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HR Generalist

Posted: 04/03/2022

What You’ll Do

  • Responsible for building and maintaining successful relationships with leaders throughout assigned market, including Presidents, in order to gain understanding of business goals and opportunities for partnership
  • Provides recommendations on ways to continuously improve the IMA people experience, taking into consideration data received from new hire and exit surveys
  • Administers HR policies and procedures in small to mid-size markets
  • Continually monitors employment law and legal requirements for their assigned market(s)
  • Ensures company values are communicated and understood at all levels, provides clarity for the behaviors expected of all associates to fully engage in a mission-driven, high-performance culture
  • Helps lead risk management for basic personnel issues within assigned market(s), working with HR Business Partners and/or the Director of HR for guidance as needed
  • Supports the Talent Acquisition team by providing insight to hiring needs and interviews candidates when requested
  • Works with HR Specialist to ensure proper onboarding and transition practices throughout assigned market(s)
  • Prepares appropriate documentation for any promotions, salary adjustments, title changes, and transfers, ensuring data integrity and proper system/financial coding
  • Engages in basic conversations with managers on workforce planning and career development within teams
  • Gives guidance to managers regarding basic compensation issues, sharing data, best practices, and company philosophy as needed
  • Partners with managers regarding hiring needs, opens requisitions for applicable area and obtains proper approval levels throughout the organization
  • Supports Corporate Benefits by keeping them informed of any medical leaves and/or accommodations needed, and answers benefit questions as needed, directing associates to Corporate Benefits for high level or complicated questions and circumstances
  • Supports IMA’s performance management process by engaging with associates and managers, coaches on goal creation and monitoring, providing consistent and direct feedback, and documenting performance conversations as needed
  • Partners with HR Learning & Development to support and drive professional development and manager training and coaching
  • Works with managers to write or revise job descriptions as needed
  • Performs special projects and duties as needed or assigned

You Should Have:

  • 2+ years of similar or related experience
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Experience with MS Office products required
  • Demonstrates coaching and consulting skills with the ability to collaborate with a variety of different leaders
  • Basic level understanding of federal and state laws regarding employment practices
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail and high-quality standards
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with ability to be clear, diplomatic, and persuasive
  • Possesses sound judgment, maturity, and the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion
  • Limited travel required (less than 15%)

Compensation & Benefits

Being a part of IMA has its benefits. When you become part of the IMA family, you become eligible to take part in our valuable benefits and rewards package designed to benefit you, your family, and your life. Our plans are cost-effective, convenient and provide progressive ways for staying healthy, protecting loved ones, pursuing financial security and living a full and balanced life. This role is eligible for the following:
Annual Performance Bonus, Stock Purchase, Medical Plans, Prescription Drugs, Dental, Vision, Family Assistance Program, FSA, HSA, Pre-Tax Parking Plan, 401(k), Life/AD&D, Accident, Critical Illness, Long Term Care, Short-term Disability, Long-term Disability, Business Travel Accident, Identity Theft, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Sabbatical, Gift Matching, Health Club Reimbursement & Fitness Device (Fitbit), Personal and Professional Development

Why Join IMA?

We’ve built a reputation for putting our associates first

What if we told you that you could be an integral part of an entrepreneurial, expanding company, develop lasting relationships, earn competitive benefits, plus claim part ownership? It’s this unique ownership business model that makes working at IMA so appealing.


We work in teams. We sell in teams. We win and prosper as a team

We provide support systems and resources that enable each of our associates to focus on what they do best. And as an independent company based in the Midwest, we’re big enough to write business all over the world and small enough to implement your ideas quickly.
We are recognized nationally as a leader in our industry.

  • 2021 Business Insurance Magazine Best Places to Work in Insurance, #1 in large category
  • 2021 Inc. 5000’s List of Fastest Growing Companies
  • 2021 Wichita Business Journal’s Best Places to Work, #1 in extra-large category
  • 2021 Puget Sound Business Journal’s Washington’s Best Workplaces
  • 2021 Los Angeles Business Journal’s Best Places to Work
  • 2021 Denver Business Journal’s Best Places to Work
  • 2021 Dallas Business Journal’s Best Places to Work
  • 2021 Alaska Journal of Commerce’s Best Workplaces in Alaska
  • 2021 Civic 50 Colorado Honoree Recognizing 50 Most Community-Minded Companies
  • 2021 Wichita Business Journal’s Fastest Growing Companies List
  • 2020 Business Insurance Magazine Best Places to Work in Insurance

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