Generalist Job Description

Generalist Job Description

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Generalist provides support and guidance to the employee population in all aspects of human resource functions including: benefits, work life balance, FMLA, ADA, time off management, employee relations, and training.

Generalist Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Partners with supervisors to address any staff performance management issues, development, and resolution
Attend all mandated Corporate Security and Fire training sessions (e.g., State 330, Annual MCOLE, CPR/AED)
Participate with the HR Business Partner team in completing special projects as assigned
Provides guidance, assistance and resolution on Company policy and procedure matters
Supports management in defining and clarifying roles and responsibilities as appropriate
Assists Management with performance issues to ensure proper HR procedures are followed and all documentation requirements are met
Proactively manages the recruitment process keeping in sync with recruitment on candidate pool
Collaborates closely with Recruitment and HRIS to coordinate hire/on-boarding of new or transferring employees
Conducts exit interviews for select staff positions
Special projects as assigned (reorganizations, project support, research)

Generalist Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Generalist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PHR, SPHR, SHRM, CP, HR, SCP, HRCI, K-8, DDI, FONACOT

Education for Generalist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the generalist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Human Resources, Business, Business/Administration, Education, Human Resources Management, Psychology, Associates, Management, Human Resource Management, Accounting

Skills for Generalist

Desired skills for generalist include:

Federal
FMLA
State
Employment law
Employee relations
Performance management
ADA
Benefits
Curriculum and instruction
Duties

Desired experience for generalist includes:

Ability to communicate logically and precisely Ability to communicate logically and precisely
Excellent verbal and written communication skills Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Flexibility and ability to work under pressure Flexibility and ability to work under pressure
Ability to closely collaborate across different functional areas Ability to closely collaborate across different functional areas
Detail-oriented, analytical, and well organized
Prior exposure/involvement with international employee populations is helpful

