Under the direction of the Director of Human Resources, the Human Resources (HR) Generalist will collect, compile, analyze HR data, metrics, and statistics. The Generalist will apply this data to make recommendations related to recruitment, retention, and legal compliance. This position is also responsible for assisting in the development, implementation and management of HR policies and procedures, management of content for the Employee Handbook, management of job descriptions and conducting job classification studies.
• Collects and compiles HR metrics and data from a variety of sources including the human resources information system (HRIS), payroll outputs, management and employee surveys, exit interviews, employment records, government labor statistics, competitors’ practices, and other sources.
• Analyzes data and statistics for trends and patterns with attention to recruitment, hiring practices, motivation, turnover, and compliance with employment laws and regulations.
• Prepares, presents, and explains data results, as requested.
• Identifies and recommends reasonable short and long-term goals, milestones, and benchmarks for key performance metrics.
• Makes recommendations for policies and activities, based on metrics and analysis, to improve the organizational culture, including suggestions to attract and hire qualified candidates, to motivate and retain employees, to address staffing issues, and to maintain legal compliance.
• Assists with conducting classification audits to ensure that jobs are properly classified as exempt or nonexempt.
• Assists with classification and reclassification studies.
• Ensures compliance with data privacy regulations and best practices.
• Reviews, updates, and develops job descriptions to ensure accuracy and ADA compliance as needed.
• Assists in development and management of HR policies and procedures.
• Manages content for the New Employee handbook.
• 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 and employment law.
• ·Assists HR leadership with staffing, recruiting, and departmental budgets as needed.
• Develops, manages, and implements HR Standard Operating Procedures Manual.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Thorough understanding of local, state, and federal laws involving employment, HR, and HR policies.
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
• Proficient with or the ability to quickly learn the organization’s HRIS, payroll, and similar employee management software.
Education and Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or other business discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Three to five years of recent human resources experience.
• Experience in developing policies and procedures preferred.
• Experience in conducting classification studies a plus.
• Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
• Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds.
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