Human Resources Generalist

Job Title:

H.R. Generalist

Organization Name:

Jewish Family Service of St. Paul

Job Type:

Part-Time; 20-30 hours per week

Salary Range:



Feb. 5, 2023

Position Summary:

HR Generalist, 20-30 hrs/wk

The HR Generalist is responsible for developing and administering the HR role at our agency. Must live in commutable distance to our agency in Saint Paul.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage and administer benefit plans (health, dental, life and disability insurance). Reconcile monthly billing statements.
  • Submit bi-weekly payroll and manage online personnel records.
  • Responsible for on-boarding process of new staff.
  • Train managers including, but not limited to how to interview and how to conduct performance appraisals.
  • Create and update personnel policies and procedures.
  • Create and manage personnel files.
  • Expand recruiting sources including attending job fairs.
  • Annually analyze, create and review salary ranges for each job position and family to ensure within market and aligns with compensation philosophy.
  • Recruit, interview and facilitate the hiring of qualified job applicants for open positions; collaborate with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.
  • Conduct or acquire background checks and employee eligibility verification.
  • Implement new hire orientation and employee recognition programs.
  • Perform 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.
  • Handle employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff.
  • Attend and participate in employee disciplinary meetings, terminations and investigations.
  • Maintain compliance with federal, state and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Maintain knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
  • Aids in development of DEI initiatives at the organization.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Experience and Qualifications Requirements: 

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.

Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Ability to act with integrity, professionalism and confidentiality.

Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.

Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required.

At least two years of generalist human resources experience

SHRM-CP or PHR/SPHR a plus

Additional Information

Jewish Family Service of St. Paul is an equal opportunity employer, offering generous benefits and a flexible working environment.

How to Apply

Apply online or via email at [email protected]