Summary: The Human Resources Generalist has primary responsibility for coordinating, managing, and administering all human resource functions including but not limited to assisting with hiring and interviewing staff, onboarding new employees, administering pay, benefits, and leave, enforcing company policies and practices, promoting positive employee relations and scheduling employee trainings in coordination with NHBA Management Team.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Annual employee benefit renewal in coordination with New England Employee Benefits Co. (NEEBCo)
  • Employee Benefits administration
  • Employee Benefits enrollment
  • Respond to employee benefit questions
  • Maintain HR information and the NEEBCo Employee Portal
    • Employee Handbook
    • Employee Safety Manual
    • Pandemic Policy
    • Other human resource-related documents
  • Process salaried and hourly payroll through Paychex Payroll
  • Ensures all payroll taxes and payroll liabilities are paid on time and to appropriate entity, many payroll liabilities processed directly by Paychex Payroll
  • Administers NHBA’s 401k plans held with Paychex Retirement
    • Filing of annual IRS Form 5500 (draft prepared by Paychex Retirement)
  • Liaison with Financial Strategies Retirement Partners (FSRP) as it relates to NHBA’s corporate 401k plans, retirement investments, strategies, and support
  • Liaison with KGA, NHBA’s employee assistance program partner
  • Schedule required HR training with NHBA partner organizations to include, but not limited to: Paychex HR, AleraHR, FSRP, NEEBCo, KGA to include annual no-harassment training
  • Suggest and schedule employee professional development training in coordination with NHBA Management Team
  • Investigate employee complaints in coordination with Executive Director and, at times, outside council
  • Address requests for policy or job description modifications
  • Joint Loss/Safety Committee co-chair
  • Coordinate with Meetings & Events Coordinator for annual staff holiday luncheon and staff summer outing
  • Post jobs, conduct initial interviews (if requested by hiring director) and schedule interviews with hiring director and other staff, if warranted
  • Ensures new hire paperwork and references are complete
  • Onboarding new employees & new hire orientation
  • Submit new hire background checks
  • Maintain permanent files for all employees to include all required documents as per federal and state laws
  • Remain current on NH DOL and Federal DOL laws and updates
  • Employee relations
  • Design and implement employee rewards program
  • First Aid/CPR Trainings for subset of staff willing to volunteer for the training
  • Support and preparation of all required documentation for employee terminations
  • Partner with leadership on performance evaluations
  • Issue articles and information to Communications Coordinator for staff newsletter
  • General clerical duties including photocopying, faxing, and filing

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5 years of experience in human resources or related field
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to keep multiple projects on task and on time
  • Diplomatic, Team Player
  • Ability to recognize and work independently within the scope of the job
  • Ability to lead and guide volunteers and staff who support the events

 

Please submit resume and cover letter to employment@nhbar.org for consideration.