HR Generalist

HR Generalist for Non-Profit – Direct Hire – Pearl District

Mulberry Talent Partners has joined with a Portland non-profit organization to identify a Human Resources Generalist for a direct hire role. In this role you will support recruitment, hiring, onboarding, employee recognition and retention, and file maintenance for a large, dynamic non-profit with over 300 employees.

Responsibilities at a glance:

  • Supports the HR department with recruitment, hiring, and onboarding activities, including revising position descriptions, posting job openings, tracking applicants, conducting background checks, preparing offer letters, processing new hire paperwork, scheduling new hires for training and orientation, and providing support to hiring managers and new hires
  • Provides support to the Payroll & Benefits Specialist and the Director of Human Resources for payroll, benefits administration, leave administration, processing workers compensation claims, assisting with investigations and disciplinary issues, and other special projects
  • Supports separation process including distribution and collection of exit questionnaires, preparation and processing of termination paperwork, and processing of unemployment claims
  • Handles HR administrative tasks including personnel data management, legal and policy compliance, claims processing, coordinating staff training, and preparing personnel documents in an accurate, timely, and professional manner
  • Serves on internal committees; attends scheduled meetings and participates in review and revision of workplace policies to align them with the agency’s mission and values, with the Collective Bargaining Agreement, and with federal, state, and local laws
  • Assists with staff training and development activities including coordinating trainings, preparing and distributing training materials, evaluation of internal training programs, and completing research in order to provide recommendations for training topics and facilitators, as directed


  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business management, organizational development or relevant discipline preferred
  • 2 or more years’ experience in human resources, including payroll and benefits administration
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and demonstrated ability to work with human resource information systems (HRIS); ADP experience preferred
  • Able to work on projects independently, from conception to completion
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion