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Human Resources Generalist

Canton, Massachusetts

The Human Resource Generalist is responsible for supporting  all of the people functions of the organization in accordance with the policies and practices of School of Rock. Works closely with VPHR in supporting and advising management on all HR related matters.  Assists with assessing and anticipating HR-related needs of our growth oriented company. Maintains an effective level of understanding of the company, the performance, growth plans, and culture. The HR Generalist will have responsibility for several HR functional areas including but not limited to: recruiting, payroll, change management, employee relations, performance management, leadership training, onboarding, policy development and implementation, and employment law compliance. 



  • Recruits, interviews, and facilitates the hiring of amazing talent for open positions; collaborates with leadership to understand skills and competencies required for openings. Conducts or acquires background and reference checks, and all other employment eligibility verifications. Develops offer recommendations for new hires and promotions.
  • Assists with the administration of  human resource programs including but not limited to compensation, benefits, leave of absence; corrective discipline matters; investigations; talent management, safety, and HR related training. 
  • Consults with leadership, providing HR guidance on all relevant matters. Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation to leadership and employees. Provides performance management guidance to leaders. Helps develop leadership on coaching and counseling documentation and process.
  • Responds to employment-related inquiries from employees and leadership.
  • Reviews, tracks, and documents compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory training or related matters. This may include code of conduct acknowledgement, safety training, and anti-harassment training.  
  • Develops, implements and manages new hire orientation programs.  
  • Promotes employee recognition programs.
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance. Maintains updated knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. 
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
  • Provides guidance and input on organizational design, workforce planning and succession planning. 
  • Participates in evaluation and monitoring of training programs. Follows up to ensure training objectives are met. Identifies training and coaching needs.
  • Leverages Google Suite tools (Google Files, Docs, Sheets, Calendar, etc) to maintain effective HR files that meet all standards. 
  • Participates as HR resource in company wide projects such as safety, diversity, suicide awareness within schools, etc. 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


 Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply the appropriate sections of applicable laws, guidelines, regulations, ordinances, and policies.
  • Ability to acquire a thorough understanding of the organization's business, structure, jobs, qualifications, compensation practices, and the administrative practices related to those factors.
  • Excellent project management and time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.


Required Skills/Abilities:

  • 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 Google Suite  or MS Office.
  • Experience with HRIS systems such as ADP, Peoplesoft, Paycor, etc. Ability to quickly learn the organizations HRIS systems.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Minimum of 3  years of HR experience.
  • Working knowledge of multiple Human Resource disciplines such as recruiting, benefits administration, employee relations. 
  • Experience researching federal and state specific employment laws.
  • SHRM Certified Professional certification preferred.