HR Generalist

San Anselmo, California, United States Full-time


Side by Side is a Joint Commission accredited mental and behavioral health community based organization serving youth and family members in four counties – Marin, Alameda, Sonoma, and Napa with and a staff of over 120 clinicians and professionals. We believe in investing in our team with training, continuing education and clinical supervision and provide a competitive salary and excellent benefits.  

The HR Generalist performs HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with the Director of Human Resources in supporting multiple geographic regions. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: recruitment, onboarding, benefits administration, employee relations, training, performance management, policy implementation, affirmative action and employment law compliance.


  • Pre-employment and on-boarding candidate functions
  • Process job posting forms and submit to Recruiter
  • Run DMV record / Process TB test information with candidate / Check fingerprint clearances
  • Track licenses and certifications to ensure they are current at time of hire (if required)
  • Communicate with Recruiter regarding who is receiving offers, draft offer letters and packets
  • Schedule and conduct new employee orientations
  • Format and update job descriptions
  •  Maintains personnel information and calculates payroll data (including related taxes) for approximately 100-130 employees
  • Ensures that the physical personnel files are organized, accurate and complete
  • Owns the HRIS database. Creates and runs a variety of reports from the HRIS system including new hires, terminations, turnover etc.
  • Answers outside inquiries such as employment and wage verifications
  • Ensures staff who drive for the organization have auto insurance on file and an acceptable DMV record
  • Maintain system for tracking to ensure that all staff licenses, certifications, auto insurance and TB testing & physical requirements are current
  • Administers health and welfare plans, including enrollments, changes and terminations.
  • Processes required documents through payroll and insurance providers to ensure accurate record-keeping and proper deductions.
  • Reconciles benefit statements monthly
  • Responsible for workers compensation reporting including the OSHA 300 log
  • Function as the main administrator / training coordinator through the online learning management system.
  • Experience with local, state and federal wage and hour compliance (such as overtime, meal/rest periods)
  • Strong spreadsheet skills, with a strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel 


  • Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred
  • 2+ year HR experience required
  • Fingerprint clearance by CA DOJ and FBI, and any other mandated entity.
  • A valid California driver's license, personal automobile for use on the job, insurable by SHS’ insurance policy based on DMV record and personal vehicle insurance.

About Side by Side, formerly Sunny Hills Services/BAYC

Join us at Side by Side, to walk with young people impacted by adversity on their individual journeys to heal from trauma, restore resilience, and embrace their own potential. From therapeutic housing to substance abuse treatment, we provide comprehensive services that honor the young person’s unique needs and strengths to prevent the escalation of dangerous conditions and behaviors and set them on a positive path.

Side by Side, formerly Sunny Hills Services is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, Vietnam era or other veteran status.

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