• Full Time
  • Chicago

Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning

CMAP is our region's comprehensive planning organization.

The Senior Human Resources Generalist is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management across the organization. The position delivers value-added service to management and employees that reflects the business objectives of the organization.

Compensation: Base pay is $72,469+ commensurate with experience.


Respond promptly to inquiries directed to the Human Resources Department
Assist with coordination of the talent acquisition process for employees and interns.  Lead new hire onboarding, orientation, and training.
Educate employees on benefit offerings and partner closely with benefit vendors regarding enrollments, updates, disability claims, and retirement plans
Oversee FMLA, personal leave, ADA accommodations, STD/LTD, COBRA, workers compensation, and unemployment benefits claims
Assist in the maintenance of employee records in HRIS and benefit vendor systems.  Generate routine and ad reports; and assist with development of departmental dashboards
Facilitate off-boarding process with separating employees.  Conduct exit interviews as appropriate.
Provide day-to-day performance management guidance to management (i.e. coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary action, etc.).
Participate in the development, communication, and administration of Human Resources policies, procedures, and programs.  Conduct research and make recommendations on implementation of best practices.
Provide Human Resources administration and support to departmental initiatives in areas including talent acquisition, benefits, leave management, HRIS, training, performance management, compensation, etc.
Manage and update departmental related communications internally and externally
Facilitate training sessions as needed to include supervisory, technology, and soft skills training.
Partner with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, increase productivity and retention, and drive human resource initiatives.
Monitor and support compliance with all local, state, and federal legal and regulatory requirements.
Participate in diversity and inclusion work group and/or other committees/workgroups
Perform other related duties and/or projects as assigned


Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, business, or a related field or the equivalent amount of experience.
Minimum of five years’ experience in an HR Business Partner role in all major functional areas of Human Resources (i.e., employee relations, talent acquisition, performance management and employment law.
Advanced Human Resources certification preferred


Well organized, detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task while having the ability to prioritize assignments.
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and knowledge of basic office equipment.
Demonstrated professional interpersonal skills, both oral and written
Ability to build and sustain relationships and interact effectively with people at all levels of the organization.
Ability to assist staff in a remote environment.

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