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Senior Human Resources Generalist  (Regular Full Time)
Location: Norfolk, VA

Senior Human Resources Generalist (With $3,000 New Hire Bonus!)

About NRHA   Founded in 1940, the Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority (NRHA) provides low-income families in Norfolk, Virginia with safe and well-maintained housing.  It also plans and administers large-scale residential redevelopment programs within Norfolk.

NRHA is an award-winning public housing authority that has been exceptionally effective in obtaining private investment partners to fund new neighborhoods, improving low-income public housing, planning and building mixed-income communities, and offering programs that support residents receiving rental assistance on their path to self-sufficiency.  NRHA aims to creates and applies meaningful housing and development programs that serve all residents of Norfolk, Virginia.

NRHA looks for people who want to work in a challenging and progressive environment and make a positive difference in the community.

About the Position   NRHA seeks qualified candidates for the position of Senior Human Resources Generalist. The position administers human resource policies, programs, and procedures for an assigned division or unit.  The position is responsible for developing, recommending, and administering standard employment, compensation, benefit, and training policies, programs, and procedures as well as advising and training staff in policies and practices. Serves as a technical specialist for training and employment functions.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Administering the recruitment, selection, and placement processes for the assigned division or unit.
  • Interpreting and administering NRHA Human Resources policies.
  • Reviewing and updating HR policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Advising management on policy and staff/employee relations matters.
  • Administering training programs provided by third parties.
  • Conducting staff training as needed.
  • Participating in department-wide projects as assigned.
  • Preparing memoranda, letters, and reports related to work assignments.
  • Updating the HRMS database.

About the Ideal Candidate  The ideal candidate will have

  • Six or more years of progressively responsible experience in Human Resources management.
  • A bachelor’s degree bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, or a related field.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Human Resources regulation, reporting, and compliance requirements is preferred.
  • Proficiency in the use of standard Microsoft Office software applications.

NRHA offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. The current pay range for this job is from $45,843 to $79,872.   A candidate's compensation offer will be determined by the candidate's work history and skill sets. The benefit package assigned to this position include retirement, health, dental, vision, life insurance, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, and much more.

NRHA offers a total of $3,000 in bonus payments to new hires in this position.  A 180-day employment period is required to qualify for the full bonus amount.

Those candidates who are selected for interview will be contacted directly by telephone.  All other candidates will receive an email communication after the position is filled.

Have a passion for helping others?  NRHA is for you!


 NRHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).  NRHA does not discriminate against job applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, political affiliation, affiliation, or any other basis protected by law.  NRHA is an eVerify employer and reviews the eligibility of each employee to work in the United States.  NRHA is a drug- and alcohol-free workplace.  All positions require a pre-employment drug screen.  NRHA requires a criminal history record review for all positions.  NRHA reserves the right to close or withdraw at any time any position it lists or advertises. 

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