Human Resources Generalist- Department of Workforce Development

Indiana State Personnel Department - Indianapolis, IN2.4

30+ days ago

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About Indiana State Personnel Department

As an agency operating a shared services model with embedded HR teams, it’s up to us to provide all executive branch agencies with top-notch HR solutions. As a full service HR provider, INSPD has opportunities in every discipline along each step of your career path.

About the Job:

The Indiana State Personnel Department is seeking a dedicated and qualified professional to join our team as a HR Generalist with the Department of Workforce Development. This professional manages HR functions for an agency/region/office as part of statewide HR management services and functions in a highly responsible administrative/consultative position. This role consists of planning, developing, coordinating and evaluating human resources programs for assigned facilities and agency.

A Day in the Life:

  • Provides consultation and guidance to facility executives and staff regarding human resources functions/issues (e.g. employee relations, policy and procedures);
  • Serves as a liaison between assigned facilities and the State Personnel Department for the purpose of coordinating human resources functions and facilitating communication and referrals as necessary;
  • Identifies potential classification/compensation, reorganization problems and recommends solutions to management;
  • Develops curriculum, coordinates and/or conducts training on various human resources/management issues/topics (i.e., performance/leave management);
  • Reviews and makes recommendations on facility/agency policies, procedures, and work improvement plans;
  • Manages facilities' recruitment efforts/initiatives (i.e., job fairs open interviews) and provides management and oversight of HR's portion of agency new employee orientation;
  • Keeps abreast of new developments, legislative changes and court cases which impact upon areas of work;
  • Maintains compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment;
  • Maintains Human Resource Information System records and compiles reports from database;
  • Assists in the evaluation of reports, decisions and results of assigned facilities in relation to established goals.
  • Recommends new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of assigned facilities/agency and services performed;
  • Participates in developing facility/agency goals, objectives and systems;

What we're looking for:

Six (6) years work experience in human resources management including: compensation; benefits; employee relations;, employment law, affirmative action, recruiting, or human resource development and/or retail management; plant management; field supervisory experience; or accredited college training in a related field.

  • Extensive knowledge of the principles, laws, regulations, theories and practices of human resources management and administration and extensive knowledge of specific human resources programs such as: Affirmative Action, ADA, and employee relations.
  • Competencies related to working independently and exercise a high level of confidentiality and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Strong customer service orientation


The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:

  • Choose from four medical plans (including RX coverage), vision and dental
  • Wellness program that offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan
  • Health savings account, offered for most medical plans, includes state contributions
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to a private sector’s 401 K plan) with employer match, as well as a choice between two fully funded pension plans
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • The State of Indiana offers other generous leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Free downtown parking

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $37,778.00 to $45,000.00 /year


  • Employee Relations: 3 years (Required)
  • Human Resources: 4 years (Required)
  • Recruiting: 2 years (Required)