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Cantos Ventures
Cantos Ventures

HR Administrative Assistant



Administration, People & HR
New Orleans, LA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

This is a part-time, on-site position located in New Orleans, LA.


The HR Administrative Assistant will report directly to the Director of HR and is entrusted with the mission to lead and inspire technological excellence, propelling ADVANO to the forefront of innovation in the battery materials and energy storage space, with a specific focus on advancing REALSi technologies.

The mission of this position is to successfully carry out various administrative tasks related to HR operations, ensuring smooth and efficient functioning of HR processes in alignment with the Company’s overarching business strategic goals and direction.

Together, we aim to shape the future of energy storage, providing sustainable and impactful solutions that address the evolving needs of our world and establishing ADVANO as a trailblazer in the dynamic landscape of silicon anode technology.


Recruitment Support:

  • Assist in job posting on various platforms and job boards.

  • Screen resumes and applications to identify qualified candidates.

  • Schedule interviews and coordinate with hiring managers.

  • Assist in conducting initial interviews and reference checks.

Onboarding and Offboarding:

  • Coordinate new hire orientation sessions.

  • Prepare new hire paperwork and ensure all necessary documentation is completed.

  • Process employee terminations and conduct exit interviews.

  • Maintain employee records and ensure data accuracy in HR systems.

Benefits Administration:

  • Assist employees with benefits enrollment and inquiries.

  • Coordinate with benefits providers and ensure timely processing of benefits-related paperwork.

  • Support in the administration of employee wellness programs.

HR Policy and Compliance:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of HR policies and procedures.

  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations.

  • Maintain confidentiality of sensitive HR information.

Employee Relations:

  • Provide administrative support in employee relations matters.

  • Assist in resolving employee grievances and conflicts.

  • Foster a positive work environment and promote employee engagement initiatives.

General Administrative Support:

  • Provide administrative support to the HR team and CEO as needed.

  • Maintain and update HR documents, such as employee handbooks and organizational charts.

  • Assist with HR-related projects and initiatives.


  • Highschool Diploma required and 2-3 years of relevant work experience

  • Entrepreneurial “out of the box” thinker who is creative, responsive, flexible, and able to productively challenge business paradigms

  • Proven experience as an HR Administrator or similar role.

  • Knowledge of HR functions and best practices.

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite and HRIS software.

  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information with discretion

  • Excellent written and oral skills for clarity with succinct delivery of messages for organizational alignment

  • PC skills to include knowledge of MS Office Applications

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift laboratory products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.


New Orleans, Louisiana


Travel is not required for this role.


ADVANO offers competitive pay in alignment with the market, with opportunity to grow within the organization. Benefits include company paid health, dental, and vision insurances for the employee and their dependents, life insurance, 401K match, paid paternity leave, unlimited sick time, and PTO.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance
Preference is given to those authorized to Work in the United States.

Application & Interview Process

Interested candidates should apply via LinkedIn or on the ADVANO Careers website.

Equal Opportunity Statement
ADVANO provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

Advano provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.