Human Resources Generalist

High Plains Library District

Administration and Support Services, Greeley, CO, 80631

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


$25.31 to $34.24 per Hour   Calculate


Greeley, CO




Not Required

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree

Library Experience

Not Specified

Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library



This job is more than 3 weeks old or the application deadline has passed.

Job Description



Administers Human Resources programs in employment, compensation, benefits, leave, and performance management. 

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

20% - BENEFITS ADMINISTRATION – Coordinates benefits by communicating benefit details to employees, enrolling employees in plans, conducting renewal and open enrollment, recommending decisions on benefit plan details and pricing, reconciling bills, answering questions, and trouble-shooting problems.  (Essential)

20% - RECRUITING – Coordinates the filling of open positions; maintains electronic application files; communicates with job applicants by phone, email, and written correspondence; assists hiring supervisors in using electronic application system; sets up interview appointments and supports supervisors in the hiring process.  (Essential) 

20% - HRIS ADMINISTRATION – Oversees and operates the compensation, performance appraisal, benefits, and entry of general employee information in the HRIS, and creates reports.  (Essential)

10% - LEAVE ADMINISTRATION – Coordinates administration of family medical and other leaves by providing employees notification of rights, facilitating completion of required forms, answering employee questions, tracking leave used and remaining, and other administrative details.   (Essential)

10% - COMPENSATION – Conducts job analysis and evaluation, composes job descriptions, evaluates jobs by using market information; forecasts range and merit increases and calculates merit increase in order to administer compensation.  (Essential)


10% - BUDGET PREPARATION – Assists with budget development by organizing and evaluating data based upon anticipated benefit costs, wage increases and economic forecasts; maintains current status of employees in the District as compared to formal budget. (Essential)

10% - OTHER DUTIES – Answers employee questions, coordinates work with HR Assistant, participates in meetings and assists with departmental projects to ensure the smooth operation of the department.  (Non-Essential)


Bachelor’s Degree or any equivalent combination of education and experience


One to 3 years of related experience

Skill in HRIS and MS Office Suite.

PHR Certification (preferred)

Or any combination of education and experience which provides the success factors.  

District Success Factors:

Focuses on the customer


Contributes to a positive work environment

Strategic thinking

Pursues personal development

Continuous improvement

Takes pride in the workplace

Emotionally intelligent


Knowledge of public library operations


Job Success Factors:

Knowledge of federal and state employment laws

Knowledge of Human Resources best practices

Knowledge of benefit plans and laws 

Knowledge of compensation practices

Skilled in written and verbal communication

Skilled in HRIS and report writing

Skill in Windows, Word, Outlook, Internet Explorer, Excel, and PowerPoint

Ability to analyze data and provide recommendations

Physical Success Factors:

Office setting

This Job Description is not a complete statement of all duties and responsibilities comprising this position.


Additional Info & Requirements

Pay Grade: 51

Wages/Benefits:  $25.31-$34.24 /hr; Full-time benefits

FLSA Classification: Exempt

Hours: Full-Time; Some days, evenings, and weekends 

Location: Administration and Support Services, Greeley, CO, 80631

Supervisor: Associate Director of Human Resources

Supervises: None

Deadline: Open until filled


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Posted Sep 28, 2020