HR Generalist

The HR Generalist will provide support to the HR Department in administering all human resources programs, including but not limited to employee relations, unemployment, agency policies and procedures, recruitment, new hire orientation, employment law and compliance and all employee records.  The HR Generalist manages the recruiting and onboarding functions of the HR Coordinator as well as works with the Chief Administrative Officer to identify future opportunities for the agency.

Principal Accountabilities

Employee Recruitment - Develop recruitment strategy. This may include job posting optimization, recruiting marketing channel development, job board procurement, digital and non-digital employment marketing, comprehensive recruitment campaign planning, internal referral programs.

Communication – Effective written and verbal communication for internal and external stakeholders including staff, benefits and payroll administrators, auditors, and regulators.

Training and Education – Working closely with the Benefits & Continuing Education Manager, ensure all newly hired employees meet required education, certification, credentials and training needs.

Relationships - Provide access to all home based and central office staff so that confidential employment issues can be managed in a professional manner to promote employee engagement and retention.

Culture - Ensures an organizational culture that is inclusive, representative of the populations served and reflective of JARC’s organizational mission and values.

Agency Representation - Make presentations as appropriate on behalf of the organization.

Continued Education - Maintain knowledge on all current labor related policies and trends impacting human capital.

Security and Privacy – Adhere to agency and client protection policies by regularly acclimating yourself with the JARC privacy, safety and security policies made available within the employee handbook.

Employee Philanthropy – Participate annually in agency and partner related philanthropic activities and campaigns.

Mission Dedication – Embody the mission and values of JARC in all work done on behalf of the agency. Utilization of the JARC key strategies will ensure success in this accountability.

Misc. – Other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience:  Minimum of 2-3 years general experience in human resources, preferably in  human service agency.

Education:  Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Psychology and other related fields.

 Certificate(s) and License(s) Required:

Professional in Human Resources (PHR);  SHRM Certified Professional  (SHRM-CP) preferred.


Minimum Competencies


Technology –Must be able to navigate payroll and employee database software as well as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint to effectively communicate with staff, management, and other professionals. 

Analytics – Able to conduct data analysis to discover, communicate, and generalize meaningful patterns and trends for retention and continuous improvement.

Interpersonal – Committed to quality customer service and able to utilize empathy, conflict resolution, employee mediation and problem-solving skills.



Employment law - Understand and ensure legal compliance with federal and state employment laws and regulations.

Cultural competence – Aware that JARC is a diverse organization which includes those of a variety of religions, races as well as hearing and non-hearing.  Demonstrates an awareness of how culture may impact their experiences.


Resourcefulness –Exhibits level of resourcefulness and ability to develop solutions to challenging circumstances.

Initiative and Efficiency-Ability to plan, manage time, be budget conscious, and incorporate continuous quality improvement, while taking ownership of work, following through and doing what is needed without being asked. 

Collegiality – Demonstrates respectful, approachable and team-oriented attitude.

People management – Able to establish accountability, communicating clear expectations and feedback about progress towards priorities

 To apply  email a cover letter and resume to

 JARC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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