Are you a Human Resouces (HR) Generalist/Employee Relations Specialist who is passionate about people? Are you looking for a job where you’ll enjoy excellent benefits and the chance to make a difference in your community? Then join the I Am Boundless, Inc. team!
We are a fast-growing nonprofit organization committed to building a world that realizes the boundless potential of all people. For more than forty years, we’ve provided people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and behavioral health challenges the support and services to thrive. Our person-centered approach to care celebrates people for who they are and empowers them to become active participants in the communities where they live, work, and play.
Will you join us? Apply today!
Working for Boundless has many perks. We treat our team like family and offer advantages that allow you to focus, thrive, and grow. Why Boundless?
- Excellent benefits including no-cost dental, vision, and life insurance
- A Boundless sponsored $150 deposited into your flexible spending plan
- 232 accrued hours of paid time off
- Student loan forgiveness through the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
- Scholarships geared towards professional development and continued education
- Career growth opportunities
The HR Generalist is expected to be a conceptual thinker with advanced organizational and conflict management skills. The HR Generalist will have excellent negotiation and problem-solving skills with the ability to multitask and adapt in a fast-paced environment.
To ensure success, HR Generalists should exhibit strong decision-making skills with a deep understanding of employee relationships, staffing management, and training. Top candidates will be comfortable managing grey areas, effective at scheduling, and methodical in the execution of projects and processes.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Assist with all internal and external HR related matters.
- Participate in developing organizational guidelines and procedures.
- Recommend strategies to motivate employees and participate in or lead project teams for implementation.
- Investigate complaints brought forward by employees.
- Review and approve disciplinary actions in alignment with the progressive discipline process.
- Perform Employee Relations Conferences and Pre-Disciplinary Conferences.
- Conduct interactive processes in conjunction with HR Management when any requests for accommodation are brought forward.
- Coordinate employee development plans and performance management.
- Perform orientations and update records of new staff.
- Manage the organization’s employee database and prepare reports.
- Produce and submit reports on general HR activity.
- Assist with budget monitoring and payroll, as assigned.
- Assisting employees and managers with performance-related discussions as needed.
- Serving as a resource to employees and managers on Boundless policies and human resources regulations.
- Identify and execute best practices in the areas of diversity and inclusion and employee recognition.
- Identify and recommend to HR leadership new people-focused initiatives.
- Organize and execute employee initiatives such as employee engagement, training, and informational fairs.
- Coordinate and execute employee engagement surveys, including partnering with leadership to implement post-survey action plans.
- Chair colleague-listening workshops and other feedback forums.
- On request, take the lead on the implementation and roll-out of people-focused initiatives.
- Keep up-to-date with the latest HR trends and best practices.
- Ensure consistency in process and policy.
- Ability to travel between corporate locations on average once per quarter.
Required Education and Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Organizational Management, or equivalent.
- 5+ years of Supervisory or Human Resources experience required.
- Strong understanding of coaching and leading discussions on performance management.
- Advanced Microsoft Office skills.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to work as a cross-functional team member.
- Marketing and project management experience.
- Willingness and eligibility to travel (regionally), when required.
- Ability to respond effectively and efficiently to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.
Preferred Experience and Certification:
- Working as an HR Generalist or in Employee Relations is a plus.
- SHRM-CP, PHR, or PHRM.
- Experience working in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Commitment; Compliance; Compassionate; Innovation; Professionalism; Organization; Confidence; Self-Starter; Strategic Thinker; Creative; Motivated; Communication; Project Management; Energy; Data Analysis; Program Development; Professional Development; Mentor; Employee Advocate; Self-starter.
This job operates in a professional office environment and a remote home office.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.
All candidates who have received an offer of employment will be required to undergo a pre-employment background check, drug screen, and health screen as applicable for the role.
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.