Human Resources Generalist

Fond du Lac
Full Time

Job Information

Job TitleHuman Resources Generalist
Home Department:Human Resources
Employment Status:Exempt; Full-time
Position Location:Home Office or Telecommuting Opportunities

We are targeting candidates located within the Milwaukee/Oshkosh/Sheboygan market who will be able to work 2-3 days/week at the Fond du Lac home office.


Protecting our policyholders’ dreams, passions, and livelihoods has a direct impact on the communities we serve. We work towards excellence, conduct ourselves with high integrity, and take our work seriously, but not ourselves. Small Details. Big Difference. Find out how you can make a difference with a career at Society.

Society Insurance is seeking an experienced Human Resources Generalist to join our team.  This position will handle the day-to-day Human Resources functions with an emphasis on recruitment and event planning.

About the Role 

  • Assists recruitment effort by sourcing candidates via a variety of recruitment means and social media; coordinating and working at job fairs; making public presentations at schools and organizations; and maintaining a professional network.
  • Supports recruitment technology enhancement projects with assistance from Payroll/HRIS Specialist to create an efficient yet customer-centric recruitment process. Continually reviews vendor system recruitment enhancements to implement to improve recruitment experience. 
  • Maintains organization staff by reviewing applications; conducting phone screens, interviewing, and reference and background checks; administering assessments; partnering in hiring decisions; presenting and negotiating offers. Creates and updates position descriptions by conducting position analysis process and/or editing job information based on hiring criteria.
  • Coordinates new-hire onboarding process change needs; schedules onboarding activities for new hires including benefits orientation, time and attendance training, new-hire orientation meetings, etc.
  • Leads coordination of events such as company picnic, holiday party, and employee town hall events; determines appropriate event planning vendor; monitors vendor performance and event budget; creates and executes communication plan.
  • Supports the Intern Program Social Events program.
  • Participates in cross-functional committees such as Employee Engagement Committee.
  • Conducts salary analyses for open positions and annual salary-planning to ensure compensation bands are accurate using external market salary data; and recommends compensation band changes for approval.
  • Completes the annual compliance audit and works with Human Resources team members to make changes in processes and procedures to ensure compliance.
  • Creates Best Practice Guides for HR functions and maintains Human Resources files and records.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by following policies and procedures.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications and literature; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

About Yo

  • You are an active listener, a role model for ethical conduct, and values diversity.
  • You enjoy coaching, developing others, and am service-focused. 
  • You enjoy using logic and analysis to solve problems and can quickly learn new technical skills.
  • You are flexible and deals with ambiguity and changing priorities easily.
  • You are self-starter and enjoys working both independently as well as on a team.
  • You easily build rapport and communicates effectively.
  • You value self-development as well as the importance of business acumen.  

What it Will Take

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or related field.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in human resources with experience in recruitment and event planning.  Experience with training program development, HRIS, performance management, and/or compensation management systems highly desirable. 
  • Demonstrated communication skills (writing, editing, and verbal) with attention to clarity, grammar, and detail.
  • Strong computer software knowledge (i.e. Microsoft Office Suite, Social Media, and Internet applications).
  • PHR/SPHR and/or SHRM-CP/SCP certification highly desirable.

What Society Can Offer 

  • Comprehensive Benefits Package: Salary with bonus plan; health, dental, life, and vision insurance
  • Retirement: Traditional or Roth 401(k) Defined Contribution Plan PLUS Profit-Sharing Plan
  • Work-Life Balance: Company-paid holidays; flexible scheduling; PTO; telecommuting options
  • Education: Career Coaching; company-paid courses; student loan and tuition reimbursement
  • Community: Charitable Match; paid volunteer time; team sponsorships
  • Wellness: Employee Assistance Program; wellness initiatives/rewards; health coaching; and more

Society Insurance prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type against applicants and employees on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap, disability, genetics, veteran status or military service, marital status or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic or status protected by federal, state or local laws. Society Insurance also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local laws.

Society Insurance is a drug-free workplace.  Any candidate who receives an offer of employment from Society will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test for controlled substances.  All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of the pre-employment drug test, which is conducted in accordance with Society’s substance abuse policy.


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