Human Resource Generalist

Job ID 1792 Location Cedar Rapids, IA Job Type Full-Time Apply Now

Shive-Hattery has an immediate open for a Human Resources Generalist with 0-3 years of experience. Come grow in your new career with us! This position serves as support to the Director of Human Resources, Benefits Manager, Recruiting Partner and Diversity, Safety and Wellness Coordinator. 

We are looking for an individual who is extremely detail-oriented with proven experience meeting deadlines. Candidate must show experience in keeping tabs on several assignments at the same time. Must have excellent computer skills, including Word and Excel in a Microsoft Environment as well as excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience in recordkeeping helpful and excellent organizational skills is a must. Role requires discretion and confidentiality. 

Essential functions include (but are not limited to):

  • Management of our Career Coaching program
  • Gather and track data, record keeping and compliance monitoring
  • Recruiting administration i.e. scheduling and coordination of interviews with candidates and offices
  • Employee orientation details
  • Recordkeeping
  • Compensation and benefits recordkeeping
  • Maintaining employee files and the HRIS
  • Assisting with the day-to-day efficient operation of the HR department and business units.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field preferred, not required.
  • Human Resources Certification (i.e. PHR, SHRM-CP) and/or commitment to the HR field through training and development is desirable.

About the Iowa City and Cedar Rapids Area:

The Iowa City-Cedar Rapids metro area is home to almost a half a million people and is consistently voted among the top places to live each year. Our community is teeming with vibrant energy from a diverse group of academics, medical professionals, and entrepreneurs. Whether you’re visiting the Ped Mall in downtown Iowa City or shopping in the NewBo district of Downtown Cedar Rapids, our area offers an assortment of locally owned restaurants, farmer’s markets, quirky shops, historical landmarks, breweries, and live entertainment venues. For the adventurous, the ICR Corridor boasts plenty of space to explore the great outdoors with a network of walking and bike trails, scenic lakes, and public parks that offer a variety of outdoor activities and recreation throughout the year.


  • Iowa City voted #4 in top 100 places to live (
  • Iowa City #2 Most fitness-friendly places for 2020 (Smart Asset)
  • Iowa City Named one of the best cities for creatives (Thrillist

Why Shive-Hattery?

Our learning and teaching culture is founded on collaboration. You will learn from and teach other employees while working across disciplines. You will grow your skills and continue your professional growth at Shive-Hattery.

Shive-Hattery offers outstanding benefits and a sound compensation package.
Shive-Hattery is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Future Consideration: Yes

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