HR Generalist

Habitat for Humanity of Durham is seeking an HR Generalist to be responsible for the daily management of the human resource activities of the organization.

Position Summary 

This position is responsible for the daily management of the human resource activities of the organization. The HR Generalist will serve as the lead resource for effectively onboarding and outboarding staff, identifying and implementing HR best practices to support staff throughout their tenure, managing HR compliance and reporting requirements, and advising senior staff on HR matters.

Responsibilities and Duties

• Provide support to employees in various HR-related topics and guide resolution of any issues that arise
• Promote HR programs to create an efficient and conflict-free workplace
• Manage recruiting and staffing logistics
• Effectively onboard all new employees
• Facilitate off boarding and exit interviews
• Oversee compensation and benefits administration
• Supervise open enrollment process
• Accurately track and maintain PTO
• Manage 401K plan and provide necessary compliance data to third party administrator
• Complete and prepare all regulatory questionnaires, reports and surveys related to HR
• Provide advice and service to management on employee relations and performance management
• Prepare ad-hoc management reports
• Implement and administer employee policies
• Maintain and update Employee Handbook as needed
• Offer proactive policy development and identify ways to improve policies and procedures

Qualifications and Skills

• Bachelor degree in HR Management or related discipline
• 5+ years’ experience in HR
• Expertise in HR policies and procedures
• Strong knowledge of benefits management
• Understanding of HR best practices and current regulations
• Sound judgment and problem solving skills
• High level of professionalism and discretion
• Familiarity with MS Office suite
• Excellent communication skills and team builder
• Flexibility on work location and hours

To apply:  Send a cover letter and resume to Valerie Thompson, Director of Finance, at

Habitat Success Stories

Alicia partnered with the Catholic Coalition to build a Habitat home in Southwest Central Durham. Alicia enjoyed putting more than 250 hours of sweat equity into her home, saying "I know every beam in my house."