Sault Tribe
  • - Government - Human Resources
  • Sault Ste. Marie, MI, USA
  • Year Round - Full Time

The Human Resources Supervisor of Employee Relations is responsible for overseeing the development, interpretation and enforcement of company policies and procedures, workplace investigations, disputes, and grievances.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (includes, but is not limited to, the following)
• Administers various labor agreements, grievance procedures, and provide labor relations support.
• Facilitates mediation and resolution of disputes between management and employees.
• Responds to and researches employee relations issues.
• Investigates and responds to EEO complaints; collaborates with legal counsel as needed, to resolve issues.
• Investigates and adjudicates employee grievances, and coordinates the employee appeal process. Maintains employee probationary paperwork and periods.
• Manages and administers employee leaves of absence, Workers' Compensation issues, OSHA requirements, and unemployment claims.
• Gains ongoing employee feedback, assess issues and resolutions, analyze data, and make recommendations to the Human Resources Director on policy and process changes, enhancements, and clarifications aimed at improving the efficiency of the Human Resources Department.
• Oversees the development of organizational and Human Resources policies and procedures relating to employee relations, and coordinates submission for approval.
• Ensures personnel files are maintained per company policy and applicable laws.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: (includes, but is not limited to, the following)
• All other job related duties as assigned.
Immediate peers, peers in other department, immediate supervisor/manager, managers in other departments, executives, Board of Directors, customers and outside vendor/service providers.
The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by employee to successfully perform the primary functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to frequently stand, walk, sit, bend, twist, talk, hear and perform repetitive motions. There may be prolonged periods of sitting, keyboarding, reading, as well as driving or riding in transport vehicles. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include reading, distance, computer, and color vision. Talking and hearing are essential to communicate with the community, visitors, employees and vendors.
There are a number of deadlines associated with this position. The employee must be able to handle frequent interruptions, must also multi-task, and interact with a wider variety of people on various and frequently complicated issues. The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the primary functions of this job. Normal office conditions exist, and the noise level in the work environment can vary from low to moderate. Limited overnight travel may be required from time to time.
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis on Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior, or related degree required. Five years' of demonstrated ability in relevant work experience may be substituted for degree.

Experience: Five years' experience working in the Human Resource field required. Two years' experience investigating and resolving EEO complaints required.
Certification/License: SHRM-SCP (Society for Human Resources Management Senior Certified Professional) certification preferred. Will be required to undergo and successfully pass a background check. Must maintain a good moral character standing Will be required to complete and pass pre-employment drug testing. Must have a valid driver's license, comply with annual driver's license review and be insurable by the Sault Tribe Insurance Department.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Must uphold all principles of confidentiality to the fullest extent. Adherence to all professional and ethical behavior standards of the Sault Ste Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians is required. Must have comprehensive knowledge and understanding of Federal and State employment laws, regulations, resolution of complex employee relations' issues, and dispute resolution skills. Experience in EEO complaint investigation and responses to EEOC inquiries needed. Must be able to deal effectively with conflict, use of tact, diplomacy, and discretion in all employee relations matters. Superior written and verbal communication skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations provide guidance and documentation needed. Must be competent in organizational development, strategic planning, analytical skills, and possess excellent leadership skills. The ability to communicate with the public and possess strong interpersonal skills while presenting a professional demeanor in all interactions is needed. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, vendors, and the community is needed. Ability to operate general office equipment, have strong computer background with skills and proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel needed. Must be accountable, dependable, reliable, and customer-oriented. The ability to make use of time in an efficient and productive manner, work and contribute as a "team" player, have strong organizational skills, and the ability to prioritize is needed. Ability to deal with stressful situations on the phone and in person while exercising good judgment with decision making skills is a must. Knowledge of computer-related problem-solving through use of available trainings, basic operations of computer workstation, and general office equipment maintenance is needed. Native American preferred.

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