Capitol Federal’s Human Resources (HR) is seeking a highly motivated and results-driven individual, with a commitment to excellence. The candidate should also possess outstanding written and verbal communication skills, have a robust work ethic, and strong attention to detail. This position requires a strong team player, who is able to accept constructive criticism positively with an openness for continuous improvement.
Description of Duties:
The Human Resources Intern will provide support for the daily operations of the Human Resources Department with attention to the Workforce Planning as well as Benefits including Retirement. The intern will be expected to maintain confidentiality and represent Capitol Federal and the HR Department in a professional and responsive manner.
Duties will consist of, but will not be limited to, the following:
• Maintain accuracy of, and update employee personnel files in accordance with company policies and government regulations
• Assist in the development and maintenance of a performance management evaluation process in all departments of the Bank
• Perform audits and analysis of business reports and spreadsheets to determine accuracy of information pertaining to benefits and staffing
• Assist in the construction and improvement of company policies and procedures
• Aid in recruitment activities and special projects as needed
• File documents and answer phone calls
The ideal candidate must:
• Have current or recent enrollment in a graduate or undergraduate degree program with an interest and aptitude to work in Human Resources
• Commit to a schedule requiring a minimum of 15 hours per week
• Effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations
An educational background in Organizational / Industrial Psychology or Business with previous HR related experience is preferred. Knowledge of COBRA, ACA, and FMLA are desired.
Is able to bend, sit, and stand in order to perform primarily sedentary work with limited physical exertion and occasional lifting of up to 10 lbs. Must be capable of climbing / descending stairs in an emergency situation. Must be able to operate routine office equipment including computer terminals and keyboards, telephones, copiers, facsimiles, and calculators. Must be able to routinely perform work on computer for an average of 6-8 hours per day, when necessary. Must be able to work extended hours or travel off site whenever required or requested by management. Must be capable of regular, reliable and timely attendance.
Must be able to routinely perform work indoors in climate-controlled shared work area with minimal noise.
Mental and/or Emotional Requirements:
Must be able to perform job functions independently or with limited supervision and work effectively either on own or as part of a team. Must be able to read and carry out various written instructions and follow oral instructions. Must be able to complete basic mathematical calculations, spell accurately, and understand computer basics. Must be able to speak clearly and deliver information in a logical and understandable sequence. Must be capable of dealing calmly and professionally with numerous different personalities from diverse cultures at various levels within and outside of the organization and demonstrate highest levels of customer service and discretion when dealing with the public. Must be able to perform responsibilities with composure under the stress of deadlines / requirements for extreme accuracy and quality and/or fast pace. Must be able to effectively handle multiple, simultaneous, and changing priorities. Must be capable of exercising highest level of discretion on both internal and external confidential matters.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Protected Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.