Ukpeaġvik Iñupiat Corporation (UIC) is the village corporation of Barrow, Alaska and is recognized as one of Alaska's top 10 companies with approximately 4,000 employees nationwide and revenues above $700M annually. UIC is projected to grow substantially in the coming years to become a top 3 company in Alaska by 2030.
As a proud Alaska Native Corporation, our success brings growth and benefits to our Inupiat 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, and a superior work environment with a focus on career development, great wages and benefits.
HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST:
UIC Commercial Services is seeking a 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.
Essential functions will include:
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 in lieu of a Bachelors Degree four to eight (4-8) years of work experience in the Human Resources field.
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.