Human Resources Representative--Birmingham, Alabama

Announcement #0103

This is a full-time position located in the Birmingham, Alabama area.

Position Summary:
The Human Resources Representative is responsible for assisting and maintaining day-to-day functions of the HR department. The Human Resources Representative works closely with the Director of Human Resources in order to accomplish the mission and the service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Responsible for maintaining company records, retrieves records as needed, and ensures systems are organized and filed accordingly.
-Compile records for potential new hires to ensure completeness and accuracy of pre-employment files.
-Conduct background checks, reference checks, and follow through on additional documentation to include educational confirmation, and application documents.
-Provide support, as needed, for other staffing-related activities to include advertising, recruiting, screening and/or interviewing.
-Monitor, report, and follow-up on complete and incomplete new hire documentation.
-Responsible for drafting newsletters, etc.
-Prepare and maintain reports, presentations and other documents and develop and maintain filing systems. Maintain file space and purge old files as directed.
-Support employee relations, company related functions, and other company services.
-Use scanners to convert forms, receipts, and reports into electronic format.
-Process and scan files to be entered into computer in digital database.
-Create file folders as needed. Input data as needed into MIP and other reporting systems. Fax pertinent documents, files, etc.
-Attend staff meetings and in-service training as required.
-Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Human Resources, Director of Behavioral Health, Chief Operating Officer and/or Executive Director.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Excellent writing, communication, organizational and time management skills with knowledge of English grammar, spelling, punctuation, and arithmetic.
-Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).
-Exceptional interpersonal skills to relate with employees, participants and resource providers.
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
-Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
-High attention to detail and the ability to focus on various tasks and assignments.
-Organized and effective communication skills are essential.

-Entry level 0-2 years of Human Resources experience. Bachelors degree in Human Resources preferred or Bachelors degree in a related field required.
-Ability to use a computer and understand database systems.

Physical Requirements:
-Requires the physical mobility to sit, stand, lift, stoop, bend, and walk for moderate periods of time.
-Requires the ability to drive a motor vehicle.

-This position requires some travel in order to assist with HR related needs in the Jefferson County area.

Job Salary: 
$28,000 - $33,000 DOE
F/T, Exempt--Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Benefits are excellent including health insurance with dental, retirement, paid vacations and paid sick leave. We also provide educational opportunities that prepare counselors to become certified as Addiction Professionals.

During the past several years, we have experienced significant growth. Most of our supervisors have been promoted from within, so there is definitely an opportunity for outstanding employees to advance within the organization.

To Apply: 

Individuals who are interested should come in to fill out an application, or fax cover letter and resumes to 205-203-4843, or send an email with a three-page attachment to Please insert in the subject line (HRR 0103).

The first page of the attachment should be a cover letter; the second page of the attachment should be a resume including detailed information about employment, internships, and/or volunteer experiences.

The third page should answer theses three questions:
1. Why are you interested in this position?
2. What experiences, skills and passions would you bring to this position that would make us want to select you?
3. Who is the person in your life who knows the most about how you would perform in this position and what would they tell us about you if we called them?

Aletheia House is a United Way Agency.

Aletheia House is an Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family and Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise discrimination.

Closing Date-Time: 
Sun, 06/04/2017 - 5:00pm