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The Rockefeller University is the world’s leading biomedical research University. Our groundbreaking discoveries in basic and clinical research are transforming medicine. We share a singular commitment to advancing science for the benefit of humanity. Our collaborative culture drives each of us to achieve a higher level, fueling the breakthroughs for which we are known. 

Our Department

Human Resources at The Rockefeller University creates, encourages, and maintains an environment that supports, develops, and sustains the well-being of our employees, students, faculty, and the broader community. We do this by being a knowledgeable, approachable, professional resource in providing quality services in the areas of employee relations, benefits, recruitment and retention, organizational development, compensation, human resource information management, academic appointments, affirmative action, and immigration. We develop and communicate sound policies and procedures that balance the needs of employees and the needs of the university while ensuring compliance with federal and state law. We provide strategic leadership, modeling excellence, honesty, integrity, and teamwork.

We encourage employee questions and comments and strive to professionally serve our scientific community, offering a comprehensive benefits package, training courses, progressive online access to confidential employee data through secure password access, information on complex immigration updates, and general support of all University personnel issues.

Our Position

The Human Resources Assistant is the face of Human Resources. You will be responsible for answering employee questions and external inquiries, greeting employees and applicants, maintaining our computer system by updating and entering data, setting appointments and arranging meetings, preparing new employee files, collecting employment, tax, and I9 information, and ultimately serving as a point person for all new employee questions. 

You will be responsible for data entry and the transactional processes in multiple modules within the Oracle E-Business HRMS Suite, liaising with Payroll, updating pages of the HR website, and handling and processing of billing, notifications, mailings, and communication materials for employees, students, and retirees. Additional responsibilities include handling the daily mail and general office needs, and special projects as assigned.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree and previous human resources, or related, experience (required)
  • Detail-oriented, organized mindset
  • Computer proficiency with MS Office
  • Working knowledge of Oracle E-Business Suite (strongly preferred)
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and analytical skills (required)
  • Ability to multi-task, handle sensitive and confidential material, manage a busy phone, and work with all members of a diverse, multicultural community
  • Initiative and the ability to prioritize, learn new concepts, and work well in a team environment essential


The Rockefeller University is the world’s leading biomedical research University. Our groundbreaking discoveries in basic and clinical research are transforming medicine. We share a singular commitment to advancing science for the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    September 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    August 31, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Benefits

Rockefeller University provides a robust, comprehensive benefits plan for all of our full-time and part-time employees. We strive to support our employees in their work and their life, offering great benefits, perks, and valuable resources for each employee and their family.

Rockefeller University provides a robust, comprehensive benefits plan for all of our full-time and part-time employees. We strive to support our employees in their work and…

Location

On-site
1230 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, United States

How to Apply

We are a scientifically rigorous, strategically focused, creatively balanced group built for the future and offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative work environment. 

Please visit the URL below and apply to job code ‘IRC26595.’ Please make sure to upload your resume and a cover letter.

The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

We are a scientifically rigorous, strategically focused, creatively balanced group built for the future and offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a…

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