Human Resources Generalist

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Location (City)
Boston, MA
Job Type
Full Time
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The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) is seeking a Human Resources Generalist who will be involved in coordinating all Human Resources functions. The ideal candidate should have a working knowledge of benefits and leave administration, recruiting, onboarding/off-boarding, staffing and performance management.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to database and records maintenance, assisting employees with questions or concerns involving human resources programs and procedures. The Human Resources Generalist will also assist with special projects, coordinate onsite trainings, interpret company policies for employees and conduct new hire orientations and employee exits.

MassCEC is a fast-paced, professional work environment. The Human Resources Generalist should be prepared to take ownership of a steady flow of work for on-going projects while also helping on short-term requests requiring a quick turnaround. The Human Resources Generalist will report directly to the Director of Human Resources and Operations.  

Job Duties/Responsibilities: 
  • Lead onboarding initiatives including new hire outreach, preparation of new hire paperwork and management of first day logistics;
  • Off-board employees and conduct exit interviews;
  • Administer employee benefits and coordinate  yearly open enrollment process;
  • Provide administration for performance management process;
  • Review all human resources invoices for accuracy;
  • Update, organize and maintain all electronic and paper records including personnel files, benefit information and other related records;
  • Respond to employee and public inquiries in a timely and professional manner;
  • Manage recruitment process by coordinating job postings on websites, scheduling interviews and performing reference checks;
  • Manage offer letters and develop new hire announcements;
  • Assist in growing the MassCEC Fellowship program;
  • Assist in creating professional development and employee engagement programs;
  • Identify opportunities for efficiencies in all Human Resources processes; and
  • Assist Director of Human Resources and Operations with ongoing development and updating of human resources policies and procedures;  
  • Assist in managing a yearly employee training plan; and
  • Work directly with a shared Executive Assistant and supervise human resources Fellow.


  • Bachelor's degree with required Human Resources experience;
  • Human Resources, Business Administration, Public Administration degree preferred;


  • A minimum of three years’ experience in the administration of benefits and other Human Resources programs;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel, Visio);
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidential information;
  • Experience with ADP Workforce Now or administration of a similar HRIS system preferred; and
  • Experience in workshop and program facilitation and training preferred:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong organizational skills including prioritizing, scheduling, time management and meeting deadlines;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Excellent administrative and interpersonal skills;
  • Positive and professional attitude with a sense of humor;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize deadlines;
  • Ability to problem solve and to stay calm under pressure;
  • Tact and diplomacy for dealing with internal associates, external vendors and clients;
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a group;
  • Ability to manage sensitive situations with  a high level of confidentiality;
  • Ability and willingness to learn new software programs; and
  • Interest in clean energy or environmental policy is useful, but not required.
How to Apply: 

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter through our Online Career Center.

Applicants with diverse backgrounds, experiences, ability and perspectives are encouraged to apply.

About the Company: 

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), as a quasi-public entity, plays a critical role in fostering the success of our state’s clean energy sector.  MassCEC actively supports the Baker-Polito Administration’s commitment to addressing Massachusetts’ energy challenges, maintaining national leadership in clean energy, and meeting the requirements of the Global Warming Solutions Act.

MassCEC undertakes targeted programmatic initiatives to accelerate cost reductions in clean energy, help consumers diversify their energy choices and address evolving energy needs, leverage public and private funds to drive investment into this rapidly-growing sector, and scale-up renewable energy deployment across the state.

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