Human Resources Generalist

    • Job Tracking ID: 512690-787854
    • Job Location: Auburn, NY
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: August 31, 2021
    • Years of Experience: Not Applicable
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

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


  • Stay apprised of all current labor laws, reporting and record keeping requirements across multiple locations
  • 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
  • Verify Unemployment Claim information
  • Sit on HR or other job-related committees
  • Assist team with recruitment
    • Assist agency hiring managers in the recruiting process for all positions by anticipating needs and coordinating the administrative functions
    • Identify hiring needs by maintaining excellent working-relationship with hiring managers
    • Post internal jobs and acts as coordinator for transfers and job changes within the agency
    • Call references for top candidates as requested
    • Coordinate employee orientation process with HR staff and Agency supervisors
    • Communicating with new hires
    • Assist with reviewing of background checks
    • Working with agency trainers to create training schedule
    • Ensure all new hire paperwork is received in a timely manner and filed appropriately
  • Responsible for maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of Protected Health Information of service recipients in any form (e.g., computer access, conversation, document) during and surviving the termination, expiration or cancellation of employment

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum two years’ experience working within a Human Resources Department and knowledge of multistate Employment Labor Laws
  • Recruitment experience using social media and ATS 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
  • NYS Driver’s License required
  • Ability to travel to other agency locations as required


  • Ability to exert force equivalent to lifting up to approximately 10 pounds and/or occasionally exert force equivalent to lifting up to approximately 50 pounds
  • Word processing: including responding to e-mails, composing letters, completing computerized documentation. This involves sitting at a computer for several hours a day
  • Completing paperwork -such as copying, stapling as needed
  • Sitting for extended periods of time
  • Ability to give and receive information through speaking and listening skills
  • Able to travel between office locations


  • Regular hours entail 9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday
  • Must be flexible to meet program needs


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