Advancing Justice Southern California,

Human Resources Generalist

1 month ago
Employment type
Los Angeles
Closing date

About this organization

We are the nations largest legal and civil rights organization for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (NHPI). Our mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services, and education and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Pacific Americans and to create a more equitable and harmonious society. We serve more than 15,000 individuals and organizations every year, focusing on the most vulnerable members of Asian American and NHPI communities while also building a strong voice for civil rights and social justice. With our Advancing Justice affiliates in Atlanta, Chicago, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C., we enrich, enhance, and serve our communities all across the country.

About this job

Under the direction of the HR Manager, the HR Generalist provides Advancing Justice LA employees human resources support. The HR Generalist troubleshoots issues with benefits, employee data, and other human resources matters and partners with the HR Manager to solve more complex human resources matters. The HR Generalist partners with Directors and Managers to recruit candidates, hire and onboard new employees, and off-board departing employees. This position also monitors the office environment to ensure issues are properly raised and communicated to the key stakeholders. Your day-to-day typically includes:

Roles & responsibilities

  • 65% Major Responsibilities
  • Conducts recruitment effort for all exempt, nonexempt personnel, and temporary employees
  • Conducts new-employee orientations; help write and place job postings
  • Helps draft job descriptions
  • Monitors the performance evaluation program and suggests revisions as necessary
  • Maintains company organization charts and the employee directory
  • Maintains human resource information system records and compiles reports from the database
  • 25% Additional Responsibilities
  • Performs benefits administration, including claims resolution, change reporting, administer open enrollment, and communicating benefits information to employees
  • Participates in the development of HR departmental goals, objectives, and systems
  • Assists with employee relations counseling, outplacement counseling and exit interviewing
  • Recommends new approaches, policies and procedures to continually improve efficiency of the department and services performed

10% Other Duties as Assigned

  • Participates in administrative staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars as directed
  • Support the HR Manager in employee relations matters
  • Helps maintain the employee handbook and the policies and procedures manual
  • Partner with the HR Manager and key stakeholders to map critical HR processes for implementation


  • Bachelors Degree in Human Resources Management or related field
  • Minimum of five (5) years of progressive HR experience
  • PHR certification preferred or plans to take exam in near future
  • Valid drivers license and/or access to alternative means of transportation

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