Human Resources Assistant

Date: May 5, 2022

Location: Santa Barbara, CA, US, 93111

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 49462 
Title: Human Resources Assistant 
Division: Arthrex California Inc (US03) 
Location: Santa Barbara, CA







We are seeking a customer-oriented Human Resources Assistant with exceptional interpersonal skills for our location in beautiful Santa Barbara, CA.  Individual will be responsible for providing administrative support related to recruiting, onboarding, terminations, benefits, file management, and employee engagement. Must be able to travel up to 20% overnight to our Los Angeles County offices.


Ideal candidate has strong clerical skills and can effectively handle multiple priorities.  Must have one year of administrative work experience and the ability to learn procedures and systems quickly.  Professional written and verbal communication skills are required.  Human resources experience or course work highly preferred.  Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. 


Join our talented team at a global medical device company focused on Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:       


  • Manages personnel, workers’ compensation, and job requisition files. 
  • Supports the recruiting process by coordinating candidate interviews and travel arrangements. 
  • Manages pre-employment procedures including drug screening, background and reference checks.
  • Prepares new hire orientation material.
  • Welcomes new employees to Arthrex and supports the onboarding process including I-9 verification.
  • Maintains employment posters.
  • May coordinate and attend job/career fairs.
  • Champions employee engagement through collaborative event planning.
  • Supports internal and external inquiries and requests related to Human Resources.
  • Attends required meetings and training events for continuous professional development.
  • Provides back-up reception coverage including visitor check-in and answering incoming calls.
  • Maintains the confidentiality of Human Resources information.
  • Some overnight travel to Los Angeles county offices (up to 20%) required.
  • Maintains an active driver’s license and reliable transportation.


Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in human resources field preferred.
  • 1-year administrative experience required.
  • 1-year of human resources experience or HR course work preferred.


Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:  Ability to effectively manage time and handle multiple priorities simultaneously while meeting deadlines.  Ability to maintain the confidentiality of Human Resources information.  Ability to work independently and possess a sense of urgency to support internal/external customer needs.  Ability to verbally communicate ideas and issues effectively and professionally.  Professional verbal and written communication skills. Ability to learn new procedures and systems quickly.


Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:  Strong clerical and computer skills, including intermediate skills with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.  Experience with SuccessFactors or other HRIS systems is a plus. 


About Arthrex

Arthrex Inc., a privately held company headquartered in Naples, Florida, is a global leader in orthopedic surgical device design, research, manufacturing and medical education committed to one mission: Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™. Arthrex has pioneered the field of arthroscopy and sports medicine and innovates more than 1,000 new products and procedures every year to advance minimally invasive orthopedics worldwide.


Our core value is Making People Better. As a leading health care technology innovator, we are committed to making people’s lives better. The contributions we make to science and medicine have the potential to get a star athlete back in the game or improve the quality of someone’s life. It’s truly meaningful work.


Making People Better also signifies our corporate social responsibility and commitment to employees and communities. We make employees’ lives better through job security, educational and professional growth opportunities, unique benefits and amenities, and modern facilities that promote a vibrant and dynamic atmosphere of collaboration, mutual respect and camaraderie. We also make important economic and philanthropic contributions to the communities we serve.


As a certified Great Place to Work® and one of the country’s Best Workplaces for Manufacturing and Production, Arthrex is proud of its award-winning, family business culture. With more than 6,000 employees around the world, we are growing and looking for candidates who champion our Arthrex Proud values of Innovation, Integrity, Dedication, Teamwork and Competitive Spirit.


We invite you to explore our numerous exceptional benefits at or visit us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.





All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Santa Barbara
Nearest Secondary Market: Santa Maria

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