Senior Human Resources Generalist

Alaska Native Medical Center   •  

Anchorage, AK

Industry: Healthcare


5 - 7 years

Posted 31 days ago

Job Description

The Senior Human Resource Generalist is responsible for performing duties at the professional level in some or all of the following functional areas: employee relations, training, recruitment/employment, employment equity, performance management, benefits administration and employment law compliance. This position requires an extremely perceptive person who is capable of relating to individuals at all levels within the organization. The Senior Human Resources Generalist must be sensitive to corporate needs, employee goodwill and the business needs.

Drafts and implements various human resource plans and procedures for assigned employees; assists HR leadership 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. Models the way for junior level staff in the department.

Serves as an expert advisor to employees and managers on policy interpretation, corrective disciplinary action and dispute resolution procedures.

Fields and investigates employee issues, writes performance development plans and facilitates counseling and conducts exit interviewing as needed.

Works with Human Resources Managers to perform equity analysis and process pay changes.

Responsible for planning, implementing, monitoring and reporting the performance evaluation program for designated client group, and revises as necessary.

Collaborates with Recruiters to identify staffing needs and assists with the coordination of non-employees (students, temporary employees, contractors, residents, etc.).

Assists in benefits administration to include routing claims and communicating benefit information to employees and managers.

Develops and maintains an excellent relationship with internal and external clients to ensure optimal workforce performance that meets ANTHC’s operational goals. Maintains compliance by interacting with department managers to achieve workforce requirements.

Communicates new and ongoing HR activities to internal and external clients.

Develops and maintains HR metrics and other records, reports and logs to conform to reporting requirements.

Participates in client staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars as appropriate.

Maintains human resource information system by approving personnel actions, auditing records and compiling reports from the database.

Maintains compliance with tribal, federal and state regulations concerning employment.

Is responsible for making meaningful improvement to services, program, and processes and/or organizational effectiveness, creating value for customer-owners and employees.

Completes administrative duties for department, as needed.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Required 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.

Required Experience

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.

Non-supervisory - Five (5) years of progressive professional work experience in Human Resources as a Recruiter, Compensation and Benefits Specialist, or Human Resources Associate.
Supervisory – Two (2) years. An additional three (3) years of progressive professional work experience in HR may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for supervisory experience.

Current SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or obtained within one (1) year of hire.

Master’s degree in human resources or related field.

HRIS experience.

SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).


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.

Tracking Code 20182156