HR Generalist/Senior HR Generalist
Princeton University - Princeton, NJ

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The Senior HR Generalist/ HR Generalist is responsible for fostering and maintaining client relationships, coaching for performance improvement, advising and negotiating in conflict situations, and assisting the Senior HR Manager in organizational effectiveness efforts. This role will deliver HR solutions in a number of key areas, such as employee relations, performance management, and training and development. As a member of a cross-functional team, reporting to a Senior HR Manager the HR Generalist will partner with other members of the HR team, and work collaboratively all levels of management to implement HR policies, practices and procedures.

Specific Responsibilities:
*Provide advice, guidance and decisions on HR matters to managers and staff. Identify and analyze employee relations situations and recommend appropriate employment action to maintain a productive work environment.

*Foster positive working relationships between union members and management, including participating as a member of the Labor Management Committee.

*Conduct timely and thorough investigations with general supervision, recommend solutions to issues, and counsel employees. Advise managers on progressive discipline process, highlighting the legal requirements and ramifications. Facilitate dispute resolution within client groups as necessary to ensure the consistent, uniform and fair application of University policies and procedures.

*Manage disciplinary actions within client groups to ensure the consistent, uniform and fair application of University policies and procedures.

*Manage risk by ensuring employment actions are in compliance with local, state and federal employment requirements.

*Participate in campus-wide strategic projects, committees and working groups; adjudicate complex ER issues.

*Stays current on recent federal, state and case law changes and monitors labor law updates and newsletters for changes that may affect HR.

*Partner with University Learning and Development team to create and deliver solutions to managers and their departments. Align training solutions to organizational problems and priorities. Conduct training for clients on general human resource topics. Under the direction of the Senior HR Manager performs organizational assessments and provides advice and guidance to Generalists on restructuring, impact analysis and implementing change.

*Coordinate workforce and talent management efforts with clients relative to establishing solid promotion rationales, collaborating with Compensation on offers, salary actions, audits and the annual merit increase process.
*Under the direction of the Senior HR Manager, assist clients with compensation and staffing needs; create solutions to handle issues.
*Supports the development and strategic implementation of policies, procedures and tools to support performance management, communication and relationship building while fostering positive relationships between employees and managers.

Essential Qualifications
*A bachelor's degree and 4-6 years' of related HR generalist experience.

*Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills and the ability to present effectively to small and large groups and facilitate discussion.

*Demonstrated ability to use technology (i.e. MS Office, HRIS systems) to gather, interpret, organize, and present data.

*Must possess sound judgment and critical thinking skills; ability to manage multiple priorities and administer broad range of tasks including resolving complaints, coaching and counseling managers and employees on policies and procedures.

*Able to collaborate, influence and command the respect and confidence of campus partners and have the capacity to deal with a wide range of relationships and situations.

*Strong organizational skills; evidence of self-motivation; demonstrated ability to plan, schedule and work both independently and in teams within a service oriented organization.

*Demonstrated success managing multiple projects and competing priorities while balancing the need for quality with meeting deadlines.

The final candidate must successfully complete a background check.

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications:
*HR certification ( PHR, SPHR)
*Experience in higher education or a service-oriented organization

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