NATIFS Job Description


Position:    The NATIFS Bilingual (Spanish) HR Generalist

FTE:                1.0

Reports To:   Operations Leader

Location:        Minneapolis, MN

FLSA Status: Full-Time, Exempt

Salary Range: $70,000-75,000 Annually  


Position Summary: The NATIFS Human Resources Generalist is a critical member of the leadership team, responsible for partnering with management to develop and execute the organization’s human resource strategy. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of success in all aspects of HR, including talent acquisition, employee relations, compensation and benefits, and training and development. They will also be a strong communicator and collaborator with a commitment to NATIFS’s mission and values.



  • Partners with the leadership team to understand and execute the organization’s human resource and talent strategy particularly as it relates to current and future talent needs, recruiting, retention, and succession planning
  • Conduct employee onboarding and help organize training
  • Provides support and guidance to management, and other staff when complex, specialized, and sensitive questions and issues arise; may be required to administer and execute routine tasks in delicate circumstances such as providing reasonable accommodations, investigating allegations of wrongdoing, and terminations
  • Manages the talent acquisition process, which may include recruitment, interviewing, and hiring of qualified job applicants, particularly for managerial, exempt, and professional roles; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings
  • Analyzes trends in compensation and benefits; researches and proposes competitive base and incentive pay programs to ensure the organization attracts and retains top talent
  • Creates learning and development programs and initiatives that provide internal development opportunities for employees
  • Oversees employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations
  • Act as a liaison between the employees and leadership to resolve issues
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law
  • Organize quarterly and annual employee performance reviews
  • Maintain employee files and records in accordance with company standards
  • Enhance job satisfaction by resolving issues promptly, applying new perks and benefits and organizing team building activities
  • Performs other duties as assigned



  • English speaking with knowledge of Spanish or Indigenous language value
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Experience collaborating with and accepting feedback from other departments
  • Problem solving skills (including ability to handle stressful situations in a professional manner)
  • Proven ability to set and meet expected deadlines in a timely fashion
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven experience as an HR Generalist
  • Understanding of general human resources policies and procedures
  • Firm knowledge of employment/labor laws
  • Proficiency with Google Workspace, HRIS and payroll systems
  • Proven aptitude in problem-solving
  • Additional HR training and certifications a plus
  • Demonstrated collaborative style, cultural competency, and effective relationship building
  • Experience living in or working with Indigenous communities


Engagement with NATIFS’s mission:

Lead by Example:

  • Practice Indigenous values identified as NATIFS workplace cultural expectations
  • Represent NATIFS and reflect values in community
  • Willingly step up as requested
  • Generate new ideas
  • Work on strategies, activities and funding
  • Engage with the board as appropriate
  • Attend and participate in events and meetings
  • Communicate internally in a timely manner



  • Employee contribution to 403(b) at 1% or more of salary is matched with 3% of salary employer contribution
  • Four weeks of paid time off for full-time (or equivalent for part-time) + 11 paid holidays per year


ADA requirements:

NATIFS will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon request as required to comply with applicable laws.  If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please reach out to [email protected] for additional information.


Additional ADA notice of requirements:

  • Periods of sitting and standing
  • May endure prolonged periods of computer use
  • Written and verbal communication ability
  • Scan, handle and move material efficiently and safely, including lifting or moving up to 40 pounds
  • Flexible work schedule (e.g., occasional nights, weekends, and holidays) and regular attendance necessary
  • Reasonable accommodations can be made as needed

To Apply or Inquire for Further Information

Please send the following materials to [email protected], with the subject line as follows: HR_(last name)_(first name):

  • Resume or CV

  • Cover Letter explaining your experiences working in Indigenous and/or diverse communities as well as why you would be a good fit for the position.