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Human Resource Generalist/Recruiter

Department: Human Resources
Location: Akron, OH


Job Title: Human Resources Generalist

Reports to: Human Resources Manager

FLSA Status: Full-Time/Exempt

Location: Akron

Prepared by: Joy Green

Approved Date: Revised April 26, 2018


The HR Generalist supports HR Manager/Director in recruitment, staffing, and orientation efforts. Provides wide range of human resources support and consulting services to PPGOH management and staff and administration covering recruitment and retention; identification of professional development opportunities for staff; benefits administration; Associate relations within scope assigned, benefits interpretation, and application; HR policy interpretation as well as information dissemination.


  • Associate Relations: Responds to Associate calls (i.e. policy questions, concerns, issues and miscellaneous HR items) - if necessary consult with manager.
  • Recruitment and Onboarding: Manages recruitment for all, exempt, and non-exempt staff, unless otherwise noted from the HR Manager. Develops recruitment strategies with hiring managers, sources applicants, screens candidates, coordinates interviews, and facilitates the final decision process. Creates offer packages with the HR Manager/Director to ensure internal equity and external competitiveness. Develops and maintains the onboarding process. Implements compensation programs with the HR Manager/Director, which includes writing job descriptions and assisting the HR Manager/Director with monitoring market data to ensure compensation is competitive and managing salary review processes. The HR Generalist is also responsible for oversight and delegation of duties with regard to Advanced Practitioner credentialing.

  • Benefits Administration: Assist with the management of Associate benefit programs to ensure programs are competitive and cost effective. Researches and recommends program options and negotiates with vendors. Handles enrollments, changes, termination, testing and reporting requirements, and claim resolution.
  • Associate Engagement: Responsible for enhancing Associate engagement by improving and maintaining a positive and inclusive culture of collaboration and continued professional development. Design and cultivate positive experiences at every step of the Associate journey, building thoughtful practices that engage and retain incredible Associates. Assist HR Manager/Director with designing policies and execute new initiatives in HR and cultural development to serve the diverse workforce, and leverage necessary resources, tools, and techniques to achieve goals. Collaborate and partner with the HR Team to understand their goals and initiatives and incorporate them in the different culture initiatives to create synergy in carrying out HR Organizational Strategies.
  • HRIS Maintenance: Supports HR system projects, upgrades, patches, testing and other technical projects as assigned. Partners with Clear Company and Paylocity teams to configure the HRIS system, troubleshoot technical problems, create solutions and work on projects as needed by the end user (HR and Operational staff).

  • Other Job Responsibilities: Perform other duties as required.




The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Background in educational setting, volunteer, social service or health agency preferred. Course work in human resources management preferred.

Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or other related field. 3 years of progressive experience in a professional human resources capacity. Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, and personnel information systems; knowledge of human resource laws; knowledge of employment law, and knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation and coordination of people and resources. Ability to make independent judgments and to act on decisions on a daily basis. Ability to work for long periods of time without directions. Ability to prioritize own work as needed. Ability to work with flexibility on several tasks simultaneously and to meet various concurrent deadlines. Very strong organizational skills, analytical and problem-solving abilities and attention to detail. May oversee or coordinate the work of others. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to effectively interact with all levels of Associates as well as outside contractors.

Willingness to travel throughout the region. Demonstrated leadership in maintaining positive employee relations. Strong commitment to the goals and philosophy of Planned Parenthood and the ability to communicate those goals and agency values to employees, volunteers, applicants and community contacts.


Ability to read, analyze and interpret the most complex documents, including employment laws and regulations. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.


Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Valid Ohio Driverís License


The physical demands 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 individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, lift up to 10 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed.

This job description is subject to review and change. This is not a contract. Signatures below indicate solely that this job description has been received, read and understood.

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