HR Associate (Pharma, Durham), Contract, up to $22/hr

Job Type: 
Office Services and Support
Administrative Support
Clerical Support
Other Office Support Positions
Human Resources and Training
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Our client, an award-winning clinical research organization, seeks a bright and capable Human Resources Associate. This is a contract role that can last up to one-year. Pay is anywhere from $15-22 per hour and commensurate with experience.

This is a great organization that values integrity, quality, teamwork, and innovation. It is a wonderful opportunity for someone who wants to have a career in HR.

Some prior experience in human resources is ideal. Onboarding experience is a plus.

Key things to note:

  • This position will be a mix of onsite at their Durham office and some remote work. Ability to work remotely (i.e. – in a professional, quiet space with a strong internet connection) will be mandatory; laptop will be provided by client.
  • The role starts with more clerical HR tasks, but responsibilities will grow over time.

Some responsibilities include:

  • Filing
  • Copying
  • Printing personnel-related documentation
  • Assisting with employee onboarding; shipping related items to new hires and employees
  • Supporting special projects as needed


  • Proficiency in Windows applications including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Ability to maintain confidential and sensitive information
  • Bachelor's Degree (preferred)

Finally, someone who has exceptional attention to detail and communication skills, will do well. The selected candidate will be a team-oriented professional with strong initiative.  

If interested, please submit resume in MS WORD. Local candidates only.