The Salvation Army Human Resources Director in Honolulu, Hawaii

Requisition Number

18-0243

Post Date

4/4/2018

Title

Human Resources Director

City

Honolulu

State

HI

Description

THE SALVATION ARMY

HAWAIIAN & PACIFIC ISLANDS DIVISION

JOB DESCRIPTION

DIVISIONAL HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR

Department: Human Resources

Supervisor: Divisional Secretary for Business

Position Title: Divisional Human Resources Director

FLSA Status: E

Date: April 2018

General Statement: The Salvation Army is a branch of the Christian Church, and the ultimate goal of all programs is a spiritual regeneration of all people.

MISSION STATEMENT: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by love for God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and

meet human needs in his name without discrimination.

JOB SUMMARY: Under the general direction of the DHQ Secretary for Business, the Divisional Human Resources Director provides strategic human resources leadership to the Hawaiian and Pacific Islands Division and serves as the professional HR consultant and support.

Member of the Divisional Finance Council (CFC). The Divisional Human Resources Director is responsible for managing a wide range of activities relating to the workforce within the Division including employee screening, hiring and orientation, employee benefits,

classification and compensation development, employee relations and performance management, risk management, strategic planning, and ensuring compliance with TSA personnel policies and procedures, Affirmative Action, OFCCP Compliance.. The Divisional Human

Resources Director manages the Human Resources staff.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university preferably in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or a related field.

• Five or more years of progressively responsible experience in human resources or related area(s)

• Demonstrated expertise in communications, interpersonal skills and proficient use of computers and business software.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in business or public administration or related field.

• Professional Human Resources certification

• Three or more years experience assisting or managing HR policy and administration for an organization of more than 100 employees.

• Familiarity with The Salvation Army’s policies and procedures

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS--HUMAN RESOURCES

• Consults with leaders to devise, manage and evaluate all human resource functions.

• Develop, recommend, implement, and administer HR policies and procedures in accordance with local, state and federal regulations and with TSA Personnel Policies and Procedures.

• Attend Divisional Finance Council (CFC) meetings

• Ensure that appropriate employee hiring activities are implemented, such as recruitment outreach, screening, orientation and other related practices are compliant with local, state and federal employment laws and TSA policies and procedures.

• Develop and recommend job classification and groupings, FLSA exemption status, salary levels as substantiated by internal and external salary surveys. Assist DHQ departments in defining essential functions through job analysis and the development of job descriptions.

Conduct research and salary surveys to recommend salaries to the Divisional Finance Council.

• Work with THQ to ensure appropriate administration of comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement and other benefit related programs.

• Act as a resource to both employees and managers to improve employment relationships, build morale, increase employee engagement and recommend employee relations practices that are needed to establish a positive working environment.

• Investigate and make recommendations regarding disciplinary actions, complaints, grievances, etc. as needed and in consultation with the Territorial Human Resources Director and Divisional Secretary for Business when appropriate. Help to ensure that employee

disciplinary actions taken within the Division are handled in accordance both with established TSA policies and procedures and with existing state and federal laws.

• Advise the Divisional Secretary for Business/Divisional Commander on all personnel matters

• Present all personnel items for Command Finance Council

• Audit Human Resource records

• Identify legal requirements and government reporting regulations, e.g. AAP, EEO. ADA, Wage & Hour, TDI, WC, etc. that affect HR functions.

• Coordinate with both THQ and contracted Legal Counsel to prepare for DOL, EEO and other complaints and/or lawsuits.

• Ensure that accurate records are maintained for all personnel activities, including but not limited to: LOA annual reviews, new hires, salary/status change, position, location, medical, short-term disability, long term disability, annuity program, dental,

life insurance, retirement and termination.

• Provide units/corps with information on Hawaii’s laws such as TDI, Prepaid Health Care Law, Workers’ Compensation Law, etc.

• Provide direct supervision to employees of the Human Resources Department

• Act as liaison with THQ Workers Compensation on insurance on employee insurance related matters

• Oversee employee insurance claims, complaints

• Oversee training and support to the various units with respect to insurance related matters such as FMLA & HFLA, TDI, workers’ compensation

• Oversee Temporary Disability and Workers’ Compensation files and assist corps

• Act as a resource to both employees and managers to improve employment relationships, build morale, increase employee engagement and recommend employee relations practices that are needed to establish a positive working environment.

• Investigate and make recommendations regarding disciplinary actions, complaints, grievances, etc. as needed and in consultation with the Territorial Human Resources Director and Divisional Secretary for Business when appropriate. Help to ensure that employee

disciplinary actions taken within the Division are handled in accordance both with established TSA policies and procedures and with existing state and federal laws.

