Human Resources Manager

Any individual who receives an offer of employment or will receive a payroll check are required to submit to a drug and alcohol test as a condition of obtaining employment.
Mille Lacs Band Member/American Indian preference applies

The Human Resources Manager assists the Human Resources Director with the successful overall coordination, administration and direction of all Human Resources activities. The Human Resources Manager must be knowledgeable in all aspects of the department, including managing a safe, healthy and accident-free environment, and perform duties where needed. The HR Manager will be responsible for managing the compensation function for the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe ensuring administration is in compliance with internal policies and Band Statutes.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management or related field and at least three years of experience in Human Resources or Business Administration is required
• Associate’s Degree in Business or Organizational Behavior and at least five years of experience in Human Resources or Business Administration is required.
• Supervisory experience is preferred. Working knowledge of Supervisory responsibilities required.
• Must be familiar with functional areas of Human Resources including staffing, employment law, compensation, benefits, employee relations, and safety concerns.
• Ability to plan, develop and implement compensation programs.
• Ability to uphold complete confidentiality is required.
• Proficient in Microsoft office environment; i.e., Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.
• Excellent organization, interpersonal, and communication skills.
• Ability to work effectively with and establish relationships with the Mille Lacs Band departments.
• Must have current valid driver’s license and be insurable under the Mille Lacs Band Drivers Insurance policy.
• Must pass pre-employment drug and alcohol test.
• Must pass a background check.
• Must have a current valid driver’s license.
• Must be insurable under the Mille Lacs Band Drivers Insurance policy.
• Must pass a background check.
• Must pass a pre-employment drug & alcohol test.

• Administers personnel policies, programs and practices to employees.
• Prepares and maintains job descriptions for each position in the organization; ensures descriptions accurately reflect the work being performed by incumbents.
• Interviews and surveys employees and managers to gather and document job, organizational, and occupational information including duties, responsibilities, and skills required by each job.
• Assesses jobs and their respective duties to determine classification as exempt or nonexempt and appropriate salary range.
• Monitors the effectiveness of existing compensation practices and recommends changes that are cost-effective and consistent with compensation trends and Band objectives.
• Benchmarks jobs against survey data and other market intelligence to determine competitive compensation ranges for each position.
• Prepares and maintains job classifications and salary scales.
• Prepares and presents summary reports of job analysis and compensation analysis information.
• Gathers data from market-based compensation surveys; uses spreadsheet and data analysis techniques to assess results and market trends.
• Evaluates and implements job analysis instruments and materials.
• Conducts data and cost analyses to be used in employee negotiations and collective bargaining agreements.
• Researches employee benefits in similar industries; based on findings, recommends changes or updates to the company’s existing benefits or policies.
• Plans and communicates preferred methods and best practices for hiring, training, compensating, and evaluating employees.
• Advises management on applicable tribal, state and federal employment regulations, benefits and compensation policies, human resource procedures.
• Assist with Middle Management quarterly training as needed.
• Confer with the Human Resources Director to review departmental concerns, discussing needed changes and potential solutions.
• Assist Human Resources Director in all aspects of Mille Lacs Band management, including departmental transfers, suspensions, evaluations, etc., ensuring that disciplinary actions are implemented in a fair and consistent manner in accordance with the Mille Lacs Band Policy and Procedures.
• This position serves as acting director when the HR Director is not present.
• Other duties as assigned.

• Work is primarily indoors in a controlled climate area and outdoors in various degree temperatures.
• May experience moderate amount of stress.
• Hours are typically 8 – 5, but extra hours may be necessary to meet deadlines and maintain workload.
• Local travel is required.
• Limited travel outside the state.

Submit resume, cover letter, and employment application to:

Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
Employment Coordinator
43408 Oodena Dr.
Onamia, MN 56359

Fax: (320) 532-7492