Aug 12, 2019

HR Generalist, Los Angeles Nonprofit

  • Goodwill Industries of Southern California
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
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Job Description

The Human Resources Generalist will join the HR team in providing the expertise necessary to maintain daily Employee Relations needs while providing project support to various areas of the organization. Areas of support include, but are not limited to, performance management, retention strategy, leave management, HR reporting, rewards and recognition, compensation, benefits, employment law, policy interpretation and other HR related duties as assigned.

This is a hands-on position that will be involved in front-line interaction with managers and staff in communications, coaching and relationship building. The HR Generalist will also conduct workplace investigations and field employee concerns in a face to face environment.

If you are someone who…

Thrives working on a fast paced innovative Human Resource team committed to exceptional business results, and creative customer service. Is committed to helping transform people’s lives by supporting over 5000 employees a year Loves to work in a fun team/based collaborative hard working environment. Is a motivated, proactive problem-solver who cares about delivering a caring and stellar employee experience …Then please continue.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Provides support to employees and managers in the handling of all human resource related activities. Conducts workplace investigations and addresses employee concerns Interacts with employees and managers to assist with questions and policy clarification; makes on-site visits to programs sites to provide face-to-face HR availability to staff in the work environment Coaches managers in policy implementation and compliance, performance management, and other HR initiatives Provides compensation analytical and project support including, conducting compensation analysis; participating in market surveys; helps to ensure job descriptions are up to date and calibrated Assists in developing job descriptions, including accurate pay grade classification and pricing Provides analytical and support the employee benefit programs including health insurance, disability insurance, life insurance, wellness program, retirement and other plans, as needed. Provides support to employees for various HRIS related questions and issues; assists with updates and implementations Creates standard and custom reports as assigned/requested. new hire and transfer processes, coordination of openings, development of job descriptions, diversity recruitment strategies and recommendations of retention strategies.  Monitors and provides feedback regarding the use of policies and procedures and propose / draft policies updates as needed. Coordinates and conducts wage surveys and collects wage external and internal data. Makes compensation suggestions as appropriate. Assist in development and maintenance of employee recognition and rewards programs Assists in developing and conducting various HR related training's and presentations Other duties as assigned 

Education & Experience

Minimum 3-5 years of HR Generalist experience. Bachelor’s degree in a related field strongly preferred Demonstrated experience working with employee related issues and challenges, HRIS applications, incentive plan administration, recruitment and working with compensation resources. Ability to effectively work with a diverse workforce including individuals with disabilities. Very strong analytical, mathematical, conceptual thinking, problem-solving and decision-making abilities. Excellent oral and written communication and people skills. Detail-oriented and have the ability to manage time effectively and work autonomously as well as collaboratively in a team environment. Must have a strong sense of urgency and be able to work in a fast-paced environment and be able to multi-task. Must be flexible and adaptable, and have the ability to stay focused and positive in a constantly changing environment. Non-profit experience and bilingual in Spanish preferred.  


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Goodwill gives preferential consideration to persons with barriers to employment.   Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 


Equal Employment Opportunity


Goodwill is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees. 
Employment decisions will comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in employment including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Immigration and Nationality Act, and any other characteristic protected by federal or state law.  


Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disabilities


In furtherance of our commitment to end discrimination against qualified disabled individuals, and in accordance with the provisions of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and all regulations properly issued thereunder to protect the rights of qualified disabled persons, it is Goodwill's policy that no program or activity administered by it shall exclude from participation, deny benefits to or subject to discrimination any individual solely by reason of his or her disability.   Equal employment opportunity will be extended to qualified disabled persons in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including recruitment, hiring, upgrading, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall and termination.   We further affirm that we will provide reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified disabled employee or applicant.  


It is the policy of Goodwill to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment.  If you need assistance for accommodations to interview because of a disability, please notify the Human Resources Department. 
Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a disability.

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