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Human Resources Manager

LTD Lane Transit District
Eugene, OR
  • Expired: July 03, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

At Lane Transit District (LTD), we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, military and veteran status, and any other characteristics protected by applicable law. LTD believes that diversity and inclusion are critical to our success, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Our Mission:

Connecting Our Community

POSITION PURPOSE:

The Human Resources Manager formulates partnerships across the District to deliver value-added services to management and employees that reflect the business strategies of the District. This position will be a trusted advisor to our department leaders, partnering to build and strengthen their high-performing teams and ensuring we are making the right people decision. This position will support District employees as a true advocate to help them grow and thrive. The Human Resources Manager plays a critical role in managing all people-related aspects that align with the employment cycle, focusing on succession planning, non-union employee relations, investigations, and the performance review cycle. In addition, you will support recruiting and retention efforts, onboarding, and employee development. The Human Resources Manager is an effective District partner with strong collaboration, planning, organizational, problem-solving, and communication skills; and has the demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and projects in a fast-paced environment effectively. As a critical piece of our HR Team, you will support initiatives and activities that support and maintain a positive District culture.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Human Resources

  • Carries out assignments in various human resources areas. Analyzes available information to provide recommendations on issues and problems. Provides counsel, training, and technical assistance to employees, supervisors, and management on employment law and employment-related issues and concerns.
  • Manages the District's performance review cycle and unemployment claims processing and hearings processes.
  • Interprets and applies existing policies, contracts, or regulations and research past practices or established procedures. Recommends changes to policies and personnel rules as needed.
  • Conducts or leads investigations into serious and/or complex employment matters, including internal and external, allegations of misconduct, and violations of policy or illegal discrimination. Provides recommendations to management regarding investigation findings, including PIP and progress encouragement (discipline) processes. Conducts training for various topics, such as anti-harassment and other compliance related training.
  • Ensures the organization's Affirmation Action processes and EEOC filings are current and timely.


District Initiatives
  • Participate in cross-group or District-wide initiatives aiming to create an environment that fosters making the organization an employer of choice.
  • Ensure policies, procedures, and rules align with the District's strategic objectives.


Projects and Programs
  • Analyzes the impact of new laws or administrative regulations on human resources programs and recommend policies and procedures for implementation.


HR Business Partner
  • Conducts regular meetings with respective business units.
  • Consults with line management, providing HR guidance when appropriate.
  • Analyzes trends and metrics in partnership with the HR group to develop solutions, programs, and policies.
  • Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough, and objective investigations.
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to the day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks, and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partners with the legal department as needed/required.
  • Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions).
  • Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
  • Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation.
  • Develops contract terms for new hires, promotions, and transfers.
  • Assists international employees with expatriate assignments and related HR matters.
  • Provides guidance and input on business unit restructure, workforce planning, and succession planning.
  • Identifies training needs for business units and individual executive coaching needs.
  • Participates in the evaluation and monitoring of training programs to ensure success. Follows up to ensure training objectives are met.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


ASSOCIATED WORK

ACTIVITIES:
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships- Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintaining them over time.
  • Communicating Internally and Externally- Representing the organization to external partners and providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in-person promptly.
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work- Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
  • Getting Information- Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
  • Processing Information- Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings- Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge- Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
  • Thinking Creatively- Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products.
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems- Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • Cross-training - Learning the tasks and duties of other administrative support professionals and other agency professionals to provide additional coverage, support during absences, and enhance the collaborative efforts of the team.
  • Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards- Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.


KNOWLEDGE:
  • - Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.
  • Clerical- Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Customer and Personal Service- Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Computer Literacy - Knowledge of standard business tools, such as computers, cell phones, and software including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • English Language- Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Administration and Management- Knowledge of business and management principles involved in planning, resource allocation, leadership techniques, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Communications and Media - Knowledge of alternative ways to inform via written, oral, and visual media.


SKILLS:
  • Active Listening- Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Time Management- Managing one's own time and the time of others.
  • Speaking- Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Service Orientation- Actively looking for ways to help.
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Reading Comprehension- Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
  • Writing- Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of internal and external audiences.
  • Coordination- Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Social Perceptiveness- Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  • Active Learning- Understanding the implications of new information for both current a...

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    Eugene, OR
    97440 USA

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