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Tri-County Mental Health Services Human Resources Assistant in Kansas City, Missouri

Human Resources Assistant


Title: Human Resources Assistant

ID: 4561

Department: Human Resources

Salary Range: N/A

Employment Status: Full-time



This position provides administrative support to the HR manager in HR functions including but not limited to; maintaining employee databases; bi-weekly payroll processing; maintenance of training database; onboarding processess; benefits processing; filing of records.


  • Maintains a bi-weekly payroll system which includes inputting all payroll changes, issuing manual checks as needed, insuring time card and PTO request accuracy, and generating all necessary reports.

  • Assists new employees with training in various programs as needed.

  • Manages the new hire process, which includes but is not limited to, pre-employment screening, new hire paperwork, new hire orientation, and benefit enrollment.

  • Maintains personnel records and verifies employment requests.

  • Reviews and processes deposits for 403b matches & contributions, charity and benefit contributions, and HSA contributions as necessary.

  • Updates and maintains various spreadsheets including, but not limited to, training tracking, turnover, exit interviews, anniversaries, new hires, etc., and provides reports as needed to Managers.

  • Orders all necessary supplies for the HR dept.

  • Assists HR Director with annual benefit enrollment.

  • Is a member of and champions the company Wellness Program along with the HR Director.

  • Leads and/or participates in the execution of various company events such as wellness day, flu shots, book fairs, etc.

  • Answers employee inquiries and concerns in a timely and positive manner.

  • Maintains HR files and records according to the HR processes and procedures and federal and state guidelines.

  • Assists HR Director with overall operation of the HR department.

  • Maintains confidentiality, ethics and integrity of issues promoting trust and resolution.

  • Maintains confidentiality of all HR related information.

  • Performs other duties and/or tasks as assigned by the HR Manager as needed



  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or Business preferred

Experience Required:

  • If no degree, 2-4 years of prior HR experience required, including processing of payroll.

Required Knowledge:

  • Knowledge gained through prior employment or education of employment law and practices, eg. FMLA, ADA, EEOC, etc.,

  • Knowledge of payroll processing and practices, as well as local, state, and federal guidelines surrounding payroll processing.

  • Knowledge and demonstrated use of HRIS and Payroll processing systems.

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Systems, Adobe, and benefit vendor systems.


  • Ability to work independently with little supervision required.

  • Ability to remain calm while working under pressure in a busy enviroment.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality related to sensitive company and employee information.

  • Thorough knowledge of HR principles and local/state/federal regulations.

  • Excellent ability to multi-task and prioritize work in a busy environment.

  • Exhibit extraoardinary discretion, confidentiality, and flexibility.