Grinnell Chamber

Human Resources Intern

Posted: 10/20/2021
Grinnell, IA
Human Resources


Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assists the HR Team with talent acquisition efforts, such as sharing candidate information with Hiring Managers, participating in interviews, advertising open positions on job boards and in newspapers
  • Assist with the onboarding process including coordination of background checks and drug screens
  • Assist in administering the New Hire Satisfaction survey.
  • Assist in updating Standard Operating Procedures as processes are updated.
  • Assist Human Resource Team with record retention and creation of employee related files.
  • Identify recommendations to streamline and improve the process.
  • Participates in committees such as Humana Champs Wellness Committee, and Policy Committee.
  • Assists with processing of employment change forms and verifications of employment.
  • Assists with LMS administration (Ascentis and ALICE)
  • Assists with HRIS reporting and metrics
  • Conducts exit interviews and processes terminations.
  • Assists with the administration of leave of absences.
  • Assists with administration of Worker’s Compensation.
  • Assists with select payroll functions.
  • Performs internal audits.


Education and Experience

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Currently enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program with an emphasis in Human Resources or related field.
  • Ability to work 15-20 hours during the school year and full-time (40 hours/week) in the summer.
  • Ability to work on-site in Grinnell or Montezuma at least once a week, with the option to work remotely the other days.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge of equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, and other federal, state and local employment rules and regulations
  • Strong communication skills; verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work with an HRIS System and/or applicant tracking system.

Leadership Competencies

  • Responds to employee inquiries with tact and confidentiality
  • High level of integrity and discretion


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