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Human Resources Generalist

Summary

The HR Generalist supports the human resources function of the organization. This position is responsible for a variety of HR activities, including recruitment, employee relations, benefits administration, performance management, and ensuring compliance with employment laws and regulations. The HR Generalist is a trusted resource for employees and management, providing guidance and support on HR-related matters. This role requires a strong understanding of HR principles and practices, excellent communication skills, and the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.

Key Responsibilities:

Recruitment and Onboarding:

  • Manage the full recruitment lifecycle, including job postings, resume screening, interviewing, and extending job offers.
  • Coordinate new hire onboarding activities, including orientation sessions, paperwork completion, and training.
  • Make some entry level hiring decisions.

 

Employee Relations:

  • Serve as a point of contact for employee inquiries regarding HR policies, procedures, and benefits.
  • Advise all employees regarding company policy administration.
  • Investigate and address employee relations issues including conflict resolution, and reports of harassment, discrimination and retaliation.
  • Conduct other investigations and make recommendations to members of management regarding the same.
  • Administer some termination decisions.

 

Benefits Administration:

  • Administer employee benefits programs, including enrollment, changes, and terminations.
  • Coordinate with benefit providers and ensure compliance with benefit regulations.

 

Performance Management:

  • Support performance management processes, including goal setting, performance reviews, and coaching managers on performance-related matters.
  • Assist in developing and implementing performance improvement plans as needed.
  • Coach managers on performance-related matters and provide guidance on performance improvement plans.
  • Support the implementation of performance management systems and tools.

 

 

HR Administration:

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date employee records in the HRIS (Human Resources Information System).
  • Prepare HR-related reports and analyze HR metrics to identify trends and areas for improvement.
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations.

 

Training and Development:

  • Assist in identifying training needs and coordinating employee training and development programs.
  • Facilitate training sessions on HR-related topics as needed.
  • Seeks out and proactively stays updated on changes and developments in the HR field.
  • Willingness to participate in training and professional development opportunities.
  • Ability to adapt to evolving HR practices and technologies.
  • Participate in training and professional development opportunities.
  • Participates in HR departmental initiatives and collaborates on cross-company projects as requested.

 

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Competencies (Knowledge/Skills/Abilities)

  1. Communication:
  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with employees, managers, and external stakeholders.
  • Active listening skills to understand concerns and provide appropriate guidance.

 

  1. Interpersonal Skills:

 

  • Ability to build positive relationships with employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Empathy and sensitivity in handling employee concerns and issues.
  • Skill in influencing and persuading others to achieve desired outcomes.

 

  1. Problem-Solving:

 

  • Analytical skills to assess situations, identify root causes, and propose solutions.
  • Ability to think critically and creatively to resolve HR-related challenges.
  • Decision-making skills to make sound judgments based on available information.

 

  1. Conflict Resolution:

 

  • Skill in managing conflicts and resolving disputes in a fair and impartial manner.
  • Ability to facilitate constructive conversations and negotiations to reach resolution.
  • Knowledge of conflict resolution techniques and strategies.

 

  1. Ethics and Integrity:

 

  • Commitment to upholding ethical standards and maintaining confidentiality.
  • Integrity in handling sensitive information and making ethical decisions.
  • Adherence to HR policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements.

 

  1. Adaptability:

 

  • Flexibility and openness to change in a dynamic work environment.
  • Ability to adapt to new situations, technologies, and processes.
  • Resilience in dealing with ambiguity and uncertainty.

 

  1. Organizational Skills:

 

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in completing tasks and documentation.
  • Time management skills to prioritize workload and meet deadlines effectively.

 

  1. HR Functional Expertise:

 

  • Knowledge of HR principles, practices, and regulations.
  • Strong knowledge of employment laws and regulations including but not limited to FMLA, ADA, FLSA, and EEOC guidelines.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Proficiency in HR processes and procedures, such as recruitment, onboarding, performance management, and benefits administration.
  • Skill using HRIS (Human Resources Information System) and other HR-related software.

 

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, Business administration, or a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

 

Licenses and Certifications

  • HR certification (e.g., SHRM-CP, PHR) or ability to obtain certification within two years preferred.

 

 Experience

  • Minimum of four (4) years of experience in HR roles, with a focus on HR Generalist responsibilities required.

 

OTHER

Bilingual Spanish speaking preferred.

 

Manage People- (No)

 

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