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HR Generalist

Position Type:

  • Full Time
  • Staff


  • OH-Columbus

Franklin University is currently seeking a dynamic, experienced Human Resources Generalist to serve as a key member of our HR department. This position is responsible for performing a broad range of duties including performance management, employee relations, training and development, and employee engagement for the Franklin University workforce. Responsibilities are varied and will also include responding to unemployment and worker’s compensation claims. 

The Generalist will be responsible for managing and maintaining sound Human Resources practices, including compliance with all federal and state employment regulations, as well as creating and maintaining high levels of employee engagement at the University, with the goal of retaining top talent.  The selected individual will assist in administration and implementation of large-scale human resources related programs and projects as well as manage and coordinate day-to-day functions.

We seek someone with a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years of progressive human resources experience. This position is ideal for an experienced Generalist who is eager to continue building on existing programs while innovatively creating enhancements and developing new opportunities for the workforce. The position requires an independent and highly motivated professional with an orientation toward the development and appreciation of people within the context of the organization’s strategic directions. The position also requires someone with the ability to communicate positively and respectfully with individuals at all levels of the University.  In addition, the position requires someone with a high degree of confidentiality, discretion, independent judgment, detail-orientation and multi-tasking capability. The ideal candidate will understand the importance of integrity, have a clear sense of personal and professional accountability while exercising sound judgment and common sense. 

About Franklin University

Founded in 1902, Franklin University has built its reputation on removing barriers to higher education for ambitious adults who must balance their educational goals with other commitments. Accredited and nonprofit, Franklin has earned its long-standing reputation as an innovator in online education. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master’s and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 45,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work.

Franklin offers a competitive benefits package, incentive program and free parking. In addition, Franklin provides free undergraduate tuition for employees and immediate family members, graduate tuition assistance for full-time employees and immediate family members, and a discount on doctoral tuition for employees.

Franklin University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Franklin does not discriminate on the basis of age, religion, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, disability, or veteran or military status.