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Friends of Children of Mississippi, Inc.

Human Resource Generalist
Human Resources

Number of Work Weeks: 52

This is professional and technical work performed under the general directions of the Human Resource Manager.

The Human Resource Generalist must exhibit outstanding analytical and communication skills; expected to be a conceptual thinker with fantastic organizational and conflict management skills; excellent negotiation and problem-solving skillswith the ability to multitask and adapt in a fast-paced environment; exhibit strong decision-making skills with a deep understanding of employee relationships, staffing management and training; communicating outcomes and effective at scheduling adn methodical in the recruitment process.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Assist with all internal and external HR-related matters.
  2. Participate in developing organizational guidelines and procedures.
  3. Recommend strategies to motivate employees.
  4. Assist with the recruitment process by identifying candidates, conducting reference checks and issuing employment contracts.
  5. Investigate complaints brought forward by employees.
  6. Coordinate employee development plans and performance management.
  7. Perform orientations and update records of new staff.
  8. Manage the organization's employee database and prepare reports.
  9. Produce and submit reports on general HR activity.
  10. Assist with budget monitoring and payroll.
  11. Keep up-to-date with the latest HR trends and best practices.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Deep understanding of Labor Law and employment equity regulations.
  2. Efficient HR administration and people management skills.
  3. Excellent record-keeping skills.
  4. Fantastic knowledge of HR functions and best practices.
  5. Excellent communication skills including effective listening, written and verbal communication.
  6. Works comfortably under pressure and meets tight deadlines.
  7. Superb computer literacy with capability in email, MS Office and related HR software.
  8. Remarkable organizational and conflict management skills.
  9. Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills.
  10. Perform other human resource functions as assigned by the HR Manager.
  11. Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor Degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, Business Management, or other related degree. Three (3) years of experience in Human Resources or related field.

Physical/Mental Abilities and Processes:

The physical demand described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Ability to work with high level of efficiency, accuracy, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently, with strong organization and time management skills.
  • Frequent sitting for long periods of time using telephone, computer, or other office machines.
  • Regular standing to make copies, send faxes, or file documents etc...
  • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds, stooping, bending, standing and reaching.
  • Travel/overnight may be required in association with attendance at conferences, meetings and other job-related duties.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here, are representative of those employees' encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is expected to treat everyone with dignity and respect, exhibit strong work ethics, be team oriented, flexible and exhibit integrity.

This position is responsible for compliance with all applicable federal, state and local statutes, Head Start Program Performance Standards and Friends of Children of Mississippi (FCM), Inc. policies and procedures. All communications are potentially sensitive and are subject to FCM, Inc. Head Start/Early Head Start policy on confidentiality.

Requirements: Minimum: Must have at least a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Human Resource Management, Public Administration or related field. Minimum of three years of Human Resource related experience, in-depth knowledge of benefits administration required. Applicant must have technology experience in Microsoft Office.
Deadline: Until Filled
Updated: 06/06/2023