Human Resources Generalist

Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jul 06, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
The mission of The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is the development of professional health care practitioners through innovation, individualized, and quality classroom, clinical, and distance education.


The Human Resources Generalist provides support and management of HR initiatives and services. Individual will be a highly qualified, results oriented professional who will assist with all aspects of the employee life cycle from recruiting/onboarding to employee exit procedures including performance management, employee training and development, compensation planning, safety, employee relations, benefits management support, employee events, and student worker hires.


  • Serves as a first point of contact for all campus employees and walk-ins, escalating issues to HR leadership as necessary.
  • Conducts employee relations investigations and related documentation and provides follow-through to ensure proper resolution.
  • Responsible for talent acquisition efforts for the assigned campus to include preparing job descriptions, screening applicants, coordinating interviews, negotiating and extending offers of employment for new faculty and staff.
  • Manages and processes employee termination and related documentation.
  • Processes student worker hires.
  • Assists the Program Director in maintaining the data for faculty to include updated CVs, transcripts, continuing education requirements and all programmatic accreditation related documents.
  • Assists and supports the performance management process for staff and faculty.
  • Organizes and executes campus employee events, including monthly celebrations, volunteer events, holiday party and benefits fair.
  • Provides HR support for other USAHS campuses as required including monitoring and response of general University-wide email boxes and hotlines.
  • Coordinate employee leaves of absence in conjunction with Benefits Manager.
  • Conducts safety investigations related to work related injuries and completes required documentation and claims process.
  • Manages unemployment insurance claims in conjunction with Equifax Claims Management service.
  • Participates in campus safety initiatives and manages workers’ compensation claims.
  • Answers questions regarding HR policies and procedures (i.e. Benefits, Leave of Absence, Retirement, etc.) as appropriate.
  • Processes, audits and submits employee changes for staff, faculty and student workers
  • Generates requested reports in Dayforce, including census, retention, anniversaries and birthdays.
  • Assists with the development of onboarding plans and orienting new hires, including conducting the HR orientation and retrieving proper I9 documentation.
  • Communicates new hires, terminations, promotions and transfers with internal departments as required.
  • Organizes and executes employee events for the St. Augustine campus, including volunteer events, holiday party and benefits fair.


May perform other duties and responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.


Reports to:
Executive Director, Human Resources Operations
Positions Supervised
: Campus Receptionist/Customer Service Coordinator


To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Incumbents will be evaluated, in part, based on performance of each essential function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, or related field, required
  • 2+ years of related, professional HR experience
  • Current knowledge and application of HR best practices and regulatory compliance including, but not limited to, DOL, FLSA, EEOC, ADA, safety and risk management, HR policy, process, systems design, and leave of absence management.
  • Must possess strong computer skills (MS Word, Excel and Power Point)
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and complete assigned duties with minimal supervision
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Candidate must be able to multi-task and be comfortable working in a very fast-paced, goal-oriented, team environment
  • Experience in higher education is highly preferred


  • PHR or SHRM-CP certification preferred


Travel to other campuses may be required, not more than 5%

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

  • Being Resilient - Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations.

  • Instills Trust - Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.

  • Drives Results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.

  • Innovation - Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful.

  • Customer Focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

  • Drives Engagement - Creating a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives.

  • People Leadership - Leads by example when it comes to finding and developing talent, with a focus on talent acquisition strategies, setting performance targets that raises standards and development of high potential talent.


Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment but may involve exposure to moderate noise levels. Work involves operation of personal computer equipment for six to eight hours daily and includes physical demands associated with a traditional office setting, e.g., walking, standing, communicating, and other physical functions as necessary.

The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

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