• Advise the Divisional Secretary for Business/Divisional Commander on all personnel matters

• Present all personnel items for Command Finance Council

• Audit Human Resource records

• Identify legal requirements and government reporting regulations, e.g. AAP, EEO. ADA, Wage & Hour, TDI, WC, etc. that affect HR functions.

• Coordinate with both THQ and contracted Legal Counsel to prepare for DOL, EEO and other complaints and/or lawsuits.

• Ensure that accurate records are maintained for all personnel activities, including but not limited to: LOA annual reviews, new hires, salary/status change, position, location, medical, short-term disability, long term disability, annuity program, dental,

life insurance, retirement and termination.

• Provide units/corps with information on Hawaii’s laws such as TDI, Prepaid Health Care Law, Workers’ Compensation Law, etc.

• Provide direct supervision to employees of the Human Resources Department

• Act as liaison with THQ Workers Compensation on insurance on employee insurance related matters

• Oversee employee insurance claims, complaints

• Oversee training and support to the various units with respect to insurance related matters such as FMLA & HFLA, TDI, workers’ compensation

• Oversee Temporary Disability and Workers’ Compensation files and assist corps and units with questions on eligibility, billing, etc.

• Serve as liaison with medical and dental insurance carriers. Oversees the enrolling and deleting of employees from TSA health plans. Authority to change plans or to cancel plans requires CFC approval.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

• Oversee creation of forms, streamlining collection of information for human resources reports (e.g., Checklist for New Hires, Kettle applications)

• Produce and distribute reports to department heads and CFC members to be used as management tool.

• Oversee research and keep informed of legal changes that effects TSA in regards to employment law matters.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

MENTAL DEMANDS:

• Work under stressful conditions

• Interact with others with courtesy and tact

• Manage and prioritize multiple projects in an organized and efficient manner

• Respond to crisis situations in a calm and effective manner

• Maintain confidentiality

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The position requires sitting; climbing and/or balancing; stooping, kneeling, bending, stretching, crouching and/or crawling; standing; walking; manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; use of vision; driving a vehicle; pushing/pulling/lifting/carrying 15-10

pounds and occasionally more than 20 pounds; traveling by airplane.

COMMUNICATION DEMANDS:

The position requires talking to co-workers, clients, vendors; requires written communication to and from co-workers, clients, vendor; talking on the telephones; requires responding to written or verbal requests of co-workers, clients, and vendors; requires

training/giving verbal and written instructions; requires receiving verbal and written instructions; requires writing/composing written language; requires reading; requires visiting/working at other worksites; requires communication via the latest technologies

SKILLS/TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE:

• Extensive knowledge of human resource management issues, policies, programs and regulations in a non-profit setting.

• Knowledge of fiscal programming and budgeting processes necessary to manage and to ensure that budget constraints and program timelines.

• Demonstrate skill in public relations activities to include speaking before large groups, conducting training sessions, articulating organizational and departmental goals and projects to employees, administration and field units.

• Valid Hawaii driver’s license

• Prioritize multiple work tasks to meet tight deadlines

• Travel off-island as necessary

EQUIPMENT NEEDS:

Use office equipment such as computers, photocopiers, scanners, calculators, etc.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Most work will be indoors at Divisional Headquarters and at units/corps. Attendance at trainings, both in Hawaii and on the mainland, is required.

NOTES:

The information in this job description indicates the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this classification. It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory, or all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees

assigned to this job. Management has the right to add to, revise, or delete information in this description. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Employee

will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-

training/giving verbal and written instructions; requires receiving verbal and written instructions; requires writing/composing written language; requires reading; requires visiting/working at other worksites; requires communication via the latest technologies

SKILLS/TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE:

• Extensive knowledge of human resource management issues, policies, programs and regulations in a non-profit setting.

• Knowledge of fiscal programming and budgeting processes necessary to manage and to ensure that budget constraints and program timelines.

• Demonstrate skill in public relations activities to include speaking before large groups, conducting training sessions, articulating organizational and departmental goals and projects to employees, administration and field units.

• Valid Hawaii driver’s license

• Prioritize multiple work tasks to meet tight deadlines

• Travel off-island as necessary

EQUIPMENT NEEDS:

Use office equipment such as computers, photocopiers, scanners, calculators, etc.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Most work will be indoors at Divisional Headquarters and at units/corps. Attendance at trainings, both in Hawaii and on the mainland, is required.

NOTES:

The information in this job description indicates the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this classification. It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory, or all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees

assigned to this job. Management has the right to add to, revise, or delete information in this description. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Employee

will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by management.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.


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