Sr. HR Generalist

Job Title: Sr. HR Generalist

Type: Contract to Hire

Start Date: ASAP

Contract Duration: four to six months

Location: New York NY - Hybrid - 3 days in NYC office

Contract Pay Rate: $50 to $70/hour

Salary: $100K to $140K

Keys to the role:

  • Seven plus years of HR experience
  • Strong background in Recruitment, Employee Relations, Performance Management, Benefits Administration, and HR compliance.
  • Prior experience in supporting onboarding efforts for employees from a new acquisition is highly desirable.
  • Contract to Hire - 4 to 6 months is contract duration

Position Overview:

We are looking for an experienced Senior HR Generalist with at least 7 years of progressive experience in human resources. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in various HR functions, including recruitment, employee relations, performance management, benefits administration, and HR compliance.

Additionally, the Senior HR Generalist will play a key role in assisting with the onboarding process for employees from a new acquisition, ensuring a smooth transition and integration into our company culture.


  • Provide guidance and support to managers and employees on HR-related matters, including employee relations issues, performance management, and disciplinary actions.
  • Administer employee benefits programs, including health insurance, retirement plans, and other employee perks, ensuring compliance with all relevant regulations.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of HR policies and procedures to ensure alignment with company goals and legal requirements.
  • Conduct new hire orientation sessions and facilitate the onboarding process for employees joining the company, with a focus on those from a recent acquisition.
  • Coordinate training and development initiatives to support employee growth and career advancement opportunities.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date employee records and HRIS data, ensuring confidentiality and compliance with data privacy regulations.
  • Partner with cross-functional teams to support various HR initiatives and projects, such as diversity and inclusion efforts, employee engagement surveys, and talent management programs.
  • Stay informed about changes in employment laws and regulations, proactively updating policies and practices to remain compliant.


  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in human resources, with a focus on HR generalist functions.
  • Strong knowledge of employment laws and regulations, with the ability to apply them effectively in a corporate setting.
  • Experience managing employee relations issues and providing coaching to managers and employees.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport and collaborate with individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Proven ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion and professionalism.
  • Prior experience in supporting onboarding efforts for employees from a new acquisition is highly desirable.