Human Resources Generalist

Human Resources Generalist

Department:  Human Resources  Job Status:  Full-Time  

FLSA Status:  Exempt 

Reports to:  Reports to Director of Human Resources

Positions Supervised:  None  Amount of Travel Required:  10% or less

Work Schedule:  Monday - Friday

Position Summary

The HR Generalist is an administrative position responsible for planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating functions to ensure adequate support to meet the organization's operational needs. This position will perform routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs.  


Support and actively promote the vision and mission of Family Service and Guidance Center.

Respect and demonstrate the ability to maintain client and employee confidentiality.

Performs routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs including but not limited to compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development.

Oversee the scheduling, assignments, and daily workflow of the department.

May assist with constructive and timely performance evaluations. 

Maintain employee personnel files including all tracking of required information.

Documentation, filing, copying, scheduling.

Assist with recruiting efforts, payroll and employee benefits.

Implements new hire orientation and employee recognition programs.

Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff.

Assist in employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.

Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.

Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.

Performs other duties as assigned.



Associates/College degree preferred or significant experience in an HR administrative role.


Human Resource experience preferred.

Must successfully pass all applicable background investigations.

Must have superior customer service, detail orientation, organizational and communication skills.

Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.

Must have good verbal and written communication skills with the ability to work effectively with various levels of professionals, both internally and externally.

Ability to prioritize multiple requests for information.

Ability to collaborate with various departments to complete assignments.


Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.

Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.

Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.

Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.

Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.  Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization's HRIS and talent management systems.

Physical Requirements:

This position requires the ability to work in an intermittently high stress environment and handle a variety of works tasks simultaneously.  The job is largely sedentary.  The position is required to regularly hear and speak with others.


Office-based working environment; requires flexible schedule; frequent interruptions occur; and potential risk of exposure to aggressive and/or acting out (verbal and physical) children and youth.  Most interactions are with other agency staff, collaborative agencies, schools/universities or businesses in the community, auditors and regulatory agencies.