Reports to: Director of Human Resources
The Human Resources Generalist will support and oversee systems reporting (including monthly reports, ad hoc and maintenance of Smartsheets and database); collaborate with MIT disabilities office regarding leaves; records and data integrity, responding to employee request. The HR Generalist is responsible for the day to day tactical HR operational process, projects, reports, and data integrity. The role is responsible for implementing and supporting HR initiatives.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
- Ensure accuracy and data integrity for our systems and run monthly reports to support HR programs.
- Conduct systems audits and training on systems usage.
- Responds to inquiries from employees who have a need for a leave; ensuring that employees have eligibility information and know how to request leave and/or file a claim with Disability Office and WorkPartners.
- Serves as the subject matter expert for leave administration and liaison with MIT Disabilities Office (including employee communication, tracking and educational programs).
- Works closely with Disability Office and WorkPartners during the claims process, including communicating changes regarding leave status, return to work arrangements and collaborating on reasonable accommodation processes.
- Provide administrative support and partner with the Director of HR on HR projects.
- Responsible for developing leave related communications and sending to employees within appropriate timeframes based on policy guidelines.
- Oversee the system administration of HealthStream (LMS) and ensure compliance with annual and professional development training strategy.
- Participate and/or lead projects and special initiatives within and outside the HR function as assigned.
- Improve HR processes in support of the business to drive greater efficiency and effectiveness.
- Provide office support for the HR department.
- Document HR process and workflow and recommend improvement strategies.
- All other duties as assigned.
Minimum Required Education and Experience:
- Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred with years of relevant experience considered
- Years of experience: Minimum of 3-5 years of human resources
- Demonstrated practical, hands-on, “can-do” approach, and the ability to work efficiently and creatively.
- Ability to multitask, manage multiple and simultaneous priorities, and prioritize a heavy workload in a fast paced, dynamic environment is required.
- Proven organizational skills and experience leading small-scale projects.
- Proactive approach towards improving processes and systems.
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
- Ability to exercise sound judgment, strong negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
- Ability to identify and handle priority and/or sensitive issues with discretion and a commitment to confidentiality.