HR Generalist

Champaign, Illinois, United States | Career Opportunities | Full-time

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Wolfram, creator of Mathematica, Wolfram|Alpha and the Wolfram Language, has an exciting opportunity for a highly organized and detail-oriented HR Generalist to join its HR department. This individual will support the HR Manager in Wolfram’s fast-paced environment. If you are a people person at your core and are interested in technology and learning new subjects, then Wolfram has an opportunity for you!

How you’ll spend your days

  • Processing payroll, which includes ensuring PTO is tracked in our systems
  • Creating all new employee/consultant records in payroll systems
  • Answering payroll questions
  • Maintaining accurate records and updates on salary increases and status changes in payroll systems
  • Helping conduct all new-hire orientations
  • Maintaining HR records and assisting the HR Manager with related reporting
  • Initially responding to employee relations issues such as employee complaints, harassment allegations and civil rights complaints
  • Partnering with employees and management to communicate various HR policies, procedures, laws, standards and other government regulations

What Wolfram is looking for

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resource management, business administration or related field
  • Minimum of 2 years of professional experience in an HR role
  • Experience with payroll administration
  • Exceptional verbal, written and organizational skills
  • Mastery of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Other business systems experience (e.g. content management databases)
  • The ability to handle yourself in a professional and unbiased manner in situations requiring discretion and confidentiality
  • The ability to handle multiple/changing tasks, priorities and deadlines
  • Must have a strong attention to detail
  • A high level of motivation and an approachable, can-do attitude
  • A strong desire to learn and grow along with the organization

Location: Champaign, Illinois (this position does not allow remote work)

Wolfram is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at its company. Women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, individuals with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.