Human Resources Generalist

Position Summary:  The Human Resources Generalist is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with the HR Director in supporting all functions of the department.  This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: benefits management, onboarding, recruitment/employment, HRIS administration/payroll processing, credentialing and assists the HR Director with employee relations, policy implementation, performance management, affirmative action and employment law compliance.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform benefits administration with assistance from broker, approves invoices for payment, and communicates benefits information to employees.
  • Assist with the recruitment effort for all employees, students and temporary employees; conducts new-employee orientations; monitors the onboarding process; and writes and places advertisements.
  • Maintain the human resource information system (HRIS) records and compiles reports from the database.
  • Process the bi-weekly payroll.
  • Maintain credentialing files and ensures they are in compliance with funder’s requirements.
  • Assists in coordinating HR related employee/management functions – staff meetings, retreats, HR trainings, annual Open Enrollment meetings, etc.
  • Handle requests from external parties and jurisdictions including employment verifications, compliance reporting, wage garnishments, and unemployment compensation inquiries.
  • Provide reports to HR Director and other managers such as PTO Report, Performance Evaluations due, Employee Rosters, etc. and handle internal reporting requirements – OSHA log, workers
  • compensation/incident reports.
  • Assist employees with understanding rights and responsibilities related to leaves and manage employee disability leaves and all leaves of absence (FMLA, ADA, etc.). 
  • Maintainscompany organization charts and the employee directory.
  • Assist with the delivery and implementation of HR processes and programs.
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state and local employment and benefits laws and regulations.
  • Other HR projects and related duties. 


Essential Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum of five years’ progressive Human Resources experience, preferably in a not-for-profit environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources preferred
  • Ability to maintain confidential information and be professional and diplomatic
  • Experience with HRIS systems, preferably ADP and strong knowledge of Microsoft Office required
  • Ability to work independently, make decisions, and demonstrate sound judgment
  • Strong organizational, planning, problem analysis and problem solving skills and attention to detail required
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills and ability to develop rapport with a diverse population
  • Ability to review and interpret HR policies, programs and practices and develop and communicate appropriate responses to employees
  • Ability to work together in a team environment
  • Patience, creativity, flexibility, compassion and sensitivity to persons with disabilities and other minority populations


Supervisory Responsibilities:



Physical Demands and Work Environment:

Mostly office environment with significant sitting and computer work is required.  Interaction with agency clientele as well as regular interaction with all levels of staff.


How to Apply: 

To apply, send an email with cover letter and resume to Please indicate the position in your email's subject line.

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