Jobs Category: Administration

HR Generalist – Human Resources Department

Mount Prospect Public Library seeks an HR Generalist to be part of the Human Resource Department. The Mount Prospect Public Library is a mid-size, independent public library located about 20 miles northwest of Chicago in the Village of Mount Prospect, Illinois with one branch library. This is a great opportunity to be a HR Generalist in a Chicago Tribune’s Chicagoland Top Workplace and help continue to foster workplace excellence. HR Generalist is responsible for: overseeing business and operational tasks related to Human Resources Department including but not limited to recruitment, data tracking, benefits, budget , reports, documentation, staff training etc. This position will work closely with all Department Heads, Supervisors, Administration and HR Assistant.

This position will collaborate closely with the Executive Director and Director of HR on all personnel matters.

Member of the Leadership Team.

Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field.
Minimum of five years progressively responsible experience in a public library, municipal or other public setting
PHR, SPHR preferred
Demonstrated ability to manage and administer a broad range of tasks including resolving complaints, coaching and counseling employees with interpretation of policies and procedures
Demonstrated knowledge of the principles and practices of human resources management
Build and maintain positive relationships both internally and externally
Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Proficiency with Excel
Multi-task, prioritize and work well under pressure
Excellent organization skills with meticulous attention to detail
Highly motivated team player
Supervisory experience

Personnel action experience.

Experience with staff development a plus

This is a full-time, 37.5 hours per week, position with benefits and IMRF. Annual salary: $50,000 or Commensurate With Experience.

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