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at Gila River Indian Community

Posted: 5/24/2019
Job Reference #: 18137-1

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Job Title: Human Resources Director

Closing Date: Open Until Filled
DEADLINE: Attach any required documents, i.e., Transcripts, Certificates, diploma and Motor Vehicle
Record, to your online application by midnight on the closing date. Late Applications or documents will not
be considered.
Job Number: 18-137
Job Type: Contract Position
Department: Human Resources Department

City: Sacaton, AZ
Location: 525 W. Gu U Ki Road
Area of Interest: Administration
Salary Type: DOE
Salary/ Hourly Rate: $ 100,101 Salary

Tribal Driving Permit Required: Yes**THIS IS A CONTRACT POSITION**

Incumbent provides oversight to 8 sections Within Human Resources
Administration, Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Employee Relations, Data Entry, Employee
Assistance, Employee Development, and Risk Management. Provides services to 2000+ GRIC employees,
administration of HR Policy, create employment and hiring opportunities for GRIC members, While delivering
customer service in a safe and productive environment.

Under the direction of the Administrative Support Division Manager, the Human Resources Director is
responsible for overall management and compliance of the Human Resources Department in the development
and maintenance of employment process, classification and compensation systems, maintaining Employee
Policies and Procedures, updating employee personnel records and advising supervisory/managerial staff of
policies governing Gila River Indian Community employees. The Director to oversees HR Administration,
Employee Development, Employee Relations, Insurance, Employee Benefits, and Occupational Safety &
Health Offices. This position requires strong leadership and analytical and strategic planning to promote the
vision of the Community Council by providing the Community with an effective and responsive Human
Resources Department.This position also serves as the Local Workforce Investment Area (LWIA) Equal Opportunity (EO) Officer
responsible for writing and updating related policies and procedures and investigating, mediating, or arranging
mediation for complaints of discrimination filed with WIA, wherein Arizona WIA has jurisdiction.


0 Direct and supervise all administrative and technical activities of the Human Resources Department.
0 Manage the development and implementation of Human Resources department goals, objectives, policies,
procedures, and priorities for each function.Administer and maintain a personnel policy system, formulation, interpretation and implementation of these
policies to ensure proper application in response to changes occurring within executive decisions and
legislative actions; resolve complaints, issues, and policy issues of considerable sensitivity.Provide policy guidance on all major facets of human resources management (i.e., recruitment,
classification, compensation, employee relations, personnel records, and employee training and
development activities).Develop and implement the Human Resources department budget.Ensure department administers and maintains the employment process (i.e., review job announcements,
inform applicants of vacancies and application procedures, review applications to ensure they are completed
and meet established minimum qualifications, and make appointments for applicants to interview with
appropriate hiring supervisor/manager).Plan and direct processing of Human Resources computer-based records.Administer and maintain classification and compensation systems, including reviewing salary survey
information in relation to the Community’s Pay Schedule and ensuring class specifications are reviewed and
updated as needed.Administer, maintain, and update employee personnel records, including ensuring supervisory/managerial
staff are notified when employee performance evaluations are due.Monitor and analyze reports; provide recommendations and maintain administration of medical insurance
benefits and management of occupational safety and health programs.Provide timely and accurate narrative and/or statistical reports to Administration and Community Council
on topics such as vacancies, recruitment and selection, timeliness of employee performance evaluations and
investigations.Advise supervisory/managerial staff of Tribal, State and Federal laws, regulations and guidelines regarding
all areas of employment, including FLSA, EEOC and ADA regulations and guidelines.Consult with Law Office regarding employment law related issues; inform Law Office and Administration
of any issues that may place a liability on the Community.Government and Management Standing Committee and various committees that relate to human resources.
Maintain a current Tribal Governmental organizational chart that depicts current personnel in addition to
defining line and staff relationships.Perform other related duties as assigned.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:Knowledge of principles and practices of public Human Resources administration including recruitment and
selection, classification and compensation, training/employee development, employee relations, insurance,
employee benefits, and occupational safety and health.Thorough knowledge of internal organization, policies, practices, procedures, rules, regulations and laws
governing public personnel administration, management and organization.Knowledge of history, culture, laws, rules, economic, educational, customs, and traditions of the Gila River
Indian Community.Considerable knowledge of personnel administration, budgeting, and program management.Skill in the interpretation and application of complex policies, rules, regulations, and guidelines.Skill in developing and analyzing department strategic plans, operating systems, procedures, controls and
budget preparation.Skill in planning, organizing, and directing the work of personnel management staff engaged in many facets
of public human resources management.Ability to maintain objectivity and freedom from prejudice and to exercise judgment and understanding in
all personnel administrative matters.Ability to resolve major personnel problems and make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations
on controversial or complex topics to top management and/or public groups.Ability to read, analyze, interpret and write a variety of reports, professional journals, and legal documents.
0 Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, Community
Officials, Department or Program Directors and the general public.
0 Ability to perform all physical requirements of the position; agree to maintain a Drug-free workplace.

Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university in Human Resources Management, Public or Business
Administration, Organizational Management, or a closely related field and a minimum of ten (10) years of
progressively responsible experience in a Human Resources management position to include a minimum of
five (5) years supervisory experience.

Required to pass a background check.Required to obtain a Tribal driving permit. Valid state driver’s license with a current proof of driving record
for the past 39 months will be required to qualify for a tribal driving permit. Proof of driving record must be
submitted with application and must not be more than 60 days old from the date of submission of the
application.Supervisory, Salaried Position
Reports to Community Manager or designeeEMPLOYMENT CONTRACT INFORMATIONTerm of Contract is three years and subject for renewalCompensation re?ected on the Job Announcement and finalized in the Contract will remain the
same, any increases (merit, cost of living for employees, Director Contract will also be eligible for
increase)Annual Leave - Allowed a capped amount of leave each fiscal year, (amount of leave determined
upon start date of position). Leave is not carried over into next fiscal year and paid at end of each
fiscal year.Sick Leave - Allowed a capped amount of leave each fiscal year, leave is not paid at end of each
fiscal year.MEDICAL BENEFIT INFORMATION (effective immediately upon hire date, no probationary periodrequired)Medical - EPO or PPO Self-Funded Plan utilizing Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Network
Prescription ProgramDental - Plan is provided through CIGNA with no deductible for preventive services or $50
(individual)/$150 (family) deductible for basic and major servicesVision - plan benefits are provided through Sight Care of Arizona and carry a $10 co-pay for exams,
zero co-payLife and AD&D - We offer voluntary or supplemental life insurance for Employee and Dependents
through METLIFE Group Insurance. GRIC pays the full cost of your Basic Life and AD&D.Other Voluntary BenefitsFlexible Spending Account (FSA)
Short Term DisabilityLong Term DisabilityEmployee Assistance ProgramTWELVE (12) PAID HOLIDAYS

Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference
Act (Title 25, U. S. Code, Section 472 and 473). The Gila River Indian Community is also committed to
achieving the full and equal opportunity Without discrimination because of Race, Religion, Color, Sex, National
Origin, Politics, Marital Status, Physical Handicap, Age or Sexual Orientation. In other than the above, the Gila
River Indian Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer.If you are claiming Preference in one or more of the following categories please attach a copy of the
required documentation to the completed Employment Application.Preference for Community Members (with proof of enrollment)Preference for Native Americans (must meet membership requirement of a federally recognized Tribe.)
Preference point for Spouse of Community Member (with proof of spouse enrollment)Preference point for Veteran (must meet statutory requirements)


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