YMCA of Greater Cleveland
  • 30-Nov-2021 to 30-Jan-2022 (CST)
  • Human Resources
  • Cleveland, OH, USA
  • $50,000 - $60,000
  • Salary
  • Full-Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement, Competitive Time Off Plans, Free Family Membership to any YMCA of Greater Cleveland Branch

At the Y, our mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. Join our Greater Cleveland YMCA team in living our cause and helping to provide quality, safe and healthy programs and services in our community.

The YMCA of Greater Cleveland is looking for a Sr. Human Resources Generalist. The Sr. Human Resources Generalist is responsible for the development and implementation of association-wide practices that support Human Resources Management including employee relations, compliance, full cycle recruitment, investigation, performance management, discipline, and training.


  • Coaches and advises leadership in employee relations matters, including the areas of performance improvement, corrective counseling, interpretation of HR policies and procedures; ensuring compliance to local, state and federal regulations and YMCA policy and procedure.
  • Conducts independent investigations on key employee concerns including workplace and sexual harassment, discrimination, ensuring the maintenance of records, reports and logs.
  • Assists branch and program leadership in the implementation of HR programs and projects.
  • Manages talent acquisition process, including sourcing, testing, interviewing, hiring and onboarding, ensuring measurement of recruitment methods
  • Advises branch and program leadership regarding internal and external recruitment practices.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of strategy to attract, recruit, retain and hire.
  • Develop process to keeps job descriptions up to date, accurate and compliant with relevant federal, state and local laws for all positions.
  • Conducts exit interviews to assist organization in culture management.
  • Develop and administer internal corporate communication programs and campaigns, designed to reinforce the Company's Vision, Values, and Operating Principles.
  • Develops, implements and delivers training of human resources programs for varying levels of individuals within the Association including new employee orientation and training surrounding HR polices, practices and procedures
  • Documents procedures for the human resources department practices.
  • Continually evaluates training and procedures to monitor and analyze effectiveness and update curriculum as needed.
  • Develop and implement new approaches, procedure changes and innovative solutions to continually improve efficiency and employee experience. Identify, document and communicate process improvement opportunities.


  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field.
  • Three (3) to five (5) year of generalist experience to include employee relations, compliance, corrective counseling, recruitment, performance management, policies and procedure interpretation and investigations.
  • Minimum of three (3) years recruitment experience, preferably in a corporate human resources environment, including internet and social media sourcing.
  • Professional Human Resource (PHR) or other recognized HR certification preferred.
  • LinkedIn Recruiter, or Certified Internet Recruiter (CIR), or Certified Diversity Recruiter (CDR), or other AIRS certification preferred.
  • CPR and First Aid certification and Safety training required within 90 days of hire.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license, be able to drive, and have access to own vehicle.


  • Performs work in an office setting with moderate levels of noise, sitting for long periods of time, repetitive motion using computers and phones, with exposure to fluorescent lighting.
  • Travel frequently to non-corporate office locations and colleges and universities.

About YMCA of Greater Cleveland: At the Y, our mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. That's why we offer an exceptional package that includes:

  • A free membership to your local YMCA and discount to YMCA programs including childcare (part-time positions do not receive discount on childcare).
  • Additional employee discounts at many places in and around town, just for being a YMCA of Greater Cleveland employee.
  • Eligible employees receive comprehensive Benefits Plan including Health, Dental, Vision, Employee Assistance Plan, Retirement 8% paid by the YMCA of Greater Cleveland and paid vacation.

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