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Human Resources

Human Resource Director

The Alaska Native Heritage Center is looking for a Director of Human Resources.  Responsibilities will include oversight of all Human Resource administration, employment, benefits, legal compliance, safety, compensation, training and performance management. 

Employment will include utilization of standard job descriptions throughout the organization, training hiring teams in the utilization of objective interview questions and training teams for summer employment.  Position will also be responsible for orienting new employees to the organization. 

Administration will involve continual development of personnel files.  During the summer, our employee size triples which involves capturing required documentation for internal and external needs.  A number of our seasonal employees are under 18 which involves coordination of work permits through the Alaska Department of Labor. 

The position is responsible for all benefits offered, including health, drug, vision and dental insurance, short and long term disability, life insurance, flexible spending account and 401(k) plan.  Position is also responsible for Benefits will include long range planning and communication of benefits offered.  Legal compliance will include being responsible for compliance with Title VII, ADEA, ADA, FLSA, ERISA, COBRA, HIPAA, FMLA, NLRA, Workers Compensation and compliance with youth employment.  This will also involve any investigations that may need to occur.  Position will be responsible for arranging training for employees as well as development of policies, procedures and handbooks.   

Will be responsible of continual updating of job descriptions and using those job descriptions for ongoing performance management.  Must have good knowledge of managing compensation.  Exposure to point factor is a plus.  With Safety, will be working with Safety Lead to ensure compliance with OSHA, including safety manual and inventory of all chemicals and MSDS. 

The person that we are looking for will have a bachelor's degree in Human Resources, public administration, psychology, or education; and over eight (8) years' general experience in the HR field OR a Master's degree in Human Resource management or related Personnel or Human Resource field with 6 years’ experience with thorough exposure to Federal, State and Municipality laws, rules and regulations.  It is also preferred that you have experience with non-profit organizations and have a background and working understanding with Native organizations. A PHR or SPHR is required.  

We are an equal employment opportunity organization.