When you choose a career with Lutheran Social Services (LSS) of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan, you give of yourself – of your heart and of your soul – to improve lives and ultimately to change lives. And at the end of the day, that feels pretty good!
We touch more than 39,000 lives a year
For most people, a job is a job – something you do for a paycheck. However, those who join our mission at LSS, do so because they’re not satisfied with just a paycheck from a less-than-meaningful career. With over 800 employees throughout Wisconsin and Upper Michigan, we helped over 39,500 individuals in 2018, 91% of whom reported we improved the quality of their life.
When you choose us, your work will revolve around meaningful endeavors like finding meals for someone who hasn’t eaten lately, treatment for someone who’s struggling with addiction, support for people with disabilities, housing for someone who’s homeless, finding clothing for a foster child or creating forever families through adoption.
In turn, we support you!
A career at LSS comes with many benefits – vacation, health insurance, retirement plan, life insurance, optional protection benefits and many other perks that support your overall life and future as our valued employee.
JOB SUMMARY /
Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan is currently seeking a Human Capital Generalist to join our team. The Generalist will be responsible for providing support to leaders and colleagues regarding employee relations, compensation, training, leaves of absence, workers compensation, unemployment and retention. The position will primarily work remotely with in office meetings at least twice monthly after training period is complete. Training is expected to be done in person out of the West Allis office. Remote workers must live in Wisconsin.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.
ADDITIONAL AGENCY REQUIREMENTS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Upon offer, candidates must successfully complete the necessary background, caregiver, medical and any other checks required, according to program requirements. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
The incumbent of this position must have a valid driver’s license and have reliable transportation to perform the essential duties of the role; a motor vehicle check (MVR) with a satisfactory driving record per the LSS Driver Safety Procedure is required, and ability to meet LSS auto insurance requirements.
Ability to communicate both in verbal and written format, effectively and efficiently in job is required. Ability to read and interpret documents such as Agency policy and procedures, legal documents, state regulation and licensing, and employee handbook. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively with multiple levels of management and employees of the organization and respond to questions.
Working knowledge of computers to allow employee to access computer systems and applications to complete timecards, read and respond to email, and complete required on-line training.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Human Resource systems; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software. Experience with HRIS systems and leveraging the capability of technology to help with process flow and efficiency is preferred.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the worker is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit and occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Keyboarding is required for this position.
The incumbent of this position works in an air-conditioned, office environment. The incumbent will also be exposed to outdoor weather conditions when traveling on company business.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
TRAVEL: Ability to travel on day trips as required up to 10%. Some overnight travel may be required.
HOW TO APPLY: