Senior Human Resources Generalist

Job Title:   Sr. Human Resource Generalist (Employee Relations)

Reports to:  VP of Human Resources or HR Director  FLSA Status:  Exempt


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Summary of Duties:

Provide personnel policy and procedure guidance to employees and management.  Maintain up-to-date knowledge of federal and state employment law as well as compliance requirements.  The Sr. HR Generalist plays a key role in running the daily functions of the HR Department.  They use Human Resources Information Systems to ensure all employee records are up-to-date and confidential.  Will act as the main point of contact for employees queries on HR-related topics.

Responsibilities:

·  Promote HR Programs to create an efficient and conflict-free workplace.

·  Assist in development and implementation of Human Resource policies.

·  Develop and monitor HR data metrics to improve efficiency and effectiveness.

·  Ensure compliance with federal, state, and Agency regulations.

·  Create and distribute internal communications regarding Agency policies. 

·  Maintain employee personnel records

·  Develop and maintain processes to monitor information required for audits; maintains records, reports, and logs to conform to statutory regulations.

·  Contributes to HR workforce training efforts via participation in orientations and/or HR specific training courses.

·  Represent Agency by participating in various Agency committees.

·  Actively participates in HR Department staff meetings and other Agency meetings as assigned.

·  Perform all other relevant duties as assigned by management.

Specializations:

Employee Relations:

·  Respond to employee/management questions on employee relations counseling and disciplinary actions.

·  Investigate complaints/grievances brought about by employees following Agency guidelines.

·  Assists in development and implementation of personnel policies and maintains the HR Policy Manual.

·  Assist with implementation of employee engagement initiatives.

·  Drive activities to maintain and enhance our racially inclusive environment.

·  Prepares paper work needed for terminations.

·  Conduct exit interviews  Complete reporting and analytics

·  Administration and coordination of Agency unemployment insurance program

·  Implement and update Agency performance management system.

·  Serve as member of Sr. HR leadership and assist VP and HR Director as requested by management.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

·  Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

·  Advanced knowledge of Human Resource Information System(s).

·  Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with multidisciplinary teams.

·  Comfortable interacting, coaching, and making recommendations to all levels of leadership.

·  Ability to coach mentor and supervise HR Specialists.

·  Understanding of personnel and compliance records management.

·  Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

·  Ability to maintain confidentiality.

·  Ability to work closely with all levels of management.

·  Driven to meet deadlines and multi-task over a variety of simultaneous assignments.

Qualifications:

·  Bachelor's degree in Human Resource, Business Administration, or a related field combined with five to seven years of HR experience, or seven to ten years' relevant work experience with a high school or Associates degree

·  A minimum of five years of Employee Relations experience preferred.

·  Masters in a Human Resource related field preferred.

·  Experience with HRMS/HRIS Systems.

·  Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).

·  PHR or SPHR certification a plus.

·  Specialized training in employment law, compensation, organizational planning, organizational development, employee relations, training and preventive labor relations all a plus.