Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

HR Generalist

Posted over 1 month ago

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Job Description


The Human Resources Generalist provides support and demonstrates knowledge in functional areas of Human Resources including, but not limited to recruitment & staffing, employee relations, performance management, benefits, training & development, and compensation.




1.Supports the implementation and execution of Human Resources policy and procedures for multiple departments and/or functional groups

2.Provides generalist support by absorbing project support for activity within the department which includes employee counseling, policy clarification, recruiting, exit interviews, training & development and benefit administration

3.Seeks and designs process improvements utilizing technological solutions

4.Assists with processing day-to-day paperwork, data entry and coordination with payroll

5.Conducts various regulatory checks, processes and audits, as appropriate to ensure program compliance

6.Provides ongoing career development assistance to employees through counseling and training programs

7.Presents at new hire orientation

8. Provides support for employee related inquires while referring complex and/or sensitive matters to respective departmental staff

9. Attend and assists as witness in employee investigations and disciplinary meetings

10. Partners with Compensation and/or Leadership team to recommend salary ranges, adjustments, structures and revisions to pay practices and policies as needed

11. Facilitates and mediates interventions, assimilations and conflict resolution

12. Provides coaching for leadership on performance management, behavioral issues, corrective actions, policy interpretations, terminations to minimize legal exposure. Ensure employment actions are appropriately documented and consistent with policies and laws. Mentors leaders as applicable

13. Assists with legal responses (EEOC/Unemployment) to minimize unfavorable determinations and related expenses when applicable

14. Provides support for HR leadership when needed and other duties as assigned


The ideal candidate will hold a BA/BS in Business, Human Resources, Humanities or related area; or a minimum of three (3) years of relevant human resources experience, with at least two (2) years in full-time Generalist role. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may meet the qualifications for this position. Candidate will hold a SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or the ability to obtain certification within one year of employment.

Candidate will have a thorough understanding of Federal and State Employment Law required for assigned states Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, California and other areas upon growth. Candidates assigned to support California must hold and CA HR credential. Additionally, candidate will have working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including compensation practices, diversity, and performance management. PC proficiency with various software including Office 365, compensation and HRIS software. Proficiency with ADP preferred.

Additional Competencies
  • Ability to effectively interact with diverse employee populations including functional client groups.
  • PC proficiency with various software including Office 365, HRIS Software, proficiency with ADP preferred.
  • Ability to conceive new approaches, streamline processes, and create customer interactions
  • Strong time management, project skills, and ability to work in a multi-tasking environment
  • Ability to apply proactive management principles with sound judgment and influence
  • Ability to recognize and solve problems without direct supervision
  • Excellent verbal, written, reading, and presentation skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

Effective January 3, 2022, all CPLC Employees and all Service Providers, are required to be Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired employees, who are not Fully Vaccinated at the time of hire, are expected to begin a vaccination series immediately upon hire. CPLC recognizes medical and religious exemptions to the COVID-19 vaccination requirement, in accordance with applicable law and upon approval by CPLC. However, any person approved for an exemption, without exception, is subject to masking, weekly COVID-19 testing at their expense, and other requirements established by CPLC from time to time.


Position requirements: This position is both a mobile and a sedentary position with periods of light physical activity, and is performed mostly in office surroundings. Positions typical in nature require regular walking or standing; sitting, lifting and carrying up to 20 pounds; climbing stairs, bending, reaching, holding, grasping and turning objects; and using fingers to operate computer keyboards. This position will require the ability to speak normally and to use normal or aided vision and hearing.

Travel: Local, interstate and intrastate travel to Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc., its affiliates and/or subsidiaries, will be necessary to successfully fulfill the duties of this position. Candidate must have and maintain a valid driver's license and auto insurance. Technology will be utilized to minimize travel whenever feasible. The travel requirements for this position are anticipated to be 25 to 35 percent assignment depending. Overnight travel must be approved in advance by the Department VP.

REMOTE: Position will be performed remotely however, employee must be available to participate in campus, community-based and corporate activities, as needed.


This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended or is implied to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. All employees are accountable for understanding and complying with all corporate policies and procedures as well as any program specific policies and procedures. Continued employment remains on an "at-will" basis.

This job description is subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees. Employee signature below indicates the employee's understanding of the requirements, essential functions and duties of the position.


Continuous Learning: All certifications related to the position at hire, or obtained while employed by CPLC, must be maintained. Candidate will be expected to participate in continuous learning opportunities to maintain competency and enhance skillset. Learning opportunities must be approved by supervisor.

CPLC Mission, Vison and Values in Action: Our mission and purpose is to drive economic and political empowerment. We cannot achieve our vision of "Empowered Lives" without the full engaged participation of each employee. Each CPLC employee is expected to adhere not only to the CPLC Code of Conduct when acting on behalf of CPLC, but each employee is also expected to contribute to promoting and demonstrating CPLC's Values in Action in their interactions with clients, other CPLC employees, CPLC stakeholders, and at any and all times representing CPLC.

CPLC Values in Action

(1) I deliver on my commitments

(2) I bring innovative solutions and adapt to address challenges.

(3) I advance and own my professional and personal growth.

(4) I engage passionately and fully in advocating for, and responding to, the needs of our community.

(5) I demonstrate respect with honest and transparent communication.

(6) I protect CPLC resources as if they are my own.