Human Resources Generalist

    • Job Tracking ID: 512690-677715
    • Job Location: Auburn, NY
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: April 05, 2019
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Job Objective:

Responsible for overseeing confidential tasks in relation to agency recruiting, employee onboarding, employment law compliance, and record keeping requirements.


  • Stay apprised of all current labor laws, reporting and record keeping requirements
  • Assist as required in collecting pay related information for accurate payroll processing
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate and complete personnel and benefit information in HR information and payroll systems and vendor websites
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate and complete confidential staff files for audits
  • Communicate benefit eligibility with new staff
  • Prepare HR surveys and monthly, quarterly and annual reports as directed
  • Verify Unemployment Claim information as needed
  • Sit on HR or other job-related committees as directed
  • Assist team with recruitment

o Assist agency hiring managers in the recruiting process for all positions by anticipating needs and coordinating the administrative functions

o Identify hiring needs by maintaining excellent working-relationship with hiring managers

o Post internal jobs and acts as coordinator for transfers and job changes within the agency

o Call references for top candidates as requested

o Coordinate employee orientation process with HR staff and agency supervisors

o Communicate with new hires

o Assist with reviewing of background checks

o Working with agency trainers to create training schedule

o Ensure all new hire paperwork is received in a timely manner and filed appropriately

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum two years’ experience working within a Human Resources Department and knowledge of NYS Employment Labor Laws
  • Recent recruiting background/experience using social media and ATS or CRM systems required
  • Must be very proficient in MS Office and web-based HRIS systems
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Must be able to complete tasks independently
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills and ability to work in a flexible team context
  • Ability to travel to other agency locations as required


As a full time benefits position, staff is eligible to enroll in medical, dental, vision, FSA, supplemental life insurance, critical illness, enhanced short-term disability, and 401(k) benefits.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment drug testing.