The Human Resource Generalist is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with the Senior Generalist in supporting designated service lines with customer service. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: benefits administration, employee relations, training, performance management, onboarding, policy implementation, recruitment/employment, and employment law compliance.
Administers various human resource plans and procedures for assigned employees; assists in the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures; prepares and maintains employee handbook and policies and procedures manual while maximizing employee engagement.
Participates in developing department goals, objectives and systems.
Administers the compensation program; monitors the performance evaluation program and revises as necessary.
Assists in benefits administration to include routing claims and communicating benefit information to employees and managers. Develops company-wide communication for new and ongoing HR activities.
Develops and maintains HR metrics and other records, reports and logs to conform to reporting requirements.
Identifies strategic staffing needs and conducts recruitment effort for exempt and nonexempt personnel, students and temporary employees; conducts new-employee orientations, development and training; reviews and writes employee development plans, and writes and places advertisements. Administers performance management and improvement systems.
Fields and investigates employee issues, writes performance development plans and facilitates counseling and conducts exit interviewing as needed.
Participates in administrative staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars as appropriate.
Maintains human resource information system records and compiles reports from the database.
Maintains compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment.
Makes meaningful improvement to services, program, and processes and/or organizational effectiveness that create new value for customer-owners and employees.
Completes administrative duties for department.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and Tribal Law, regulations, rules, policies, and processes. Including substantial knowledge of relevant specialized fields such as Federal Indian Law and self-determination/self-governance, health law, employment law, and construction law.
Knowledge of state and federal laws (EEOC, compensation, FMLA, etc.).
Skill in verbal and written communication.
Skill in analytical, critical thinking and interpretive skills to apply various employment situations against numerous complicated employment laws and regulations.
Skill in communication with particular ability to communicate complex and/or sensitive information in a clear, concise, diplomatic, and professional manner.
Skill in organizing, tracking, and prioritizing assignments and tasks.
MINIMUM EDUCATION QUALIFICATION
An Associate’s Degree in organizational development, human resources, business administration, or related field. An equivalent combination of relevant education and/or training may be substituted for experience.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATION
Non-supervisory - Five (5) years professional work experience in Human Resources as a Human Resources Assistant, Compensation or Benefits Assistant.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATION
Experience in the Alaska Tribal Health System. Training or experience specific to worksite wellness programs is highly preferred, as is experience with implementation of systems change in worksite settings.
MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
The following demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must be able to lift approximately 20 pounds. ANMC is not a latex free environment. Therefore, some latex exposure can be expected.