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Hemophilia Federation of America

Human Resources Generalist

Operations – Washington, District of Columbia
Department Operations
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

MISSION STATEMENT:  Hemophilia Federation of America is a national nonprofit organization that assists and advocates for the bleeding disorders community. 

HFA VALUES: Hemophilia Federation of America is a thriving nonprofit organization with a focus on advocating for the community to which it serves. We believe in the following values and look to all employees to act as servant leaders to engage with:

  • Integrity and Respect.  We act with honesty and fairness.  Diversity is embraced at HFA and we promote inclusion of people and ideas and consider the perspectives of others
  • Community. We are “high touch”. We take every community member seriously and devote the time needed to ensure they feel valued and heard
  • Creativity and Flexibility. We see HFA as a sailboat.  As needed, we adjust course in order to capitalize on new ideas and focus on the most critical priorities to meet our mission
  • Fun. We celebrate successes and work as a team on our journey to achieve the mission

JOB DESCRIPTION:  The HR Generalist will be responsible for assisting in the administration of all human resource related functions: compliance of federal and state regulations concerning employment; development and implementation of training and performance management tools, compliance of employee policies and procedures; maintenance of employee information database; as well as communication liaison for staff and management.

RESPONSIBILITIES: In this role, the HR Generalist will act as a project manager to carry out the duties required of the position.  These include but are not limited to: 


  • Ensure organizational culture remains healthy and meets HFA’s mission and purpose
  • Administer HR functions to meet or exceed set goals
  • Evaluate HR/Operational processes, lead continual improvement efforts
  • Strive to reach beyond satisfaction to build loyalty and trust within the staff and community


  • Facilitate employee life-cycle process, recruitment to termination
  • Maintain electronic HRIS employee information database
  • Maintain payroll system and process twice monthly
  • Maintain electronic time and attendance system
  • Research, recommend and administer all staff benefit plans
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state and local employment laws and regulations
  • Administer online staff training system  
  • Act as liaison between staff and management, providing guidance to managers and team on HR-related issues
  • Maintain staff Team Member Handbook, enforce policy compliance
  • Collect HR metrics, compile and prepare analytics and reporting
  • Monitor budget, work with VP of Operations to manage
  • Maintain integrity of performance management system and process
  • Maintain employee handbook
  • Coach supervisory staff on interacting w/staff and legal compliance issues


  • Considerable aptitude in the direction of the non-profit human resource function
  • Experience working within electronic HRIS systems
  • The ability to work proactively both independently and as a team member
  • The capacity to make sound judgments/decisions, particularly in confidential matters
  • Effectively prioritize work
  • The ability to organize and communicate work-related information effectively to the general public, volunteers and staff, both in person, via email or on the telephone
  • Excellent computer skills including proficiency in MS Office systems, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, databases such as Sales Force and various presentation software


  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (graduate degree preferred)
  • Minimum 3-5 years proven successful experience in the human resources field
  • Excellent oral, written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks with attention to details
  • Excellent organizational and office administration skills
  • Demonstrated project management experience
  • Possess positive servant leader attitude and team player mentality

             Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace.

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