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Human Resources Generalist

New York, NY
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Gensler — Career Opportunities

Human Resources Generalist

Careers Site Location: New York, NY, US


HR Generalist

At Gensler, we design for people. We leverage our global perspective and local presence to innovate at every scale. We’re not just designers. We’re tinkerers, craftspeople, visionaries, innovators and thought leaders. Fueled by passion and entrepreneurial spirit, our people bring new ideas to solve challenging problems.  Whether you’re into sketching new ideas, hacking a building or growing client relationships in global markets, there’s something here for everyone.

Our depth of expertise spans disciplines—from aviation and transportation to education, hospitality, retail, technology and more. Whether we’re refreshing a retailer’s brand, planning a new urban district or designing a super tall building, we strive to make the everyday places people occupy more inspiring, more resilient and more impactful

Your Role

As an experienced HR Generalist you will be involved with all aspects of Human Resources in the New York office.

What You Will Do:

  • Work closely with HR team on employee relations, recruiting, learning and professional development programs
  • Counsel managers and leaders on human resources issues, providing insight and options compliant with legislation and consistent with Gensler philosophies, policies and culture
  • Investigate, document and resolve employee relations issues
  • Coach managers in workforce planning, recruiting and staffing
  • Manage employee initial evaluation process
  • Conduct exit interviews, analyze data, and make recommendations to the management team for corrective action and continuous improvement
  • Partner with Talent Development Specialist in rolling out development and learning programs, including our annual PDP program, and ensure programs are successful
  • Involvement in staffing and other operational functions within the office/region as appropriate
  • Manage recruitment for administrative positions
  • Oversee Studio Coordinators and Administrative Assistants
  • Understand all Gensler policies and ensure compliance within the office
  • Adhere to all EEO/AAP tracking requirements
  • Handle and ensure all immigration and visa requests are handled appropriately
  • Maintain clear concise documentation when dealing with sensitive issues
  • Other duties and responsibilities as appropriate

Your Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Human Resources and 10+ years of experience, architecture or professional services firm experience preferred
  • Expert in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately
  • Excellent organizational skills; attention to detail
  • Ability to quickly learn systems, processes and procedures
  • Strong initiative and solid judgment abilities/skills
  • Team player with the ability to establish collaborative working relationships
  • Self-motivated and capable of working under tight deadlines

Life at Gensler

At Gensler, we are as committed to enjoying life as we are to delivering best-in-class design. From curated art exhibits to internal design competitions and hackathons, to “Well-being Week,” our offices reflect our teams’ diverse interests.

We encourage our employees to lead a healthy and balanced life. Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, wellness programs, flex spending, paid holidays and paid time off. We also offer a 401k, profit sharing, employee stock ownership and twice annual bonus opportunities. 

As part of the firm’s commitment to licensure and professional development, Gensler offers reimbursement for certain professional licenses and associated renewals and exam fees. In addition, we reimburse tuition for certain eligible programs or classes.   We view our professional development programs as strategic investments in our future. 


Gensler is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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