UIC Alaska

Human Resources Assistant I

Human Resources
Position Type
Location : Location
US-VA-Springfield, VA
Minimum Clearance Required
Travel Requirement


Human Resources Assistant 


This position will sit in either the Huntsville, AL or the Springfield, VA headquarters. This position will assist in all functional areas of the Human Resources Department to include, but not be limited to, training, compensation, recruiting, and benefits, with the primary focus being towards new employee on-boarding and employee data management. Position is currently a hybrid position. 


  • Administering, processing, and maintaining all employee data transactions in the human capital management system, to include new employee processing, changes to employee records, and employee terminations.
  • Creating employee files for new employees and maintaining files through the life-cycle of an employee, to include filing employment paperwork and auditing files to ensure accuracy.
  • Maintaining and generating records, reports, and logs pertaining to employment actions and legal compliance.
  • Reviewing employee files in response to inquiries regarding personnel actions.
  • Conducting New Employee Orientation for new employees.
  • Collaborating with managers and other Company departments to ensure employee records are created and maintained accurately.
  • Answering and directing employee phone calls to the appropriate HR representative.
  • Participating in and attending meetings and seminars (in person and via telecom).
  • Performing other related duties as required and assigned.


  • A minimum of two years’ experience working in an office environment performing complex data entry, preferably employee and/or financial data, is required. Bachelor's Degree preferred.
  • Ability to prioritize and work on several tasks/projects at once in a high paced and high volume environment.
  • Strong data entry skills with the ability to self-audit to ensure accuracy.
  • Provide ability to provide both verbal and written information clearly, succinctly, and persuasively.
  • Requires advanced computer skills in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Background investigation and motor vehicle record check required.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience/knowledge of or desire to work in the Human Resources field.
  • Previous experience with HRIS, UKGPro or other payroll systems is preferred.
  • Knowledge of federal regulations and commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within the HR field.

 Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift up to 10 pounds 
  • Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time
  • Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: There are currently no Security Clearance requirements for this position; however, candidates must be able to successfully pass a background check. Due to the location of this work, US Citizenship is required. Bowhead reserves the right to change this requirement if necessitated by business needs or contractual obligations.


In accordance with Executive Order 14042:  Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, candidates should be aware that they may be required to have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire.




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