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Human Resources Generalist

*InTulsa is partnering with George Kaiser Family Foundaion (GKFF) to find candidates for this exciting role in Tulsa*

**Location: Tulsa, OK.  This is an onsite position for those already in Tulsa, OK or willing to relocate to Tulsa, OK.**

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, or any other basis made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws or regulations. We are an e-verify employer.


Toward the end of 1998, several charitably-minded leaders came together to help create the George Kaiser Family Foundation, a tax-exempt public charity organized to receive, administer and distribute gifts from individuals and organizations for the improvement of the Tulsa and Eastern Oklahoma area. Our Foundation is a collection of many charitable funds varying in size from $5,000 to multiple millions of dollars. Each fund has its own identity and benefits from being invested with other funds to create a lasting community resource. Currently, the foundation manages over $4.4 billion among over 800 individual philanthropic funds. Staff members work daily with nonprofit agencies, corporations, individuals, government officials, and community leaders to provide superior service to the citizens of Tulsa and eastern Oklahoma, as well as to increase the charitable dollars contributed to our community.


This position provides human resources support for the Foundation and a number of small non-profits that are connected with these organization. This position reports to the HR Manager.


  • Conduct full cycle recruitment including reviewing job descriptions, job posting, sourcing candidates, phone interviews, offer letters, pre-screening and onboarding
  • Present New Hire Orientation
  • Plan training and development for employees
  • Utilize Paychex system to efficiently move candidates through the hiring process
  • Provide HR assistance and service to broad audience including applicants, community partners, employees and leadership
  • Identify and develop recruiting strategies
  • Create and initiate employee engagement as well as foundation and community-based events
  • Develop an understanding of benefits and policies for each organization in order to answer employee inquiries as well as provide support during open enrollment
  • Maintain compliance with federal, state and local employment and benefit laws and regulations. Support compliance programs (e.g., EEO, ADA, FMLA etc.) to ensure legal and foundation policy compliance in all employment practices
  • Assist with payroll biweekly for smaller non-profits and provide additional payroll support when needed
  • Serve as a backup for additional HR duties including payroll, benefits, and reconciling invoices
  • Provide consistent and reliable presence to ensure that all participants, agencies, employees and leadership can receive prompt communication and service

Please Note:

Please note: Due to the necessary public health precautions put in place as a result of COVID-19 pandemic, To work in person, all team members must follow Tulsa Community Foundation COVID safety precautions, which currently includes being fully vaccinated. The vaccine requirement is subject to reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act exceptions.


Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 5+ years of recent HR experience in fast paced growth environment

Skills & Abilities:

  • Conduct all activities in alignment with principals and integrity of the Tulsa Community Foundation and the George Kaiser Family Foundation
  • Effective communication – to a broad range of audiences; comfortable working with diverse populations and knowledge of a wide subject matter
  • Engaging and passionate – must be able to demonstrate current knowledge, interest and enthusiasm in Tulsa
  • Able to collaborate and effectively work with partners to ensure a high quality experience
  • Customer Service: strong desire to work with candidates, partners, employees and leadership to provide responsive, respectful customer service
  • Confidentiality – consistent confidentiality in the handling of all conversations and documents
  • High level integrity
  • Attention to Detail – organization and accuracy while maintaining timelines
  • Flexibility:
    • Able to multitask while maintaining efficiency
    • Able to maintain detail-oriented tasks with shifting priorities while in a fast-paced team environment
  • Self-Motivation:
    • Desire to create objectives, establish priorities and proceed with goals under limited supervision
    • Strong desire to learn and continually improve skills and techniques within the role
  • Demonstrated computer skills in Microsoft Suite and Google
  • Must be able to work in person during the hours of 8:00 -5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday

Physical Requirements:

  • The ability to sit in front of a computer monitor for multiple hours at a time
  • The ability to lift and carry up to 20 lbs. of supplies

Hours & Location:

This position is in-person during the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday.


  • Experience with Paychex
  • Experience with payroll
  • Multi-unit payroll experience a plus
  • Familiarity with not-for-profit organizations

Key Performance Dimensions:

Communication, Related Job Knowledge, Problem Solving, Accuracy & Attention to Detail, Adaptability