May 29, 2019

Human Resources Administrative Assistant

  • JAARS, Inc.
  • Waxhaw, NC, USA
Full time Administrative Human Resources Mission Jobs Nonprofit Volunteer Opportunities

Job Description

This position is for 20-40 hours per week, for a volunteer, or a staff person who raises support.


  • Basic receptionist duties
  • Ensure that visitors and callers to the HR Department are greeted and directed to the appropriate person in HR for support or guidance
  • Provide administrative support to JAARS HR Recruiters in all recruiting strategies and tactics
  • Be trained on and oversee all of the required onboarding paperwork for new staff, including issuance of ID and facility access badges
  • Establish and maintain legally-sound job files for all recruitment activity, ensuring that all HR files are properly maintained and expunged as required
  • Provide general administrative support to the JAARS HR Department, as required


  • A dedicated Christian with a demonstrated ongoing walk with Jesus, along with a commitment and ability to role-model JAARS Values and Policies
  • Excellent organization and communication skills with all levels of staff; a flexible, team-oriented professional with a willingness and readiness to provide administrative support for all recruiting and onboarding aspects of JAARS Internship Program, with a long-term interest in JAARS future recruiting initiatives
  • A proactive, efficient, can-do, goal-oriented work style that can negotiate, yet also quickly adapt to ever-changing HR priorities; comfortable with periodic interruptions based on needs and requests
  • Ability or willingness to learn HR consultation to managers on all aspects of recruitment: position description design, sourcing, interviewing, offer negotiation to external hires and JAARS internal transfer invitation process
  • Proven skills and experience in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, etc.) Preferred (Not required) – Google email, calendars, forms.


  • Google Suite, including email, calendars, docs, Drive, forms
  • Knowledge of and stay concurrent with employment law to ensure compliance with JAARS commitment to EEO policies
  • Experience with or willingness to learn JAARS unique Talent Acquisition strategies and goals

JAARS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit Christian ministry headquartered on a beautiful 500+ acre campus just south of Charlotte, NC. Our campus includes extensive training facilities, an airport, office and commercial facilities, guest housing, food services, recreational areas, health clinic, on-site childcare, and youth and family ministry support for staff and partners. 

We are pleased to have more than five hundred people serving on our campus. We partner closely with SIL International, the organizations of the Wycliffe Global Alliance and other organizations locally and globally. 

JAARS vision is that people’s lives and communities are transformed as they experience God’s Word in their own language. 

JAARS mission is to make Bible translation and language development possible, especially in the most remote and difficult places on earth. We do that by enabling locally appropriate and sustainable solutions in transportation, technology, media, and training. 

JAARS Core Values

Together in Christ, we commit to:

  1. Seek God Above All
  2. Serve in Love
  3. Act with Integrity
  4. Steward God’s Resources with Courage
  5. Pursue Excellence
  6. Collaborate with Respect
  7. Create a Culture of Innovation

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