HR Generalist

Social Solutions International, Inc.

About the organization

Social Solutions International, Inc. (Social Solutions) is a Hispanic and woman-owned business emphasizing quality research and evaluation, training and technical assistance, and institutional support services. We are a mission-driven organization that believes that superior science can improve the world. Social Solutions is dedicated to the creation of social and health solutions to improve the welfare of underserved populations worldwide.


The HR Generalist is a hands-on, tactical HR professional supporting and advising in all matters relating to the organization’s HR operations including employee relations, HR policies, employment law, performance management, with a special emphasis on recruiting.

Manage a portfolio of active proposal, corporate, and project positions in the U.S. and internationally.
In collaboration with senior staff, oversee the full life-cycle recruitment process for sourcing, selecting, and on-boarding employees according to organizational policies.
Oversee development of complete job descriptions which accurately reflect the requirements of the position and the skills and competencies needed including providing quality control oversight for review of job descriptions.
Oversee advertisement and posting of job descriptions to ensure broad dissemination in relevant locations to maximize talent pool.
Manage efficient systems to screen, interview and conduct reference and other checks on potential candidates.
Conduct initial screening interviews and coordinate interview and feedback process.
Oversee documentation processes ensuring that all legal and organizational requirements are met.
Coordinate the preparation of employment offers to qualified candidates.
Oversee and coordinate a successful orientation program reflective of industry best practices.
Responds to routine employee questions regarding benefits, policies, and procedures.


Bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years of relevant experience or master’s degree and at least 3 years of relevant experience. PHR or SHRM-CP preferred.
Demonstrated knowledge of HRIS administration. Experience with Deltek’s Talent suite preferred
Knowledge of US government federal contracting compliance required. Experience working in an HR capacity for a USAID contractor or other international funder preferred
Excellent communication, organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills with high attention to detail in an ambiguous, fast-paced environment
Ability to exercise effective judgment, sensitivity, while maintaining strict confidentiality
Experience recruiting in a government contracting environment. Corporate recruiting experience required.
Strong understanding of recruiting practices for varying levels of positions across multiple lines of business.
Experience designing and executing creative and strategic recruitment strategies.
Knowledge of EEOC, OFCCP compliance, state and federal laws related to recruitment and selection.
Demonstrated ability to smoothly execute the recruitment process including sourcing, candidate selection, interviewing and extending an offer.
Strong experience and aptitude in current technologies, including ATS, Internet sourcing tools, Microsoft Office products (MS Excel, Word, Outlook,)
Proven success in building positive and collaborative relationships with customers and internal business partners.

Application instructions

Before responding to this announcement, please review the Terms of Use [PDF]. The Peace Corps is not able to confirm the legitimacy of all positions posted to this jobs board. If you believe an announcement has violated the Peace Corps Terms of Use, please contact [email protected].

Equal Opportunity Employment

The posting employer has certified that this announcement complies with Peace Corps’ Equal Opportunity Employment policy:

The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.

Does this sound like the position for you?

Apply to job