Buckingham Search

Human Resources Administrative Assistant

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL

Buckingham Search is partnering with a top law firm to find a Human Resources Administrative Assistant! This role is highly visible within the team as it works directly with and supports senior leadership. If you have been wanting a career with HR, this is a great opportunity for you. 

This is a hybrid role working remote 2 days a week. 


  • Schedule and organize complex activities such as meetings, travel, video conferences and department activities.
  • Assist with lawyer and staff new hire orientation logistics
  • Audit new hire paperwork to personnel files
  • Maintain current electronic personnel files
  • Utilize Microsoft Word, Excel, PPT and Visio to edit and create general correspondence, memos, charts, presentations, etc.
  • Proofread copy for spelling, grammar, and layout, making appropriate changes; responsible for accuracy and clarity of final copy.
  • Assist with health and welfare insurance renewal process.
  • Handle office attendance daily, weekly and monthly reporting.
  • Assist with departing employee paperwork and logistics.
  • Route policy questions to the appropriate human resources team.
  • Work in cooperation with/fill in for other HR Administrative Assistants during absences.
  • Assist insurance department with annual open enrollment tasks.
  • Assist HR Operations with processing lawyer applicant/OCI packets.
  • Act as a liaison with other departments and outside agencies.
  • Perform other related duties and special projects as required and assigned.


  • High School Diploma
  • Proficiency in MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PPT
  • Ability to type with high level of accuracy
  • Excellent proofreading skills
  • Excellent grammar and punctuation


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Proficiency in MS Visio

Other Skills and Abilities:

The following will also be required of the successful candidate:

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good judgment
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Able to work harmoniously and effectively with others
  • Able to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Able to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities

Posted On: Thursday, June 9, 2022

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