Human Resources Generalist
American Heart Association 213 reviews - Dallas, TX

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What's your motivation? Opportunity? Creativity? Contribution? It's all part of working for the American Heart Association---where you can combine professional growth with personal fulfillment. So if you're considering a new and rewarding career, consider the American Heart Association. We have an excellent opportunity for a Human Resources (HR) Generalist in our National Center office in Dallas, TX.

The HR Generalist will provide Human Resources support including providing excellent customer service and answering all inquires in a timely fashion. Assists VP, Human Resources in planning, implementation, follow-up, and evaluation of various Human Resources and Recruiting activities. Supports business units within HR in their day-to-day operations and project work. Ensures that Affiliate policies are carried out and goals are achieved in a timely fashion. Perform recruitment to fill assigned vacant positions as needed.

Major Responsibilities Include:
Advises employee and managers on various Human Resources programs, and procedures, inclusive of responsibilities in the following functional areas: employee relations, training delivery, organizational development, and talent acquisition.

Improves manager and employee performance by identifying and clarifying problems; evaluating potential solutions; implementing selected solution; coaching and counseling managers and employees.

Completes special projects by clarifying project objective; setting timetables and schedules; conducting research; developing and organizing information; fulfilling transactions. Manages client expectations by communicating project status and issues; resolving concerns; analyzing time and cost issues; preparing reports.

Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.

May recruit positions in support of AHA National Center Staffing team as needed.

Maintain documentation of the AHA's Affirmative Action program, including effective EEO reporting for candidates, maintaining current AAP data on intranet, and working with AHA Affiliate's to keep AHA compliant with both internal and federal guidelines.

Assist with training activities and meetings as needed, including facilitation of training programs.

Maintain HR component of AHA's intranet with accurate and up-to-date information.

Required Skills

Required Experience

Business, Human Resources, or a related field required.

PHR certification preferred.

Minimum 2 years related experience in a Human Resources Generalist role.

Experience performing full-cycle recruitment.

Strong verbal and written communication skills; effective interpersonal skills with the ability to relate to and influence individuals at all levels.

Strong knowledge of employment laws, maintaining compliance, and ensuring adherence to internal policies/procedures.

Exceptional Microsoft Word and Excel skills.

Ability to complete and manage a variety of tasks/projects, particularly when faced with competing demands and priorities.

Experience working in a Human Resources with a non-profit preferred.

Training facilitation experience preferred.

Attracting talented, committed employees means offering a competitive benefits package, ongoing professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow. And we do.

To apply for this position or to see other opportunities with the American Heart Association please visit . We no longer accept mailed, faxed or e-mailed resumes. Please apply for positions directly through our website. Only those candidates deemed most qualified by the hiring manager will be contacted to interview.

The American Heart Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer and works to prohibit discrimination and to assure fair and uniform treatment of applicants and employees in all aspects of Human Resources administration without regard to political or religious opinions or affiliations, membership or non-membership in employee organizations, age, sex, disability, race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital status or any other non-merit factor.

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The American Heart Association (AHA) is a not-for-profit organization devoted to the fight against heart disease and stroke (both among...