HR Generalist
LA Archdioceses
Department: Human Resources 
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Status: Exempt, Full Time
The Archdiocese of Los Angeles comprises of three counties in the southern part of the State of California: Los Angeles, Ventura, and Santa Barbara counties. The area extends from the northern county line of the Santa Barbara county, near the city of Santa Maria, to the southern county line of Los Angeles County.
The focus of our employees is to be of service, have a passion for what they do and strive for excellence.   Our Human Resources team takes this to heart and we are looking for a Human Resources Generalist that has excellent customer service skills, strong analytical, multi-tasking and problem solving abilities, and is highly motivated, resourceful and organized.  The ideal candidate will bring a dynamic persona to our hardworking and diverse Human Resources team.   The role of this position is to support the management team and employees of our 11 Catholic Cemeteries and 6 Catholic Mortuaries.   It is a role that supports a very important ministry and requires the ability to incorporate not only policy and compliance but also compassion, dignity and respect.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Include but not limited to)
  • Understand and uphold the pastoral values of Service, Stewardship and Excellence.
  • Learn, understand and apply Industry Standards in support of Executive Leadership, Directors of Operations, Cemetery and Mortuary Managers and staff members.
  • Recruitment, selection, placement of personnel to include utilizing and sourcing effective recruitment tools, extending offers, conducting background checks, building creative orientation, and departmental onboarding processes in English and Spanish
  • Conduct salary surveys and analysis for recruitment, promotion, internal equity or other adjustments as needed.
  • Advise and assist Catholic Cemeteries/Mortuary management with employee relations issues, application and interpretation of Archdiocese polices.
  • Application of progressive discipline policies and procedures, and work closely with the Sr. Director of Human Resources to ensure employee relations best practices are being followed.
  • Apply and stay abreast of current federal, state and local laws, regulations, ordinances, and trends in order to address questions, concerns and help resolve issues for all levels of staff. 
  • Stay abreast of trends, laws, and regulatory changes by sourcing information and attending relevant webinars/conferences/trainings in English and Spanish.
  • Monitor Employee Morale/Company Culture.
  • Conduct Exit Interviews and recommend and facilitate corrective action if necessary
  • Develop and conduct relevant and timely training programs
  • Collaborate with Payroll, Benefits, Compliance and other Departments in the Archdiocese to complete all HR functions
  • Work with Media Dept to create a presence on Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, etc and diverse social media.
Education and Experience
Any combination of education and experience likely to provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, typically:
  • Active member of a Roman Catholic faith community.
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in an HR Generalist role.
  • Multiple location experience
  • Giving presentations and conducting training
  • Bilingual Skills (English/Spanish) both written and oral.  
  • Non-profit experience. 
  • PHR or SPHR Certified preferred
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of:
  • Extensive and practical knowledge and application of state, federal and local employment and wage and hour laws
  • Recruitment and job development best practices and compensation.
  • Utilization of applicant tracking and HRIS programs
  • Awareness of and utilization of diverse social media recruitment tools
  • Job analysis processes, job slotting and conducting wage and salary surveys
  • Benefits/Worker’s Compensation
Skills in:
  • Resolving employee relations issues
  • Conflict resolution
  • Utilization of progressive discipline and performance improvement plans
  • Excellent customer service, oral and written communication skills, English and Spanish.
  • Analyzing data and metrics
  • Sound decision making
  • Conducting training programs in English and Spanish
Ability to:
  • Listen and act objectively to resolve conflicts
  • Advise management on appropriate performance management measures
  • Guide management and staff to resolve employee relations issues
  • Travel within Archdiocese boundaries as needed
  • Work extended hours or extended work week as needed
Our Benefits include:
  • Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, and Vision)
  • Mental Health Services ( Employee Assistance Program)
  • Pension Plan 
  • 403B Plan
  • Vacation & Sick Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employee Discount Programs (24hr Fitness, LA Fitness, Hotel Engine, Great Work Perks*)
  • *Great Work Perks ( Amusement Parks, Car Rentals & Hotel, Restaurant, and Shopping discounts)
  • Transit Subsidy 

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