PURPOSE: The Human Resources Generalist manages many of the day-to-day back-office operations as well as the administration of Human Resources services, policies, procedures, and programs. The HR Generalist carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: departmental development, Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS), employee relations, training and development, benefits, compensation, organizational development, employment and EDI.
KEY FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
The HR Generalist originates and leads Human Resources practices and objectives that will provide an employee-oriented, high performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity and standards, goal attainment, and assist in the recruitment and ongoing development of a superior workforce.
Administers Human Resources services, policies, procedures, and programs.
Supports and manages functional areas including resource onboarding/offboarding, training & development, employee relations including disciplinary actions, performance and merit cycles, compensation, administration of benefits and insurance policies, employee records, and other tasks as required
Manages through to resolution all incoming inquiries, issues and work requests related to HR
Manages all staffing and resource deployment logistics
Manages employment and compliance with various Government mandated regulations and reporting requirements
Oversees general employee/contractor relations
Liaises with the respective program owners or service providers to ensure HR programs are delivered
Assists and advises Leadership Team on Human Resources related topics.
Assists in the development of Human Resources best practices, policies as well as various initiatives related to the Corporation’s operations
Stays informed on changes and current trends in the area of Human Resources
Collects and analyzes HR data and creates various reports as needed
Researches complex issues and provides timely, accurate resolution and actively promote self-service
In collaboration with the Director, HR, support Corporate wide Equity, Diversity and Inclusion initiatives
Bachelor's degree and 4+ years of progressive leadership experience in the Human Resources field, ideally as a HR Generalist in an arts or cultural institution
Considerable knowledge of employment laws and practices
Significant experience in the administration of benefits, compensation programs, and other Human Resources programs and initiatives.
Strong experience with HR systems used for reporting employee data, Microsoft suite of tools and the ability to pick up new technologies quickly
The successful candidate will have demonstrated their ability to adapt to new situations with poise and business savvy, and can wear multiple hats with ease
Able to work independently to research and resolve complex employee questions and HR system issues
Outstanding verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization
Excellent communication and organizational skills coupled with a strong attention to detail
Excellent time management skills and relationship building skills will be imperative to succeed in this role
Must be tech savvy, intelligent, focused, adaptable, and hard working
Must be highly motivated and a self-starter who is able to manage themselves independently
Comfortable and experienced with various social media platforms
Must have an outgoing personality, high level of energy, and be determined to succeed in all that they do