Assertio Therapeutics, Inc.

HR Coordinator

Lake Forest, IL, United States
Apr 27, 2018
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time
HR Coordinator will provide administrative and operational support to the Human Resources team & company in the areas of HRIS, employee records and files, benefits and reception. The HR Operations Coordinator is responsible for maintaining and updating HR records & personnel files, managing on-boarding and off-boarding preparations and covering the front desk. Also responsible for supporting the recruitment process, administering employee programs, and processing various forms related to documenting Human Resources activities such as new-hire, change-of-status, performance evaluations, terminations, etc. May perform other general administrative support to the department as needed.

• Maintains HR records and employee filing.
• Serves as first point of contact to callers and provides front desk support as needed.
• Tracks and maintains contingent workforce data.
• Assists with HR data entry into the HRIS system closely working with Sr HR Operations & Comp Analyst.
• Assists with monthly benefits billing process partnering with the benefits broker and answers basic benefits questions..
• Prepares and updates company organizational charts, HR documents and other special reports as required.
• Processes E-Verify and coordinates pre-employment background checks, drug testing and DMV checks.
• Prepares new hire personnel folders, onboarding packages, and tracks return of all new hire paperwork.
• Prepares exit paperwork for employee terminations.
• Provides Employment Verifications/Certification of Status letters to employees.
• Sends HR email notifications to distribution lists (new hire, transfer and termination).
• Administers service awards, corporate recognition, employee referral and educational reimbursement programs.
• Performs vendor credentialing (for sales employees as needed).
• Assists with planning, coordinating and setting up employee activities and company events.
• Acts as the Ergonomic Coordinator for the company.
• Responds to EDD claims from terminated employees.
• Provides administrative support for HR including, but not limited to, maintaining calendars, ordering supplies, etc.
• Other duties as assigned.


• Associates degree or equivalent is required. Bachelor degree in Human Resources or related field is preferred.
• Minimum of two years' experience is required, preferably in a human resources environment. Previous experience with an HRIS database is a plus.

• Professional, highly organized and efficient
• Flexible, team player who can build strong partnerships and interdepartmental relationships
• Able to manage highly confidential information and maintain strict confidentiality
• Able to multi-task and prioritize work in a fast pace environment
• Good interpersonal, analytical, problem solving and communication skills
• Ability to follow policies and procedures
• Ability to work independently and in a cross functional team environment
• Familiarity with Microsoft Office products, including Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook.

• Teamwork / Collaboration: Establishes and maintains cooperative and productive working relationships with coworkers. Proactively and constructively resolves disagreements. Demonstrates support of team and company goals.
• Decisions & Judgment: Gathers relevant information systematically and considers a broad range of issues or factors when making decisions; grasps complexities and sees the relationship among problems or issues.
• Communication Skills: Expresses ideas and information effectively and constructively. Provides accurate and timely information to others within the department and across functional groups. Demonstrates attention to and understanding of others' comments, questions, and views.

• Bending and kneeling ½ hour per day
• Standing ½ hour per day
• Walking ½ hour per day
• Sitting 6+ hours per day
• Ability to lift 15 - 20 pounds unassisted
• Ability to grasp objects with fingers and palms
• Ability to perform sustained repetitive movements such as keyboarding and filing
• Ability to read and interpret policies, regulations, and other written instructions
• Ability to understand complex problems and to collaborate and explore alternative solutions
• Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing
• Ability to compose reports and procedures
• Ability to compute, analyze, and interpret numerical data for reporting purposes

About Us


Depomed is a leading specialty pharmaceutical company committed to putting the Patient First in everything we do; with a focus on enhancing the lives of patients, families, physicians, providers and in payors through commercialization of products in the areas of pain and neurology, and developing drugs in areas of unmet medical needs.

Depomed currently markets three medicines focused on neuropathic pain and migraine through its Neurology and Pain Business and has an emerging Specialty Business focused on orphan drug indications and areas of unmet medical need.

Depomed has a clear THREE PILLAR strategy for growth:
MAINTAIN a strong/profitable NUCYNTA franchise through a commercialization agreement with Collegium, GROW the Neurology and Pain Business and BUILD a new Specialty Business through a recent Cosyntropin transaction. The company's strategy is to continue to identify, license and develop new products-that offer enhanced therapeutic options to patient populations that may be underserved by existing therapies.

As part of the transformation strategy, Depomed will be relocating its headquarters to northern Chicago, Illinois. Additional information about location will be shared during the interview process.

Depomed is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled employer