Position Information

Position Information

Career Opportunity Number

Position Title:
HR Generalist

Administrative Center

Position Type:

Class Category
Classified Staff

Job Open Date

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled

Initial Screen Date:

Minimal Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource, Accounting, Business Management or related area;

  • 5+ years related generalist experience and/or training; required.

  • Minimum Education Qualification can be substituted with an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

Preferred qualifications:
  • Master’s degree
  • Training
  • Employee Relations

Work Hours
Normally scheduled Monday through Friday; however, may be required to work other shifts to include evenings and/or weekends. Schedule subject to change based upon department needs.

The annual salary is $57,108. A competitive benefit package is included.

Special Instructions to Applicants

  • Cover letter, resume, and transcripts are required and must be attached to the online application in order to receive any consideration.

  • Interviews will be conducted by a hiring committee.
  • We offer all full-time employees medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans, as well as retirement, 403b, employee assistance, and flexible spending and health savings account. We have a generous time-off policy including vacation, sick/personal days, holidays, and paid spring and winter break.

We can’t wait to show you why Metropolitan Community College is a great place to work!

Class Summary
The HR Generalist is responsible for the delivery of a broad range of HR support and performs a variety of Human Resources functions.

Typical Essential Duties
  • Maintain compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment.
  • Professionally engage in cross-functional HR projects, and new initiatives.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Assist with new hire onboarding questions (salary, benefits, pay dates, etc.)
  • Support the area of employee benefits – ability and understanding of group insurance plans, retirement (PSRS/PEERS and 403b), tuition etc.
  • Assist with employee leave of absences, FMLA, and the accommodation process under the ADA
  • Manage and Maintain HR Newsletter
  • Run HR related reports/queries as needed or requested from external departments
  • Complete HR Surveys
  • Supports all functional areas of human resources including, but not limited to, recruitment and employment, personnel records, employee and/or labor relations, benefits administration, training, AA/EEO, labor relations, safety, FMLA administration, investigations and special projects. Work as an integral member of the HR team on initiatives to insure data integrity.
  • Support the area of Employee Relations with verbal warnings, written warnings, counseling’s, attendance issues and concerns, and triage of employee complaints.
  • Conduct investigations of employee/supervisor issues.
  • Assists with the development and implementation of human resources policies and procedures through employee booklets, communications, and/or meetings.
  • Responsive; excel at problem solving, and initiate solutions.

  • Knowledge of computers and related software applications;
  • Knowledge of customer service principles;
  • Knowledge of human resources principles and practices in assigned area of responsibility;
  • Knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rules, regulations, codes, and/or statutes;
  • Knowledge of mathematical principles;
  • Knowledge of analytical methods;

  • Skilled in supervising full- and part-time staff;
  • Skilled in using computers and related software applications;
  • Skilled in preparing reports;
  • Skilled in providing customer service;
  • Skilled in interpreting and applying applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures;
  • Skilled in monitoring legal and regulatory changes;
  • Skilled in maintaining confidentiality;
  • Skilled in analyzing processes and making recommendations for improvement;
  • Skilled in gathering, interpreting, and presenting data in clear and concise formats;
  • Skilled in utilizing communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, and others sufficient to exchange or convey information.

Positions Supervised

Physical Requirements
Positions in this class typically require: feeling, grasping, hearing, fingering, reaching, repetitive motion, standing, talking, visual acuity, and walking. The work is sedentary work which requires exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly.

Licensing Requirements