The Human Resources Assistant position is now posted for the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County. Please see the attached job opening information for more details. We're looking for a people-friendly, detail-oriented and creative individual to join the Volunteer Services team. To get a better idea of the Volunteer Program at the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County please view our video produced last year for our District Commissioners. http://www.dupageforest.com/multimedia/videos.aspx?id=4294968790&terms=gift+of+volunteering.
HUMAN RESOURCES ASSISTANT - #1203
(Volunteer Services Division)
Responsibilities: assist with the recruitment of volunteers; prepare and place job ads and postings; screen, interview, and track candidates through the recruitment process; conduct reference and background checks; process and prepare volunteer paperwork; answer questions and resolve problems related to volunteers, and District policies, procedures, and programs; respond to emails, faxes, and requests for confidential information; schedule meetings; design, format, edit and layout volunteer newsletter; research, design, and edit communication materials and publications; update website; assist with planning, coordinating, and participating in recognition events; group work days that include educational/recreational components, job fairs, and open houses; utilize word processing, database, spreadsheet, and publication software programs to create, maintain, and modify a variety of projects; prepare information and compile materials for meetings; compose, type, and distribute correspondence; perform data entry; prepare written reports; create and maintain filing system; operate a variety of office equipment; assist in research and data collection on special projects related to volunteer services programs of a complex and/or sensitive nature requiring confidentiality; evaluate, recommend, and implement process improvements for office policies, procedures, and programs; order office supplies and maintain inventory; assist in the establishment of computerized management information reports; interpret complex or technical information; create and maintain recordkeeping reports and documents; prepare purchase requisitions and record expenses involved with monitoring budget; perform other duties as assigned.
Requires: coursework in Human Resources, Business Administration, Psychology or related field and four (4) years experience in an administrative or secretarial role, preferably in a Human Resources environment; or equivalent combination of training and experience; will be required to pass a typing skill test with a net speed of 50 w.p.m.; possession of a valid driver’s license.
Preferred candidate: will have proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Suite products; experience in Volgistics (online volunteer management software); experience as a volunteer and in customer service; and possess organizational/detail-oriented skills. This position requires approximately 10% offsite (field time) for volunteer groups and special events.
DATE POSTED: August 31, 2011
WORKSITE LOCATION: Danada Headquarters, Wheaton
HOURS & SCHEDULE: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday; includes some weekends and evenings
HIRING SALARY: $31,460 - $39,750
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 4:30 p.m. on September 16, 2011
VACANCY IN: Volunteer Services
HUMAN RESOURCES CONTACT: Diane Joorfetz
COMMENTS: -- (Special requirements, uniforms, etc.)
Typing skill test will be administered; post-offer drug test required.
APPLY AT: 3S580 Naperville Rd. or download: www.dupageforest.com
Wheaton, IL 60189 (please see directions on Web site)
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER