Human Resources Benefits Manager Nacogdoches, TX

Human Resources Benefits Manager

Full Time • Nacogdoches, TX

Job Post Closing 11/23/2018

General Purpose:  Responsible for working under the direction and supervision of the Executive Director and Head Start Director.  Works in conjunction with agency program directors for the operation and control of effective administration procedures in regards human resource management of the Program in accordance with federal, state, and local laws/regulations and Head Start performance standards.

Qualifications / Requirements:  A minimum of an AA degree or higher with 2 years equivalent Human Resources experience or Human Resources credential; COBRA, HIPAA, OFLA/FMLA, and benefits experience is preferred.  Working knowledge of human resources management principles and practices in all human resource programs preferred. Experience in clerical support in office environment with related duties of Human Resources.  Strong computer skills including database, word processing, keyboarding and e-mail, internet knowledge. Please attach copy of transcript/credentials.

Salary Range: $38,000 to $45,000 per year

Prior to starting employment, a criminal background check must be completed as well as a pre-employment medical evaluation as set forth in the State of Texas Child Care Center licensing regulations.

Travel: Attend training sessions as appropriate including out of town, evening, and weekend training.

General Duties:

  • Flexible and adaptable to changing activities, workloads, and timelines.
  • Interact cooperatively and in a positive and professional manner with the public, vendors, and co-workers following Agency policy, HIPAA, and ADA regulations.
  • Positive interactions with a diverse population of staff and customers of diverse backgrounds, learning styles and socio economic and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritizing and determining workload.

Essential Duties

  • Responsible for direction, consultation, training and dissemination of personnel related information to management, staff and policy council. Includes wage and hour laws, labor contract agreements, civil rights laws, workers compensation etc. as well as internal personnel policies and procedures.
  • Research, interpret, revise and create policies involving personnel related issues. Remain updated on latest legal, labor contract and performance standard updates regarding Human Resources policies and procedures in order to remain within legal compliance.
  • Research, develop, and implement fiscally responsible and efficient Human Resources processes i.e. benefit administration, compensation, training/development, performance evaluations, job descriptions etc.
  • Advise and assist supervisors with personnel related issues and challenges, including performance improvement plans, feedback and disciplinary processes.
  • Respond to staff grievances and complaints, performing related investigations and documentation when warranted.
  • Create, maintain and track historical personnel related data, reports etc. for use in agency planning that can be utilize to inform leadership, program directors, supervisors, board and policy council.
  • Responsible for timely and effective communication regarding personnel related matters (related policies, procedures, benefit changes etc.) to include updating of agency website for HR/Personnel related resources.
  • Assists with applicant filing/tracking processes.
  • Assist in all recruitment, hiring, selection processes and other designated duties.
  • Assist in ensuring that recruitment, selection and hiring processes follow internal policy, performance standard requirements and local, state and federal laws.
  • Assist in ensuring orientation, documentation and benefit information is administered to staff.
  • Assist with interview teams, phone calls, materials, schedules and applicant filing/tracking processes.
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Work Environment:

The Human Resources Benefits Manager performs work inside a school building or office environment with other Head Start employees.  The setting requires verbal and face-to-face contact with the community, parents, children, and other staff members.  The Human Resources Benefits Manager performs most work during weekday hours.

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to assist in the evacuation of children from a building.
  • Ability to travel between five (5) or more buildings.
  • Ability to sit at a desk and work at computer keyboard for long periods for time.
  • Regular standing to file documents, make copies, faxing etc.
  • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds, stooping, bending standing and reaching

Mental Requirements:

  • Sustain concentration and ability to handle multiple tasks often simultaneously.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with ability to write and articulate clearly/accurately complex policies and procedures.
  • Significant problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to handle highly stressful and sensitive situations in a professional manner.
  • Ability to interpret and implement complex laws and policies.
  • Ability to work independently and maintain professional boundaries and confidentiality.
  • Ability to exercise tact and discretion in all employee interactions.
  • Frequent sitting for long periods using computer keyboard, telephone and other office machines.
  • Strong organization and time management skills, ability to meet tight deadlines.




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