Denver, CO

Human Resources Generalist/Manager, Colorado Health Foundation

The Organization

At the Colorado Health Foundation, we believe that keeping equity at the heart of our work will lead us to better health. That starts from within, including the intentional application of diversity, equity, and inclusion practices that guide how we operate and work in communities across Colorado. For example, our cornerstones are designed to help ensure that:

  • We serve Coloradans who have low income and/or have historically had less power or privilege.
  • We do everything with the intent of creating health equity.
  • We are informed by the community and those we exist to serve.

Position Overview

The Foundation is happy to announce an opening for Human Resources Generalist/Manager. This position plays an important role in supporting the Foundation’s work towards bringing health in reach for all Coloradans. Reporting to the Senior Director of Human Resources, this position provides tactical Human Resources support for the organization through the management of our people practices.

Ideal candidates for this position will have a personal commitment and connection with our mission and cornerstones; work well in ambiguity and be comfortable with change. The generalist/manager has responsibility for:

  • Full-cycle recruiting and employee onboarding
  • Partnering in strategy design and implementation of organizational learning and development structures
  • Project management for HR-related work
  • Maintaining employee data
  • Interpreting policies, procedures, and employment laws
  • Assisting with compliance monitoring, project implementation, and event management
  • Serve as bi-weekly payroll backup and support of day-to-day benefits administration

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of accomplishment of exceptional attention to detail, strong analytical skills, superb organizational skills, and a proactive approach to all work. Must be highly organized, motivated by multiple priorities, and able to handle confidential information with utmost professionalism.

Applicants must have a minimum of five years of progressive HR Generalist experience, including a minimum of three years of hands-on experience working with human resources management systems. Successful candidates will have a bachelor’s degree that prepares them for human resources work.  Appropriate experience may be substituted for a degree. PHR or SHRM-CP certification preferred as well as demonstrated experience managing projects, managing learning and development structures, and full-cycle recruiting.

It’s an exciting time to join the Foundation whose assets include a complex investment portfolio valued at approximately $2.7 billion and whose annual grant-making is in excess of $100 million. The starting range for this position is $78,800- $92,600 paid as salaried, exempt, and eligible for CHF’s robust benefit and wellness package, 401(k) match, and generous paid leave programs.  This is a full-time position in Denver, Colorado with the exception of required minimum travel.

How To Apply

We work on a hybrid schedule of three days in-office (required) and two days remote.  This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual to have a meaningful impact through their professional contributions. Interested candidates may submit their resumes and cover letters on the Colorado Health Foundation’s website (

This position closes on August 16, 2023

 The Colorado Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and invites qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

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