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The HR Manager is the liaison between departments and the HR Department, ensuring that the personnel needs of each department are met through appropriate communication of Center policies and procedures and by maintaining an open door availability that focuses on the HR needs and management of the Center. Duties also include managing the HRMS database and HR Department special projects
Necessary Equipment and Access:
Personal computer (Microsoft Office Suite), telephone, photocopier, fax machine, desk, chair and file cabinet
Work Environment and Physical Demands:
Work is performed primarily in an office setting, but Employee may be asked to attend meetings outside of the office. This position has physical requirements which may include but are not limited to:
•The operation of basic office equipment such as a copier, fax machine, computer, keyboard, calculator, telephone;
•The ability to frequently sit, stand, bend, lift, carry, push and pull (20 lbs.) with or without reasonable accommodations to perform the essential responsibilities of the position;
• Some local and national travel may be requested or required.
•Oversee all aspects of the HR department/function including recruiting and retention, employee relations and benefits administration, being sure to continually support the Center’s strategic business and advocacy objectives.
•Oversee the development, implementation, and monitoring of all processes and actions including hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations and disciplinary actions. Ensure consistency with internal policy and in compliance with all external regulatory laws and principles including but not limited to Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Employment-at-will, Federal, State and local legislation.
•Evaluate established salary plan guidelines to identify Center competitiveness and recommend and implement changes to maintain internal equity and LRI’s competitive position in relevant labor market.
•Complete all assigned documentation, reports and assignments in a timely manner.
•Oversee integrity of data and records and maintenance of HRMS in compliance with Center and regulatory standards by organizing periodic file audits and following-up as needed.
•Closely monitor staffing trends/patterns and develop strategies for improvement.
•Visit departments (including Allentown) and attend meetings regularly to monitor employee related issues and unit/section development needs.
•Participate in annual processes including review of policies and procedures for all departments as necessary and staff performance evaluation process. Recommend changes as needed.
•Manage site Workers’ Compensation program to ensure compliance with applicable legal requirements. Identify trends in claims and implement necessary changes to decrease company risk exposure.
•Supervise site responses to unemployment claims. Coordinate and ensure employee preparedness and appropriate agency representation at unemployment hearings. Complete questionnaires and other forms related to unemployment compensation claims as needed. Attend hearings as appropriate.
•Responsible to be knowledgeable of Center programs, policies and procedures. Keep abreast of current trends in human resources management.
•Responsible to write original correspondence as necessary. Includes preparation of confidential unit correspondence.
•Develop, maintain and analyze HR and other applicable reports and data as appropriate.
•Provide back-up support for HR Benefits and Recruitment Specialist answering staff questions regarding benefits coverage and general HR assistance. Conduct research of issues as necessary.
•Assist with the negotiation, exploration, recommendation and implementation of new or revised benefits programs, options and policies in conjunction with agency broker, carriers and Executives. Participate in applicable meetings as necessary.
•Analyze new and existing benefit policies, services, coverage and options of organization and prevailing practices among similar organizations, to establish competitive benefits program and determine program that best meets the needs of the organization. Ensure continued compliance with legal requirements.
•Work directly with supervisors in understanding and implementing policies and procedures including performance appraisal, disciplinary actions, grievances, terminations, and affirmative action. Ensure communication processes and collaborative working relations are maintained between HR and other departments, supervisory staff and Allentown office as appropriate.
•Responsible for assuring sound employee relations policies and practices through appropriate communication of agency policies and procedures.
•Responsible to be knowledgeable of agency programs, policies and procedures. Keep abreast of current trends in human resources management.
•Develop professional skills through participation/coordination of assigned projects, special interests, and learning activities as requested and available.
•Attend assigned trainings and meetings.
•Provide appropriate supervision of subordinate staff including training, monitoring, performance feedback and discipline. Encourages and initiates regular discussions with subordinates; compliments good performance; takes appropriate and timely action with marginal or failing performers. Promotes staff development by recommending training appropriate for employees’ growth and improvement needs.
•Represent the organization and the Human Resources Department as requested and as appropriate.
•Identify, recommend and coordinate employee recognition and HR training events as requested/needed. Participate in both design and implementation.
•Maintain relationships with all internal and external business partners.
•Other work-related duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business Management or related field required and at least 4 years relevant experience; or any combination of experience, education or training that would provide the level of knowledge, skill and ability required. Knowledge of HRIS related data systems experience required. Prior administration or supervisory experience required. Must have knowledge and ability to learn employment laws and regulations and be highly organized. Ability to analyze data and identify needed systems or process improvements. Flexibility to work with people, rules and program needs. Must have excellent communication skills (written and oral) and strong organizational skills and computer literacy is a must.
•Must have exceptional interpersonal skills and be able to deal with differing personalities on a daily basis. Must have ability to interact with people on all levels of the organization in a professional manner.
•Must have effective and professional communication skills (verbal and written).
•Must have proven organizational skills. Must be able to independently prioritize.
•Consumer and Employee Interactions: must be able to maintain positive interactions with staff, consumers, their families and Attendants as necessary. Must uphold the Independent Living Philosophy.
•Appropriate confidentiality of employee and consumer information is required at all times.
•Demonstrates personal integrity, credibility and flexibility within the scope of the job responsibilities.
•Demonstrates understanding and endorsement of Independent Living Philosophy and support of Liberty Resources, Inc. mission, vision and goals.
•Demonstrates the ability to utilize a wide range of appropriate knowledge, skills and abilities to achieve desired outcomes within the scope of the job responsibilities.
•Demonstrates the ability to understand, interpret, and uphold Center policies.
•Demonstrates the ability to accept diversity in others and to treat all individuals with respect.
•Demonstrates the ability to evaluate options, make decisions and accept accountability within the scope of job responsibilities.
•Demonstrates the ability and initiative to resolve potential or actual problems effectively and diplomatically.
•Demonstrates the ability to participate as an active member of a work team.
•Demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
•Demonstrates the ability to learn through the supervisory process.
•Demonstrates the ability to incorporate new knowledge and skills into work performance within the scope of the job responsibilities.
•Demonstrates the ability to organize and manage own workloads and priorities.
•Demonstrates the ability to collect, retrieve and manipulate computerized data.
•Demonstrates the ability to provide supervisory leadership and support for direct reports.
•Demonstrates the ability to perform the responsibilities and functions of the position.
Liberty Resources, Inc. is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and makes reasonable accommodations for Persons with Disabilities.
How To Apply
People with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Interested candidates should e-mail cover letter, resume AND salary requirements to: email@example.com
Failure to include salary requirements may result in missed opportunity.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
Medical, Dental and Vision: 1st of the month following 60 days of employment.
Company Paid Basic Life, STD, LTD: After One year of employment
Level of Language Proficiency
English, Spanish, ASL
Minimum Education Required