What does a HR 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
How much does a HR Administrator make?
HR Administrator Career Path
Learn how to become a HR Administrator, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.
Years of Experience Distribution
HR Administrator Insights
“Majority of the individuals that work here are really personable and great to work with.”
“Salary if great if you do the full 4 year compensation circle and the stock value remains stable.”
“The people are great to work with and I enjoy coming to work every day!”
“The best things I love is working in Human Resources and my for my boss.”
“This place is full of life and it was really amazing to work with diverse cultures.”
“She was the only great person at that company that was great to work with.”
“This is the best place if you want to start your career or advance it.”
“The training programme i receive is enjoyable and keeps me motivated to get to my goal which is to pass my apprenticeship.”
HR Administrator Interviews
Frequently asked questions about the roles and responsibilities of a HR Administrator
When working as a HR Administrator, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Excellent Communication, Microsoft Office Suite, Written Communication, MS Office, and Outlook.
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The most common qualifications to become a HR Administrator include a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 years of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.