Human Resources (Hr) Generalist

Company: InterCommunity ( Learn More )

General Information
US-CT-East Hartford
4 Year Degree
At least 3 year(s)
Not Specified
Job Description

InterCommunity, Inc. is a growing, progressive, non-profit community health center with almost 40 years of experience in the community.  We’ve been the grateful recipient over the past several years of numerous local and national awards for the innovative services we provide, and we were just named a Hartford Courant/Fox CT Top Small Workplace Award winner for the SEVENTH consecutive year!     


We are currently recruiting a full-time (40 hour/week) HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST to be responsible for all aspects of the organization’s hiring and on-boarding process as well as assist with benefit administration, leave management, performance management while supporting the Human Resources Department.

 Responsibilities will include: 

  • Builds applicant sources by researching and contacting community services, colleges, employment agencies, recruiters, media, and internet sites

  • Develops and maintains a pool of qualified candidates in advance of need

  • Attend career fairs for recruiting and company recognition

  • Posts openings with professional organizations, and in other position appropriate venues

  • Reviews incoming resumes and applications, doing the initial applicant screening to evaluate if they meet the position requirements.  Distribution and tracking of application to appropriate program.

  • Responsible for making job offers, sending rejection letters and conducting all background and reference checks

  • Coordinate and conducts agency new hire and intern orientations working with different departments to enhance the orientation processes

  • Ensure all new hire paperwork and testing is complete and filed

  • Works with Payroll and HR Assistant

  • Assist with benefit administration and leave management

  • Assist with performance management

  • Participates on committees and special projects

  • Assist with writing and updating job descriptions

  • Provide support to HR Director and the HR team as needed

  • Job Requirements

    To be considered for this position, applicants MUST meet the following requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, business management or related field is preferred

    • 3+ years of recruiting for Behavioral/Social Service Organizations

    • Proven candidate sourcing and relationship building skills

    • HRIS management experience; PAYLOCITY experience strongly preferred

    • Effective oral and written communication skills

    • General knowledge of various employment laws and practices

    • Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills

    • Ability to work with various departments and foster teamwork

    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

    • Strong database management and record keeping skills

    • Ability to use good judgment and discretion in handling highly confidential and sensitive information

    • Ability to travel locally for recruiting meeting, college visits, and career fairs and maintain a flexible work schedule

    • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, as well as time management, planning and organizational skills

    • Must be able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner

    • Ability to gather and analyze information in a skillful manner

    • Meticulous attention to accuracy and detail

    • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a team-based environment

    • Ability to function well in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment

    • An adaptive/flexible work style with the ability to adjust to changing priorities and work well under pressure

    • Strong, current computer skills/ability to type efficiently


    Strong candidates should also possess:

    • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus

    • A commitment to professional growth and development as well as to organizational growth  


    Intercommunity, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering competitive salaries, a generous employee benefit package (including medical, dental, disability, life insurance, 401(k), and 4 weeks of paid time off) and flexible schedules.  Bilingual (English/Spanish) candidates are encouraged to apply.