Human Resources Generalist


White Plains, US


The Human Resources Generalist will partner closely with the HR Business Partners in the successful planning, execution, and administration of people initiatives across the organization. The role will support training and development, new initiatives, on-cycle HR activities and project work. They will work closely with NYPA employees, managers, and partner closely with all teams across the Human Resources Department. #LI-CJ1


  • Work closely with all areas of Human Resources, including Talent Development, Recruitment, Employee Relations, Benefits, Compensation, and DE&I to support the development and execution of the talent strategy across the organization 
  • Partner with HR Business Partners on all on-cycle HR activities including performance management, 9-box, succession planning and compensation planning.   
  • Coach and counsel employees and managers on less complex employee relations issues; advise managers on performance management process to assist employees with improving their performance  
  • Facilitate training to support managers and staff development 
  • Collaborates with HR Business Partners, Learning and Development and other areas of HR to complete various project work including career pathing; assess the organizations current and future positions  
  • Serves as an onboarding coordinator for all NYPA new hires including facilitating new hire orientation, coordinating new hire logistics with business leaders and their respective teams, and ensuring all new hires have a positive onboarding experience 
  • Focus on continuous improvement- review current HR processes, evaluate, and provide recommendations to ensure processes are efficient 
  • Manages ad hoc data requests and reporting; analyzes data and provides insights  

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Highly responsive and customer focused professional who collaborates well with team members at all levels of the organization 
  • Self-starter who has a passion for learning and developing in Human Resources 
  • Ability to handle confidential information, act with integrity and use a high level of discretion  
  • Work with a high level of fluidity across all areas of HR and able to multitask numerous priorities. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as strong relationship building skills  
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel), social media platforms (LinkedIn, etc.), and internet research.

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum 2 years of Human Resources experience required 

Physical Requirements

May require occasional travel to NYPA sites.  

New York Power Authority is committed to providing fair, competitive, and market-informed compensation. The target salary range for this position is: $72,180-$108,260. Salary offered will be determined based the successful candidates’ relevant experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.


The New York Power Authority and Canal Corporation believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents and veterans to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, NYPA/Canals is committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect communities across New York and enthusiastically serve them. We proudly celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race/color, creed/religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, age, disability, military status, gender/sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy and related conditions, familial/marital status, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics, arrest/criminal conviction record or any other category protected by law. 
NYPA/Canals will also provide reasonable accommodations during the hiring process related to candidates’ disabilities, pregnancy-related conditions, religious observances/practices and/or domestic violence concerns.  To request an accommodation, please email 

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