HR Generalist

Employer
Lewis and Clark College
Location
Oregon, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Oct 20, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
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The campus is located on 137 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds in Portland’s southwest hills. Our strong commitment to sustainability is reinforced through recycling programs, energy conservation, alternative transportation options, and farm to fork initiatives. For benefit-eligible positions, we offer a competitive benefits package that includes options for health, dental, vision, tuition, life insurance, retirement and more.

Lewis & Clark College is committed to achieving a diverse workforce. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or age.

About the Position

The Human Resource Generalist will assist with the daily functions of the Human Resource (HR) department including hiring and processing employees and student workers, administering compensation programs, processing benefits and leaves, and enforcing college policies and practices.

What You'll Do
  • Review, track, and document compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory training, which may include safety training, anti-harassment training, Title IX, and ADA.

  • Facilitate the hiring of student workers and employees for open positions. May collaborate with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.

  • Perform routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs including but not limited to compensation, benefits and leaves; performance and talent management; 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.

  • Draft and review job descriptions

  • Maintain compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.

  • Perform routine tasks required to administer tuition assistance programs: tuition waiver (remission), tuition reimbursement, and tuition exchange.

  • Maintain knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.



Must Haves
  • AA degree or 2 years of related experience.

  • Associate Professional in Human Resources (aPHR) or the ability to obtain certification within one calendar year from date of hire

  • 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 prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.

  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.

  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization’s HRIS and talent management systems.



Nice to Haves
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field.

  • At least one year of human resource management experience.

  • SHRM-CP a plus.



Physical Requirements
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

  • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times.

  • Must be able to access and navigate each department at the organization’s facilities.



Work Schedule
  • Benefit Eligible: Yes

  • 37.5 hours per week/7.5 hours per day



Pay Rate
  • $55,000 - $60,000 annual salary

  • Commensurate with experience/qualifications



Directions for Cover Letter

Please upload your cover letter on the My Experience screen in the resume section.

Lewis & Clark College adheres to a nondiscriminatory policy with respect to educational programs, activities, employment, and admission. We do not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, sex, religion, age, marital status, national origin, the presence of any physical or sensory disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, and local laws. The Associate Vice President of Human Resources has been designated to handle inquiries regarding employment- and disability-related non-discrimination policies. Title IX inquiries may be directed to the Title IX coordinator or deputy Title IX coordinators

( https://www.lclark.edu/about/title_ix_compliance ).

Reasonable Accommodation

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

Background Check

Lewis & Clark College will conduct a background check on the finalist, which will include a criminal record check. If a conviction is discovered, a determination will be made whether the conviction is related to the position for which the individual is applying or would present safety or security risks before an employment decision is made. A criminal conviction does not necessarily automatically bar an applicant from employment.

Eligibility to Work

In order to comply with US Homeland Security Department regulations, all employees must complete an I-9 form in Workday prior to or no later than the first day of work and bring originals (no photocopies) of their supporting documentation to Human Resources no later than the 3rd business day of employment. Failure to have a completed I-9 form on file with the College will result in immediate termination of employment.

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