The Human Resource Generalist is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with other Human Resources Generalists in supporting designated service lines. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: benefits administration, employee relations, training, performance management, onboarding, policy implementation, recruitment/employment, and employment law compliance.
Administers various human resource plans and procedures for assigned employees; assists in the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures; prepares and maintains employee handbook and policies and procedures manual while maximizing employee engagement.
Participates in developing department goals, objectives and systems.
Advises employee and managers on policy interpretation, disciplinary action and dispute resolution procedures.
Administers the compensation program; monitors the performance evaluation program and revises as necessary.
Assists in benefits administration to include routing claims and communicating benefit information to employees and managers. Develops company-wide communication for new and ongoing HR activities.
Develops and maintains HR metrics and other records, reports and logs to conform to reporting requirements.
Collaborates with Recruiters to identify staffing needs and assists with processing non-employees (students, temporary employees, contractors, residents, etc.).
Administers performance management and improvement systems.
Fields and investigates employee issues, writes performance development plans and facilitates counseling and conducts exit interviewing as needed.
Participates in administrative staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars as appropriate.
Maintains human resource information system records and compiles reports from the database.
Maintains compliance with tribal, federal and state regulations concerning employment.
Makes meaningful improvement to services, program, and processes and/or organizational effectiveness that create new value for customer-owners and employees.
Develops and maintains an excellent relationship with internal and external clients to ensure optimal workforce performance that meets ANTHC’s operational goals.
Completes administrative duties for department, as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS
Knowledge of Alaska Tribal Health System, ANTHC, and Alaska Native culture(s) and politics.
Knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and Tribal Law, regulations, rules, policies, and processes. Including substantial knowledge of relevant specialized fields such as Federal Indian Law and self-determination/self-governance, health law, employment law, and construction law.
Knowledge of state and federal laws (EEOC, compensation, FMLA, etc.).
Skill in oral and written communication.
Skill in managing multiple priorities and tasks concurrently and meeting deadlines.
Skill in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with others.
Skill in operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of applications.
Skill in analytical, critical thinking and interpretive skills to apply various employment situations against numerous complicated employment laws and regulations.
Skill in communication with particular ability to communicate complex and/or sensitive information in a clear, concise, diplomatic, and professional manner.
MINIMUM EDUCATION QUALIFICATION
A Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Development, Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field. Progressively responsible professional work-related experience, education, or training may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for college education.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATION
Non-supervisory - Five (5) years of progressive professional work experience in Human Resources as a Recruiter, Compensation and Benefits Specialist, or Human Resources Associate.
MINIMUM CERTIFICATION QUALIFICATION
PREFERRED EDUCATION QUALIFICATION
Master’s degree in human resources or related field.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATION
PREFERRED CERTIFICATION QUALIFICATION
SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or Professional in Human Resources (PHR).
The following demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:
Must be able to lift approximately 20 pounds.
ANMC is not a latex free facility; an employee should expect to work in an environment where latex may be present.
May be required to travel within Alaska in small fixed wing aircraft; travels outside Alaska.
May be required to work outside the traditional work schedule.
May be called out to work off-shift in emergency situations.