Fountain House is a mental health nonprofit fighting to improve health, increase opportunity, and end social and economic isolation for people living with serious mental illness. Our organization is looking for a dedicated Human Resources Generalist to join Fountain House. This person will partner with engaging and insightful team members to complete the functions of the HR department, including talent management, employee relations, HRIS, and enforcing company policies, processes, and procedures.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Partners with team and management to develop, recommend, and communicate various human resources policies, procedures, and standards.
- Ensures compliance with all federal, state, and local employment laws, including maintaining employee records in the HR management system through the entire employee lifecycle.
- Collaborates with departments to understand and articulate the skills and competencies necessary for employee success at the organization.
- Helps respond to employee relations issues, such as employee complaints, harassment allegations, and other possible Title VII rights violations.
- Helps administer and provides guidance to employees on benefits programs, such as 403(b) plans; medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; temporary disability; and other existing company benefits.
- Provides support to management and other staff when complex and sensitive situations arise, such as ADA accommodations, investigations, and terminations.
- Conducts exit interviews, analyzes data, and makes recommendations to management for continuous improvement.
- Represents Fountain House for any unemployment and Workers Compensation claims.
- Helps facilitate the job evaluation process and the development of talent management systems.
- Partners with Recruitment to update or rewrite job descriptions as necessary.
- Participates in administrative staff and other organization meetings.
- Conducts new hire orientation and onboarding follow-up for new hires.
- Contributes to department initiatives and established goals.
- Keeps apprised of new trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and labor law.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
- Full understanding of HR policies and procedures.
- Excellent organizational skills and particular attention to detail.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate with internal customers at all levels.
- Understanding and appreciation for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
- Proficiency with the organization’s HRIS and talent management system (Paylocity), similar systems, or the technical ability and willingness to learn quickly.
- Computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel, and Outlook).
- Ability to work independently and complete assignments within parameters of instructions, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices.
- Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
- Strong business acumen and relationship management.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND CREDENTIALS
- Undergraduate degree in Human Resources or an equivalent field required.
- A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Human Resources required.
- SHRM-CP highly desired.
- To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and meet all physical requirements satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.