HR Assistant at Washington State University in Pullman, Washington

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Gig Description


123E-YN - Human Resource Consultant Assistant 1


Business Title:

HR Assistant




Employee Type:



Job Family:

Civil Service - OT Eligible


Position Details:

This recruitment may be used to fill vacancies for Human Resource Assistants within multiple units of WSU Human Resource Services, including, but not limited to:

  • Disability Services: Performs activities related to medical leave programs, reasonable accommodation, workers compensation and/or long term disability claims for all employees within WSU.
  • Employment Services: Performs activities related to recruitment efforts, classification, compensation, and employee relations for all employees within WSU
  • HRS Records and Administration: Performs activities related to employee records processing, maintenance and compliance for all employees within WSU
  • Labor Relations: Performs activities related to labor compliance, contract administration, negotiations, and union/management relations for all covered employees within WSU.


Summary of Duties:

Under general supervision, perform a variety of duties in support of Human Resource Services. Apply established human resource guidelines, rules, policies, and procedures to classified, exempt, and/or academic staff. Review, develop and maintain accurate records and correspondence. Assist clients, maintain electronic and paper files, produce reports, gather and organize documentation, and coordinate schedules. Maintain and ensure a confidential environment at all times.

Required Qualifications:

  • Three years of office experience including at least six months of experience in a human resource or related setting OR equivalent education/experience.

  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills.

    Experience providing customer service both in-person and/or over the phone.

  • Working knowledge and experience with Microsoft office programs.

  • Excellent attention to detail skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in the human resource functions of training & development, benefits, recruitment, classification, compensation, employee/labor relations.

  • Experience providing clerical – administrative support to multiple individuals.

  • Experience presenting group orientations and/or trainings.


Additional Information:


Presidential Units

Department Name:  

Human Resource Services

City, State, Zip:

Pullman, WA 99164

Department Link:

Monthly Salary:





This is a permanent position. 


Screening Date: 

This recruitment is open until filled.


Background Check:

This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume 2) a cover letter and 3) contact information for professional references. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.

Required Documents:

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter


Time Type:

Full time


Position Term:

12 Month


WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.


WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.


WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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