The human resource generalist is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with senior HR colleagues and management in supporting the organization. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: benefits administration, employee relations, training, performance management, on-boarding, policy implementation, recruitment and employment law compliance.
Required Education and Experience
A bachelor's degree and three to five years of HR experience, or a master's degree in HR management and two years of experience in the HR field, or seven years of experience in the HR field, or any similar combination of education and experience.
Preferred Education and Experience
Masters' degree in human resources or related field.
SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) credential.
Eight to 10 years of human resource experience.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Administers various human resource plans and procedures for all organization personnel; assists in the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures; prepares and maintains the employee handbook and the policies and procedures manual.
Reports, maintains and monitors all workers' compensation case files; follows-up on open cases.
Monitors employee eligibility for benefits plans. Reviews benefits with employees and processes enrollment, cancellation or changes. Organizes and manages annual open enrollment communications and election process. Maintains and distributes list of new and cancelled employees under each benefit plan. Verifies benefit billing accuracy and processes for payment.
Administers COBRA for group health plans.
Maintains and coordinates employee engagement programs.
Distributes and monitors employee performance evaluations and ensures they are done in a timely manner (i.e., 90 days, one year and yearly thereafter).
Updates, monitors and maintains eligible salary adjustments/increases based on three- and six-month and one-year evaluations.
Conducts recruitment effort for all exempt and nonexempt personnel, students and temporary employees; conducts new-employee orientations; monitors career-pathing; and writes and places advertisements.
Processes payroll and maintains payroll records for each pay cycle.
Manages and tracks all employee corrective action. Coaches, counsels and guides managers before executing employee corrective actions.
Ensures compliance with USCIS Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification; periodically audits Forms I-9.
Conducts exit interviews, analyzes data and makes recommendations to the management team for corrective action and continuous improvement.
Responds to employee relation issues such as employee complaints, harassment allegations and civil rights complaints.
Represents the company for any unemployment claims.
Facilitates or provides training, including new hire orientations, to the workforce.
Participates in administrative staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars.
Maintains company organization charts.
Assists in evaluation of reports, decisions and results of department in relation to established goals. Recommends new approaches, policies and procedures to continually improve efficiency of the department and services performed.
Maintains human resource information system records, employee files, and compiles reports from the database.
Maintains compliance with federal, state and local employment and benefits laws and regulations.
Global & Cultural Awareness.
This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities, but does serve as a coach and mentor for other positions in the department and the organization.
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptop computers, photocopiers and smartphones.
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 talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm, with some flexibility. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
Some travel to and from various company locations is expected for this position and to fulfill the requirements of the role.
Work Authorization/Security Clearance (if applicable)
Must be authorized to work in the United State of America. This position Is not eligible for immigration sponsorship.
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.