The DWMHA Human Resources Generalist is responsible for assisting in the design, delivery and maintenance of high-quality benefits administration, recruiting and selection, training and development, payroll administration, labor and employee relations programs for the Authority. The position works under the general supervision of the HR Director to provide support for human resources activities and initiatives within DWMHA. This position may be divided in areas of specialty without degradation to the overall requirements and competencies delineated herein.
Consistent with the principles of recovery, person-centeredness, and cultural competence, the Human Resources Generalist’s principal responsibilities are as follows:
Assists in the administration human resources plans and procedures for all DWMHA personnel; assists in development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures; prepares and maintains employee handbook and policies and procedures manual.
Participates in developing department goals, objectives, and systems.
Administers compensation program; monitors performance evaluation program and revises as necessary.
Conducts recruitment effort for all exempt and nonexempt personnel, students, and temporary employees; conducts new-employee orientations; monitors career pathing program, writes and places advertisements.
Handles employee relations counseling, outplacement counseling, and exit interviewing.
Assists in evaluation of reports, decisions, and results of department in relation to established goals. Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed.
Maintains Human Resource Information System records and compiles reports from database.
Assist in processing bi weekly transfer of payroll data.
Compile internal management reports from payroll system software.
Computer proficiency and technical aptitude with the ability to use MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
Project management skills and experience. Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment with associates. Capability of effective planning and priority setting.
Ability to manage several complex projects simultaneously while working under pressure to meet deadlines.
Excellent communication and organization skills
Ability to facilitate organization-wide training and development programs.
Knowledge of instructional design and learning theories.
Demonstrated knowledge of state and federal employment laws relating to key areas of responsibility.
Analysis and Reporting , Business Planning and Management , Communication and Presentation, Customer Focus and Relationship Building, Champion for Change,
Openness to the emerging workforce in community mental health, including people with lived experience, their family members, allies and fictive kin.
Healthy respect for the needs and interest of the individuals who receive services
Applicants must have lived experience with a developmental disabilities, serious mental illness and/or substance use conditions.
Minimum three (3) years of professional, progressive human resources experience area.
BA degree in Business or related field with emphasis in Human Resources, Organizational Development.