HR Administrative Assistant - PSE

Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne, IL

Job posting number: #7098634 (Ref:412921)

Posted: April 1, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Provides administrative assistance to a team of HR professionals supporting numerous divisions within the Physical Sciences and Engineering directorate. Performs a wide range of administrative support activities of a highly responsible and/or confidential nature to maximize the day-to-day efficiency and effectiveness of operations within assigned areas.

Exercises independent judgement and discretion in addressing identified priorities, meeting deadlines, and finalizing tasks with accuracy and completeness. Utilizes HR systems to process, monitor, and audit employee actions, business processes, and/or employee data as well as produce reports. Assists with coordination of the hiring and onboarding of new employees primarily students and post docs, as required. Initiates related job requisitions, coordinates employment applications and other associated processes. Coordinates student employment application and associated processes with student program office.

Monitors and supports immigration matters. Assists employees with finding appropriate policies, directing employees to the appropriate team for interpretation. Works in a collaborative, team environment with other administrative support staff. Provides back-up to other HR administrative assistants across the directorate as needed.

Position Requirements

  • Demonstrated knowledge of administrative support and office practices including experience supporting HR functions. Understand and execute procedures and processes as they relate to HR Services

  • Utilize HR systems and applications to process and monitor business processes and/or employee data

  • Requires knowledge of or the ability to quickly acquire knowledge of Lab-wide systems and applications. Organizational skills, ingenuity, creativity, and the ability to solve problems independently. Skill and the ability to work on multiple concurrent projects in a fast-paced environment

  • Interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills, and ability to interact with people at all levels both within and outside the laboratory. Work successfully in a team environment and collaborate with peers. Adapt to new procedures and technology within the division, directorate, and laboratory

  • Ability to work under minimum supervision and meet deadlines with accuracy and completeness. Demonstrated experience utilizing numerous computer applications including but not limited to Workday and Microsoft Office Suite

  • Create and manipulate excel reports which meet the organization’s needs. Handle matters with a high degree of confidentiality and discretion

  • Model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork

Job Family

Support Administrative (SA)

Job Profile

Human Resources Support 3

Worker Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, and in accordance with our core values of impact, safety, respect, integrity and teamwork, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation. In support of this commitment, Argonne encourages minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply for employment. Argonne considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Argonne employees, and certain guest researchers and contractors, are subject to particular restrictions related to participation in Foreign Government Sponsored or Affiliated Activities, as defined and detailed in United States Department of Energy Order 486.1A. You will be asked to disclose any such participation in the application phase for review by Argonne's Legal Department.  

All Argonne offers of employment are contingent upon a background check that includes an assessment of criminal conviction history conducted on an individualized and case-by-case basis.  Please be advised that Argonne positions require upon hire (or may require in the future) for the individual be to obtain a government access authorization that involves additional background check requirements.  Failure to obtain or maintain such government access authorization could result in the withdrawal of a job offer or future termination of employment.

Please note that all Argonne employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. All successful applicants will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination verification as a condition of employment, subject to limited legally recognized exemptions to COVID-19 vaccination.



Argonne is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity in our workforce. As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation. In support of this commitment, Argonne prohibits discrimination or harassment based on an individual's age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Job posting number:#7098634 (Ref:412921)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Argonne National Laboratory
Argonne,Illinois
United States
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