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Senior Human Resources Generalist

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Position Overview: (Summary of main purpose of the job)

We are seeking a highly skilled Senior HR Generalist specializing in Employee Relations, Workers’ Compensation, Accommodations, Leave of Absences, Employee Communications, Benefits Administration, and Policy Writing. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in ensuring a positive employee experience, fostering a supportive workplace environment, and maintaining compliance with relevant regulations and company policies. This is a key position in our Human Resources department’s team of four, who will report to the Director of Human Resources and will not be responsible for supervising other employees.

Work Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (May have some flexibility)

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday

Travel Requirements: Primarily on site at the main location, with occasional visits to other campuses.

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Manage employee relations matters, including investigations, conflict resolution, and performance management.
  • Oversee workers’ compensation claims process, working closely with insurance providers and legal teams.
  • Facilitate accommodations for employees with disabilities or medical conditions, ensuring compliance with ADA regulations.
  • Administer leave of absence programs, including FMLA and other statutory leave requirements.
  • Develop and communicate HR policies and procedures, ensuring alignment with legal requirements and company objectives.
  • Spearhead employee communications initiatives to promote transparency, engagement, and a positive organizational culture.
  • Partners with HR Team on administration of employee benefits programs, including health insurance and retirement plans.
  • Periodic revision and updating of Employee Handbook.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills/ Abilities:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, counseling, conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
  • Proficient knowledge of Title I and Title II of the ADA, Title VI, and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and related local, state and federal regulations.
  • Aptitude and philosophy consistent with the school’s standards.
  • Ability to adjust and adopt the culture and norms of the organization.
  • Approachability, welcoming-nature and punctual responsiveness to inquiries from employees.
  • Ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply the appropriate sections of applicable laws, guidelines, regulations, ordinances, and policies.
  • Deep technical and factual knowledge of HR laws, rules and regulations.
  • High degree of attention to detail, thoroughness, completeness and follow-through.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Confidentiality with sensitive employee information.
  • Strategic thinking and a mindset for continuous improvement of internal processes and positive development of internal and external relationships.
  • Positive recommendations from prior jobs and employers.
  • Sufficient ability to make numerical computations and prorations for employee salaries or benefits deductions.

Required Qualifications: (Skills, experience, education/certification, etc.)

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Human Resources Management or related field, or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in managing LOA, Accommodations and Employee Relations.
  • Minimum 3 years successfully conducting employee investigations.
  • PHR or SHRM-CP certification preferred.

Physical Demands:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Walking around the work site and school campus, and occasionally traveling or walking to our other campus located half-mile away.
  • Ability to lift up to fifteen pounds at times.
  • Necessity to work in person at the workplace at least 40 hours per week.  This position does not allow for remote work.


  • Non-Exempt hourly wage range: $38.46 to $45.67 ($80,000 to $95,000 annualized)
  • Full suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, paid vacation and certain paid school breaks and holidays.

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Senior Human Resources Generalist
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