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HUMAN RESOURCE DIRECTOR

The responsibility of the HR Director is to manage the HR services, policies, and programs for ICAA. Areas of focus in this role are staff recruiting, performance management, organizational development, employment and compliance with regulatory concerns regarding employees, employee orientation and development, policy development and training, employee – agency relations, compensation and benefits administration, and employee safety, welfare, wellness, and health.  The HR Director also leads practices and objectives that will provide an employee-oriented, high-performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity, and growth as well as recruiting and developing a superior workforce.   The HR Director is also responsible for assisting and advising other ICAA Directors in employee relations. The HR Director ensures compliance with affirmative action, equal employment opportunity and civil rights requirements. This work is performed independent of other program activities.

REPORTS TO: Chief Executive Officer

FLSA STATUS: Exempt – Administrative

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Maintain confidentiality of all HR information in accordance with the Privacy Act as well as ICAA’s established personnel policies governing the release of information.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain an organized HR filing system that meets the needs of ICAA and complies with current employment practices as well as governmental laws/ regulations.
  • Develops and monitors employee recognition on each anniversary date based on personnel policies.
  • Coordinate company use of insurance brokers, insurance carriers, and other outside sources.
  • Conducts a continuing study of all HR policies, procedures, and programs to keep management informed of new developments.
  • Establish HR departmental measurements that support the accomplishment of ICAA’s strategic goals.
  • Manages the preparation and maintenance of reports that are necessary to carry out the functions of the HR department. Prepares periodic reports for management, as necessary or requested, to track strategic goal accomplishments.
  • Participate in executive, management, and company staff meetings and attend other meetings, seminars, and trainings.
  • Manage the development and maintenance of the HR sections of ICAA’s website regarding recruiting and organizational culture.
  • Provide necessary education and materials to managers and employees including workshops, manuals, employee handbooks, and reports.
  • Leads and implements the performance management system, which includes employee performance evaluations and performance development plans.
  • Establish an in-house employee training system that addresses company training needs, including training needs assessment, training impact, and new employee orientation.
  • Maintain all employee training records.
  • Establish and lead a standard recruiting and hiring practices and procedures necessary to recruit and hire a superior workforce, including posting jobs to various internet sites, ICAA’s website, and social media accounts. 
  • Formulate and recommend HR policies and procedures as well as objectives for ICAA on any topic associated with employee relations and employee rights.
  • Partners with management to communicate HR policies and procedures.
  • Determine and recommend employee relations practices necessary to establish a positive employer-employee relationship and promote a high level of employee morale and motivation. Conduct periodic surveys to measure employee satisfaction and employee engagement.
  • Conducts investigations when employee complaints or concerns are brought forth.
  • Monitor and advise management and supervisors in ICAA’s disciplinary system.  Monitor the implementation of a performance improvement process with non-performing employees.
  • Review, guides, and approves management recommendations for employment terminations.
  • Monitor payroll registers quarterly to ensure legitimacy of ICAA employees.
  • Provide updated employee list to IT Consultant quarterly to ensure only ICAA staff have email access.  Communicate with IT Consultant when terminations occur in order to remove employees email access.
  • Participate in ICAA’s Culture of Safety program and monitor any OSHA-required data.
  • Work with management on employee, volunteer, or other grievance or complaint process.
  • Establish an Agency-wide wage/salary structure and participate in WISCAP’s wage survey.
  • Development of benefit orientation and benefit training for employees.
  • Recommend changes in benefits offered, especially new benefits aimed at employee satisfaction and retention.
  • Lead ICAA compliance with all existing labor, legal, and governmental reporting requirements, which may include EEO, ADA, FMLA, DOL, and workers compensation.
  • Prepare and update equal opportunity plans, reports, etc.
  • Protects the interest of employees and ICAA in accordance with ICAA’s HR policies and governmental laws and regulations to minimize risks.
  • Create a work environment in which all individuals are treated fairly and respectfully, have equal access to opportunities and resources, feel a sense of belonging, and use their unique backgrounds and characteristics to contribute fully to the organization’s success.
  • Conduct annual background checks on board members, staff, volunteers, and consultants in accordance with personnel policies.
  • Conduct annual driver record checks in accordance to personnel policies.
  • Assist in developing ICAA’s process for succession planning, superior workforce development, and key employee retention.
  • Manage employee communication and feedback through ICAA meetings, employee satisfaction surveys or one-on-one meetings with employees.
  • Assists in monitoring ICAA’s culture so it supports the attainment of ICAA’s goals and promotes employee satisfaction.
  • Participate in the process of organizational development to plan, communicate, and integrate the results of strategic planning throughout ICAA.
  • Keep CEO and management team informed of significant problems that may affect the achievement of ICAA’s goals.
  • Attend and participate in workshops, seminars, etc., to keep abreast of current changes in personnel matters, as well as to maintain a professional status.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  None.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:   A baccalaureate degree in human resources, business, or communications is required. Considerable experience in HR with some experience in a supervisory capacity, knowledge of state and federal regulations relating to employment/personnel, experience/training in Equal Opportunity provision, strong organizational & record keeping skills desired. Knowledge with Head Start requirements preferred.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:  Valid driver’s license with current vehicle insurance. Proof of required degree.

THIS ORGANIZATION RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REVISE OR CHANGE THE JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES AS THE NEED ARISES. THIS JOB DESCRIPTION DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A WRITTEN OR IMPLIED CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT. THIS IS NOT INTENDED TO BE AN EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF ALL DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND QUALIFICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION.

STARTING WAGE: $27-30/hour based on experience.

BENEFITS:

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan

SCHEDULE:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends, as needed.

ABILITY TO RELOCATE/COMMUTE:

Ladysmith, WI 54848: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

To be considered for an interview, applicants must submit:

  • ICAA application
  • Resume with cover letter
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • References
  • Proof of degree/licenses (if applicable)

Apply by sending the above documentation to

Email: 

recruiter@indianheadcaa.org

Mail:

ICAA, Attn: Recruiter

1000 College Ave. W

Ladysmith, WI 54848

Fax: 715-532-1503

For more information, please call 715-532-4222 and ask for HR.

ICAA is an equal opportunity employer and provider operating under an approved Affirmative Action Plan.  As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage women, minorities, and persons with disabilities to apply.