HR Generalist - Part time
Manchester, NH Human Resources
Job Type



TITLE:  Human   Resources Generalist                                                                                                                        

SECRETARIAT: Temporalities  

FLSA:   NON-Exempt                                                                                                                                      

STATUS: Part-time  -  25 hrs per week


The Bishop of Manchester is the visible principal and foundation of unity in the diocese entrusted to him. In a unique and visible way, he makes Christ’s mission present and enduring as Shepherd of the Christian Community. To fulfill his mission, the Bishop employs suitable, chosen collaborators (clerics, religious, or lay people). He shares with them the apostolic mission and entrusts various responsibilities to them.

Each position employed in the Chancery helps to extend the ministry of the Bishop in particular ways as outlined in the position description. All employees of the diocesan administration assist the Bishop of Manchester in serving the parishes, schools, and institutions of the Catholic Church in New Hampshire.


The Bishop’s mission for the Diocese of Manchester is to bring a New Hope and the Good News of Jesus Christ through our Catholic faith to all in New Hampshire. The primary role of the Human Resources Generalist is to provide general support for the office. This includes areas of recruitment, employee engagement, benefits administration, employee relations, and payroll management. This office works to provide Human Resources services to the Administration building, our Schools, as well as our Parish’s and Cemeteries. 


1. Maintain the integrity and confidentiality of human resources files and records.

2. Assist in the management, efficiency, and integrity of the employee hiring process from job posting and recruiting to reference checking, job offers and on boarding. 

3. Assist with benefits administration for all Diocesan locations especially during Annual Open Enrollment.

4. Assist in the preparation of biweekly payroll changes and timecard administration.

5. Complete Monthly benefits billings in a timely manner for submission to Finance,

6. Maintain knowledge of trends, best practices and new technologies. 

7. Ensure compliance with employment law by maintaining current working knowledge in regulatory changes, and employment law.

8. Collaborate with senior HR leadership to understand the organization's goals and strategy related to staffing, recruiting, and retention.

9. Be a resource for employee questions including benefits and time and labor reporting and refer as necessary for help in issue resolution. 

10. Maintain HR office filing and copying and assist in transitioning to electronic records. 

11. Work with the employee JOY committee for employee events. 




1. Understand and support the mission and purpose of the Diocese.

2. Minimum of 2-to-4 years’ experience in Human Resources. 

3. Computer literate with Excel, Word, Office 365.

4. Payroll experience helpful

5. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

6. Must be detailed oriented and provide accurate and timely information.

7. Able to manage several projects and activities at the same time.

8. Maintain confidentiality.

9. Works as a team member as well as independently.

10. HR Certification a plus. 


1. Private office - clean, well-lit, environmentally comfortable.

2. Minimal exposure to chemicals related to copier equipment and general office solvents.

3. Occasional lifting and carrying of objects up to ten pounds.

4. Frequent hand manipulation in the use of office equipment, processing of paperwork, etc.; minimal physical activity such as twisting, bending, kneeling required.

5. Other physical activity generally limited to walking for approximately one hour per work day