Human Resource Associate - #1701994

State of Iowa - Executive Branch


Date: 4 days ago
City: Des Moines, IA
Contract type: Full time
Job Description

Join Our Team as a Human Resources Associate (HRA)

Are you passionate about making a difference in human resources? Do you thrive in a dynamic environment where providing top-notch customer service is key? If so, this could be the perfect role for you!

About Us: The Department of Administrative Services, Human Resources Enterprise (DAS-HRE), located at 1305 E. Walnut in Des Moines, IA, is dedicated to ensuring the efficiency and effectiveness of the state’s human resources programs.

Location and hours: This is a hybrid position based in downtown Des Moines, IA. You'll have the flexibility to work from our office as well as remotely, helping you to achieve a great work-life balance. The position follows a Monday to Friday schedule, 40 hours per week.

Position Overview: As a Human Resources Associate (HRA), you will play a key role in providing comprehensive human resources services to multiple state agencies and departments. Acting as a liaison between agencies and DAS, you will oversee various HR functions including personnel management, payroll administration, and benefits enrollment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and process vacancy announcements using our applicant tracking system, ensuring compliance with hiring procedures.
  • Administer personnel actions in Workday, including reinstatements, promotions, and pay changes, with meticulous attention to detail and timeliness.
  • Serve as a point of contact for employee inquiries regarding payroll, benefits, and HR policies, providing clear and helpful guidance.
  • Facilitate benefits enrollment and updates, including health, dental, life insurance, flexible spending, and deferred compensation.
  • Manage workers' compensation claims, including tracking injuries, computing payments, and ensuring accurate timekeeping.
  • Maintain confidential employee files, controlling access and providing necessary documentation to supervisors as needed.
  • Collaborate with DAS-HRE units to stay informed about updates to benefit programs and assist employees during annual enrollment periods.
  • Support managers and supervisors by providing critical information such as leave balances, salary review dates, and FMLA status.

Why Join Us

  • Meaningful Work: Make a tangible impact on the lives of Iowa's public servants by supporting their HR needs.
  • Professional Growth: Access ongoing training and development opportunities to advance your career in HR.
  • Collaborative Environment: Join a dedicated team committed to excellence, where your contributions are valued and recognized.

Benefits

At the State of Iowa, we are committed to your well-being. As a valued team member, you'll enjoy a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Paid Time Off: Enjoy vacation, paid holidays, and sick leave with no limits on sick leave accrual.
  • Great Benefits: Excellent Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance Options.
  • Retirement Plan: IPERS Retirement package and an option for a deferred compensation plan.
  • Flexibility: Flexible Spending Accounts (medical and dependent care).
  • Life Insurance: Free Life Insurance.
  • Support: Employee Assistance Programs and Employee Discount Programs.

To learn more about the benefits of working with the State of Iowa, visit our benefits webpage.

Join us! Ready to embark on a rewarding career journey with us? Apply today and see how your talents can contribute to our success. We would love to have you be a part of our team!

The State of Iowa is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in the workplace. We encourage all qualified individuals, regardless of background, to apply.

Explore the Distinctive Culture of DAS: Why Choose Us?

Are you ready to uncover the unique qualities that make the Department of Administrative Services (DAS) an exceptional workplace? Dive into our recruitment page to explore what sets DAS apart, join our Talent Network for the latest job opportunities, discover the outstanding benefits offered by the state, and receive personalized support to navigate the State's hiring process. We're excited to welcome you aboard and see how your talents can contribute to the success of our team.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Applicants must meet at least one of the following minimum requirements to qualify for positions in this job classification:

  • Four years of full-time work experience in administrative support, at least two years of which were in a human-resources-related program area.
  • All of the following (a, b, and c):
  • One year of full-time work experience in administrative support in a human-resources-related program area; and
  • A total of one year of education and/or full-time experience in administrative support in a human-resources-related program area, where thirty semester hours of accredited college or university course work in any field equals one year of full-time experience.
  • A total of two years of education and/or full-time experience in general administrative support, where thirty semester hours of accredited college or university course work in any field equals one year of full-time experience.
  • Current, continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes experience equal to 12 months of full-time work as a Human Resources Technical Assistant, Human Resources Technical Specialist, Secretary (any level), or Administrative Assistant (any level).

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