HR Generalist


The HR Generalist will research, develop, and implement effective recruiting and staffing strategies to attract a diverse pool of qualified and capable talent. This position handles full cycle employment coordination from job description to onboarding and leads training and development for staff and supervisors.


This exempt position reports to the Associate Director of HR and compensation begins at $55k with consideration for experience.


To apply, please submit an application on our Lewis & Clark College job posting board:



Employment Administration 

  • Develop, facilitate, and implement all phases of the recruitment process
  • Collaborate with department managers to identify and draft detailed and accurate job descriptions and hiring criteria
  • Identify and implement efficient and effective recruiting methods and strategies based on the available role, industry standards, and the needs of the organization
  • Manage job posting and advertising processes in locations required to ensure compliance with Affirmative Action
  • Collaborate with the hiring manager and/or other human resource staff during the offer process, identifying and recommending salary ranges, incentives, start dates, and other pertinent details
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and company policies
  • Conduct background checks, reference checks, and employee eligibility verifications


Training and Development

  • Lead and facilitate New Employee Orientations
  • Develop, lead and facilitate Search Chair and Committee Trainings
  • Lead and facilitate Supervisor Trainings and monthly email communication in collaboration with the AVP of HR
  • Monitor and adapt training and development for effectiveness and intended impact


Support Departmental Objectives 

  • Build, adapt, and maintain tools and reports
  • Suggest strategies for process improvements
  • Develop and maintain documentation and standards
  • Support change management processes within the department
  • Train new and existing employees on systems and processes
  • Provide support and advice on cross-functional projects
  • Participate in team meetings; provide knowledge, support, and advice for interdepartmental process improvements, projects, or policy revisions
  • Ensures accurate interpretation, adherence, and communication of college policies


Other duties as assigned by the AVP & CHRO



  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience in Human Resource administration
  • Two years of Human Resources experience preferred
  • Human Resources Certification preferred
  • Workday experience preferred



  • Commitment to promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality
  • Ability to work proactively and independently and to take initiative
  • Proficient knowledge of federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations
  • Proficient understanding of the financial and business acumen to drive profitability
  • Proficient presentation and public speaking
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills
  • Superior time management skills with a proven ability to efficiently manage multiple, concurrent, time-sensitive projects and priorities
  • Superior problem-solving abilities to meet ambiguous and multicultural needs
  • Extremely organized with meticulous attention to detail



  • Full Time
  • 37.5 hours/week
  • Benefits Eligible: Yes



  • Starting at $55,000 per year with consideration for experience



  • General office environment
  • Regular office hours
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk, working on a computer
  • Communicate effectively via phone, email, online meetings, and in person
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times


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