What does a Human Resources Administrator do?

As an HR Administrator, you are responsible for the HR functions for the organization. You will provide guidance on the employee lifecycle including developing training opportunities. You will oversee employee benefits, payroll and performance management. You will champion the organization's diversity and inclusion program

An ideal candidate will have 3 years of HR experience and have a bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management or related field and a PHR or SPHR certification. You need to be proficient with HRIS and have experience with hiring wage employees, training and development programs, conducting performance management and investigations.

  • Oversee organizations diversity awareness program
  • Mentor managers on employee development best practices
  • Responsible for administering performance management program
  • Advise leadership on hiring and terminations
  • Oversee payroll, employee benefits and FMLA
  • Provide guidance on employee behavior and conflict resolution
  • Conduct investigations in response to employee complaints
  • Provide training and development opportunities
  • PHR, SPHR or other HR certification, required
  • Master's degree in Human Resource Management or related field, required
  • 3+ years of HR experience
  • Proficiency with HRIS
  • Experience hiring hourly employees
  • Demonstrated ability with training and development programs
  • Adept with performance management and investigations
  • Proficiency with employee relations and EEO
  • Skilled in employee benefits administration
EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.8 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.6 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Human Resources Administrator Salaries

Average Base Pay

$48,808 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: $49K
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Human Resources Administrator Career Path

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“Al Khaja is a Group of company so will get good opportunity for career growth.”

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“No career progression and not D&i”

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Jan. 29, 2020

“Good and reliable pay.”

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“More competitive compensation and benefit.”

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“Good for personal development and growth”

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“The Xealth team is amazing and I wish them nothing but the best.”

University of CalgaryUniversity of Calgary
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Nov. 8, 2020

“Benefits are okay but not great.”

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“The company gives a lot of opportunities for career growth and interesting projects.”

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