Human Resources Generalist

Job Title:

Human Resources Generalist

Job Description:

Reports to: Chief Financial Officer
Department: Executive Office
Location: Kingston Office


Responsible for the daily management of employee records and implementation of administrative policies related to personnel. Overall, this position is responsible for executing and managing all recruiting, onboarding, off boarding, performance management and general HR activities. Individual will work independently and in team settings on projects such as maintaining open · communications throughout the organization as well as interface with, insurance providers, vendors and other external stakeholders.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

• Oversee the hiring process including the coordination of job postings and review of resumes.
• Facilitate onboarding of new hires, ensuring all paperwork is completed and processed along with the setup of employee files.
• Maintain personnel files in compliance with applicable legal requirements.
• Keep employee records up to date by processing employee status changes relevant to hiring, transfers, promotions and separations.
• Coordinate benefits enrollments including, health and dental, life and disability, 403b and voluntary benefits individually and for annual open enrollment.
• Assist managers in performance issues and evaluation by monitoring the program, maintaining records and tracking timeliness.
• Develop training materials and performance management programs for staff development
• Implement HR policies and practices. Assist staff with benefits issues.
• Identify and clarify employee issues and conflicts and implement solutions
• Maintain compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employees.
• Oversee worker's compensation and disability claims including submission of claims, communications with the supervisors, the employee and the insurance company, as well as follow through.
• Submit and maintain online CORI checks and follows through with managers.
• Maintains confidentiality regarding all corporate and personnel matters.

Other Duties:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Job Requirements & Skills:


• Communication -strong written and verbal communication skills. Communicates effectively in positive or negative situations and in writing and verbally, edits work for spelling and grammar, presents information and data effectively.
• Planning and organization- can prioritize and plan work activities, uses time efficiently, maintains files to access information and data easily.
• Problem solving- within the scope of the job identify, and where possible, resolve problems in calm, but timely manner or seek counsel to do so. Gather information in a confidential manner.
• Dependability- consistently at work and on time, follows instruction, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance
• Adaptability- adapts to changes, delays or unexpected events

• High degree of capability with business focused computer programs (Microsoft office).

Experience and Education:
• Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or Human Resources
• Minimum of 5 years of progressive HR Generalist experience
• Strong communication skills both verbal and written
• High degree of capability with Microsoft Office
• Experience with Human resources practices, regulations and laws
• SHRM-CP or SCP certification preferred

Other Qualifications:
Physical: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, climb stairs, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and move without restriction. The employee is often required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Job Type:

Full Time