LifeSpire Seeks Human Resources Support Specialist

LifeSpire of Virginia is currently recruiting for a full-time Human Resources Support Specialist to support the corporate director of human resources with a variety of human resources functions at the home office, located in Glen Allen, Va.  


  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field preferred
  • Minimum two years of professional experience in human resources, payroll or a related field preferred
  • Experience using HRIS and timekeeping software systems (ADP and Kronos, or similar programs)
  • Knowledge of basic human resources and payroll regulations, law and processes
  • Ability to maintain positive working relationships and provide superior customer service to staff
  • Strong communication (both oral and written) and customer service skills
  • Strong computer skills (including proficiency with Microsoft Office programs)


  • Provide administrative support for all corporate HR functions, as assigned by the Corporate HR Director
  • Will be trained on all corporate payroll processes to serve as the payroll backup to support or cover all corporate payroll functions if necessary
  • Will assist Corporate Payroll Administrator as needed with some ongoing payroll tasks
  • Will be a proficient user of current HRIS and timekeeping software systems to serve as the onsite specialist to train users, troubleshoot issues, and answer questions pertaining to those systems; provides ongoing support for database management to HR/payroll
  • Provides analytical and technical support for coordination of benefit programs
  • Will be proficient with running and building reports within the HRIS and timekeeping systems and sharing those reports with appropriate staff
  • Maintain a high level of knowledge pertaining to all benefit plans so as to respond to benefit related questions from the communities
  • Serve as a liaison with various benefit carriers and actively work to resolve any issues with employee policies
  • Oversee administration of Cobra via a third-party provider
  • Provide support to HR and Payroll to maintain compliance with regulations and required filings
  • Oversee data entry for the retirement plan system and tracking of staff eligible for an employer match
  • Provides administrative and technical support during annual Open Enrollment for all communities
  • Ensures that all benefit documents and summary plan descriptions are kept current and organized and distributed to staff appropriately and timely
  • Onboarding new home office staff and maintaining organization of home office personnel files
  • The position will provide ongoing customer service related to various HR and Payroll issues to management, home office staff, community HR staff, and HR and Payroll vendors
  • May require travel to community locations to provide support during annual open enrollment or help with community HR functions during a time of need
  • May be involved in home office new hire orientation and other HR training
  • Will support HR in monitoring the tracking of employee hours for ACA requirements
  • Will serve as the backup for the Corporate Recruiter to support recruitment efforts as necessary

This job offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.  The full-time benefits package includes options for health, dental, and life insurance, retirement plan, and generous paid time off.  EOE. 

Qualified applicants may apply by emailing a resume to