HR Generalist

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HR Generalist

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Posted 1/15/2021

The Human Resources Generalist plays a vital role in delivering Goodman Community Center’s (GCC) commitment to creating and maintaining a work community that respects and values diverse life experiences. This role helps to administer programs and best practices that will attract, develop, and retain a diverse workforce and volunteer base as well as cultivate an environment of inclusion across programs at GCC.

The Human Resources Generalist is responsible for assisting in the daily operations of the Human Resources Department (currently 1 person). Primary duties include, but are not limited to administering onboarding processes, employee file maintenance and compliance, benefits administration, recruitment for hourly/nonexempt positions, assisting with the coordination of staff development, and adherence to HR policies and practices.

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No phone calls please.


Job Description


HR Administration:

  • Process employee changes, terminations, set-up new hires, and etc. in the HR Information System (HRIS).
  • Administer and conduct on-boarding and new hire orientation of employees that helps drive the GCC’s mission.
  • Process background checks and other onboarding procedures to meet compliance regulations.
  • Monitor and administer background and motor vehicle record processes as required.
  • Provide reports from the HRIS as needed and requested.
  • Process employee verification requests.
  • Assist the HR Director with administration and implementation of training plans.
  • Participate in strategic planning process.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Recruitment and Selection of Hourly Positions:

  • Partner with managers to recruit and select employees for hourly positions- screen applications, schedule interviews, review and approve interview questions and conduct reference checks.
  • Assist with developing job descriptions and postings.
  • Post positions on social media and websites.
  • Write and review interview questions and work with managers to ensure that Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are addressed in them.
  • Create and disseminate offer and appointment letters under the guidance of the Senior Director of HR.
  • Ensure compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Plan requirements.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Employee Data Maintenance:  

  • Ensure all personnel records are maintained and compliant with federal, state, and local laws.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot Paid Time Off accruals.
  • Audit reports and systems for compliance.
  • Update information in the HR Information System (address changes, phone numbers, and etc.)
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Benefit Administration:

  • Enroll, terminate, and modify employee benefit enrollments.
  • Create and maintain benefit packets.
  • Respond to employee’s benefit questions and escalate to the Senior Director of HR as necessary.
  • Develop and maintain methods to house employee benefit records for tracking and reporting.
  • Ensure compliance with federal and state governance for employee benefits which includes reporting processes.
  • Reconcile monthly benefit bills and make adjusts as necessary.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

This position provides back-up coverage for the Office Manager position.


  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in an HR designated position required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field and/or equivalent, relevant work experience required.
  • Experience working with HR Information Systems required.
  • Experience with ADP Workforce Now preferred.
  • Experience in and/or knowledge of benefits administration and compliance required.
  • Knowledge of employment laws and their relation to how work is performed is required.
  • High level of interpersonal skills to be able to develop and maintain relationships and work cooperatively with people from diverse backgrounds and interests.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Quick learner and strong computer skills: Microsoft Office Suite, web based databases job posting sites, and social media tools.
  • Ability to multi- task and to prioritize across competing demands.
  • Reliable and detail orientated.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and also effectively collaborate with others.
  • Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
  • Commitment to GCC’s values and mission of strengthening lives and securing futures.
  • Demonstrated performance aligned with GCC’s leadership values and competencies.


  • Exceptional professionalism and ability to uphold a high level of confidentiality.
  • An interest or experience in Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion.
  • A Professional HR Certification and/or HR specific coursework.


  • Frequent use of office equipment- computer, phone, data entry, and etc.
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time in an office chair.
  • Ability to interface with employees in-person and virtually.


  • Degree in Human Resources and/or prior experience in an HR designated position.