Human Resources Generalist


Overview

The Human Resources Generalist is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with senior HR management in supporting assigned areas. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: benefits administration, employee relations, training, performance management, onboarding, policy implementation, 
recruitment/employment. 
ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS 
Reports to: Human Resources Manager 
No supervisory responsibilities

Job Skills / Requirements

  • SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
    A. Administers various human resource plans and procedures for all organization personnel; assists in the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures. 
    B. Administers the performance evaluation program to ensure effectiveness and compliance. 
    C. Performs benefits administration, communicating benefits information to employees. 
    D. Conducts recruitment effort for all exempt and nonexempt personnel, students and temporary employees; conducts new-employee orientations; monitors career pathing program, and writes and places advertisements. 
    E. Advises management in appropriate resolution of employee relations issues. 
    F. Keeps records of personnel transactions such as hires, promotions, transfers, terminations for government reporting. 
    G. Assists in the evaluation of reports, decisions, and results of the HR department in relation to established goals. Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to continually improve the efficiency of the department and services performed. 
    H. Maintains human resource information system records and compiles reports from the database. 
    I. Maintains compliance with federal, state and local employment and benefits laws and regulations. 
    J. Performs other duties as assigned. 

    STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE 
    A. Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develop alternative solutions; Works well in group problem-solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics. 
    B. Project Management - Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Manages project team activities. 
    C. Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds to requests for service and assistance. 
    D. Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things. 
    E. Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations. 
    F. Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Presents numerical data effectively. 
    G. Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities. 
    H. Quality Management - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness. 
    I. Cost Consciousness - Conserves organizational resources. 
    J. Diversity - Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; Promotes respect and sensitivity for cultural differences. 
    K. Ethics - Treats people with respect; Works with integrity and ethically. 
    L. Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Supports organization's goals and values. 
    M. Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position. 
    N. Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness. 
    O. Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly. 
    P. Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events. 

    MENTAL AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS 
    A. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision 

    WORKING ENVIRONMENT AND CONDITIONS The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
    A. Internal working environment. 
    B. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 

    EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND TRAINING 
    A. A bachelor's degree and three to five years of HR experience, or similar combination of education and experience. 
    B. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. 
    C. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. 
    D. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. 
    E. Possess strong knowledge of Database software; Human Resources Information Systems; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software. 

    EQUIPMENT AND TOOLS 
    A. Computer and peripherals. The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee and is subject to change. Duties include:

  • Design and lead a project through the architectural process – from preliminary design through construction administration.

  • Attend client meetings and complete projects on a timely and efficient manner

  • Manage people with potential to lead to a firm management role

  • Market and represent the firm in the Owensboro community including business development where appropriate

  • Develop trusted relationships with clients

Education Requirements (Any):

  • 4 Year College Degree

  • High School Diploma/GED

Additional Information / Benefits

Screening Requirements: Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check

This job reports to the HR Manager

This is a Full-Time position 1st Shift.

Number of Openings for this position: 1