Boys & Girls Clubs of America

  • Human Resources Generalist

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/27/2018 11:11 AM)
    Job ID
    Human Resources
    Atlanta, GA
  • Overview

    Boys & Girls Clubs of America named "One of the Best Nonprofits to Work for in 2017 and 2018"


    Boys & Girls Clubs of America is the nation's premier youth development organization. Our programs, training and services impact nearly 4 million children and teens every year. We are always looking for qualified professionals with a passion for improving young lives as a member of our national staff.  We have strong values, embrace diversity and offer great benefits to allow our employees to maintain work/life balance.



    The Human Resources Generalist is responsible for aligning organizational objectives with employees and management. The positon supports the organization by implementing human resources program and serves as a consultant to management on human resource-related issues. The role assesses and anticipates HR-related needs and seeks to develop integrated solutions. The position formulates partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added service to management and employees in support of organizational goals. 


    Essential functions

    • Manages and resolves assigned employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations.
    • Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partners with the legal department as needed/required.
    • Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions).
    • Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
    • Manages the employee termination process including exit interviews, communication of final check requirements, and timely response to unemployment claims and hearings
    • Prepares and presents required reporting and analysis of data trends and metrics to inform business decisions; develops solutions, programs and policies.
    • Plans and delivers key training programs including the organization’s New Employee Orientation (quarterly), HR Orientation (weekly) and Supervisory Training (bi-annual); evaluates and shares recommended enhancements to the orientation procedure for effective onboarding of new hires.
    • Evaluates training programs and identifies training needs for teams and individuals in the organization.
    • Maintains and distributes monthly and ad-hoc organizational charts.
    • Develops and distributes the weekly HR communication, and other required announcements.
    • Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation.
    • Provides guidance and input on business unit restructures, workforce planning and succession planning.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Supervision Responsibility

    This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities, but may serve as a coach and mentor for internships, temporary staffing and other positions in the department.



    • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Human Resources, or equivalent education and experience in human resource management
    • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) preferred, but not required
    • Minimum of 8 to 10 years in human resources experience
    • Demonstrated successful experience in effective organizational, time management, and customer service and communication
    • Demonstrated knowledge of state and federal laws pertaining to staffing and employee relations
    • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office


    • Business Acumen.
    • Communication.
    • Consultation.
    • Ethical Practice.
    • Cultural Awareness.
    • HR Expertise.
    • Relationship Management.
    • abilities
    • Ability to exchange, clearly and concisely: ideas, facts, and/or technical information and guidance, in person, by telephone, fax or correspondence.  Ability to comprehend information and apply appropriately toward meeting organization’s needs; excellent accuracy and confidentiality.  Physical requirements include: sight, hearing, sitting for four plus hours a day, standing, stooping; skills essential for successful communications include speaking, writing, and reading comprehension.


    • Normal office environment
    • Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-area travel may be expected.


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