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HR Generalist

Philadelphia, PA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description


The Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC) is looking for an experienced Human Resources Generalist to join its team. The Human Resource Generalist will run the daily functions of the Human Resource (HR) department including recruiting, administering benefits, and leave, and enforcing company policies and practices.


  • Aligned with the UAC mission of having a strong desire to uplift our community
  • Able to work within a team to make both the team and our clients successful
  • Proactive at identifying, communicating and resolving issues before they grow
  • A skilled problem solver able to own partner issues from beginning to end
  • Having an affinity for and experience with digital systems


  • Assist in the recruitment process: post positions on various “job opportunities” websites, screen resumes, extend offers, close candidates, and complete offer letters. Establish relationships with various colleges/universities in the Philadelphia area, along with temporary employment agencies, and recruiters to find the best talent;
  • Maintain the ADP/HRB system and train new employees on ADP “time & labor”;
  • Responsible for notifying the Fiscal Department and processing employee information (new hires, changes, terminations, etc.) in ADP in a timely manner;
  • Run ad-hoc reports from the ADP system when requested by senior staff/program leaders;
  • Work with the HR Manager to develop, implement and evaluate ongoing HR related training curricula and courses. Train employees/managers on employment and compliance issues;
  • Work with the HR Manager to update and maintain the Employee Handbook/ Mgrs. Procedural manual;
  • Work with the HR Manager in resolving employee relations/conflict resolution issues;
  • Complete employment verifications and unemployment compensation reports;
  • Assist in the preparation and filing of mandated federal and state reports;
  • Work with the HR team to develop the quarterly HR newsletter;
  • Participate in staff meetings, attend unemployment hearings, and other meetings as deemed necessary;
  • Notify IT via email regarding personnel additions, changes, and deletions on a monthly basis;
  • Assist the HR team in other projects/special events as assigned.
  • Maintain and report FMLA, STD, LTD, and workers’ compensation claims to the insurance carriers;
  • Maintain and monitor all employee files – HR, Benefits, and I-9 files to ensure compliance with company policies and practices. Administer and maintain the company’s health benefits; communicate benefit changes and revisions to employees;
  • Perform a monthly audit of benefits premium statements; ensure that premium statements are accurate and checks are processed in a timely manner; maintain statistical data on employee premium amounts and payroll contributions;
  • Resolve employees’ insurance claims and eligibility issues; interact with insurance brokers and carriers to resolve issues;
  • Conduct employee new hire/benefits orientations and enroll newly eligible employees in the benefit plans; facilitate annual “benefits open enrollment”;
  • Review COBRA notifications from COBRA carrier and maintain a tracking system;
  • Maintain and report FMLA, STD, LTD, and workers’ compensation claims to the insurance carriers;
  • Maintain and monitor all employee files – HR, Benefits, and I-9 files to ensure compliance with company policies and practices.


  • Must exercise the utmost discretion and confidentiality in handling human resources, payroll, and HIPAA issues;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; be detailed-oriented, strong follow-up skills, and can effectively communicate with employees of all levels;
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment;
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint);
  • Must have a working knowledge of ADP HRB system;
  • Previous HR experience working in a non-profit environment, a plus.


  1. Objective: Master use of new UAC Technology systems
    1. Must develop mastery Workfront.
  2. Others – To be developed collaboratively with employee


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or Business Management, Master’s Degree preferred;
  • A minimum of 5 years HR/Benefits experience;
  • SHRM-CP/PHR certification, a plus.



Philadelphia, PA
19107 USA