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Human Resources Generalist

WorkLife Partnership
Denver, CO
  • Expired: January 29, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.
Human Resource Generalist

About WorkLife Partnership

WorkLife Partnership, founded in 2009, is a Denver-CO based 501c3, social enterprise dedicated to creating socially sustainable communities and thriving workplaces. WorkLife deploys its Employer Resource Navigator and other programs to help employees in life so they can meet their potential at work. We are People Helping People Solve Real Problems, providing personalized, immediate, one-on-one assistance when workers need it most. WorkLife is growing rapidly, expanding its reach nationally across both middle market and enterprise business and is looking for enthusiastically entrepreneurial, curious and experienced people to join our team.

Job Summary

The Human Resource Generalist will run the daily functions of the Human Resource department including recruitment, new employee set up and onboarding, and total rewards programs including: compensation, benefits, recognition programs, employee perks, leave programs; oversight of our people process including performance review management and employee relations; and managing company policies, procedures, and practices. The HR Generalist will initially report to the Chief Operating Officer transitioning to the VP of Operations once that position is filled.

This is a hybrid position based in Denver-CO. A minimum of one day/week in WorkLife's Denver-based office will be required. The HR Generalist will also be required to welcome new Denver-local employees on their first day at the office.

Essential Duties
  • Recruits, interviews, and facilitates the hiring of qualified job applicants for open positions; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings
  • Initiates new hire onboarding in including systems, benefits, policies and procedures
  • Manages employee termination process and off-boarding
  • Manages semi-monthly payroll processing and supports end-of-year distribution of tax records
  • Performs routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs including but not limited to compensation, benefits, performance and talent management; recognition, and culture
  • Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants and employees, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance
  • Supports WorkLife's internal equity initiatives
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law
  • Manages WorkLife's broker relationship; ensures WorkLife is accessing competitive
  • Manages and maintains all employee reference materials including Employee Handbook, Onboarding Guide, and Orientation Materials
  • Manages and takes action on anonymous feedback from staff
  • Implementation of updated HCM/HRIS technology within the year
  • Oversees WorkLife's staff training program (will help develop/launch the program in the first year on the job)

Desired Experience and Core Competencies
  • 5+ years in a progressive HR generalist or HR business partner role
  • HR industry certification preferred but not required
  • Experience supporting/scaling a fast-growing nonprofit, social enterprise, or small company is preferred
  • Skilled in end-to-end recruiting processes and best practices
  • Experience in payroll processing
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to act with integrity, discretion, and confidentiality
  • Strong experience in total rewards administration primarily compensation and benefits management
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations; ability to keep up with changes
  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn HRIS and talent management systems.
  • Willingness to serve the people who power the organization and the people we serve

Communication: Ability to communicate and build relationships with a wide variety of constituents.

Decision-Making: Able to make independent but defendable decisions; understands when to bring in others for input.

Agility: Be able to meet challenges flexibly and openly; able to shift with changing business priorities and dynamics and deal calmly with ambiguity.

Discreet: Respects access to confidential and sensitive information and manages this access with the utmost of professionalism.

Solution-oriented: Understands the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving.

Commitment to cultural humility and equity: Strives to identify internal and organizational biases and implement actionable steps toward diversity, inclusion, and equity.

WorkLife Partnership values the lived and learned experience of all candidates and is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage qualified candidates with all different experiences and backgrounds to apply.

Compensation and Benefits

We are proud to offer a competitive salary and benefits package to our employees. The starting salary range for the HR Generalist is $68,000.00 to $75,000.00 annually DOE.

We also offer:
  • Health, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Generous vacation and wellness time
  • Paid holidays
  • 401k (after one year)
  • 30 day paid sabbatical after 5 years of employment
  • Paid family and medical leave
  • 100% employer-paid contribution to Colorado's FAMLI program
  • Voluntary legal & identity protection services, short term disability, FSA, pet care, and AD&D coverage
  • Semi-flexible schedule

Our Core Values

Brave •Cultivating Potential •Calm Resilience •Connection •Enthusiastically Entrepreneurial •Data Storytellers

WorkLife Partnership


Denver, CO
80216 USA