Human Resources Generalist

Are you an organized and dedicated human resources professional committed to excellence? Do you have strong interpersonal skills and enjoy the administrative functions of human resources, as well as want to contribute hands-on in a small department? Is communication, customer focus, and managing multiple priorities something you take pride in? If you have a passion for HR and excited about the opportunity to contribute to a dynamic non-profit organization, this HR Generalist role may be the job for you!

Job Title: Human Resources Generalist
Reports to: Human Resources Director

Summary: Responsible for the overall administration and support of the human resource function, policies and procedures. Administers HR programs and initiatives and supports department functions such as employee communication, employee records management, recruiting, benefits, leave programs, workers compensation, professional development, and federal/state compliance.

Job Responsibilities

  • Organizes and maintains HR paperwork and employee records, including administrative functions such as data entry, spreadsheet management, reports, and filing
  • Manages new hire/on-boarding and off-boarding communication and processes
  • Provides communication, support, and resolution for employee HR inquiries
  • Processes employee changes and offer letters
  • Completes employment verifications
  • Conducts new hire orientation
  • Manages leave programs (i.e. PTO, FMLA)
  • Responsible for organizing job requisitions
  • Create and review job postings
  • Coordinates recruiting efforts including posting positions, prescreening and communicating company information to candidates, scheduling interviews, updating management, performing reference and background check processes
  • Supports administration of benefit programs
  • Manages workers compensation, light-duty program, and safety compliance
  • Coordinates and maintains volunteer program
  • Assists with training and development initiatives
  • Supports the maintenance and organization of the HR department
  • Maintains federal/state compliance, I-9 forms, and EEO reporting
  • Supports payroll processes and works closely with accounting
  • Responsible for ensuring that payroll information for new hires, terminations, and changes are accurate and submitted to payroll by the deadline
  • Works collaboratively, independently, and enjoys being part of a team
  • Performs other related responsibilities as assigned

Required Qualifications (Essential Experience /Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

  • 3+ years of varied professional Human Resources experience related to job responsibilities
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills to build strong relationships and dedicated to supporting the workforce
  • Skills to communicate professionally and effectively with all levels of management and employees (both verbally and in writing); and a strong level of responsiveness
  • Customer-focused with a high level of patience, professionalism, and discretion
  • Ability to think/work independently with sound judgment and keen problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of job responsibilities
  • Excellent time management, flexibility, and organizational skills
  • Must be highly motivated and able to prioritize and manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to be depended upon to complete work in an accurate and thorough manner, and is conscientious about assignments
  • Understanding of HR best practices, current regulations, and supporting employment law compliance
  • Exposure to timekeeping and payroll processes
  • Excellent computer skills with Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel and Word
  • Exposure to the ID/DD population with compassion for and understanding of those The Arc of Loudoun serves

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree desired
  • Active SHRM members preferred
  • PHR (or in process of) preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position frequently
  • The person in this position needs to often move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machineries, such as copy machine, computer, and printer
  • The person in this position frequently communicates with staff, vendors, and other professional personnel
  • Travels across property in outdoor weather conditions

Benefits (30 hours/week eligible)

  • Full employee covered health and dental insurance, optional vision plan
  • Employer-paid Life/AD&D, short and long term disability insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts with employer contribution to healthcare FSA
  • Employee sponsored 401k plan with match
  • Paid personal days, along with paid program holidays and closures

How to Apply

Interested in being our Human Resources Generalist? If so, please submit your resume with salary range expectation (this does not rule you out but assists in the process), and cover letter (brief summary stating why you think this is the place for you) to Karen Barry, HR Director at kbarry@thearcofloudoun.org. Thank you for your interest! We will reach out to those that best meet the qualifications.

The Arc of Loudoun is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind, whether it regards age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender and gender identity, language, national origin, physical and mental disability, political affiliation, race, religion, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique. The Arc of Loudoun makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs.