Advancing Justice Southern California,

Senior Human Resources Generalist

1 month ago
Employment type
Los Angeles
Closing date

About this organization

We are the nation’s largest legal and civil rights organization for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AANHPI). 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

The Senior Human Resources Generalist provides senior level support in functional areas of Human Resources including but not limited to recruitment and employment, personnel records, employee and/or labor relations, job evaluation, compensation management, benefits administration, organization development, training and special projects.

Roles & responsibilities

65% Major Responsibilities - Shepherding the Employment Cycle

Lead recruitment efforts for all exempt, non-exempt personnel and temporary employees to include drafting job descriptions and job postings in collaboration with hiring managers, promoting diversity awareness in hiring practices.

Manage pre-employment process to include conducting reference and background checks as well as coordinate skills assessments.

Lead onboarding process for new hires, coordinating with cross-functional departments to deliver an exceptional “first-day” experience.

Handle all administrative tasks for onboarding, new-hire orientations and exit interviews, including data entry in human resources information systems (HRIS) and audits for accuracy and compliance.

Partner with Human Resources Manager with the restructuring of Applicant Tracking System (ATS) and HRIS to document/reflect HR departmental policies and procedures.

Maintain organization, accuracy and comprehensiveness of electronic personnel files – conducting regular audits.

Performs benefits administration, claims resolution, change reporting, administer open enrollment and communicating benefits information to employees and to Accounting/Finance/Payroll department.

Maintain employee records in compliance with state and federal requirements

25% Additional Responsibilities – Supporting Policy Development, Maintenance & Execution

Administer the communication, interpretation and upkeep of employee handbook, employee directory, and organizational chart, and contribute to policy development.

Effectively communicate and execute necessary changes to policies and procedures to staff as determined by Human Resources Manager and Vice President of Administration.

Administer all Leave of Absence programs and processes including transitional work and accommodations (STD, FMLA, CFRA, Workers’ Comp claims, etc.)

Administer bonus plans, employee referral bonus plans, merit processes, and routine/special request reports.

Partner with Human Resources Manager with planning, coordinating and executing company-wide training to include annual anti-harassment training, performance management training, injury & illness prevention training.

10% Other Duties as Assigned

Participate in administrative staff meetings and attend other meetings and seminars as directed.

Support the Human Resources Manager in employee relations matters and/or workplace investigations.

Support the Human Resources Manager and key stakeholders to map critical HR processes for implementation.


Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field or equivalent experience related work experience

Minimum 5+ years progressive Human Resources Generalist experience

Certifications for Human Resource Professionals (PHR) preferred.

Previous experience with union environments a plus

Valid driver's license with satisfactory driving record within company required standards preferred.

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