HR Assistant - America's Future

October 5, 2021

HR Assistant

Institute for Justice
October 5, 2021
Arlington, Virginia
Job Type


The Institute for Justice, the National Law Firm for Liberty, is seeking an energetic, organized individual to join its Administration team as an HR Assistant. The ideal candidate for this entry-level position will be a self-starter who is looking to grow their career in human resources.


  • Assist with semi-monthly payroll and timesheet processes
  • Maintain office and department-wide documents and data
  • Manage or support regular processes and ad hoc projects associated with personnel programs, including, but not limited to: benefits administration, employment changes, compensation, leave administration, compliance, worker review and procurement, recruiting, etc.
  • Maintain and deploy working knowledge of relevant laws, policies, procedures, and benefit plans
  • Serve as backup support to the Office and Facilities Assistant
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree or 1-2 years of professional experience
  • Experience in different HRIS/ATS is a plus
  • Strong Microsoft Excel, SharePoint and PowerPoint capabilities desired
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, with a strong customer service mentality and high degree of integrity, accountability, and emotional intelligence

We anticipate the start date for this position to be in January 2022.

IJ offers superior benefits including medical, dental, vision and life insurance, retirement benefits, a flexible work schedule and generous paid leave. IJ provides the opportunity to work with high-performing individuals in a collaborative and positive work environment.

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter here.

No phone calls, please.

IJ is an equal opportunity employer.

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