HR Assistant
Position Is Open Until Filled

Code: 20771 Posted: 04/15/2024

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a dynamic learning community grounded in academic excellence and focused on student success, diversity, inclusion and community engagement. One of 13 four-year institutions within the University of Wisconsin System, Parkside provides an educational value to our students that’s unparalleled. An affordable, high-quality education is an investment in one’s future, and we believe the cost of an education should not prevent any student from achieving his or her educational and professional goals.  The university is the proud recipient of the 2022 AASCU Excellence & Innovation Award for Student Success and College Completion from The American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), a testament to years of strategic efforts.

UW-Parkside is a great place to start or enhance your career. The campus is nestled in 700 acres of woodland and prairie and two miles west of Lake Michigan in Kenosha, WI. At Parkside we offer competitive pay and benefits, as well an engaging and supportive work environment. Parkside is a community that’s easy to call home. Find out why.

This position is ideal for a new graduate or a current human resources professional who is looking to enhance or grow their knowledge base in the area of recruitment, compensation, and/or position classification. This opportunity will position the incumbent to become a future human resources specialist, generalist, or manager.

Position Title: Human Resources Assistant

Employment Type: Full-time, University Staff, Hourly

Reports To: The Human Resources Assistant will report to the Associate Vice Chancellor of HR, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Pay Range: $41,000 - $48,000 ($19.71 - $23.07)

Essential Job Functions

The Human Resources Assistant performs routine human resources activities and provides general administrative support in more than one functional area such as recruitment, classification, payroll and benefits for a work unit. Serves as a resource contact disseminating information on rules, regulations, procedures, and statutes.


  • Interprets, applies, and disseminates routine recruitment and staffing policies, procedures, and options to leadership and employees; recommends best strategies according to established objectives and goals
  • Assists with recruitment, personnel resource allocation, new employee orientations, and maintenance of employee records according to established policies and procedures
  • Prepares and organizes routine administrative communications, resources, and reports and maintains office equipment and supplies, under close supervision
  • Receives and responds to inquiries in-person, via email, and through various communication mediums and relays information to appropriate entities

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree
  • At least two years of administrative support

Although not required, the successful candidate for this position will possess familiarity with state and local government environments and/or higher education institutions.

Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

Benefit Details:

Health & Retirement Contributions Estimator:  

Application Process

Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

Review of Applications

Applications received by 4/29/2024 are ensured full consideration. Position open until filled.

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Amber Marzette

Diversity Jobs Employer Member
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