HR Generalist I - (1.0 FTE, Days)

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Category: Human Resources
Job Type: Full-Time
Shift: Days
Location:  Menlo Park CA 94025
Req: 6669
FTE: 1

Human Resource

1.0 FTE, 8 Hour Day Shifts

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the heart and soul of Stanford Children’s Health. Nationally ranked and internationally recognized, our 311-bed hospital is devoted entirely to pediatrics and obstetrics. Our six centers of excellence provide comprehensive services and deep expertise in key obstetric and pediatric areas: brain & behavior, cancer, heart, pregnancy & newborn, pulmonary and transplant. We also provide an additional, wide range of services for babies, kids and pregnant moms.

The HR Generalist is responsible for answering questions and administering the activities for HR related programs, procedures and policies. Provide HR subject area support in the processing of transactions for benefits, staffing, training, compensation and data base administration. The work is routine in nature and actions, decisions are of limited complexity and can be completed using well documented policies, procedures and administrative guidelines.

Essential Functions

  • Answers employee and management questions regarding HR policies, processes and other human resource related matters following prescribed responses.

  • Assists or participates as a team member in the review and recommendations for process improvements, automation of information and services, system applications, operational efficiency and customer services.

  • Performs human resource administrative activities following the application of policies, program procedures and process guidelines and regulatory requirements.

  • Processes employee status change transactions such as transfers, reclassifications, promotions, leaves of absence, etc. Maintains systems of record for employees.

  • Reviews change requests for accuracy, adherence to policies/guidelines, proper signature authorization and completeness.

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Education: High School diploma or GED equivalent

Experience: Two (2) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to effectively prioritize work and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.

  • Ability to research and identify the appropriate prescribed response to customer inquiries.

  • Ability to solve problems in a customer-focused environment.

  • Ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization.

  • Knowledge of HR practices/policies related to benefits, staffing, compensation, etc.

  • Knowledge of HR-related systems and software applications.

  • Knowledge of Windows-based office software, computers and operating systems.



Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment.  Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability. Women and men, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.