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at Gila River Indian Community

Posted: 11/6/2020
Job Reference #: 19316-1

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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: 19-316
Job Type: Full-Time Regular
Department: Human Resources Department

City: Sacaton, AZLocations: 525 W. Gu U Ki Road
Area of Interest: Human Resources
Salary Type: DOE
Salary/ Hourly Rate: $100,101 Salary

Tribal Driving Permit Required: Yes

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, classi?cation 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 Bene?ts, and Occupational Safety & Health
Of?ces. 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) Of?cer
responsible for writing and updating related policies and procedures and investigating, mediating, or arranging
mediation for complaints of discrimination ?led 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.
0 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, classi?cation,
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 quali?cations, 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 classi?cation and compensation systems, including reviewing salary survey
information in relation to the Community’s Pay Schedule and ensuring class speci?cations are reviewed and
updated as needed.Administer, maintain, and update employee personnel records, including ensuring supervisory/managerial
staff are noti?ed when employee performance evaluations are due.Monitor and analyze reports, provide recommendations and maintain administration of medical insurance
bene?ts 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 Of?ce regarding employment law related issues, inform Law Of?ce 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
de?ning 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, classi?cation and compensation, training/employee development, employee relations, insurance,
employee bene?ts, 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.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, Community Of?cials,
Department or Program Directors and the general public.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 ?eld and a minimum of ten (10) years of
progressively responsible experience in a Human Resources management position to include a minimum of ?ve
(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 designeeBENEFITS:
The Gila River Indian Community offers a comprehensive bene?ts package, which includes, vacation, holiday,
and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life, short and long term disability bene?ts.Preference in ?lling vacancies is given to quali?ed Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference
Act (Title 25, US. 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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