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HR Generalist



Location: Chaska, MN

Job Description

The Nova Group, GBC HR Generalist will be responsible for performing a broad range of HR and Administrative duties. Position is responsible for interfacing & problem solving with leadership, co-workers and employment candidates providing broad HR administrative and transactional support.

  • Manage ADP HRIS System from a set up and overall system management perspective

  • Back up to primary individual responsible to process payroll on bi-weekly basis

  • Provide day to day HR support to leadership and employee base, including: recruitment, on-boarding, management, performance management and employee engagement and retention.

  • Partner with Candidate Sourcing /Talent Acquisition to develop sourcing strategies, candidate capture strategies; back up to Recruiting Director during times of heavy staff needs

  • Perform all HR transactions, including onboarding, regular and ad hoc reporting, and other data validation or reporting exercises

  • Assist with creation, planning and logistics of on-site employee engagement activities and training events

  • Work on special projects as assigned

  • Partner closely with leadership on a variety of responsibilities and initiatives.

  • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance

  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law

  • Responsible for employee Communications and Announcements

  • Execute employment and benefit verifications

  • Responsible for responding to audit requests

  • Provide assistance to employees on HR  questions

  • Utilize critical thinking skills to streamline and find resolutions

  • Provide HR policy guidance and interpretation

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field preferred.

  • 4+ years as an HR Generalist

  • Experience with HRIS required; ADP HRIS strongly preferred

  • Extremely flexible, highly organized, and able to easily shift priorities

  • Must be approachable and able to earn trust and credibility with employees in the organization

  • Highly resourceful and organized with exceptional follow-through and attention to detail

  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines

  • Exceptional communication skills, with the professional savvy of communicating at all levels

  • Proactive and ability to work independently

  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality

 Working for Nova Group, GBC 

Nova Group, GBC (Nova) is a privately held multidisciplinary advisory firm incorporated in 1987. We have a global footprint headquartered in Chaska, Minnesota, but our team services clients throughout the United States and abroad. Nova provides services in the areas of environmental management, compliance investigation, corrective action activities, strategic energy services, and construction services. Our diverse portfolio of services creates a multitude of career possibilities, and we strive to bring on talent who want to learn and build their skills across multiple sectors of our business.​

A General Benefit Corporation (GBC), often referred to as a B-Corp, means Nova is aligning our values with our business practices. We recognize our role goes beyond profitability, and we value our environment, our communities, and our people. Beyond our articles of incorporation, we are making a commitment to measure our impact in four key segments: our environment, our communities, our customers, and our employees.

In efforts to remain competitive and to differentiate ourselves from others in the industry, we continuously review our benefit programs. One way we accomplish this is with flexible and remote work arrangements, because we realize that personal demands don’t just happen after 5 p.m. Many of our staff members work from remote offices when practical which allows them the ultimate balance of work and personal life priorities. Different work environment options are available to you, from offices in larger cities to offices available on an as-needed basis. Whatever your work-environment needs, we will make an effort to accommodate them. At Nova this culture is successful because we trust our teams to be accountable to each other and to our clients.

In addition, Nova is committed to supporting your professional development through career ladders, training programs, and continuing education to support your certifications and licenses. We look for opportunities to build skills on the job in particular, shadowing mentors and senior staff, leveraging all they have to offer. We always want our employees to feel challenged and to strive to grow their skills and careers.

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