Human Resources Generalist

Location: NY

Department: Human Resources

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

The Human Resources Generalist supports the Human Resources Department by assisting with various programs and procedures for all employees including, but not limited to, benefits administration, recruiting, talent management, training, development, employee relations and special projects, as needed.  The Coordinator provides all levels of support including operational/procedural employee relations, communication/education, training and meeting planning, backup payroll processing, clerical functions and data entry. 

Primary Responsibilities

Assists in all areas of recruitment (post jobs, attend fairs, review resumes, schedule interviews)

Processes new-hire, status change and termination paperwork including I-9, background and reference checks

Assists with new-hire orientations, exit interviews and performs organizational chart and HRIS updates

Prepares and maintains employee files including entering of data into HRIS system, ensuring the accuracy of information.Runs reports as requested

Distributes all benefits enrollment materials, determines eligibility and enrolls employees in benefit plans

Assists employees with benefits claim issues and plan changes

Processes and administers all leave-of-absence requests and disability paperwork: medical, personal, disability and FMLA

Performs customer service functions for all Business Units by answering standard employee requests and questions or directing them to the appropriate party

Acts as on-site HR Representative for Brooklyn and NJ, as needed, and during high-volume recruiting periods or ongoing projects

Serves as backup for payroll processing and additional duties as needed



Problem solving, timely and skillful resolution

Interpersonal Skills, maintains confidentiality, demonstrates ethical conduct, remains flexible and works well independently or as part of a team

Oral communication, speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts meetings

Written Communication, edits work for spelling and grammar, presents numerical data effectively and is able to read and interpret written information

Planning/organizing, prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans while taking initiative

Quality control, demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality

Adaptability, adapts to rapid changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with delays, unexpected events or unexpected off-site meetings

Dependability, consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance

Safety and security, actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures, and uses equipment and materials properly



Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Human Resources, Communications or related field

Minimum of 3 Years' Experience in a Human Resources Capacity

Demonstrated Experience with MS Office Products, ADP or other payroll system

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