Senior Human Resources Generalist

About the Role

The Lukens Company (TLC) is an award-winning full-service marketing agency that is seeking a Senior Human Resources Generalist to join our Administrative Department in our Arlington, VA office.

This role requires multi-state—specifically California—HR law knowledge.

The Senior Human Resources Generalist will oversee the administration of HR functions, including but not limited to HR policies, employee benefits, record keeping, onboarding and offboarding, and performance management. They will report to the Director of Finance.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Managing and enhancing TLC’s full spectrum of HR systems, functions, and procedures to ensure organizational compliance with federal, state, and local labor laws and regulations

  • Developing, recommending, implementing, and evaluating HR strategies, policies, and initiatives that are aligned with TLC’s overall business strategy

  • Maintaining our HR software vendor relationship

  • Administering employee benefits plans, enrolling new employees, and conducting annual open enrollment meetings

  • Staying abreast of current employee benefits trends and legislation to ensure that we’re offering employees the most cost-effective plans

  • Coordinating with TLC’s Finance Department to ensure timely and accurate pay and benefits processes, including providing payroll changes and running payroll as needed

  • Preparing, recommending, and maintaining procedures for filing, reporting, and retrieving personnel records

  • Keeping all files current, updated, and prepared for any external or internal audit

  • Creating and updating job descriptions

  • Supporting the recruitment process

  • Facilitating our new employee orientation and exit interview processes, creating a consistent onboarding and offboarding experience for all employees and identifying opportunities to improve and elevate employees’ experiences

  • Assessing training needs, developing training curriculum, and conducting training sessions on various HR topics

  • Nurturing a positive working environment and assisting with the coordination of employee engagement activities

  • Overseeing performance management and feedback processes

  • Implementing performance and employee development programs and making recommendations to improve it to drive high employee performance and satisfaction

  • Serving as a link between management and employees by interpreting and administering contracts, addressing questions, demands, and grievances, and providing guidance on employee relations issues

  • Advising managers on organizational policy matters and recommending changes as needed

What We'd Like to See

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Demonstrated experience developing relationships and working cross-functionally to successfully implement and maintain HR programs

  • Strong customer service skills and the ability to establish and maintain goodwill with employees

  • Excellent communication and writing skills

  • Self-starter with a demonstrated capability to manage multiple projects, prioritize a variety of tasks, and think on your feet to meet needs and deadlines

  • Ability to shift from big picture strategy to tactical support and execution

  • Exceptional organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail

  • Comfortable giving, receiving, and sharing feedback

  • Adept at working cross-functionally, problem solving, resolving conflicts, and suggesting ways to improve processes

  • Must have California HR law knowledge

  • Results-oriented and team-first attitude

  • Inclination to learn and grow professionally

  • Desire to work for a values-driven company that seeks to improve the world for the better

What We Offer

  • Competitive compensation

  • 401(k) with match

  • Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurances

  • Flexible PTO and generous holiday observances

  • Learning and professional development opportunities

  • Paid parental leave

  • Company-sponsored volunteering

  • Remote work

  • Free parking

  • Café and complimentary gym access in the office building

  • Collaborative and entrepreneurial work environment

  • The opportunity to be part of a friendly, dynamic, and hardworking team excited about delivering high-quality work and great results for our clients

About Us

The Lukens Company (TLC) is an award-winning full-service marketing agency that provides expert direct response, donor development, and fundraising services to nonprofits, cultural institutions, advocacy groups, and faith-based organizations. Since our founding in 1986, our passionate team of creatives have partnered with cause-oriented organizations seeking innovative, data-driven strategies to achieve bold goals that change the world for the better. Our 35+ years of experience across a diverse client base enables us to deliver unique, compelling multichannel campaigns that captivate audiences and yield transformative results… all while being delivered with an unparalleled commitment to our clients’ missions. Join us!

The Lukens Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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