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Human Resources Generalist/Recruiter (Full Time/Part Time)
Job Code:2021-319
Department:Human Resources
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
Summary of Responsibilities:

The Human Resource Generalist (HRG) administers human resources plans and procedures for all agency employees; assists in development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures; prepares and maintains employee handbook and policies and procedures manual; participates in developing department goals, objectives, and systems; administers compensation program; monitors performance evaluation program and revises as necessary;  performs benefits administration to include claims resolution, change reporting, approving invoices for payment, and communicating benefit information to employees. The HRG files mandated reports annually; maintains other records, reports, and logs to conform to federal and state regulations. The HRG maintains compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment. 

The HRG participates in and attends professional meetings and seminars; assists in evaluation of reports, decisions, and results of department in relation to established goals; recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed. 

The HRG will research, develop, and implement effective recruiting and staffing strategies to attract a diverse pool of qualified and capable talent for the organization, as well as provide support for the recruitment of Treatment Foster Parents.

The HRG works with the HR Manager in recruiting applicants, checking qualifications, and routing the applications appropriately.

The HRG maintains Human Resource Information System records and compiles reports as requested by other departments. 

The Human Resource Generalist (HRG) provides assistance in the day-to-day operations of the Human Resources Department. The Human Resources Generalist (HRG) will maintain positive, helpful and professional working relationships with AK Child & Family employees and the general public to include job applicants, applicant referral sources and benefits providers and vendors. The HRG performs other related duties as required and assigned.

*All positions at AK Child & Family may have responsibilities altered during the course of employment due to agency imperatives.  “AK Child & Family practices the Sanctuary Model which is a non-hierarchical, highly participatory, trauma-informed and evidence-supported whole culture approach, which helps the organization function in a safe, democratic and socially responsible manner and thereby provide effective treatment for clients and the community. We expect all of our employees, families and students to learn, understand and implement this model as part of their daily responsibilities and commitment to the culture of this agency.”


Supervision and Coordination of Services:

The Human Resources Generalist (HRG) reports directly to the Human Resource Manager and works collaboratively with the staff of the Finance and Payroll Departments in the coordination of payroll and benefits. The HRG works with the HR Manager in recruiting applicants, checking qualifications, and routing the applications appropriately.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: The Human Resources Generalist must be experienced in HRIS computer software. S/he must also demonstrate the following abilities: type forty-five (45) words per minute; communicate clearly and effectively with agency staff and the general public; write reports and letters with correct spelling and grammar in English; communicate frequently in person, on the telephone and in writing with employees, referral sources, job applicants, insurance company representatives and other vendors; input data and generate statistical reports. Strong organizational skills are required. The HRG must have considerable knowledge of principles and practices of personnel administration, effective oral and written communication skills, and excellent interpersonal skills. 

Education and experience: The Human Resources Generalist must hold a bachelor's degree or a combination of education and experience to equal 4 years. At least three years of human resource management experience preferred. A Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) certification preferred. 

Physical Demands:

The HRG must be able to handle file boxes up to thirty-five (35) pounds. The ability to input data and generate letters, printed reports and payroll information with a personal computer is required. The Human Resource Generalist must be able to reproduce large numbers of applications, forms, etc. on a copy machine forty-four (44) inches high, and to file in cabinets thirty-five (35) inches high. The ability to communicate frequently in person, via telephone, and in writing with employees, referral sources and applicants is essential.