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Director of Human Resources


Grand Island, Nebraska 68803
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1st Shift, Overtime
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SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP Preferred


The Director of Human Resources is responsible for overseeing all aspects of human resources including: payroll, recruitment, staffing, employee relations, training and development, performance management, progressive discipline, and compensation and benefits. The Director will have the ability to think critically.  This position will report directly to the Senior Vice President and have accountability for developing, directing, and executing Human Resource programs throughout the organization regarding potential challenges, identifying creative solutions, and proactively address issues through collaboration with leadership and indirect reports.  


Essential Job Duties/Functions:

  • Responsible for organizational development, fostering a high performance workforce/culture ready to meet the needs of the business.  Must be a business partner to the senior management team, quickly understanding the operations and challenges of the organization.
  • Responsible for developing and recommending and implementing human resources practices and procedures that assist in the growth of the company, while ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
  • Responsible for developing and administering business objectives in recruitment, employee relations, talent and performance management, compensation, benefits, payroll, change management, employee engagement, retention, professional development and affirmative action. 
  • Responsible for overseeing the accurate execution of the company payroll and timely filing of related taxes.
  • Maintain solid communication and working rapport with all business units throughout the organization.
  • Work closely with business leaders to provide strategic HR support in order to address core business needs and provide HR expertise and counsel on staffing strategies and acquisition of key talent.
  • Drive HR change initiatives, and develop/implement communication strategies for the organization.
  • Will provide ongoing support to executive staff by serving as "sounding board" in both a business and people related capacity. Should be capable of utilizing high level consulting skills to coach and provide feedback on leadership direction and style.
  • Identify key engagement drivers and develop the supporting strategies to align people, processes, and work related systems in order to achieve meaningful levels of job satisfaction and retention for employee base.
  • Proactively identify and monitor top talent to ensure that the "right people" are in the "right positions" to support growth initiatives for the organization.
  • Will work with line leaders to understand core capabilities needed to drive the business, and translate into actionable developmental programs.
  • Mentor team members; provide guidance and coaching and share expertise to increase knowledge and skill base.
  • Must drive consistency in administering human resources policies and procedures throughout the organization.
  • Consult with legal counsel as appropriate and necessary.
  • Create and maintain a positive employee relations environment.
  • Work on a variety of special projects as requested and must utilize a “hands-on" approach in the work environment.
  • Provide coaching and conflict resolution to managers and employees.
  • The successful candidate will be a skilled business partner on the Company's administrative team, while also handling front line personnel issues on a daily basis.
  • Maintain confidentiality; ensuring information is handled discreetly and data protected.
  • Provide friendly and competent customer service.
  • Report for work in a timely manner when scheduled.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Directly supervise 5 or more employees.


Education and/or Experience (include certs or licenses needed):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related business degree or equivalent combination of education, experience and training.
  • Ten years progressive Human Resources experience required.
  • PHR/SPHR required.
  • At least 5 years experience supervising staff.
  • Safety and Risk Management experience is a plus.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time during peak periods.
  • Knowledgeable of local, state, and federal employment law and regulations.
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate, collaborate, and lead.
  • Prior management or leadership experience is highly desired, but not required.
  • Advanced and consistently demonstrated communication skills at all levels.
  • Advanced and consistently demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills; must be able to think out of the box.
  • Highly organized with a record of prioritizing multiple projects and meeting deadlines.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite.
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