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HR Generalist in Frederick, MD

Location: Frederick, MD
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

HR Generalist

Job ID: req1657
Employee Type: exempt full-time
Facility: Frederick: ATRF
Location: 8560 Progress Dr, Frederick, MD 21701 USA

The Frederick National Laboratory is a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and operated by Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc.  The lab addresses some of the most urgent and intractable problems in the biomedical sciences in cancer and AIDS, drug development and first-in-human clinical trials, applications of nanotechnology in medicine, and rapid response to emerging threats of infectious diseases.

Our core values of accountability, compassion, collaboration, dedication, integrity, and versatility serve as a guidepost for how we do our work every day in serving the public's interest.  

 Position Overview:

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION         

The Frederick National Laboratory is a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and operated by Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc. The lab addresses some of the most urgent and intractable problems in the biomedical sciences in cancer and AIDS, drug development and first-in-human clinical trials, applications of nanotechnology in medicine, and rapid response to emerging threats of infectious diseases.

Our core values of accountability, compassion, collaboration, dedication, integrity, and versatility serve as a guidepost for how we do our work every day in serving the public's interest. Come join our award-winning organization, named Frederick's TOP 50 Business, CEO and Workplace by the Frederick County Office of Economic Development.

KEY ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIES

The Human Resources Generalist will have a unique opportunity to work in many Human Resources disciplines and work to imbed the core values and employee value proposition into all communications and programs and will be responsible for a variety of activities in the areas of Operations, HRIS, Compensation and general HR administration.  The duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Manage the general Human Resource Mailbox and respond to inquiries creating a Human Resources database and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
  • Manage unemployment claims
  • Manage Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Poster program
  • Manage the award programs to include service awards, spot bonuses, Christmas gift cards, and respect awards to engage employees to our core value
  • Conduct exit interviews
  • Maintain electronic employee files
  • Create and distribute internal communications
  • Collaborate with the human resources team with Immigration program
  • Data Entry into CostPoint (HRIS)
  • Perform administrative functions to include memos, verification of employment letters, and miscellaneous reporting
  • Assist with the onboarding of new hires
  • Assist with maintaining the job description database

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Possession of Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or four (4) years relevant experience in lieu of degree.  Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency
  • In addition to the education requirement, a minimum of two (2) years of related Human Resources experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook)
  • Understanding of state and federal employment regulations
  • Ability to understand, navigate, and adhere to administrative policies and procedures
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and employee privacy
  • Ability to maintain professional and approachable demeanor to effectively handle employee inquiries and maintain good employee relations
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the human resources field
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • Experience working with HRMS/HRIS systems (Costpoint would be a plus)
  • Prior experience working in a fast-paced Human Resources Department
  • PHR Certification 
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of employees and management; excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) | Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) | Drug Free Workplace (DFW)

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