Senior Human Resource Assistant

Massachusetts, United States
03 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
03 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

SENIOR HUMAN RESOURCES ASSISTANTDean for Student Life (DSL)-Administration, to perform complex and diverse human resources (HR) and administrative duties in support of the DSL Employee Development Team and the executive director for administration. Will assist with a wide range of HR-related functions including high volume transactional support; perform calendar management for the Administration and Operations senior team, which includes the executive director of administration, senior director of employee development and assessment, senior director of business services, director of finance and accounting, and the HR administrator; use knowledge and comprehension of the Institute and other departments to anticipate and initiate actions regarding day-to-day office operations; and function as a high-level individual contributor by building and maintaining professional, reciprocal, service-oriented relationships with members of the office, department staff, and other members of the MIT community. 

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Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  at least five years of administrative, HR support, office, or related experience; excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills; demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment and discretion; meticulous attention to detail; and discretion and good judgment with confidential information/issues, e.g., payroll, salary information, employee relations issues, etc.  Strong computer skills needed, with MS Office, BrioQuery, and SAP proficiency preferred.  A bachelor’s or associate’s degree is also preferred.  Job #16652-6


MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.