Human Resources Generalist

Human Resources Office - Omaha

Human Resources
Posting Description
POSITION TITLE: Human Resources Generalist

DEPARTMENT: Human Resources (HR)

REPORTS TO: Human Resources Director

CLASSIFICATION: Regular, Full-Time, Exempt


The mission of the Archdiocese of Omaha is rooted in a shared belief in our Catholic faith, beliefs that have held strong for more than 2,000 years. We are looking for an energetic, forward-thinking individual to fill our full-time Human Resources Generalist position. The primary function of the HR Generalist is to undertake a wide range of HR responsibilities including recruiting, hiring, onboarding and offboarding, compensation, employee relations, performance management, policies, reporting, and culture initiatives.

• Assists in the development, implementation, and administration of personnel policies and procedures; prepares and maintains employee handbook and policies and procedures manual
• Performs job analysis and evaluates, classifies, and rates job positions
• Consults with managers on job- and market-specific data on fair pay rates
• Recruits, interviews, and facilitates all aspects of hiring qualified job applicants for open positions; collaborates with department managers and directors to understand skills and competencies required for a successful hire
• Evaluates recruitment or selection criteria and process to ensure conformance to professional, fair practices, and compliance with all federal and state laws
• Facilitates new hire onboarding, evaluating effectiveness of onboarding program, identify and implement improvements to enhance onboarding experience
• Educates and trains managers and directors on effective methods for interviewing, performance appraisals, coaching and development techniques, and documentation of performance issues
• Ensure compliance with all federal, state, local, employment regulations, policies, and procedures, including, but not limited to, records management, reporting, FLSA, EEO, HIPAA, ADA, FMLA, and OSHA
• Maintain proper record-keeping practices for all electronic and physical employee personnel files.
• Assist in maintaining HR system by managing documents, updating company & employee information and building & running reports
• Ensure data accuracy and completeness through independent review from periodic audit reports
• Administer and provide subject matter expertise in employee benefit plans such as Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Long-Term Disability, and other programs as implemented
• Administers FMLA and other leave benefits as requested by employees or manager
• Partner with and provides support to management on employee relations issues, including conducting investigations and disciplinary actions (including involuntary terminations)
• Provide coaching and conflict resolution to management and employees
• Conducts exit interviews to identify reasons for employee terminations

• Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, and employee relations
• Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, human resources modeling, leadership training, and management of people and resources
• Knowledge of EEOC and DOL laws, particularly in relation to nonprofit and religious-exempt organizations
• Discretion and ability to keep knowledge gained from work in strict confidence
• Ability to communicate effectively with diverse personalities and types of employee
• Self-directed, ability to see an issue and proactively propose solutions
• Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships
• Strong service orientation, a desire and willingness to assist and serve others
• Ability to write clear correspondence and reports in defined timeframes
• Ability to handle multiple tasks and manage time productively and effectively while maintaining high-quality results
• Strong computer ability, including proficiency with Microsoft Office and ability to learn basic software

• Background in and/or knowledge of the Catholic Church with a demonstrated commitment to the mission of the Church and full assent to all magisterial teaching
• Bachelor’s degree in business, human resources, or related field, with an emphasis in human resources
• Minimum of 3 years’ experience in human resources with recruiting or employee relations experience strongly preferred
• PHR/SPHR certification preferred
• Experience with administration of Paycor performance modules or other HRIS a plus