Africatown Community Land Trust HR Generalist Seattle, WA · Full time

Africatown Community Land Trust (ACLT) seeks a highly organized human resources generalist skilled in hiring and recruitment, employee relations, benefits administration, safety and workers compensation, payroll support and onboarding, and compliance training. The HR Generalist will report to the Operations and Admin Director.

Description

Africatown Community Land Trust (ACLT) seeks a highly organized human resources generalist skilled in hiring and recruitment, employee relations, benefits administration, safety and workers compensation, payroll support and onboarding, and compliance training.  The HR Generalist will report to the Operations and Admin Director.

 

ABOUT US

Africatown Community Land Trust is working for community ownership of land in the Central District. This can support the cultural and economic thriving of people who are part of the African diaspora in the Greater Seattle area. The Africatown Community Land Trust board is comprised of real estate professionals, business executives, entrepreneurs, business professionals, and long-time community members from the Central District.


MISSION

To acquire, develop, and steward the land in Greater Seattle to empower & preserve the

Black Community.

 

VISION

Vibrant and thriving black communities through land ownership.

 

BENEFITS

·      100% Employer paid Medical, Dental and Vision plans

·      Annual Medical Reimbursement $1,000

·      Eleven Holidays Paid

·      Personal Holidays

·      Generous Vacation and Sick Time Off

·      Professional Development Assistance

·      Free Event Opportunities

·      Work with talented and skilled ACLT Employees and Partners

·      Contribute Positively to the Community 

 

 ABOUT THE POSITION

The HR Generalist will run the daily functions of the Human Resource (HR) department, including hiring and interviewing staff, assisting with payroll, benefits, and leave, and enforcing company policies and practices.

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Typical duties may include but are not limited to the following.

·      Reviews, tracks, and documents compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory policy or training, continuing education, and workplace requirements. 

·      Recruits, interviews, and facilitates hiring qualified job applicants for open positions; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.

·      Manage personnel records in hard copy and electronic files.

·      Conducts or acquires background checks and employment eligibility verifications.

·      Implements new hire orientation and employee recognition programs.

·      Performs routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs including but not limited to compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development.

·      Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff.

·      Attends and participates in employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.

·      Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations and recommended best practices; reviews policies and procedures to maintain compliance.

·      Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.

·      Performs other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum

·      Two years of increasing and progressive human resources experience supporting, leading, or managing hr functions.

·      Technical experience or education equivalent to a bachelor's degree in human resources or HR program certificate  

·      Ability to manage multi competing priorities in a fast-paced environment

·      Must be innovative, creative, and have an entrepreneurial spirit

·      Commitment to ACLT mission, vision, and values and familiar with operating community programs in the Greater Seattle or King County area focused on the uniques needs and challenges of the Black community 

·      A culturally responsive approach to human resources

·      Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

·      Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.

·      Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

·      Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.

·      Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

·      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 Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

·      Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization's HRIS and talent management systems.

·      Experience working in political charged working environments and ability to manage stress with self-care techniques

 

Desired

·      Five years of increasing and progressive human resources experience supporting, leading, or managing hr functions.

·      Technical experience or education equivalent to an advanced degree in organizational development, psychology, business administration, or similar

·      Non-profit or community-based organization experience


 

TO BE CONSIDERED

  1. Attach a resume detailing related experience.
  2. Attach a cover letter stating how you qualify for the position and your interest in ACLT.
  3. Submit your application to the ACLT Job board



Salary

$58,000 - $73,000 per year