Human Resources Generalist

  • Location: Garden City, New York
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #710

Human Resources Generalist

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: Base salary up to $115K, commensurate with experience, including Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage; Paid Time Off; 401K; Life and AD&D Insurance; Yearly Bonus, etc.

LOCATION: Garden City, NY 

ORGANIZATION: Top Regional Law Firm

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate in the recruitment and on-boarding process of Support Staff employees, including collaborating with hiring managers to develop diverse recruitment strategies, utilizing various sources to market and advertise position vacancies; screening resumes, conducting interviews, and referring qualified applicants to the appropriate supervisor and/or manager
  • Draft and administer workplace policies and/or employment handbooks
  • Handle Employee Relations issues, including coaching, counseling, documentation and administering disciplinary action and terminations
  • Interview candidates for administrative positions
  • Participate in the training and development provided to staff, including meeting with facilitators, customizing training content, auditing classes, and collecting feedback
  • Assist with policy administration, including creating, updating, and interpreting policies for Support Staff
  • Create job advertisements
  • Advise senior managers on effective performance management practices and partner with managers for year-end performance evaluation process
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective work relationships with others

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 5+ years of Human Resources experience in a law firm or corporate environment
  • Bachelor's degree and SHRM certification preferred
  • Current knowledge of Human Resources practices, techniques and business trends
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local labor and regulatory requirements
  • Knowledge of Excel and MS Word and an understanding of employee database applications
  • Ability to learn new software and operating systems
  • Demonstrates close attention to detail
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, organizational, and planning skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities