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Human Resources Specialist

Date:  May 1, 2022
Location: 

Gurnee, IL, US, 60087

Onsite or Remote:  Onsite
Company Name:  Luxor

At Luxor, we create an innovative and forward thinking culture that our employees love, and our products reflect this. As a manufacturer of innovative workspace product solutions that are sold to the commercial, educational, industrial and other end markets, we are constantly developing functional products that are value priced. Under our Stand Up Desk Store brand, we create workspace furniture solutions that nurture a healthy and collaborative work environment.

GENERAL PURPOSE:

 

This position is responsible for supporting the business in all areas of Human Resources, including processing HR transactions, answering questions, resolving problems and providing support and services to employees and managers applying company policies, practices and standard operating procedure.  Under general supervision, plans, administers, advises on, or performs professional work in one or more human resources specialties, such as: job analysis/evaluation, salary and benefit administration, recruitment and placement, employee development, employee relations and services, Equal Employment Opportunity and compliance, and Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS). Performs standard procedural duties which require the use of human resource management principles and techniques to identify, analyze and resolve human resources problems. Provides limited advice to management.  Assists higher level specialists in preliminary phases of evaluation or development. Receives increasingly difficult assignments under supervisory guidance and review. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND Responsibilities:

 

  • Responsible for all full-cycle recruitment processes for entry-to-mid level roles, including job description creation, sourcing, phone screening and coordinating in-person interviews
  • Facilitate onboarding and present orientation to new employees
  • Performs data entry in HRIS system and manages the employee status change form submission approval process, approving and entering new employee data, and employee changes
  • Manage time and attendance system
  • Be the face of our company and answer daily employee questions on a variety of topics including HR, Benefits, Payroll, Timekeeping, Policies and other areas
  • Accurately maintain employee files
  • Provide management with requested reports and documents
  • Coordinate events focused on employee recognition including but not limited to, actively setting up and teardown of decorations, food, drink, etc.
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality regarding all Company and Associate matters, including but not limited to payroll, personnel and other confidential information
  • Oversees compliance posting requirements and vendor management for all required state, federal, local and worker’s compensation postings
  • Coordinates the office safety program   
  • Implement company culture, values, and policies

 

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Assist other team members where possible
  • Drive continuous improvement by collecting data and identifying process improvements to improve efficiency and productivity in the department and across departments
  • Assist and support other tasks and projects as requested

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

 

  • Ability to build rapport with all employees
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly detail orientated and well organized
  • Ability to manage confidential and sensitive information appropriately
  • Intermediate typing and general computer skills
  • Ability to adjust to changing business conditions and learn new processes

 

  • Positive, can-do, solutions-oriented attitude
  • Ability to prioritize handling of situations, manage multiple tasks, and follow-up to ensure completion of projects
  • Knowledge of Federal and State of Illinois labor and employment laws

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

 

  • Work History Requirements:
    • Minimum 2-3 years office/administrative experience required
    • 2-3 years experience preferred in human resources, talent management, recruiting, and/or benefits administration areas
  • Education Requirements:
    • Associate Degree in Human Resources or a related field, Bachelor’s Degree preferred

 

Computer equipment and level of software requirements:

 

  • Intermediate level of Microsoft Outlook; Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Experience using common HRIS and Timekeeping systems

Specific Knowledge, licenses, certifications REQUIRED:

 

  • None

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • None

 

TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • General Workplace Safety

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PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

 

  • None

 

PHYSICAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:

 

  • None

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

 

Usual office working conditions

 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. We strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex, pregnancy status, age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment. We comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.


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