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Temporary Onboarding Associate (Human Resources)

  • Job ID: 2100028Y
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Temporary
  • Hours: Standard Business
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Corporate Human Resources
  • Department: HRIS
  • Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour


Are you looking to start a career in recruitment or human resources?  If so, our Temporary Onboarding Associate may be the perfect fit for you!

The Onboarding Associate is responsible for administering a variety of operational, recruitment, and employment related tasks in support of talent acquisition services and operations. This role interacts with a wide range of internal customers at all levels as well as external candidates seeking opportunities. 

This temporary, full-time position will work standard business hours, Monday through Friday, in downtown Pittsburgh.  Some remote flexibility is offered to high performers, but this is not a fully remote position. 

The ideal candidate has excellent customer service and organizational skills. Apply today for your chance to join the team!

  • Assist candidates with scheduling their pre-employment health assessments within an acceptable time frame and verify results to ensure successful completing.
  • Accurately submit, track, and adjudicate background and reference checks within an acceptable time frame, including providing comprehensive notes within the background check system.
  • Create, maintain and ensure appropriate retention of departmental documentation including employee files. 
  • Support new hire orientation and onboarding activities as requested.
  • Ensure process compliance in accordance with all federal, state, and local government regulations along with meeting requirements and standards of UPMC. 
  • Maintain an in-depth understanding of industry regulations and procedures to ensure a compliant process, including regulations from the Department of Health, The Joint Commission, The Department of Aging, The Department of Education, and The Department of Human Services.
  • Must maintain confidentiality at all times. 
  • Assist in the training of new team members throughout Talent Acquisition.
  • Partner with Payroll to process all pay contracts, including sign-on, relocation, PTO advance, and employee referral bonuses. 
  • Complete all adjudication components prior to a candidate's targeted start date to ensure all employment contingencies have been successfully met, including clearance of all background check components, pre-employment health assessment requirements, licensure/certification requirements, and position contracts.
  • Provide candidate updates to all appropriate team members as necessary.
  • Partner with the HRIS Data Entry team to process and data enter all recruitment transactions.
  • Provide exceptional service as point of contact for general candidate, employee, and customer inquiries. 
  • Determine all onboarding requirements for candidates including background check, clearance, licensure/certification, pre-employment health assessment, and orientation requirements.






  • Bachelors degree in Human Resources, Business or a related field is preferred.
  • Six months of applicable experience or completion of the UPMC Summer Associates program/Pittsburgh Fellows program preferred.
  • Attention to detail, with skills in customer service strongly preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft products, Taleo, PeopleSoft, and other HRIS systems preferred.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances: 

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


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