Current Career Openings
Directly responsible for contributing to a positive work environment for all employees through consistent, pro-active employee interaction including: orientation to the organization, professional training and development and overall administration, coordination, and evaluation of the Human Resources function (except those duties listed as “handled by Office Manager” at the end of the Essential Duties and Responsibilities section).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. All duties are carried out with a minimum of supervision.
•Serve as a go-to for employees to discuss all aspects of employment at Nebraska Children, including salary and benefits, professional development, future goals, resources needed to effectively perform job duties, understanding of all aspects of Nebraska Children operations and work.
•Build strong relationships with employees through effective communication to foster open communication across departments and teams
•Recommend improvements to workplace policies, procedures, training, activities, and operations to increase employee retention and productivity.
•Responsible for compliance with Federal and State legislation pertaining to all personnel matters.
•Function as a strategic business advisor to the executive/senior management regarding key organizational and management issues.
•Investigate problems, such as; working conditions, disciplinary actions, and complaints. Provide problem resolution guidance and recommendations to employees and management.
•Annually review and make recommendations to Executive Management for improvement of policies, procedures, and practices on personnel matters.
•Maintain knowledge of industry trends and employment legislation and ensure compliance.
•Work with Office Manager to coordinate communication of changes in personnel policies and procedures and ensure proper compliance is followed.
•Consult with legal counsel as appropriate, and/or as directed by the CFO/CEO on personnel matters.
•Work directly with managers to assist them in carrying out their responsibilities on personnel matters.
•Nebraska Children has an employee handbook. Review and make recommendations as are felt appropriate.
Recruiting, Hiring, & Retention:
•Manage the job definition and hiring process; position requisition, exempt status, pay range, job description, minimum experience and education requirements, minimum skills/knowledge requirements, and preferred requirements.
•Manage the recruitment effort for all personnel, interns, and temporary employees.
•Develop comprehensive strategic recruiting and retention plans to meet the human capital needs of strategic goals.
•Assist the hiring manager through the process of initial screening, interviewing and selection of applicants for open positions.
•Develop and implement the employee orientation process.
•Coordinate and/or conduct exit interviews to determine reasons behind separation.
Employee Training & Development:
•With Senior management, develop and implement employee review processes.
•Consult with senior staff on hiring, promotion, termination, disciplinary, and commendatory actions regarding personnel.
•Recommend, evaluate, and participate in staff development.
•Work with supervisory staff on developing strategies to best support staff, review performance, and foster professional growth and development.
•Maintain Board approved pay scale and ensures equity and compliance.
•Conduct annual salary surveys and analyzes compensation. Recommend changes and implement Board approved revisions as necessary.