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Human Resource Generalist

New Paltz, NY 12561

Posted: 07/19/24 Employment Type: Temporary Industry: Human Resources Job Number: 15695

Job Description

POSITION:  HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST
JOB TYPE:  TEMPORARY FOR 3 MONTHS WITH POTENTIAL FOR PERM
PAY:  $26-$28/HOUR BOE
LOCATION:  NEW PALTZ, NY

SCHEDULE:  MONDAY - FRIDAY 8:30AM-5PM

SUMMARY:
The Human Resources Generalist will partner with management and other members of the HR team to ensure delivery of quality human resources programs and services. This position serves as a professional team member in the delivery of full-cycle HR services. The Human Resources Generalist is responsible for completing a variety of tasks to support the daily operations of the HR department. Their duties include comparing HR laws to current policies and procedures, drafting templates for HR documents and working with other members of the department to oversee the hiring and onboarding process for company employees; coordinate benefits and leave administration; HR information management and reporting; employee relations and compliance; and performance management.

REQUIREMENTS:
  • 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.
  • Partner with department managers on staffing plans, job descriptions and recruitment strategies to attract and hire talent to the organization.
  • Oversee the processing of all employment paperwork to include applicable background screening and pre-employment testing.
  • Plan and facilitate new hire orientation program and on-boarding activities to assure a smooth transition to the organization.
  • Handle benefits administration including orientations
  • Provide guidance and recommendations to department managers with respect to the performance management system including performance evaluations and performance improvement plans.
  • Provide open door to employees who need recommendations to assist in improving performance or guidance with career development.
  • Demonstrated awareness of cultural competence
  • Conducts or acquires background checks and employee eligibility verifications.
  • Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff.
  • Attends and participates 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.

QUALIFICATIONS
 
  • Bachelor's degree, or high school / associates degree with six years of HR experience
    WORK EXPERIENCE    
  • At least six years of progressively responsible Human Resources experience
  • Healthcare experience preferred
    LICENSURE / CERTIFICATION    
  • Current SHRM certification preferred
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