Human Resource Generalist - Recruitment and Onboarding

Bard College
Annandale-On-Hudson, NY

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As an HR Generalist, you will play an important role in helping to run the daily operations of the Human Resource department. supporting the work of maintaining and communicating policies and procedures throughout the organization. Reporting to the Associate Director of Human Resources, the largest area of responsibility for this position will be coordinating the nuts and bolts of the recruitment, on-boarding and orientation of new employees. We seek a hands-on utility player with a willingness to learn and an interest in developing professionally in Human Resources.

Job Duties
    Post jobs on the college website, applicant tracking system, and external sources; manage related logistics.Provide help in writing and editing job postings that effectively capture the position focus and attract the best candidates.Work both independently and with hiring managers to successfully source candidates. Develop and maintain sources locally, regionally, and nationally to enhance the college’s recruitment efforts, with a focus on enhancing diversity and inclusion within the college.Coordinate the onboarding process with employees and hiring managers in collaboration with the HR team.Assist in the development of a new hire orientation and engagement strategy for the first year of employment. Facilitate communication plans for new hires and hiring managers as part of the onboarding process.Help develop and administer employee and management training.Maintain the information management system as it relates to hiring, onboarding, orientation and training.Respond to general human resource related inquiries and provide personnel policy and procedure guidance to employees and management. Perform routine support tasks, as needed, related to employee benefits, worker’s compensation, disciplinary matters, performance evaluations, data management and health and safety.All other duties as assigned.
    Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field.2-3 years of experience in a human resources position or in a related field.Work experience with a customer service focus.Ability to interpret and effectively communicate policies and procedures and resolve problems in a fast-paced environment.Must be able to build relationships with and support a college community that is broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, gender identity, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.Effective writing and communication skills General understanding of human resources concepts, practices and procedures and knowledge of basic employment law. Strong computer skills, including proficiency with MS Office and Google Suites. Ability to learn and adapt to new technologies.Must be able to use discretion and maintain confidentiality.
Physical Requirements:
    Must be able to sit for extended periods of time and work in standard office environmentMust be able to occasionally lift 20 pounds Must be able to work occasional weekends and evenings as needed
To Apply:
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About Bard College
Bard College is a private liberal arts college based in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. Ninety miles from New York City, the 1,0000-acre campus sits along the Hudson River with views of the Catskill Mountains. In addition to the college, Bard has a conservatory, as well as eight graduate programs offering over 20 graduate degrees in the arts and sciences, and is home to the Fisher Performing Arts Center and the Hessel Museum of Art. The college has a network of over 35 affiliated programs, institutes, and centers throughout the United States and around the world. This includes the Bard Prison Initiative, the largest college-degree-granting prison education program in the U.S. With a reputation for scholarly excellence and civic engagement, Bard is committed to enriching culture, public life, and democratic discourse by training tomorrow’s thought leaders.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, mental, or physical disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, veteran status, or genetic information. Bard is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for all individuals in employment practices, services, programs, and activities.



Undergraduate Degrees

Bard offers courses of study in four divisions—Arts; Languages and Literature; Science, Mathematics, and Computing; and Social Studies—and in interdivisional programs and concentrations. Students may also earn a five-year B.S./B.A. degree in economics and finance. The Bard College Conservatory of Music offers a five-year program in which students pursue a dual degree—a B.Music and a B.A. in a field other than music. Bard and its affiliated institutions also grant the following undergraduate degrees: A.A. at Bard High School Early College; A.A. and B.A. at Bard College at Simon’s Rock: The Early College; and through the Bard Prison Initiative at six correctional institutions in New York State.

Graduate Degrees

More than 200 students are seeking graduate degrees: M.A. in curatorial studies, M.Music in vocal arts, conducting, and curatorial, critical, and performance studies, and M.S. in environmental policy, climate science and policy, and economic theory and policy at the Annandale campus; M.F.A. and M.A.T. at multiple campuses; M.B.A. in Sustainability in New York City; and M.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D. in the decorative arts, design history, and material culture at the Bard Graduate Center in Manhattan. M.Music degrees are also offered at the Longy School of Music of Bard College in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Early Colleges

Bard's early colleges educate the next generation of thought leaders, preparing them to be lifetime learners. Bard High School Early Colleges in New York City, Newark, New Jersey, and Cleveland, Ohio; Bard College at Simon’s Rock in Great Barrington, Massachusetts; and Bard Early College New Orleans and Bard Early College at the Harlem Children's Zone Promise Academy all serve the needs of highly motivated younger students.

International Degrees

Internationally, Bard confers dual B.A. degrees at the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences, St. Petersburg State University, Russia (Smolny College); American University of Central Asia in Kyrgyzstan; and Bard College Berlin: A Liberal Arts University; as well as dual B.A. and M.A.T. degrees at Al-Quds University in the West Bank.

Cultural Life

Campus life in Annandale is vibrant, with world-class performing arts venues; continuous and varied student activities; and numerous cultural and recreational opportunities in the surrounding historic Hudson River Valley and in New York City. Students choose from more than a hundred active clubs on campus, and new clubs begin every semester. The Bard College athletic teams are the Raptors. The College’s colors are red and white. The critically acclaimed Bard Music Festival is presented on campus each summer, exploring the life and work of a single composer through chamber music, choral and orchestral performances, symposia, panel discussions, and preconcert talks. Since 2003 the festival has been part of Bard SummerScape, which annually presents operas, films, and theatrical productions that complement the festival’s theme.

Outstanding Faculty

Bard's undergraduate faculty-to-student ratio is 1:10 and courses are taught by full faculty members. Among the many distinguished faculty at Bard College are five MacArthur Fellows—poets John Ashbery and Ann Lauterbach, novelist and memoirist Norman Manea, painter and multimedia artist Judy Pfaff, and journalist Mark Danner. Other notable faculty members include soprano Dawn Upshaw, journalist Ian Buruma, composers Joan Tower and George Tsontakis, poet Robert Kelly, and writers Luc Sante and Francine Prose. Over the years, four recipients of the Nobel Prize in Literature have taught at Bard—Saul Bellow, Isaac Bashevis Singer, José Saramago, and Orhan Pamuk. 









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