Human Resources Generalist

New American Funding - Austin, TX (30+ days ago)4.0

Position: Human Resources Generalist

Position Summary:

The Human Resources Generalist will support the Director of Human Resources with administrative and various HR related functions. The HR Generalist will be responsible for partnering with management and other HR individuals. The individual will have previous experience in Human Resources across all areas including but not limited to: Talent Acquisition, Pre-employment, Compensation and Wage, Onboarding, Performance Management, Employee Relations, Legal, and Benefits Administration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with employee questions and problems promptly and courteously.
  • Ensure that human resources files and records are maintained in accordance with legal requirements, company policies and procedures.
  • Complete miscellaneous research, reports and memos as requested.
  • Obtain and convey sensitive information as needed.
  • Initiate new hire process, gather necessary management approvals and ensure all paperwork is completed accurately.
  • Assist with processing terminations.
  • Filing, scanning, faxing; organizing and maintaining employee and department files.
  • Be an advisor for the HR Team;
  • Review and analyze business unit data to identify trends and recommend solutions to improve performance, retention, and employee experience;
  • Provide management coaching to build leadership capabilities to drive growth and achievement;
  • Provide leadership for employment practices;
  • Partner with managers to retain, develop and motivate people to achieve their fullest potential;
  • Provide ongoing support to the leadership team on human resources related matters, policies and procedures;
  • Provide compensation support including: salary planning, approval of salary actions, promotions and job re-leveling;
  • Perform special projects as requested;
  • Performance Management and Improvement Systems
  • Employee safety, welfare, wellness and health; compensation and benefits administration
  • Complies with all existing governmental and labor legal and government reporting requirements including any related to the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), the Department of Labor, worker compensation, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and so forth. Maintains minimal company exposure to lawsuits
  • Helps to monitor the organization's culture so that it supports the attainment of the company's goals and promotes employee satisfaction.
  • This list is not considered exhaustive

Desired Competencies:

  • Possesses strong attention to detail, time management skills and the ability to multitask in a fast paced, demanding environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong business and HR acumen, including strong problem solving skills, critical thinking, and self-initiative;
  • Strong knowledge of Employment Law and HR Practicum
  • ADP Workforce Now

Desired Education/Experience:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED);
  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources preferred.
  • PHR/SPHR Preferred.
  • 5-7 years' recent experience working in a Human Resources department.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Access)
  • ADP Workforce Now and ADP Recruiting Management experience preferred.

Other Duties: This job may require frequent sitting or standing for long periods of time. This job is in a fast paced, highly dynamic environment that can be stressful at times. The individual in this role will need to be able to multitask and manage stress. This job profile is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of job duties and responsibilities, as one may perform additional related duties as assigned in order to meet the needs of the organization.

Work Authorization: Must be able to verify identity and employment eligibility to work in the U.S.

[EOE/M/F/D/V. Drug-free workplace.]

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be able to lift up to ten pounds. Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.VISION: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.HEARING: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Employee Relations: 4 years (Required)
  • ADP Workforce Now: 2 years (Required)
  • Human Resources: 5 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)