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Human Resource Generalist

Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority

Cincinnati, Ohio 45214
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  • HR Generalist
  • Labor/Industrial Relations
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Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) of Cincinnati, Ohio invites you to become a part of its dynamic and forward thinking affordable housing agency. We are the 17th largest agency in the country with approximately 4,884 public housing units and 10,600 vouchers as well as developing affordable housing program. Our vision is to be recognized as a national leader in housing solutions and services. We are seeking an energetic professional for the position of Human Resource Generalist with our agencyCMHA offers a professional work environment along with a competitive salary and EXCELLENT benefits.

This position is responsible for assisting the Department Manager with the efficient and effective management and implementation of all Human Resources functions with an emphasis in labor and employee relations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:include, but are not necessarily limited to:

  • Offer guidance, and carryout matters relating to CMHA employee and Labor Relations;
  • Effective use of analytical data to demonstrate positions and make recommendations;
  • Serve as member of Labor-Management committees;
  • Develop and provide training in matters relating to managing within a unionized environment and more specifically within the language of the current Collective Bargaining Agreement;
  • Serve as a hearing officer in disciplinary and grievance proceedings;
  • Develop personnel policies and procedures;
  • Cultivate favorable and effective employee relations as a mediator, counselor, and facilitator in arbitrating disputes between employees and their supervisors and managers;
  • Oversee training and safety programs in context of compliance with government regulations. This includes conducting the safety committee meetings.
  • Assist with all aspects of Workers’ Compensation.
  • Assist with the administration of the company’s employee benefits programs (family medical leave, health/dental/vision/life insurance and retirement plans, unemployment, tuition advancement program; coordinate the sick leave bonus program, etc.) this includes claims resolution, change reporting, approving invoices for payment, annual re-evaluation of policies for cost effectiveness;
  • Assist with the recruitment process; recruit, interview, and screen job candidates to fill available company openings by visiting college campuses, consulting with search firms and placement agencies, and contacts within the larger community; check credentials and references, and schedule follow-up interviews with company supervisors, managers and directors; supervise interviewing, testing, and hiring processes to ensure adherence to all equal employment opportunity (EEO) legislation, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and other government compliance requirements; assist with establishing strategies that seek to increase retention rates and foster employee job satisfaction and high morale;
  • Assist with investigations relating to employee misconduct or complaints including, but not limited to, sexual harassment and employment discrimination;
  • Prepare reports and correspondence, including confidential information pertaining to employees;
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.




  • Demonstrated ability to maintain the highly confidential nature of human resources work.
  • Working knowledge of Collective Bargaining statutes and regulations; Ability to analyze contract proposals;
  • Thorough knowledge of equal employment opportunity, ADA, and other HR related laws;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills; and
  • Demonstrated advanced proficiency in computerized business applications, including but not limited to Word, Excel, and HRIS.
  • Significant experience in the effective administration of one or more Collective Bargaining Agreements.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Management or a related field, or equivalent work experience;
  • Minimum of three (3) years direct labor relations experience (hearing proceedings, negotiations, arbitrations, etc…) and organizational development;
  • PHR/SPHR, SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP certification preferred.

 Note:   As a condition of employment at CMHA, you must agree to and pass a drug screen test, criminal background check, and motor vehicle check.


 Equal Opportunity Employer/Equal Housing Opportunities

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