Human Resources Generalist

Ohio Northern University   Ada, OH   Full-time     Human Resources
Posted on June 13, 2022
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Human Resources Generalist

The Human Resources Generalist provides strategic and hands-on support in the areas of recruitment and onboarding, employee relations, compliance, benefits, compensation analysis, payroll, and training.

Principle Responsibilities:

  • Partners with hiring managers and University administration in defining position descriptions, sourcing candidates, interview processes, candidate selection, background screening and/or drug screens, employment offers, and appointment letters.
  • Organizes and implements the onboarding process for new hires, conducts orientation, presents and explains benefit offerings, and provides employees with a welcoming and inclusive experience.
  • Processing and data entry of personnel changes.
  • Assists with Human Resources events including Employee Recognition, Opening Day, Benefits Fair, etc.
  • Provides employee relations support for employees and managers to include resolving issues, disciplinary matters, investigations, and terminations.
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in Human Resources talent management and employment law.
  • Ability to answer routine benefits questions and assist with benefits enrollment.
  • Assists Human Resources Director with University compensation analysis and change implementation as needed.
  • Assists with University payroll entry and auditing.
  • Develops and delivers various Human Resources trainings.
  • Assists Human Resources Director in maintaining departmental budget and University budget analysis
  • Facilitates scheduled performance review process.
  • Other projects and duties as assigned.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent written, interpersonal, and customer service skills
  • Flexibility to respond quickly to changing job demands and prioritizing multiple responsibilities
  • Strong working knowledge of employment, wage & labor law
  • Ability to problem solve and critically analyze complex issues
  • Detail-oriented, accurate, organized, and able to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and exhibit a high level of professionalism
  • Working knowledge of human resources practices and processes
  • Knowledge of recruiting practices and processes.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products and employee data and/or recruitment database systems.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in HR, Business, or related field.
  • At least five years of progressive work experience in HR or similar office.
  • Proven ability to provide a high level of service and commitment to others.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience within a higher education setting or related field.
  • Prior experience working with Banner ERP system.

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ONU is an equal employment opportunity employer