Senior Human Resources Generalist
Project Renewal

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Post Date: Nov 22, 2023
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: $58,240-$72,000 per year
Location: US - New York - New York City
Job Reference: - n/a -
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Title:             Senior HR Generalist
Program:      Human Resources/Payroll Departments
Schedule:    After completion of onsite training hybrid schedule (2 days a week remote)

Overall Responsibilities:
The Senior HR Generalist is responsible for effective, efficient, and accurate completion of duties and responsibilities, in support of the Human Resources and Payroll Departments. The Sr. HR Generalist will be responsible for all aspects of Human Resources including recruitment, onboarding, benefit administration, training & development, and policy interpretation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The essential duties of the Sr. HR Generalist include, but are not limited to the following activities:
Provides HR Support to a portfolio of sites (Shelter, Perm/Transitional housing) and programs (healthcare, workforce programs etc.)
Responds to employee questions and inquiries regarding the organization’s policies, practices, and benefits
Supports new hire process including the on-boarding activities; background checks, collection/verification of new hire paperwork/documents etc.
Conducts new staff orientation on a rotation schedule
Responsible for updating and maintaining HRIS data entry of new hires, transfers, promotions, and terminations
Provides Hiring Manager with support in managing the process and paperwork for new hires and internal staff changes (promotions, transfers, and termination)
Responsible for Leave Administration, including but not limited to Disability, FMLA, PFL, Workers Comp, Leave of Absences, etc.
Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance;
Submission of regulatory reports including, but not limited to OSHA, EEO, Workers Comp, etc.
Maintaining the HRIS database, conducting regular audits to ensure accuracy and data integrity
Manages tuition reimbursement and employee referral bonus program
Assist with recruitment such as, review resume for distribution, conduct pre-phone screening, schedule interviews, post jobs and update job descriptions as needed
Provides guidance and training to Hiring Managers on recruitment process (opening positions, posting, etc.), and best candidate selection.
Manages HR initiatives, including employee engagement and recognition, training & development;
Leads and manages all employee relations concerns with site portfolio
Participates in employee disciplinary meetings, PIPs, terminations, and investigation
Manages yearly Employee Performance Management process for their portfolio
Performs customer service functions by answering employee requests and questions in a timely manner.
Provides backup support to HR Generalist when on leave
Provides support on various Human Resource projects as needed

Physical Activities:
Job duties generally require the physical activities described below, subject to any necessary reasonable accommodation due to disability. While performing the duties of this position, the Sr. HR Generalist is required to operate in a normal business environment, which includes sitting, bending, walking, lifting, operating computers and other office equipment and traveling to all Project Renewal sites for scheduled meetings/trainings.

Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or related discipline preferred

2-3 years of related HR experience required
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Familiarity with HRIS software, Ceridian/Dayforce preferred
Experience with employee relations and performance management
Demonstrated presentation skills
Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) principles
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal, customer service, and organizational skills

All newly hired Project Renewal staff must provide verification of being fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

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