Human Resources Generalist

March 8, 2023

Website United Neighborhood Centers of NEPA


Human Resources Generalist

United Neighborhood Centers of NEPA (UNC) is one of the largest, and longest operating, nonprofit organizations in the region. The agency’s purpose is to meet the needs of local low-income families, seniors, youth, and new immigrants, while also empowering them to attain self-sufficiency. UNC’s wide array of programs are continuously adjusted to fill the gaps that exist in local services.

The Human Resources Generalist is responsible for the overall administration, coordination, and evaluation of the Human Resources function. Implements all Human Resources (HR) policies and procedures. Assists and advises on Human Resources issues and aligning the human capital needs of the Agency with its operational strategy.

Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm

This is a great opportunity for advancement!

As an added benefit, we offer all of our employees free child care services at one of our three, 4-STAR child care centers in Scranton, PA (must meet regular enrollment requirements).


Duties Include:

  • Recruits, interviews, and assists department heads with selection of qualified employees to fill vacant positions. Incorporate recruitment and retention plans.
  • Prepare offer letters and rejection responses.
  • Schedule and participate in new employee orientation programs. Ensure that pre-orientation procedures are completed and that new hires are oriented in a timely fashion.
  • Maintains appropriate records of benefit plan participation such as insurance and retirement plan, personnel transactions such as hire, promotions, transfers, performance reviews, and terminations, and employee statistics as required for government reporting.
  • Advises management in appropriate resolution of employee relation issues.
  • Administers benefit programs such as life, health, dental, and disability insurance, retirement plans, vacation, sick leave, leave of absence, and employee assistance.
  • Investigates employee Workers’ Compensation incidents and accidents and ensures timely reporting of all such accidents.
  • Responsible for filling out and maintain all unemployment claims
  • Prepares employee separation notices and related documentation, and conducts exit interview.


  • Proven working experience as an HR Generalist or Specialist
  • People oriented and results driven
  • Knowledge of HR systems and databases
  • Proficient with MS Office Products, strong written and verbal presentation skills
  • Competence to build and effectively manage interpersonal relationships at all levels of the company
  • In-depth knowledge of labor law and HR best practices


  • BA in Human Resources and/or 3+ years HR experience.
  • SHRM Certifications are preferred but not required


Join the ranks of a GREAT Non-Profit organization committed to helping those in the communities we serve.  UNC offers our regular full and part-time employees a great benefits package to include a superior healthcare plan, dental. Generous holiday schedule, plenty of sick, vacation and personal days off, and a 5% contribution to your retirement plan. Apply now!

UNC of NEPA is equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


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