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Human Resources Specialist

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OKSI
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Los Angeles, CA
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Added: April 20, 2024

The Human Resources Generalist will run the daily functions of the Human Resource (HR) department and be the lead for culture initiatives and internal communications. The position duties include hiring and interviewing staff, administering benefits and leave, enforcing company policies and practices, organizing culture events, and conducting internal communications.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • No direct supervision.
  • Assists with constructive and timely performance evaluations.


Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Reviews, tracks, and documents compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory training, continuing education, and work assessments. This may include safety training, anti-harassment training, professional licensure, and aptitude exams and certifications.
  • Recruits, interviews, and facilitates the hiring of qualified job applicants for open positions; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.
  • Conducts or acquires background checks and employee eligibility verifications.
  • Implements new hire orientation and employee recognition programs.
  • Performs routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs including but not limited to compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development.
  • Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff.
  • Attends and participates in employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
  • Writes and publishes all relevant employee internal announcements, like policy changes, benefits, training opportunities, etc.
  • Organizes employee focused culture and morale events.
  • Drafts and posts on social media relevant to company lifestyle, recruitment and events.


Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent organizational/cross-functional skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Experience with common wiki software like confluence, coda.ai, notion, or others, to build a wiki of all company policies, and documentation, or a willingness to learn.
  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organizations HRIS and talent management systems.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field required.
  • At least two years of human resource experience preferred.
  • SHRM-CP a plus.


Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times.
  • Must be able to access and navigate each department at the organization's facilities.
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