UIC Alaska

HR Generalist - UICCS

Admin/Office Support
Location : Location
Travel Requirement


Ukpeaġvik Iñupiat Corporation (UIC) is recognized as one of Alaska’s leading companies with over 2,000 employees nationwide.  As a proud Alaska Native Corporation, our success brings growth and benefits to our Iñupiat shareholders.  The size and diversity of our operations means we have a broad variety of career opportunities. We recruit only qualified people looking to join a workforce characterized by strong leadership, competent and hard-working staff, a superior work environment with a focus on career development, great wages and benefits.



UIC Commercial Services is seeking a Temporary Human Resources Generalist capable of exercising independent discretion and judgment in support of various HR functions. This position requires a candidate who is proactive and can work on projects individually and as part of a team. The HR Generalist will collaborate with employees, leadership, and parent company human resources personnel to develop and implement effective human resources strategies and programs.



  • Perform a variety of complex, professional level tasks in multiple functional areas including, but not limited to compliance and legislation adherence, policy development, employee relations, compensation, employee systems/maintenance and benefits
  • Provide guidance to employees, managers and business leaders relative to Corporate/HR policies, procedures, and programs; ensures compliance with all applicable federal, state and local laws and corporate policies and guidelines
  • Ensure compliance and provide guidance on the Davis Bacon Act to employees, managers and business leaders
  • Create and provide management with appropriate metrics and reports for decision-making
  • Assist with employee relations matters including diagnosing problems, determining appropriate level of corrective action, coaching managers, and reviewing corrective action documentation to mitigate risk and minimize legal action
  • Lead relevant HR projects and performs other duties as assigned
  • Support and execute the strategic direction of HR, including implementation of high-value added HR processes that support business goals and objectives
  • Collaborate with all management levels to drive business results that optimize talent, structure, process and culture
  • Act as a change agent for key business changes and as an advocate in the communication of HR changes
  • Act as primary POC



  • Bachelors Degree in Human Resources or Business Management; or four to eight (4-8) years of work experience in Human Resources .
  • Must be able to build and maintain effective relationships with all levels of employees.
  • Able to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be familiar with FMLA, ADA, FLSA, SCA, DBA, and general employment laws.
  • Must have strong HRIS experience.
  • Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts. In order to receive and respond to instructions/assignments, must be able to read, write, and speak English.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team


  • Experience within the government contracting industry highly preferred
  • Experience with Davis Bacon Act.
  • PHR or SHRM-CP preferred.
  • Experience with UltiPro

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UICs Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicants resume/application may be subject to verification. Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, family responsibility, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran’s status or any other legal protected status. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. EOE/AA/M/F/D/



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