Human Resources Generalist in Chicago, IL at Ada S McKinley

Date Posted: 4/28/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

  • Partners with employees and management to administer and communicate various Human Resources policies, procedures, laws, standards and government regulations. Maintains employee handbook and policies and procedures manual.

  • Ensures legal and ethical compliance with state and federal laws. 

  • Assists with recruitment of exempt and non-exempt personnel and temporary employees. Maintains accurate and timely job postings.

  • Responsible for completion and accuracy of all personnel files, including I-9’s. Conducts audits as needed and/or directed.

  •  Assists in development and evaluation of reports, decisions and results of department in relation to established goals.

  •  Recommends new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvement in efficiency of department and services performed.

  •  Facilitates the implementation of systems, programs, tools and processes designed to improve management and employee performance, productivity, engagement and business results.

  • Maintains Human Resource Information System records with accuracy and timeliness. Compiles reports and trends analytical data.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or Business and (5) plus years of experience, and or equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.


  • General knowledge of HR laws, practices and policies required. 


  • Excellent communication skills, including written and verbal. Comfortable giving presentations to both large and small groups. 


  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Previous experience with HRIS, Applicant Tracking systems and timekeeping systems strongly preferred, such as Ceridian, PeopleSoft or ADP.

  • Extensive experience recruiting for both exempt and non-exempt personnel in a non-profit environment.