University of Alaska Southeast

Job Posting

Company: SEARHC
Location: Juneau, AK
Position: Sr. HR Generalist
Requirements: See job description
Summary:

About Us

SEARHC is a non-profit health consortium which serves the health interests of the residents of Southeast Alaska. We see our employees as our strongest assets. It is our priority to further their development and our organization by aiding in their professional advancement.

Working at SEARHC is more than a job, it’s a fulfilling career. We offer generous benefits, including retirement, paid time off, paid parental leave, health, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance and long and short-term disability, and more.

Job Overview

The Senior Human Resource Generalist will work as a collaborative member of the Human Resources department in a rapidly changing, complex and fast-paced environment. This position will serve as the first line human resources business partner within the assigned geographic region for HR-related matters, with the goal of aligning HR best practices to business strategies.

Responsibilities

  • ·         Provide proactive leadership and guidance on interpretation of human resource policy to ensure consistency of practice throughout the Consortium.
  • ·         Work with human resources staff and department leadership to ensure compliance with applicable laws.
  • ·         Consult with leadership team to provide human resource guidance and navigation on departmental and organizational issues when appropriate.
  • ·         Conduct effective, thorough and objective fact-finding investigations, where appropriate, to help achieve closure on employee relations issues.
  • ·         Provide day-to-day leadership and support to department leadership regarding performance management, to include coaching, counseling, employee development and corrective action as required.
  • ·         Work closely with departmental leadership and employees to foster positive working relationships, and to increase employee engagement and retention.
  • ·         Ensure fair treatment and implementation of WMC/SEARHC human resource policies for all staff.
  • ·         Partner with the Learning & Development staff members to help facilitate and/or provide training/education for all staff (which may include onboarding activities, customer service and/or supervisory training).
  • ·         Assess and anticipate departmental and organizational human resource-related needs.
  • ·         Recommend new approaches, policies, and procedures to foster continuous improvements in efficiency and effectiveness of human resource department process and services provided.
  • ·         Serve as a human resource department team member, working together to achieve both human resources and Consortium strategic initiatives.
  • ·         Other related duties as required and assigned

Qualifications

Education:

  • ·         Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Communications, Sociology or related field; Relevant professional experience may be substituted for degree/education on a year-for-year basis.

Experience

  • ·         Three (3) years to five (5) years of Human Resources experience, preferably in a healthcare environment. Relevant education may be substituted for experience on a year-for-year basis.

Licensure And Certification

  • ·         Work towards obtaining a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) from the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) preferred; PHR or an equivalent certification is desired within three (3) years of date of hire.

Knowledge, Skills, And Competencies

  • ·         High ethical standards with sound judgment and professional integrity.
  • ·         Adaptable, collaborative and flexible leadership style with a commitment to achieving excellent results by overcoming obstacles and creatively solving problems in a confident and constructive manner.
  • ·         Organized and self-motivated with a direct and open style.

Knowledge Of

  • ·         Understand the core aspects of human resources to include employee relations, performance management, compensation administration and benefits administration.
  • ·         Legal requirements of HR functions.
  • ·         Principles and practices of HR administration and Processes and guidelines.

Skills In

  • ·         Serving multiple departments in multiple locations.
  • ·         Consultative style approach with the ability to build positive relationships at all levels of the organization, influencing positive and effective outcomes.
  • ·         Analytical, verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills (including active listening); presentation and facilitation skills.

Ability To

  • ·         Be flexible and available to interact with employees at all levels, a team player with the human resources department and the Consortium.
  • ·         Independently troubleshoot and problem solve issues using a working knowledge of current policies and practices of the Consortium.
  • ·         Research, analyze and resolve allegations, summarize the results and prepare documents for review.
Contact: Romee McAdams
Contact at: romeem@searhc.org
Closing Date: Open Until Filled