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Human Resources Generalist (Employee Relations)

  • Monday, April 15, 2019 10:07 AM
    Message # 7283383
    SBP is a preeminent, independent biomedical research institute dedicated to understanding human biology and disease and advancing scientific discoveries to profoundly impact human health. For over 40 years, our research has produced breakthroughs in cancer, neuroscience, immunology and children’s diseases, and is anchored by our NCI-designated cancer center and advanced drug discovery capabilities

    Under direction of the Director of Employee Relations, the Human Resources Generalist performs specialized duties on a professional level of various complexity working closely with staff and management on a wide array of employment services matters. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: employee relations, employee change processing, training, performance management, onboarding of new staff, policy implementation and other related duties.

    Apply at: https://sbpdiscovery.org/about/careers

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Responds to general inquiries from management and staff to communicate various institute policies, procedures, standards and outcomes
    • Coordinates process and reviews paperwork to support employee changes, promotions and communicates outcomes
    • Responds to state unemployment claims and requests for information
    • Assists with investigations and interviews as they relate to employee relations issues
    • Facilitates discussions on performance/discipline matters, problem resolution, employee complaints/concerns
    • Formulates questions, writes investigative reports, and makes recommendations for action(s)
    • Tracks employee relations cases, analyzes data and formulates departmental activity reports
    • Processes employee resignations and involuntary terminations
    • Conducts check-out meeting, exit interviews and tracks feedback; identifies potential retention opportunities
    • Assists with roll-out of annual performance management process and merit adjustments
    • Assists with development of training programs and materials
    • Assists with training for sexual harassment, performance management and other related topics
    • Monitors and responds to inquiries forwarded to the employment services team or via employment team email alias
    • Identifies and implements appropriate systems, programs, tools and processes to improve service to management and employees
    • Analyzes data on various programs; summarizes and reports findings
    • Conducts research to support initiatives, processes and projects
    • Contributes to project implementations and communication plans, presents findings and makes recommendations to Director of Employee Relations
    Required Experience
    • Bachelor’s degree in a business administration, human resources, psychology or a related field and three years’ experience in a human resources environment or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been attained, is required
    • Experience with employee relations, investigations/interviews is preferred

     Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • General knowledge of employment laws, wage and hour laws, HR practices and policies required
    • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent relationship management skills and people acumen
    • Experience presenting to groups
    • Demonstrate critical thinking and creativity when responding to problems in a variety of situations
    • Ability to handle confidential situations with a high degree of integrity
    • Be able to work independently as well as in a team environment
    • Possess strong attention to detail, time management and organizational skills
    • Professional proficiency in Microsoft Office with strong data analysis and Excel skills
    • Embody the Institute’s core values of Commitment, Collaboration, Communication, Community and Compassion

    Apply at: https://sbpdiscovery.org/about/careers

    Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute is an Equal Opportunity employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability – committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected status as designated by federal, state or local law. 

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