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Pearson Talent Acquisition Administrator in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

We are the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment,powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.

Are you an energetic professional who thrives in a fast paced environment? Do you have outstanding customer service, great attention to detail and excellent computer skills? If so, then you may be exactly what we are looking for in our Human Resources Coordinator. The successful candidate will support the School Assessment HR team with high volume temporary employment in our Operations (production/packaging) business group at our Cedar Rapids, IA campus.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist Talent Acquisition team with administrative tasks associated with high volume temporary recruiting and on boarding

  • Work one-on-one with applicants and employees in person and by email/phone

  • Assist candidates with and ensure completion of online onboarding tasks

  • Review/screen applicants in Pearson applicant tracking system

  • Assist with HR orientation sessions

  • Distribute payroll card and collect card acknowledgement forms

  • Assist hires with accessing ADP payroll website to enroll in direct deposit

  • File employee records and perform other organizational tasks/projects

  • Other duties as assigned

Hours for this position will be 7am - 3:30pm Monday through Friday

*Please note: This is a temporary, non-benefits eligible position with projected duration of 9 months. Local candidates only, please.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required

  • A strong customer service foundation, interpersonal skills and a positive attitude required

  • Punctuality, reliablity and flexibility required

  • Strong computer skills

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively handle confidential information

  • High school diploma or equivalent. College level coursework preferred

Equal Employment Opportunity

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose – to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world’s leading learning company. Learn more at

Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racist company in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive.  

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here:

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.


Organization: Human Resources

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 275