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Human Resources Associate

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Posting Begin Date: 2024/04/22
Posting End Date: 2024/04/29
Category: Human Resources
Work Type: Part Time Not Benefit Eligible
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 17.85
Maximum Salary: 19.04
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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Idaho Public Television

Part-Time, non-benefitted

Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date. 


Idaho Public Television has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, organized, detail oriented, process loving, Human Resources person to become a part of our Human Resources team. We are looking for a Human Resources person to help with processing Payroll, Onboarding, Benefits and more. 

This position is funded by Idaho Public Television, and reports to the Director of Finance, is part-time, less than 20 hours/week, non-benefitted, and long-term. This position works closely with the agencies Human Resource Business Partner from the Department of Human Resources. A typical work week is 19.5 hours. Schedule will be determined at time of offer. This is a in person position and flexibility may be available after initial orientation and training period.

This is the first of a multi-level professional Human Resource job family. The half time work schedule is conducive to students in upper-level human resource course work, human resource professionals who want to work a less demanding schedule for work-life balance or want to explore public sector human resource management and payroll.


Idaho Public Television is seeking someone with existing knowledge, education, or experience in payroll and human resources. The idea candidate would be highly organized, have an attention to detail, like working in Excel, and have the skillset to excel in Idaho Luma financial system. Most of all this person must come with a positive approach to customer service to maintain and attract a dynamic and creative staff that supports the programs Idahoans love to watch.

As the HR Associate, you would contribute directly to upholding Idaho Public Television’s vision to be an accessible and trusted resource that challenges the mind, sparks curiosity, further enables education and learning, and promotes understanding.  The Human Resource Associate performs a variety of administrative support activities that are integral to the State's Human Resource information processing such as:

70% of the time the Human Resources Associate will:

  • Maintain employee record and payroll systems and run biweekly payroll by preparing and submitting personnel, payroll, and benefits documents.
  • Creating and reviewing personnel actions for compliance with federal, state and agency rules, policies, procedures.
  • Responding to requests for information, orienting new employees,
  • Create, run, and maintain data reports and confirm that agency is compliances with Telework, Trainings, and other items as needed.

30% of the time Human resource Associate will:

  • Aid human resource or management staff with the following items as needed.
  • Recruitment which may include composing recruitment announcements and advertisements, creating, modifying, implementing recruitment plans, and reviewing applicant information.
  • Explain application and hiring processes and supporting managers regarding recruitment and selection practices.
  • May also conduct preliminary classification work including collecting job analysis data, recommending revisions to existing class specifications and evaluation mechanisms, and compiling compensation data.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Some knowledge of Human Resource management concepts.
  • Good knowledge of Administrative support functions including organization skills, composing business documents, compiling, and summarizing data, and customer service.
  • Some experience interpreting or applying employment laws and rules, regulations and policies, and handling sensitive or confidential information.


  • Experience preparing written correspondence and reports using Microsoft Excel for complex data analysis.
  • Have advanced Excel skills include using functions and formulas, creating pivot tables, and knowing how to make your own conditional formatting rules.
  • Experience with Luma, Oracle, or other cloud-based ERP systems.
  • Knowledge of computerized record systems.


Idaho Public Television is a PBS member station and Idaho’s only statewide educational broadcast network. We are a state agency under the Idaho State Board of Education. Our nonprofit arm, The Friends of Idaho Public Television, Inc., provides private support for our content and educational content efforts and allows us to produce award-winning long form documentaries, quality public affairs journalism, podcasts, and educational events. We harness the power of public media to encourage lifelong learning, connect our communities, and enrich the lives of all Idahoans. We Tell Idaho’s Stories.

To learn more about Idaho Public Television, please visit our website at If you have questions about this position, please contact us at [email protected]


  • This is a part-time non-benefitted up to 19.5 hours weekly position. 


The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected]. (If you have a contact for applicant accommodations at your agency, please replace the contact information).

    Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.