Sault Tribe
  • - Government - Human Resources
  • Sault Ste. Marie, MI, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time
  • Yes



The Employee Relations Coordinator is responsible for providing administrative support to the Human Resources Employee Relations team in addressing employee relations issues, grievances, and organizational and HR policies and procedures, as assigned.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (includes, but is not limited to, the following)


  • Provides employees and managers with policies, procedures, regulations and tribal ordinances, as requested.
  • Assists management and employees in addressing employee relations issues, grievances, work complaints, and appeals.
  • Assists with the development of organizational and Human Resources policies and procedures.
  • Assists with performing necessary review prior to employment terminations.
  • Ensures reports and records are developed and maintained in a timely manner.
  • Provides assistance and support for team member warnings and performance improvement plans.
  • Ensures all sensitive employee files are currently maintained in an easily applied filling system (both physical and electronic).
  • Maintains personnel recordkeeping, to include new hires, rehires, and transfers.
  • In performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees of Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians are expected to conform to the following:
    • Uphold all principles of confidentiality to the fullest extent.
    • Adhere to all professional and ethical behavior standards at Sault Ste. Marie.
    • Interact in an honest, trustworthy and dependable manner with patients, employees, visitors and vendors.
    • Comply with Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians policies and procedures.




ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: (includes, but is not limited to, the following)


  • All other job related duties as assigned.




Immediate peers, peers in other departments, immediate supervisor/manager, managers in other departments, and outside vendor/service providers.






The work environment characteristics described here are representative to 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. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an 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 and must also multi-task and interact with a wider variety of people on various and, at times, complicated issues.




Education: High School diploma or equivalent required.


Experience: One year experience working in the Human Resource field required.


Certification/License: Will be required to undergo and successfully pass a background check. Must maintain a good moral character standing. Must have a valid driver's license and be insurable by the Sault Tribe Insurance Department. Must comply with annual driver's license review and insurability standards with the Sault Tribe Insurance Department. Will be required to complete and pass pre-employment drug testing.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Solid understanding of employee related topics including: benefits, compensation, recruitment, performance and development, termination, employee relations, and state and federal labor laws and regulations required. Good leadership skills required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required. Ability to communicate with the public and possess strong interpersonal skills and present a professional demeanor in all interactions required. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, vendors and the community required. Able to multi-task as well as work independently and with minimal supervision required. Ability to operate general office equipment required. Strong computer background with skills and proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel required. Accountable, dependable, reliable, and customer oriented required. Ability to make use of time in an efficient and productive manner required. Ability to work and contribute as a "team" player required. Strong organization skills with an ability to prioritize required. Ability to deal with stressful situations on the phone as well as in person required. Ability to exercise good judgment and decision making skills required. Basic operation of a workstation (turning on/off, knowledge of basic functions and components) and general office equipment Use/storage/maintenance of multiple usernames and passwords required. Computer-related problem-solving skills through the use of available trainings and help desk required. Must maintain strict confidentiality. Native American preferred.

This position has been closed and is no longer available.
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