Human Resources Generalist in Rochester, NY at Maximus

Date Posted: 2/22/2021

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Job Description

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(Disregard the 'Job Description Summary' section further below)
Major Purpose:
As a Business Partner, lead full employment life cycle including the development and implementation of, onboarding, individual and management development, performance management and organizational effectiveness, employee relations, and regulatory compliance processes to attract, retain, develop and engage a talented and diverse workforce for organizational excellence.
- Manage Employee Relations with assigned Business Partners by conduct coaching, counseling, disciplinary action recommendations and approvals through termination, employee complaint investigation and resolution.
- Lead Employee Engagement initiatives by collaborating with leadership on employee development, recognition and effective supervision.
- Collaborate with Talent Acquisition partner and hiring managers to ensure staffing needs are met
- Assist the Human Capital department in implementation and administration of human capital processes and procedures for all project employees.
- Implement and administer MAXIMUS Corporate policies and procedures (including compliance and health and safety)
- Instruct supervisors, managers and employees on performance evaluation processes
- Conduct exit interviews for voluntary terminations.
- Conduct new hire orientation and coordinate with managers and/or supervisors for new hire start dates and times.
- Generate human resource reports based upon project management requests.
- Process all Leave paperwork through the corporate office.
- Collaborate with Managers, supervisors and employees regarding compensation, benefits and recognition processes.
- Responsible for adhering to established safety standards
- Must be able to remain in a stationary position for an extended period of time
- Occasionally lifts, carries, or otherwise moves items weighing up to 25 pounds
- Work is constantly performed in an office environment
- Performs other duties as assigned by management
Education Required:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent work experience.
Background & Experience Required:
- 3 years of human resources experience required.
- Strong employee relations experience needed.
- Knowledge of principles and practices of human resources required.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio, Access, and other computer software applications.
- Ability to perform comfortably in a fast-paced, deadline oriented work environment
- Ability to execute many complex tasks simultaneously
- Ability to work as a team member, as well as independently
- PHR, SPHR, SHRM – CP preferred
Job Description Summary

Responsible for providing human resources support including but not limited to company policies, recruiting, onboarding, providing employment law expertise, and solving employee relations problems: (e.g., investigations, mediations, progressive discipline, employment terminations, etc.).  


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Minimum Requirements:
- Bachelor's degree with 3+ years of experience.
- May have additional training or education in area of specialization.
- Develops solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope & complexity.
- General application of concepts & principles.
- Contributes to the completion of organizational projects & goals.
- Frequent use and general knowledge of industry practices, techniques, and standards.
- Applies knowledge and skills to complete a wide range of tasks.
- Communicates on complex or sensitive issues or drafts such responses for supervisor or manager.

MAXIMUS Introduction
Since 1975, Maximus has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. Maximus delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, Maximus is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit
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