Emory University HR Generalist (SOM SSC) in Atlanta, Georgia


Job Requisition ID:



720500:SOM: Basic Science RAS

Job Description:


Serves as a generalist in support of various aspects of the human resources (HR) operation for a School of Medicine (SOM) Shared Services Center (SSC).

Initiates and/or updates departmental position descriptions based on business need and industry benchmarks.

Initiates employment requisitions and follows up on job postings and applicant referrals.

Facilitates the implementation of new policies and procedures in compliance with established Emory University guidelines, policies and procedures.

Interprets and counsels departmental and divisional managers and employees on policies and procedures to ensure consistency in application.

Leads employee training and education on various HR-related topics deemed relevant by SSC leadership.

Supports the SSC's faculty appointment and reappointment process and the recruitment of staff within the SSC, and its supported departments and divisions.

Supports all search and interview committees, and may serve on or lead them as appropriate.

Responsible for gathering relevant evidence needed for Employee Relations inquiries, and Workers' Compensation and FMLA requests. Accountable for the integrity of data found in databases, records, and files and supports in the preparation of ad-hoc and routine reports.

May perform established transactional activities within the SSC such as employee onboarding and orientation, and timekeeping. Performs related responsibilities as directed.


A bachelor's degree in business administration, human resources or a related field and three years of human resources experience in a support role as a generalist or in one of many human resources fields such as employment, employee relations, compensation, and/or benefits administration.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Exceptional verbal, written, and communication skills required.

Experience in an academic healthcare center desired.

Operating Unit/Division:

School Of Medicine

Job Title:

HR Generalist (SOM SSC)

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