Human Resources Generalist

Job Locations US-NY-St. James
Human Resources
Full Time


Human Resources Generalist - Human Resources

Location: St. James, NY

Schedule: Full-time

Days/Hours: Monday - Friday; 8:30am - 5:00pm


SUMMARY: Under the general guidance of the Human Resources Manager, acts independently within established guidelines to ensure smooth and efficient daily Human Resources (HR) operation activities for Staffco/CPMP.


The HR Generalist will provide HR services for exempt and non-exempt positions to include answering employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff. The HR Generalist will provide the delivery of comprehensive and efficient human resources programs, initiatives and solutions to human resource-related matters; collaborating with key functional areas, including, but not limited to Payroll, Accounting, Research Foundation (RF), Stony Brook Employee Health Services, Clinic Administrators and Managers. Other duties will include data entry, HR records management, employee relations, training, and FLSA.


Job Duties & Essential Functions:


Culture Ambassador

  • Reinforce a strong collaborative culture with the Director of HR, senior leaders, peers and other functions with the company. Promote a culture of innovation, collaboration, commitment, focus and excellence. 
  • Assist in the oversight and ongoing collaboration and development of the employee orientation and onboarding program, to include conducting new hire orientations and completing new employee onboarding tasks ensuring a positive and seamless experience.   
  • Partner with supervisors in managing employee performance, promotions, pay equity, interrupting policy, and in the implementation of new initiatives and processes.
  • Recommend policies and procedures to continually improve efficiency of HR department and organization as a whole, and to improve the employee experience. 


Training & Development 

  • Administer Learning Management System (LMS) and manage course content.
  • Maintain annual training requirements for Harassment Prevention, HIPAA, etc.
  • Plan, organize, and implement a range of training activities for the organization (e.g. create teaching materials, PowerPoint presentations and other learning literature).
  • Assist in identifying and assessing training needs within the practices to include conducting training surveys and needs assessments.
  • Routinely evaluate training effectiveness.


Data Management 

  • Timely input of new hires for payroll. Conduct audits to ensure entry is accurate. 
  • Periodically audit data in ADP to ensure data integrity.
  • Generate, analyze and maintain a variety of monthly reports, providing useful metrics that may be used to identify trends. 



  • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulatory agencies and legal compliance with applicable governmental laws and regulations for Staffco/CPMP.  
  • Maintains knowledge of industry trends, best practices, regulatory changes and employment law. 


  • Perform all other duties as assigned by management.


Required Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or related field. In lieu of degree, 5 years of full time Human Resources Generalist experience.
  • At least 5-7 years full time progressively responsible experience in Human Resources.
  • Previous HR generalist knowledge and skills, with a broad understanding of all the technical and functional components of HR including compensation, onboarding, talent management, recruiting, benefits, employee relations as well as training and development. 
  • Proficient in MS Office including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong knowledge of HR principles and related laws and regulations required.


Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience working as a HR Generalist 
  • HR experience preferably within the Healthcare industry
  • SHRM/PHR certification  
  • Experience working with ADP and HealthStream (LMS)


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate with stakeholders at all levels.  The employee must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.  

This position is largely sedentary and requires the employee to remain stationary for a majority of the day. The responsibilities and tasks outlined in this job description are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs of CPMP. Any additional physical demands will be outlined and provided by management.


The responsibilities and tasks outlined in this job description are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs of CPMP. 

CPMP provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

CPMP expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected status.  Improper interference with the ability of CPMP’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.


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