HR Generalist

Buffalo, NY

Posted: 05/28/2024 Job Number: 27249789

Job Description

Join a longstanding legal team that continues to expand in the WNY area as well as other markets to assist on running the HR department.

You’ll report to the Human Resources Director and work across talent acquisition, onboarding/offboarding, performance management, enforcement of policies and procedures, employee relations, and personnel record management.

What You’ll Be Doing:

You will be responsible for talent acquisition including recruiting, interviewing, and onboarding while collaborating with Managers and Leaders to understand required skills and competencies.

You’ll be a contributing voice to design and develop HR initiatives and programs along with improvement of new procedures and policies to improve efficiency of HR department, and employee experience.

Assist in organizational development including responsibility clarification, competency development, coaching, etc.

You’ll handle employee relations issues including conflict resolution, disciplinary actions, and improvement plans while also handling inquiries from employees.

Maintain compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, stay up to date on best practices and regulatory changes, and ensure compliance is met.

What You’ll Need for Success:
  • 5+ years of HR generalist experience
  • Bachelors degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field
  • Experience with HRIS required, Paycom experience a plus
  • Ability to commute to Buffalo-based office daily.

The base salary range for this role is $75, 000 to $80, 000. This base salary range represents the low and high end of the base salary range for this position. Actual base salary offered will vary based on various factors including but not limited to location, level, job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and performance.

Meet Your Recruiter

Peggy Koch
Vice President, National Recruiter

Peggy joined our staff in 2020 bringing 15 years of recruiting experience, and 20+ years of solid experience to the DCM team!  In addition to her degree in Marketing from SUNY Alfred State, she has a demonstrated history in successful placements in the areas of Marketing, Legal, Human Resources, Medical, Accounting/Finance and Engineering.  Peggy prides herself on working tirelessly to help clients and candidates alike find a great fit for their businesses and careers.  Taking her passion for recruitment outside of the workplace, Peggy has used her volunteer time to speak at local colleges to help student-candidates early on in their careers with critical skills for future success such as guidance on creating a solid resume, conducting a successful job search, and the all-important interview preparation.

 When not working hard recruiting, Peggy enjoys traveling and exploring new places, gardening, and baking.

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