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Massasoit Community College
  • Position Number: 5180544
  • Location: Brockton, MA
  • Position Type: Human Resources

Human Resource Generalist

About Massasoit Community College:

We at Massasoit Community College pride ourselves in our tradition of excellence and in our historic mission of accepting all who desire to learn. Massasoit currently offers 41 associate degree programs in arts, sciences, and applied sciences and 24 certificates. The College also offers non-credit workforce development certificates; corporate training courses; adult basic education; personal enrichment classes; and Early College programs for high school students.

Students of color make up roughly half of all students enrolled and more than half of all Massasoit students are first generation to attend college. More than 900 students graduate from Massasoit with an associate degree or certificate each year.

Brockton, Massachusetts, home of Massasoit's largest campus, prides itself on its diversity of cultures and is home to approximately 95,000 residents. In addition, the college has a campus in Canton, a satellite location in Middleborough, and annually serves students from more than 35 cities and towns in Southeastern Massachusetts. Massasoit is one of the largest community colleges in the state.

Massasoit Community College is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer who is committed to increasing diversity across all levels of the college. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this value are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Description:

The Human Resources Generalist is responsible for providing comprehensive HR support to faculty, staff, and administrators within the College in all HR activities including recruiting, employment, total compensation, employee relations, training and development. This role involves implementing and administering HR policies, procedures, and programs to ensure compliance with College guidelines and regulatory requirements while fostering a positive work environment conducive to academic excellence.

As such, the incumbent is an exempt and confidential employee as defined in M.G. L. Chapter 150E, Section 1. The HR Generalist is expected to maintain exceptionally high degree of confidentiality, discretion and customer service in all matters related to this position.
  • Provides a broad range of HR administrative support and guidance to the the HR Office and College Community particularly around time-sensitive HR events and projects such as annual performance reviews, open-enrollment, annual service awards, etc.
  • Assists with projects related to Talent Acquisition, Benefits, Organizational Effectiveness, and Learning, among others.
  • Determine eligibility and manage leave of absences including FMLA/PFMLA/MPLA, Workers Compensation, and other leaves in accordance with state and federal guidelines, collective bargaining agreements, NUP handbook, and/or College policy by reviewing and assessing submitted documentation; make recommendations regarding leave approvals and track leaves to ensure proper documentation is received, updated and on file accordingly.
  • Supports and assists activities related to HR such as talent management, processing personnel actions, electronic requisitions, drafting correspondence, processing files, records, and reports, entering data in HRCMS, Interview Exchange, Banner and other applications as needed.
  • Cross-trains in other HR functions in order to provide support and/or backup when necessary.
  • Conducts ad hoc projects by collecting information, conferring with internal and/or external stakeholders, analyzing data and making reports/recommendations as appropriate.
  • Create, generate and update reports regarding Human Resources information by assembling data from stand-alone databases, the state's information data warehouse and paper records to respond to requests for human resources information.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline or equivalent combination of education, training and experience to successfully perform the essentials of the job.
  • Five years of Human Resources or similar experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, manage competing time-sensitive priorities, complex projects and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others in a high-volume environment, and under tight deadlines.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative and exercise sound judgment.
  • Ability to exercise discretion in handling confidential matters.
  • Ability to represent HR in a positive engaging manner.
  • Ability to be a collaborative HR professional and team player.
  • Ability to balance the needs of individual employees within the context of University policies, practices and operating principles.
  • Ability to understand, interpret and explain complex documents such as policy and procedure manuals, federal and state laws, and collective bargaining agreements.

  • Experience in a unionized environment.
  • Experience in Human Resources, Payroll or in a Higher Education setting.

Additional Information:

Position Status: Non Unit Professional/Exempt

Hours: 37.5

Salary: $72, 258 - $90,324 annually based on education and experience

Worksite: Assignments will include all Massasoit sites and additional locations as necessary.

Deadline to Apply: April 28, 2024

Application Instructions:

A cover letter and resume are required, please apply online. Resumes will NOT be considered without an accompanying cover letter.

Please Note: Faxed, emailed, or mailed in resumes and/or materials will NOT be accepted. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback on application statuses. Please refrain from contacting the hiring manager and/or hiring department via phone, email, fax, mail, third person party or vendor and in person. Failure to comply, may result in application withdrawal.

Massasoit Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the Title IX and Compliance Officer, Amee Synnott, 508-588-9100, x1304, Brockton Campus, Administration Building, Room 219,, or the Vice President of Student Services and Enrollment Management, Ruben Barato, 508-588-9100, x1415, Brockton Campus, Student Center, Room 209,, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

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