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Human Resources Generalist  Bronx, NY  : 11/1/2022
Job Description

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Job Category:

Human Resources

Position Type:

Full Time


Under the supervision of the Vice President of Human Resources and Talent Management and the Director of Human Resources, the Human Resources Generalist as part of a wider HR team is pivotal in helping drive change and performance management. The Human Resources Generalist is responsible for the day-to-day operations of assigned programs and manages the administration of the Human Resources policies, and procedures.

The Human Resources Generalist (ANH) must ensure high levels of communication within the HR team and provide business-focused human resources functional guidance with an emphasis on aligning human resources initiatives with business strategies & objectives and promoting a high-performance environment. The hourly rate is $32.00/hr ($60,000/yr).


Employee Requisition Process

  • Act as the lead to ensure the process is updated and maintained for the entire organization.
  • Ensure forms have accurate information to prompt recruiters to post vacant positions.
  • Ensure all ERFs have been approved by the appropriate personnel.
  • Assist in the maintenance and updates to the ERF binder to ensure HR has copies of submitted forms with completed new-hire information.

Onboarding Management

  • Prepare new hire documents for Human Resources Coordinators to begin the pre-employment process.
  • Manages onboarding process for portfolio.
  • Ensure all required documents are approved prior to candidates being contacted to initiate onboarding which includes ensuring Job Descriptions are updated and provided to Coordinators for Pre-Employment Process.
  • Responsible for effective and efficient management of pre-employment background check processes under all regulatory agencies (OASAS, OMH, CHRC, DHOMH, etc.).
  • Assist in the assurance of compliance with pre & post-employment background requirements including but not limited to SEL, SCR, CBC, etc.

HRIS Systems/Process Automation

  • Responsible for assisting in maintaining HRIS integrity.
  • Assists the HR liaison with the Payroll Department regarding ADP changes (e.g., new hires, rehires, terminations, salary adjustments, promotions, title changes, transfers, promotions, etc.) under the portfolio.
  • Completes FLSA testing for positions to determine appropriate classification status and compliance with Department of Labor standards.
  • Assist in updating and maintaining the position control and requisition log to ensure adherence to annual budgets and accurately maintain staffing/FTE levels.

Unemployment Management

  • Assists with responding to Unemployment Claims, including forwarding unemployment requests and support documentation to the unemployment representative, answering basic unemployment questions, and generating summary reports.
  • Responds to hearing appointments and coordinates with management for hearings.
  • Drafts letters of appeal and coordinates with management and the Director of Human Resources regarding strategy.

HR Administrative Support

  • Manages the I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Process in compliance with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) immigration laws.
  • Follows up as required for SSN Tentative Non-confirmation, DHS Tentative Non-confirmation, and Final Non-confirmation Notices.
  • Completes employee protest, which includes questionnaires and verifications of wages.
  • Works closely with the Director of Human Resources to provide various pieces of training to the assigned portfolio.
  • Provides guidance to HR Coordinators on the HR process and procedures in the absence of Sr. HR Generalist
  • Prepares Weekly HR reports for all areas of responsibility.
  • Maintain knowledge and understanding of existing and proposed federal and state labor laws/regulations to ensure compliance.
  • Attend and actively participate in departmental, organizational, or external meetings, training, and workshops as required.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • COVID-19 vaccination required 
  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources Management, Organizational Development, Business Management, or an equivalent related field required
  • 2+ years of previous relevant experience in Human Resources required
  • Working knowledge of HR functions including recruiting and hiring, benefits administration, employee/labor relations, and compensation.
  • Familiarity with medical/dental/life insurance enrollment and administration.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local labor laws.
  • Ability to use business acumen to exercise good judgment and decision-making.
  • Ability to interface with associates and management at all levels, handling confidential issues and information with discretion.
  • Ability to deal with sensitive issues with diplomacy and discretion.
  • Strong PC skills including MS Office, HR Perspective/HRB and EZ Labor, ADP Workforce Now.
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor under pressure and operate with a keen sense of urgency and commitment to quality.
  • PHR or SHRM-CP a plus.

*Acacia Network is an equal opportunity employer*


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