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Regional HR Specialist (JR 2284)

San Diego, California · Human Resources
JR 2284
Regional Human Resources Specialist
San Diego, 92101
Salary: Starting at $26.93/hr
Full Time

PATH (People Assisting The Homeless) is seeking qualified human resources professionals to join our team as a Regional HR Specialist for our San Diego region. This position is based out of our San Diego location with regular travel to our headquarters in Los Angeles to provide in-person HR support and participate in meetings and trainings.

In addition to a rewarding work environment, we offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, vacation and sick time, paid holidays, and a retirement plan.

Since its foundation in 1984, PATH has pioneered bold and effective approaches to assist people experiencing homelessness. PATH operates services throughout California, connecting our clients to a comprehensive continuum of homelessness prevention, street outreach, employment preparation and placement assistance, individualized case management, supportive services, interim housing, and permanent supportive housing. 

Under the supervision of the HR Director, the Regional HR Specialist works in close collaboration with San Diego leadership to coordinate HR activities and processes for the region. Responsibilities of the Regional HR Specialist include:
  • Serving as the “front-line” HR generalist to provide technical HR advice in response to regional staff policy inquires, requests, basic employee relations issues, and exit management
  • Providing day-to-day support to program leadership with established tools, templates, resources, and information
  • Providing project management, HR analysis, and generalist HR support for the San Diego region
  • Recommending and/or executing HR interventions to address critical issues in the areas including orientation and on-boarding, training and development, employee relations, recruitment, and performance management.
  • Using a team approach to ensure HR learning and best practices are shared on a consistent and regular basis through regular meetings and trainings
  • Coordinating regional or HQ-let HR activities in San Diego
  • Providing analysis and recommendations on HR activities and process effectiveness in the region
  • Providing support to employees and managers to work through complaints and grievances
  • Participating in the planning, delivery, and implementation of HR initiatives including HRIS, policies and procedures, monthly and quarterly metrics, compensation and benefits, and other pilots and programs across the region

We’re looking for candidates that:
  • Have proven acumen as a HR generalist, including at least 6 yeas of experience in the areas of training and development, HR administration, compensation, policies and procedures, employee relations, performance management, organizational design, and workforce planning
  • Possess an undergraduate degree in HR, Business, or related field (preferred)
  • Observe a professional HR philosophy focused on creating solutions that balance compliance with a commitment to customer service and support
  • Demonstrate comfort delivering on strategic HR initiatives, tactical assignments, HR administration and project management
  • Emulate a highly collaborative, inclusive, consultative, and resourceful work style
  • Demonstrate excellent project management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrate advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and HRIS databases
  • Work just as well independently as they do on a team
  • Exercise mature judgement, and are highly motivated, self-starting and proactive
  • Are excellent at communicating, whether in writing or verbally
  • Demonstrate outstanding interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Have a strong sense of prioritization and can coordinate multiple demands in a high-pressure environment

For this role the Regional HR Specialist must:
  • Be able and willing to travel 25% - 50% of the time for work duties
  • Be able and willing to work flexible hours which may include evenings or weekends
  • Have employment eligibility verification
  • Have or be able and willing to obtain CPR/First Aid training
  • Provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination
  • Have reliable transportation and:
    • A valid driver’s license
    • Proof of insurance and ownership for personal vehicles used during work duties
    • The ability to qualify for PATH insurance coverage
  • Successfully complete the following as a condition of hire:
    • Tuberculosis Test
    • Background Screening
    • Drug Test

Effective 11/01/2021 PATH will require all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. All prospective hires will be expected to provide proof of full vaccination as part of the pre-employment credentialing process.

If this sounds like you, please visit our PATH Careers Site at and search for JR# 2284 to submit your application. A resume is required.

PATH provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, PATH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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