HR Generalist

  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Salary
    $ 35 - $ 42 / Hour
  • Category
    Education, Human Resources, Training - HR Manager

Position Overview

The Human Resources Generalists will work with the Human Resources Manager and Chief of People to maintain the day-to-day operations of the human resources department.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Thrives in a diverse, fast-paced environment and is exceptionally responsive
  • Demonstrate strong follow-through and dedication to excellence
  • Has a professional attitude with a flexible approach and a strong desire to help others
  • Core Principles
    The job responsibilities of all staff extend to understanding and incorporating certain principles into their work and into their relationships with their colleagues. These principles are:

  • Respectful communication
  • Professionalism
  • Flexibility
  • Position Type: Full Time


  • Participate in the processing of bi-weekly payroll, including but not limited to: timesheet review and approvals, processing of new hires/terminations, salary adjustments, and related activities, for assigned organization/departments.
  • Process and monitor all leaves of absences (Long and Short-term Disability, FMLA, Workers Compensation).
  • Administer health and welfare plans, in collaboration with HR Director, including enrollments, changes and terminations, and address and benefit-related inquires for all field staff.
  • Coordinate leave
  • Work with Director of Human Resources, managers and line staff on disciplinary issues, as needed.
  • Oversee and run new hire orientation; including scheduling, paperwork processing, OMH fingerprinting, etc.  (office of mental health)
  • Coordinate leave request and claims administration including Long and Short-term disability, FMLA, Workers compensation, PFL
  • Coordinate authorization and logins for new hires and terminations with IT Department.
  • Work under the direction of the Chief People Officer with Performance Management function, including overseeing the annual evaluation process, drafting and issuing corrective actions and exit interviews.
  • Assist HR team with the development and roll-out of training programs for all levels of staff in response to identified needs.
  • Maintain and expand knowledge and understanding of existing and proposed federal and state laws/regulations affecting Human Resources management.
  • Produce relevant metrics for assigned organization/department
  • Host monthly in-field days assigned department divisions.
  • Share responsibility in maintaining all personnel files, and relevant HR databases, including but not limited to employment clearances, internal databases, etc.
  • Handle request for information as they relate to audits and surveys or other internal/external request
  • Provide professional support on recruitment, in collaboration with the Recruiter and HR Team, to line and departmental managers to ensure that CA recruitment process follows best practices recruitment and selection and maintains applicable compliance with all related state and federal laws, regulations and policies.
  • Administer the onboarding process, for assigned departments, including but not limited to
  • 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.
  • Present various new hire orientation program topics(e.g. benefits, HR policies)
  • Participate in HR special projects
  • Serve as a back-up in other areas of HR, as necessary.
  • Attend and participate in supervision, trainings, as required.
  • This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

    Education Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related area, preferred.
  • HR related Certification, preferred
  • Job Qualifications

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in Human Resources, preferred
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Advanced analytical aptitude
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Creative and flexible
  • Ability to utilize various computer programs, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Google Drive
  • Innovative forward thinker
  • Ability to maintain confidential information, as related to position
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Have an understanding, appreciation, and commitment to the philosophy and mission of the client

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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