HR Generalist

SLGreen Realty Corp.
Location: New York, NY
Salary: $85k-95K + annual discretionary bonus

Interested candidates should send resumes to

HR Generalist

SLGreen Realty Corp. is currently seeking an onsite HR Generalist to join the HR Department. This opportunity is ideal for someone seeking a high-energy, entrepreneurial, team-oriented, and passion for the real estate environment. SL Green Realty Corp., an S&P 500 company and Manhattan’s largest office landlord, is a fully integrated real estate investment trust, or REIT, that is focused primarily on acquiring, managing and maximizing value of Manhattan commercial properties. As of June 30, 2020, SL Green held interests in 96 buildings totaling 41.0 million square feet. This included ownership interests in 28.7 million square feet of Manhattan buildings and 11.2 million square feet securing debt and preferred equity investments.

Key Responsibilities

Recruitment, Onboarding & HRIS (50%):

  1. Manage full life-cycle recruitment effort for exempt and nonexempt employees, not limited to pre- screening candidates, scheduling interviews, sending respective communications, onboarding and assigning required trainings.
  2. Explore efficiencies and cost effectiveness of various recruitment and onboarding initiatives
  3. Liaise with HR team and other departments (IT, Office Services, etc.) to process and maximize efficiency for new hires, transfers, and separated employees.
  4. Development and reporting of HR key performance indicators.

Learning & Development: (20%)

  1. Manage and create learning and development program initiatives based on organizational needs.
  2. Establish and maintain analytical reports relevant to track Departmental goals, objectives, and systems performance.

Performance Management, Employee Relations & Employee Engagement: (15%)

  1. Participate in employee relations discussions, including coaching, counseling, dispute resolution.
  2. Oversee the annual performance evaluation process and revise as necessary.
  3. Collaborate with HR Team to conduct annual and pulse surveys.
  4. Analyze survey results and recommend company-wide initiatives

Benefits & Compliance: (5%)

1. Collaborate with HR Generalist to manage leave administration process for corporate personnel, including worker’s compensation.
2. Perform benefits administration to include claims resolution and evaluation of policies for cost-effectiveness
3. Develop, recommend, and implement new company policies and procedures. Update Employee Handbook, as needed.
4. Create and administer various human resources plans and procedures for all company personnel.
5. Build and execute wellness initiatives aligned with utilization trends
6. Present on Company’s health and wellness benefits performance to Executives annually.
7. Support annual open enrollment with the HR Administrator including, but not limited to: HRIS set up, internal communications and updating benefits guidebook.
8. Manage annual compliance testing and reporting (i.e., nondiscrimination testing, 1095Cs, etc)

Internal Communications (5%)

  1. Create and manage internal employee communications including visualization of HR related data.
  2. Monitor and respond to all inquiries made to the Human Resources inbox and escalating complex

questions or inquiries, when necessary.

Community Outreach (5%)

  1. Manage and coordinate community outreach events
  2. Collaborate with Sustainability team to provide HR-related metrics for SL Green’s Sustainability report

Ad hoc (as needed)

  1. Reconcile and process department invoices in the company’s general ledger system.
  2. Support the HR team during annual budgeting and reforecasting activities.
  3. Execute ad-hoc projects from management.
  4. Perform other duties as required.

Skills and Qualifications

Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university in Human Resources or related field and 3-5 years’ experience in a Human Resources role.

Communication Skills
Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills. Polished, poised demeanor with a strong client service orientation.

Other Skills and/or Abilities
Proficient in data visualization tools (Excel, Visio, InDesign, etc.), Experience using HRIS related software (ADP Workforce Now, preferred), ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. General knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.

SL Green requires all new hires be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their 1st day of work.


SL Green is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion is reflected in who we are, what we do, and the experiences we deliver. We sincerely value diversity with regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, and all the other characteristics that make us unique.

Interested candidates should send resumes to