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Senior Human Resources Generalist

Columbia University
New York, New York 10027
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift


The Columbia University Libraries seeks a Senior HR Generalist to join an HR team of 4 professionals, supporting an organization of approximately 400 employees, 150 of whom are union staff.

Responsibilities include:

  • Recruiting librarians, technologists, administrators,and support staff
  • Advising managers and staff on HR practices and policies including bargaining agreement work rules, performance management, progressive discipline, and grievance procedures
  • Partnering with management on strategic planning, employee engagement, diversity initiatives, and change management
  • Maintaining and analyzing HR data
  • Position classification of exempt and non exempt staff
  • HR related training, staff recognition programs, exit interviews and special projects.
  • Preparing content for the HR website.


As one of the world's leading research universities, Columbia University in the City of New York provides outstanding opportunities to work and grow in a dynamic, multicultural, intellectual community. The Columbia University Libraries are comprised of a diverse and engaged staff committed to furthering the University's teaching and research mission through innovation, collaboration, and a commitment to excellence. We offer a comprehensive benefit package include tuition programs for self and family.


Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strongly encourages individuals of all backgrounds and cultures to consider this position.  







Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree and 3 years directly related experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience) plus:

  • Strong interpersonal and coaching skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Resourcefulness
  • Goal oriented approach to work
  • Excellent judgment
  • Good communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Solid Microsoft office skills  



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