Director of Human Resources
Summary: The HR Director develops, implements, and coordinates policies and programs concerning payroll, training and development, employment, employee benefits, wage and salary administration, and employee services.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Develop and maintain personnel policies that comply with State and Federal laws and are consistent with the company mission and core values. Implement changes to comply with required changes.
- Develop and administer programs, procedures, and guidelines to help align workforce.
- Keep up to date on government regulations affecting company policies and HR practices.
- Partner with management to communicate HR policies, procedures, programs, and laws.
- Respond to inquiries regarding policies and procedures.
- Prepare required reports as necessary, for example, annual 401k non-discrimination testing, bi-annual FSA non-discrimination testing, OSHA.
- Establishes and leads the recruitment activities including job posts, resumes, interviewing, selection, and hiring of all positions.
- Conduct new hire orientation to foster positive attitude toward company goals.
- Review, guide, and advise management through employment termination process.
- In coordination with Wellness Coordinator, direct and coordinate various activities designed to promote well-being and to maintain a high level of employee morale.
- Identify and monitor the company’s culture so that it supports the core values and promotes employee satisfaction.
- Address employee issues, for example work complaints or harassment allegations.
- Advises management in appropriate resolution of employee relations issues.
- Advise managers and supervisors in the progressive discipline process. Monitor process.
- Prepare employee separation paperwork (voluntary and involuntary) and conduct exit meetings to review and discuss any specific reasons which may have lead to the separation.
- Administer performance review program to ensure effectiveness, compliance, and equity within the company.
- In conjunction with the CFO, Controller, and benefits broker, obtain cost-effective employee benefits.
- Administer benefit programs such as life, health, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, time off, leave of absence, and employee assistance.
- Work with benefits broker to manage open enrollment process – November for 1.1 benefits and May for 6.1 benefits.
- Meet with newly eligible employees to review benefits to ensure enrollment or waiver in a timely manner.
- Ensure company compensation program is competitive in the marketplace and consistent with company compensation philosophy.
- Administer salary administration to ensure compliance and equity within the organization.
- Investigate accidents and prepare necessary documentation for insurance company.
Personnel Record Management
- Maintain necessary personnel documentation for employee files – personnel, benefit, confidential – to include promotions, transfers, wages, performance reviews, disciplinary actions, terminations.
- Utilize HRIS to maintain employee records
- Participate in executive, management, wellness, or other company meetings.
- Perform other related business duties assigned by immediate supervisor and/or other management as required.
Experience and Necessary Skills:
- Broad knowledge and experience in employment law, compensation, organizational planning & development, employee relations, safety, and development.
- General knowledge of various employment laws and practices.
- Experience in the administration of benefits and other HR programs.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to serve as a successful participant on the executive management team that provides company leadership and direction.
- Maintain a high level of confidentiality.
- Minimum five (5) years human resource management experience.
- Strong analytical and organizational skills.
- Ability to interact well with all levels of employees.
- Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.
- Prior experience with Word, Excel, and HRIS.
- Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Human Resources, Business, Organization Development.
- Experience showing progressive leadership experience in Human Resource positions.
Please send resumes or any general employment inquires to:
Lerner Publishing Group, Inc.
241 First Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55401
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