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									HR Assistant: UCP of Illinois Prairieland

Company Overview
United Cerebral Palsy of Illinois Prairieland is an affiliate of United Cerebral Palsy, which is dedicated to advancing the
independence of people with disabilities.

Over the years, UCP's programs and services have expanded to serve individuals with severe, multiple disabilities including mental
retardation, epilepsy, autism and other developmental disabilities. UCP provides its services in a seven county area including Will,
Kankakee, Grundy, Kendall, LaSalle, Ford, and Iroquois.

The following programs are offered: The Melvin J. Larson Education Center, Family Support Program, Respite Care Program, and
Adult Services which includes developmental training and residential services.

Human Resources Assistant
Job Overview
This position is ideal for a recent college graduate that is seeking an entry level position in the Human Resources field. The ideal
candidate will be exposed to all aspects of the Human Resources world which includes recruiting, payroll, benefits administration
and new hire orientation.

Job Description
Human Resources Functions
• Conducts new employee orientations; administers pre-employment tests; conducts reference checks; conducts all background
• Prepares new employee files. Maintain active and termination employee files.
• Conducts benefit and 403 B enrollments for new employee.
• Performs customer service functions by answering employee requests and questions.
• Verifies I-9 documentation and maintains books current.
• Maintain IDPH Web Portal.
• Maintains Human Resource Information System records and compiles reports from database as needed.
• Participates in benefits administration to include claim resolutions, change reporting, and reviewing invoices for payment.
• Maintains compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment.
Payroll Functions
• Coordinate and process agency payroll.
• Process payroll ledges and post to computerized accounting system.
• Coordinate and maintain records of all agency benefits and leave time.
• Coordinate and maintain FLMA and Worker Compensation.
• Maintain health insurance, dental, vision, life insurance, court order child support, garnishment, United Way and any other

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of
this position.
• Problem solving-the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
• Interpersonal Skills-the individual maintains confidentiality, remains open to others’ ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things.
• Oral communication-Seeks first to hear completely and understand employee concerns prior to responding.
• Written Communication-the individual edits work for spelling and grammar, presents numerical data efficiently and develops
realistic action plans.
• Planning/organizing-the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality.
• Adaptability-the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with
frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
• Dependability-the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits
feedback to improve performance and embody positive views.
• Safety and security-the individual actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures, and uses equipment
and materials properly.
Knowledge and Skills
• Extensive knowledge of computer software (Windows 95, 98, XP and Microsoft Office) computer hardware and computer servers.
• Proficiency in or knowledge of using a variety of computer software applications, especially Excel, Microsoft Word and HRIS
• High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation.
• Excellent attention to detail in calculations previews, composing, typing and proofing materials, establishing priorities and meeting
• Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
• Solid understanding of payroll and payroll tax laws is also a must.
• Solid understanding of Federal and State labor laws is also a must.
• Solid understanding of Illinois Department of Public Health, Department of Human Services, Bureau of Quality Management,
Department of Education and Illinois Department of Education requirements is also a must.
• A bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or other relate field.
• Previous payroll processing experience preferred.
• ADP software experience preferred.
• Ability to multi-task in a fast pace environment.
• Operate in a team-based environment.
• Exhibit a strong attention to detail.
• Strong customer services skills.

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