HR Generalist

  • 7231 E Princess Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Spear is one of the world’s most respected providers of continuing education and support to dentists and their teams, helping them pursue and achieve great dentistry. Our growing organization is driven by our collective desire to provide the finest continuing education experience and product offerings that directly address the clinical and business challenges that many dentists face today.

Job Description

The HR Generalist is responsible for providing systems, benefits and employee relations support throughout the Spear ecosystem. The objective is to retain A Players and enable all team members to achieve their goals while maintaining an engaged and productive workforce.  

    Role Summary: 

    Employee Relations

    • Participate in the employee/employer relationship to maintain an engaged and productive workforce
    • Handle employee situations with a focus on conflict resolution in a fast-paced environment
    • Counsel and advise managers in interpreting and applying policies and procedures to resolve issues

    Benefits Administration

    • Act as a liaison between the Company and its vendors for employee benefits including 401k, health insurance, dental insurance, vision coverage, life insurance, disability insurance, and health spending accounts.
    • Provide support for benefits administration, including claims resolution, change reporting, approving invoices for payment, annual re-evaluation of policies for cost effectiveness and communicating benefits information to employees.
    • Provide support to employees and managers in various HR related topics such as leaves of absence, benefits, etc.
    • Research benefits policies and plans to ensure the organization’s offerings are current, cost effective, and competitive.


    • Understand HRIS system (includes setup, support, timekeeping, employee files, talent planning and compensation)
    • Maintains human resource information system records and compiles reports from the database.
    • Maintains employee files and records in electronic and paper form.
    • Create executive level presentations around business case
    • Design and prepare reports summarizing research and analysis, including total compensation/rewards statements.
    • Maintain company organizational charts and the employee directory.
    • Design and prepare reports summarizing research and analysis, including total compensation/rewards statements.
    • Complete special projects by clarifying project objective; setting timetables and schedules; conducting research; developing and organizing information; fulfilling transactions.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or similar discipline required
    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an HR Generalist role at a company of comparable size and complexity as Spear Education required
    • Advanced Excel and Powerpoint skills
    • Advanced Certification such as SPHR or PHR desirable
    • Expert knowledge of employment law
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Unbeatable listening, verbal and written communications skills

    Additional Information

    What Spear Offers:

    • Beautiful Facility
    • Company Sponsored Events (Think costume contests, holiday parties and 5k’s!)
    • 24 Hour Onsite Gym
    • The Most Amazing Coworkers Around
    • Spear Cares
    • Final 30 (A great way to wrap up a productive week!)
    • Great work/life balance
    • Regular Townhalls and CEO Lunches
    • Career Development Pathways
    • 3 Weeks of Paid Time Off plus Spear Holidays
    • And much more!

    All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.