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Temporary HR Generalist - Employee Relat

San Rafael, CA

Explore a career at EAH Housing. 

Start or continue a career in real estate development and management with EAH Housing. We are looking for talented and skilled professionals as we expand our property portfolio throughout California and Hawai`i. As a mission-based nonprofit organization and industry leader for more than 50 years, we live up to our values, and work to create opportunities to empower people to live better lives. Join us and make a difference today. 

What we offer. 

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, as well as a 403(b) retirement plan with a 5% match. We also offer generous vacation accrual, holiday schedule, and work schedule flexibility. 

We believe in work / life balance. 15 days of vacation per year (which increases based on years of service) 10 paid sick days per year 12 paid holidays Flexible Start Times (REM Onsite Positions) 

We take care of our employees. Competitive Salaries   403b Retirement Plan with 5% company match Employee Wellness Program Comprehensive Medical Insurance Plans Affordable Dental & Vision Insurance Flexible Spending Account EAP – Mental Health, Financial and Legal Services $1,500 Employee Referral Program EAH University, an in-house training program

This position is for a full-time temporary Human Resource Generalist to work at the EAH corporate office in San Rafael, CA. Position is hybrid remote (2 days in-person/3 days remote). Temporary position may become regular employment, however will require relocation to the Southern CA region. Qualified candidates will have a strong understanding of a wide range of human resources functions such as employee relations and leaves of absences. Must have have a Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years HR experience with demonstrated employee relations experience. Must have proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) and HRIS systems. Experience with UKG/Ultipro system a plus. Salary range: $66,560.00 to $99,840.00 per year; hiring range for new employees is generally $66,560.00 to - $83,200.00 per year, DOE. Please note an offer will take into consideration the experience of the final candidate and the current salary level of individuals working at EAH in a similar role.


Established in 1968, EAH Housing is one of the largest and most respected nonprofit housing development and management organizations in the western United States. EAH develops low-income multifamily housing, manages more than 222 properties throughout in California and Hawai’i, and plays a leadership role in local, regional, and national housing advocacy efforts.

EAH Housing puts its core values into action every day as our staff of 700 people serves 25,000 residents in 87 municipalities. We offer competitive wages, comprehensive benefits, professional development, and invest in our employees through extensive training programs. Please visit our to learn more about us, our culture, and how we strive to maintain excellence in everything we do.

For immediate consideration please apply to HRGEN003617 on our website at POSITION OVERVIEW

Under general supervision and acting on own initiative, performs a wide variety of professional level human resources activities in recruiting, employee relations, benefits and related areas.  Makes recommendations regarding new or existing human resources policies. Conducts research, analyzes data and prepares recommendations on assigned projects. Works closely with HR Director in developing, implementing, and evaluating ongoing HR policies, programs, and activities.  Understands and supports EAH’s mission and core values.



  • Provides guidance to supervisors on pay decisions.
  • Answers routine benefit questions.
  • Promotes employee wellness programs.

Leaves of Absence/Workers’ Compensation

  • Working with third-party administrators (LOA & WC), oversees leaves of absence and Workers Compensation claims from first request to closure for the assigned department, property or region.
  • Serves as the point of contact for phone, emails, and mail communications with staff regarding all leaves of absence, WC claims and related processes for assigned department, property or region.
  • Provides instruction to employees, managers and supervisors and payroll staff on appropriate procedure for all types of leaves and WC claims, including interactive process/discussion, modified duty training.
  • Working through third party administrators, (LOA & WC) oversees integration of leaves (i.e. Worker’s compensation with FMLA) and integration with other functions (benefits during LOA, payroll, etc.).

Employee Relations

  • Partners with management on employee relations issues, counseling supervisors on appropriate employee coaching, motivating and disciplinary actions for assigned department/properties.
  • Notes trends and makes recommendation to HR Director on programs and policies that would address current workplace challenges.
  • At the direction of HR Director, conducts workplace investigations.
  • Attends employment-related hearings, including unemployment appeals, as necessary.


  • Researches, makes, recommends and/or drafts new policies and procedures in response to company needs.
  • Produces employee communications as needed.
  • Keeps apprised of federal, state and local employment laws and regulations in order to ensure Company compliance.


Coordinates with Learning and Employee Development managers and outside entities to plan, design, and conduct training modules on Human Resources systems, practices, and policies.

  • Actively participates in safety program.
  • Assists department head with special projects.
  • Regular and predictable attendance.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years HR experience.
  • Demonstrated employee relations and talent acquisition experience.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) and HRIS systems


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or related field.
  • Experience with Ultipro system.


EAH Housing conducts criminal background checks on all candidates who have received a conditional job offer. Once you have receive such an offer, you will be required to submit and pass our criminal background requirements. Please be advised that certain roles may also require fingerprinting due to legal requirements.  If onsite housing is a requirement of the position, any household members over 18 years of age who will be living onsite with th

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