Human Resources Generalist


Kansas City, MO 64114
United States

Category
Industry
Education
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Security Clearance Required
No
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description
See full job description at: https://kcscholars.org/work-with-kc-scholars/

The Human Resources Generalist position will report to the Director of Finance. The Generalist will ­­­­­be responsible for developing and managing HR processes focused on compliance, compensation, benefits, onboarding, performance management, talent management, recognition, and morale.
Reviews, tracks, and documents compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory training, continuing education, and work assessments. This may include safety training, anti-harassment training, professional licensure, and aptitude exams and certifications.Assist in reviewing job descriptions, recruiting, posting positions on local job boards and prescreening candidates.  Conducts interviews and facilitates the hiring of qualified job applicants for open positions; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.   Implements new hire orientation and employee recognition programs.Performs routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs including but not limited to compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development.  
·Collect and compile HR metrics and data, collects management and employee surveys, exit interviews, employment records, government labor statistics, competitor’s practices, and other sources. Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance. 
Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices,
regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent
management, and employment law.
Job Requirements
To apply, send the following items to kcollins@kcscholars.org
• Cover letter summarizing your experiences and skills that align with the scope of this position
• Resume
• Names and contact information for three professional references
Education:
• Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required.
• PHR or SHRM-CP a plus.
Work Experience:
• At least five years of human resources experience preferred.
• General understanding of college access, persistence, and completion issues – particularly for low-income, first-generation college, and underrepresented students and returning adult learners.