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Human Resources Generalist

Greater Lawrence Community Action Council
Lawrence, MA
  • Posted: 4 days ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

The HR Generalist will assist the HR Director in providing support to the organization in many areas including: Employment – onboarding/new hire set up and retrieval of Cori’s/Sori’s, I9’s, W2’s, applications, etc. Conducts new hire orientation, processes enrollments, enters data and uploads to Paycom HRIS/Payroll system, assists Hiring Managers with paperwork, interprets employee handbook, responds to external requests, job description management, creates reports and administers off boarding. Serves as contact to our benefit brokers and sets up new hires with their benefits. Sets up and maintain employee files. This position also is responsible for participating in HR audits. 

Essential Functions/Key Responsibilities: 

Prepares and conducts new hire orientation using Paycom and automation. Takes a leadership role in enrollment forms, policies and procedures, employment benefits, hours of work, schedules and time off to ensure employees are knowledgeable of current practices and administrative processes as well as completion of forms.

• Maintains and develops HR related forms, etc. for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written reference, and/or conveying information.

• Maintains manual and electronic documents, files and records (e.g. personnel records, employee lists, etc.) for the purpose of providing accurate information in compliance with established guidelines.

• Administers onboarding from the application to the final hire. Supports online training system. 

• Serves as the Benefit Administrator by communicating with our benefit broker for health, dental, 403B and other plans. Enrolls new hire and processes terms in coverage. Also serves as a lead for our online open enrollment process. 

• Responsible for record keeping and regular maintenance of employee files.

• Prepares a variety of reports and related documents (e.g. verification requests of employment, folders, paperwork, unemployment claims, etc.) for the purpose of providing documentation and information to others.

• Contribute to the development, implementation and maintenance of several agency events, programs and offerings including the employee wellness program, tuition reimbursement, Employee Enrichment Committee and others as needed. 

•Coordinate and track the volunteer and intern process from screening, assignments, and record keeping.

• Coordinate employee records and tracks Teacher scheduled layoffs. 

• Performs other related duties as needed.

Educational/Experience Requirements:

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and 2 years’ prior related experience in Human Resources. The ideal candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong attention to detail, accuracy, and must be able to multi-task and use technology.  This position requires strict confidentiality. In addition, this candidate will have experience in Microsoft Office and Paycom or a similar HRIS system.  Additionally prior knowledge of onboarding, off boarding, I9 and Cori processing. Benefit laws such as FMLA, PFML, W/C, UE and Cobra are required. 
This position will work under direction and as part of a team. 


GLCAC offers a competitive and comprehensive benefit package to our employees and their families, with the flexibility to select a plan that meets their needs as well as establish a foundation for financial security. Benefits include for eligible staff: 

  • Tufts Health Insurance (80% company paid) 
  • Delta Dental Coverage (80% company paid)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Dependent Care Assistance Program (DCAP)
  • 403B with Company match up to 3% 
  • Life/Disability Insurance
  • Voluntary Tax-deferred Retirement Plan/Company Match 
  • Voluntary Vision Coverage 
  • 3 Weeks vacation (15 days) 
  • 12 Observed Holidays
  • 3 Personal Days 
  • Paid Parental Leave 
  • EAP and Wellness Programs including free Calm App 
  • Discounted Homeowner’s, Renter’s and Car Insurance 

GLCAC Workplace Anti-Discrimination and Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:  

The policy of GLCAC is to provide equal employment opportunities by recruiting, hiring, training and promoting applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, sexual orientation, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, gender identity or expression, disability, handicap, military obligations, veteran status or any other category protected by law (“protected class status”).



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