Jobs Category: Administration

HR Generalist

Seeking an HR Assistant/Generalist with 5 years of HR experience to provide the full spectrum Human Resources support in a public library environment.  Will run daily operations of a busy HR Department under direction of the HR Officer.  Will handle routine HR matters and serve as back-up to the HR Officer.

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 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 HR Officer on all personnel matters.  Directly supervises Volunteer Coordinator and co supervision of HR Assistant.

Member of the Leadership Team.

Position requires excellent diplomatic communication and interpersonal skills, exceptional teamwork, coaching skills, excellent skill with spreadsheets, ability to analyze and prioritize effectively; highly flexible.  Maintain complete confidentiality.  Ability to access, input, and retrieve data from the computer; ability to inspect and analyze computer records; ability to retrieve information from print; ability to perform light to medium work.

This position requires flexibility with assigned duties as well as willingness to take on new tasks. Must be an effective communicator with ability to develop successful relationships with employees and colleagues. Must be able to contribute in a fast paced environment.

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 skillsComputer skills to include: Proficiency with database and spreadsheets required
Multi-task, prioritize and work well under pressure
Excellent organization skills with meticulous attention to detail
Highly motivated team player
Supervisory experience

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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