Human Resources Generalist

Trenton Public Schools | Trenton, NJ


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Posted Date 8/01/2022
Expiration Date8/13/2022


The benefits specialist is responsible for assisting with the administration of all benefits and retirement programs, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short- and long-term disability (You must have experience in this area to be considered)
  1. Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
  2. Minimum of three (3) years in personnel management, preferably in an education or related work setting
  3. Demonstrated knowledge of Worker’s Compensation laws and requirements
  4. Demonstrated knowledge of New Jersey Certification requirements and Provisional Teacher process
  5. Demonstrated knowledge of and the qualifications and processes for the New Jersey Family Leave Act and the Family Medical Leave Act
  6. Demonstrated knowledge of processing salary adjustments
  7. Demonstrated knowledge of managing health care benefits, including COBRA, preferably in a school district
  8. Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office
  9. Demonstrated knowledge in using Human Resources Information Systems
REPORTS TO:     Executive Director, Office of Human Resources Department                                                           
  1. Reviews applications for positions to ensure applicants meet the requisite qualifications
  2. Coordinates and manages the interviewing process for all candidates
  3. Provides procedural assistance to candidates and employees
  4. Coordinates and manages the recruitment, selection and employment process for all staff
  5. Conducts and completes all onboarding activities
  6. Verifies and audits all employee data in Human Resources Information System
  7. Collaborates with the Business Office to ensure alignment with position control and in accordance with Board Agenda
  8. Collaborates with the Business Office in the completion of required federal, state and local reports
  9. Manages and processes all salary adjustments, longevities, course approvals, tuition reimbursements and contractual entitlements
  10. Manages and processes all leave of absence requests
  11. Coordinates and manages all health benefits plans including enrollments, dependent changes, waivers and COBRA
  12. Coordinates and manages enrollment in state pension plans
  13. Verifies prior experiences for employees                                                                                                                                                                                                                1
  14. Coordinates and manages all Worker’s Compensation for the district
  15. Coordinates and manages all aspects of the Provisional Teacher Process for the district 
  16. Provides supporting documentation for labor relations/legal proceedings
  17. Maintains accurate records
  18. Assists in the preparation of management reports
  19. Performs other related duties as assigned.
TERM OF EMPLOYMENT:          Twelve (12) month position
BARGAINING UNIT:                      Business and Technical
SALARY:                                        In accordance with the Collective Bargaining Unit

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