Human Resources Generalist

Human Resources Generalist

Kodiak Area Native Association
June 10, 2022
Job Type


KANA's Human Resources Generalist administers policies and provides professional HR services to management relating to all phases of human resources activity by performing the following duties:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following duties are not intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by this position. Other duties as assigned.

  • Support the organization’s mission and goals, quality standards, and patient-centered medical home philosophy. Embrace KANA’s culture of serving the whole person through our provision of services. Incorporate KANA’s core values of Courtesy, Caring, Respect, Sharing, and Pride in all activities and decisions.
  • Uphold KANA’s Code of Ethics by conducting professional activities with honesty, integrity, respect, fairness, and good faith in a manner that reflects positively upon the organization.
  • Maintains knowledge of legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensures policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance.
  • Recruits, interviews, and processes offers of employment to fill vacant positions.
  • Processes new employees by checking references, scheduling drug screens, processes criminal background checks, prepares new hire packets, and reviews KANA policies and procedures with new hire.
  • Plans and conducts first day new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward company goals.
  • Prepares and processes personnel transactions such as hires, promotions, transfers, performance reviews, and terminations.
  • Assists management in interviewing, hiring, terminations, promotions, performance reviews.
  • Advises management in appropriate resolution of employee relations issues.
  • Responds to inquiries regarding policies, procedures, and programs. Reviews documentation for compliance and proper processing.
  • Administers approved salary administration program to ensure compliance and equity within organization.
  • Prepares employee separation notices and related documentation, and conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind separations. Presents applicable employment benefit options such as COBRA and TCC.
  • Receives employee concerns related to alleged compliance or company policy violations. Refers to appropriate parties while maintaining confidentiality on a need to know basis.
  • Coordinates the Drug and Alcohol Free program to include new hire drug screening, random referrals, for-cause, village screenings, board member screenings, result inquiries and billing. Serves as point of contact for drug screen program.
  • Processes employees through the State of Alaska background checks, sex offender registries, and State of Alaska courtview search. Monitors and maintains the master list, and serves as point of contact for background process.
  • Supports other HR roles, and acts as back-up as necessary.

Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university or equivalent combination of education and experience. To perform this job successfully, an individual should have intermediate knowledge of Database, Internet, Spreadsheet and Word Processing software. May be required to travel to remote communities by small plane.

Application Instructions

Please apply via our website at in order to be considered.

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