Generalist Examples

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Generalist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of generalist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for generalist
  • Develop and support game and engine systems
  • Rapidly prototype new ideas and concepts
  • Design, create, refine, and debug and systems, features, tools and infrastructure as needed
  • Support content creators and other customers of ADG technology
  • Pro-actively identify and address areas for improved user experiences
  • Receive and review purchase orders, check requests and/or other related documentation for completeness and compliance with financial policies, procedures and contractual agreements
  • Code with appropriate accounting information and obtain approval for payment from authorized personnel and electronically enter accounts payable data into ledgers
  • Verify cell phone, pager and travel invoices for proper charges according to company policies and coding proper department and individuals
  • Prepare, maintain and balance appropriate and required reports and schedules of liabilities and payments including, but not limited to
  • Maintain appropriate files of accounts payable documents including, but not limited to
Qualifications for generalist
  • Good knowledge of C#/C/C++
  • Familiarity with data structures, algorithms performance, and parallel processing techniques
  • Experienced working with and maintaining large codebases
  • Familiarity with AI, Networking, Physics, Animation
  • 3+ years of prior experience of game development
  • Contributed to the development of shipped console games
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Generalist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of generalist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for generalist
  • Maintain direct and contract employee list
  • Interact with Cost Accounting and provide associated costs for all items included in engineering invoicing, including department and job information
  • Perform intercompany reconciliations
  • Provide access control, personnel protection, and emergency response for executives, executive assistants, and visitors to the executive floors and executive garage areas
  • Provide executive residential security services including monitoring of security cameras and specialized equipment
  • Conduct foot patrols of interior and exterior areas and report unusual observations
  • Provide driving services for top level executives
  • Report and follow-up on maintenance issues for your facility
  • May perform badge access coordinator responsibilities for the assigned facility
  • Performs daily security risk assessment of specified areas or in advance of events to ensure appropriate level of security
Qualifications for generalist
  • Ability to closely collaborate across different functional areas
  • Solid knowledge of financial products and financial markets Solid knowledge of financial products and financial markets
  • Traditional arts background
  • Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines whilst maintaining a high quality output
  • Protect company classified and sensitive information with confidentiality
  • Basic level user of Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, Visio and PowerPoint
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of generalist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for generalist
  • Assists HR Director in recruiting qualified candidates for Store Line positions through the internet, approved agencies, industry contacts and other resources
  • Maintains a quality internal job posting and candidate referral system
  • Attends job fairs when appropriate and develop relationships with colleges
  • Works with Director of Human Resources to create and maintain applicant tracking system and paper files of applications and resumes received
  • Works with Director of Human Resources to ensure job descriptions are in place for every position in the store
  • Assists in compiling reports on key HR metrics (such as headcount, turnover, ), makes recommendations on continuous improvement efforts, tracks effectiveness of sourcing methods, cost per hire, budgets
  • Responds to employee needs swiftly, providing information, support and guidance to the staff
  • Answers general personnel policy questions from employees and managers and advise them on corporate policy and practice
  • Creates queries and runs standard reports to deliver data based on business requests
  • Responds to and manages the process for associate issues in regards to attendance and tardiness
Qualifications for generalist
  • Experience with compensation analysis and in recommending compensation strategies to
  • 5 to 10 years Corporate Treasury experience or in a related function
  • Solid knowledge of financial products and financial markets
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in law enforcement
  • Minimum 5 years’ good driving record with valid Michigan Operator's License
  • Ability to function under pressure and stressful emergency situations medical, fire, security, or other life threatening situations
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a generalist. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for generalist
  • Proactively coordinate and manage all steps within the direct marketing process to ensure programs are delivered on time and within budget
  • Direct the creative process for multi-channel marketing programs with internal and external resources
  • Contribute to and support the strategic planning and direction of marketing campaigns for the targeted Segment
  • Ensure direct marketing campaigns are set up and executed to allow for appropriate reporting of results and analyses
  • Work with the team to understand, analyze and report campaign results in an effort to continually improve and ensure Segment success
  • Establish strong relationships with cross functional and cross divisional contacts at all levels within the organization
  • Continually build and maintain strong knowledge of Operational and Administrative processes that support marketing efforts
  • Ensures compliance with legal and regulatory requirements
  • Proactively foster an environment encouraging and supporting innovation, collaboration, transparency, accountability and trust
  • Remain informed on industry news, standards, technologies and the competitive environment
Qualifications for generalist
  • Ability to work off-shifts, weekends and holidays (24/7 365 days a year) and change shifts as required in a temporary full time capacity with the opportunity for permanent hire
  • Ability to transfer roles and responsibilities within the organization as an Executive Security Driver, Residential Security, and Executive Security Coordinator
  • Ability to meet physical requirements of the job such as standing, walking, stairs, and self-defense tactics
  • In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience in HR concentrations, such as performance/talent management, training and development, HR operations/HRIS, workforce planning, compensation strategies and pay practices, employee benefit programs
  • Tax background (990 Nonprofit
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field or a combination of education preferred
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of generalist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for generalist
  • Create & support initiatives & campaigns to meet objectives outlined above
  • Ensure key target metrics are identified and in place before launching a new initiative or campaign
  • Collaborating with field leaders to gather feedback and create new initiatives or enhance current functionality with their suggestions
  • Interact with other business partners to develop, align and implement strategies and programs that are unique and consistent with overall brand & objectives above
  • Stay current in the latest technologies, competitors, and consumer preferences to ensure the company stays ahead of its competition and our associates have the best tools available
  • Drive projects from analysis thru action, including continued post-launch promotion, while working hand-in-hand with Business Analysts and Project Managers to meet key deadlines
  • Work with external vendors or internal IT when strategies require technical assistance
  • Conduct primary research and analyze & present key insights, statistics
  • Gathering and creating content for weekly promotion to the field
  • Work closely with WFG Marketing & Operations to promote new initiatives
Qualifications for generalist
  • 3+ years equivalent work experience in Recruitment and/or HR Generalist
  • Attended a competitive university with a high GPA
  • Work with outside vendors to obtain assets for sponsorship activation
  • Strong leadership, presentation, interpersonal, written & verbal communication skills
  • Driven to push through obstacles and move initiatives to fruition
  • Ability to facilitate resolution across departments and companies to promote company goals

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