resources Assistant | Rowman & Littlefield

Human Resources Assistant

Blue Ridge Summit, PA

Rowman & Littlefield is seeking a full-time Human Resources Assistant who is passionate about providing exemplary service and support to our customer base. In this position, you will have the opportunity to gain experience and knowledge in many aspects of Human Resource Management. To qualify, you must be organized, communicative, able to maintain a high-level of confidentiality and a have a desire to learn. You will facilitate the human resource process by providing administrative support to our HR team in the following functional areas:


Employment, Records Administration and Risk Management

  • Organize, process, document and maintain employee documentation and paperwork; maintain departmental record organization and accuracy within the Human Resource Information System (HRIS), in the digital filing system and within our physical HR filing system; performing clerical functions to include copying, scanning and faxing documents.
  • Data entry and maintenance of employee time & attendance.
  • Post job openings across relevant employment channels.
  • Assist in diversity and inclusion outreach activities.
  • Schedule or administer pre-employment screenings and/or testing, verifies prior employment and verifies citizenship through E-Verify.
  • Schedules meetings and interviews as requested.
  • Assistance with the preparation and execution of employee engagement activities and events.
  • Assist in monthly research, evaluation, and documentation of compliance updates on a federal, state, and local level to ensure the integrity of our practices and policies.

While these are the main areas of responsibility, other admin support tasks will be assigned as the role develops. These additional tasks will be concentrated in the areas of Time & Attendance and Payroll.  


In addition to the above, candidates will have:

  • 1-2 years’ experience performing administrative duties.
  • High School Diploma/GED required, Associate Degree preferred.
  • Ability to maintain high-level of confidentiality and attention to detail in all practices.
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills - responds well to direction and asks questions to improve performance.
  • Knowledge of using online/paperless systems for data organization.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365; Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; proficiency in Adobe Software and experience with ADP Workforce Now is strongly preferred.


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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. Please refer to for Rowman & Littlefield’s Equal Employment Opportunity–Affirmative Action Policy Statement, as well as additional information relating to equal opportunity employment.