The Human Resources Generalist is responsible for performing duties in the following functional areas: talent acquisition, talent management, benefits administration, training, performance management, onboarding, policy implementation, compensation and compliance. The Human Resources Generalist will work directly with employees and management to meet the organization’s current and future needs.
Key Job Functions
Conducts recruitment efforts; including writing and placing job postings, screening candidates, conducting reference and background checks and sending offer letters
Performs benefits administration, including claims resolution, change reporting, approving invoices for payment and communicating benefits information to employees
Administers various human resource plans and procedures; assists in the development and implementation of policies and procedures; prepares and maintains the employee handbook and the policies and procedures manual
Handles exit interviewing and reports of themes to executive management
Participates in administrative staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars
Administers the compensation program
Assists in evaluation of reports, decisions and results of the department in relation to established goals. Recommends new approaches, policies and procedures to continually improve efficiency of the department and services performed
Collaborates with team to maintain human resource information system records and compiles reports from the database
Maintains compliance with federal, state and local employment and benefits laws and regulations.
Required Experience, Skills, Background
You have a bachelor's degree in relevant field with 7+ years of experience in Human Resources with a focus on recruiting and benefits administration
You have strong business acumen and communication skills
You have experience with (phone, Zoom and in-person) interviews, candidate screening and evaluation
You have experience in leadership & relationship management
You have the ability to plan, multi-task and manage time effectively
You have strong writing and record keeping ability for reports
You have strong computer and database skills
You have hands-on experience with Applicant Tracking Systems and HR databases (ADP Workforce Now experience is a plus)
You have knowledge of labor legislation
You are familiar with social media and other professional networks
You have strong decision-making skills
Travel may be required to attend meetings, training, and events, etc.
Desired Experience, Skills & Background
SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, PHR, or SPHR certifications preferred
Familiarity with membership-driven organizations
Familiarity with the military community
Blue Star Families is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or disabilities.
As part of our commitment to the military community, we encourage applications from veterans and military family members.
Blue Star Families is the nation’s largest grass-roots military family support organization, with a mission to support military families to improve our military readiness. Our distinctive approach builds stronger communities around our military families through knowledge and programs that address the unique needs of our military families. Our nationally recognized surveys and analysis give our military families an important voice that informs policymakers and our military family programs. Blue Star Families uses the power of our collective resources and cross-sector collaboration to make a difference in the lives of hundreds of thousands of members of military families to strengthen the troops, their families, and our nation as a whole.