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    The School District of Beloit is seeking a HR Generalist.  This position is a full time/permanent position based on a 52-week calendar.  Salary is: $45,000-$55,000 based on education/experience (prorated for 2017-2018).  Minority and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.  To apply, visit

    Job Title: HR Generalist

    Contractual Terms:  52 weeks, year round

    Reports to:  Executive Director of Human Resources

    Job purpose

    To support the implementation of a progressive Human Resources Department.

    Duties and responsibilities

    1. Work in collaboration with administrators to create and update job descriptions to ensure that the duties and skill sets are clearly defined, aligned, and optimized productivity and accountability.
    2. Process and review for process improvement all aspects of employee information updates ensuring compliance with all protocols related to interviewing, hiring, onboarding and employment for all employee groups.
    3. Maintain data and all related reports.
    4. Create and generate reports regarding human resources data for review/analysis, compliance and goals as defined by management.
    5. Assist in the day to day and ongoing HR strategies to meet hiring goals; candidate quality, diversity, recruitment cycle timelines, policy compliance and cost effectiveness.
    6. Ensures updated compliance with established and internal document control procedures.
    7. Support the recruitment and staffing needs of the district.
    8. Manage the unemployment claim process with timely and accurate completion of unemployment claims.
    9. Other duties as assigned.


    Required Qualifications

    1. Bachelor's degree in human resources or related field of study
    2. Three – five years’ human resources experience
    3. Highly effective communication skills
    4. Excellent organizational skills
    5. Extensive knowledge of computer software (Microsoft Office Suite, Google Docs and Gmail email) and computer hardware
    6. High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation
    7. Ability to operate most standard office equipment
    8. Attention to detail in composing, typing and proofing materials, establishing priorities, and meeting deadlines
    9. Good to excellent spelling, grammar and written communication skills
    10. Excellent telephone and oral communication skills
    11. Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
    12. Prior customer service experience

    Preferred Qualifications

    1. PHR/SPHR or SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP certification credentials
    2. Experience working in a school district setting
    3. Working knowledge of Skyward Business – HR/Employee Management
    4. Bilingual English/Spanish language skills

    Job Description
    Job Title: Sr. Human Resources Manager       Date: August 2017
    Reports To: Human Resources Director
    The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and supporting all human resource related issues for over 200 unionized hourly manufacturing employees, as well as professional, technical, and administrative employees.
    Principal Duties and Responsibilities
     Consults with the shop floor and middle management teams to enhance employee performance, improve leadership skills, and implement HR related processes/procedures.
     Assists employees and work groups with implementing new leadership/team skills as presented in company sponsored training

     Investigates, coaches, and resolves issues in a positive and pro-active manner with both employees and managers
     Counsels and coaches employees on individual development plans, discipline, work and other matters
     Training and Organizational Development- In concert with the VP of HR, assisting in the development and delivery of leadership development training
     Able to administer all aspects of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, including handling grievances through all steps which culminate in arbitration. Capable of being the primary spokesperson for labor contract negotiations with United Steel Workers union
     Serves in a leadership role in support of corporate culture initiatives. Embraces corporate core values of safety, excellence and respect.
     Responsible for maintaining employee records, and representing the company in unemployment, worker’s compensation, EEO, OSHA, ADA, and FMLA issues
     Administers company salaried compensation programs, ensuring proper utilization, performing periodic audits while providing training to all levels of management
     Manages performance management system and coaches managers on performance management and employee development. Develop and lead mentoring program for managers and employees
     In concert with the greater HR team, assists in the development and delivery of leadership development training
     Responsible for developing and delivering effective communications to all levels of the organization, both written and verbal
     Manages salaried exempt, non-exempt and hourly recruitment, selection and hiring
     Actively participates in the development of business strategy and direction
     Updates/maintains position descriptions
     Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops,
    reviewing professional publications, establishing personal and professional networks, and visiting benchmarking organizations
     Will be involved with human resource initiatives at the divisional and corporate-wide across the organization
     Periodically will interact and work closely with corporate human resources staff
     Perform other job related duties as assigned
    Qualifications and Educational Requirements
     Bachelor Degree in Human Resources or related major; an MBA and HR certifications are preferred
     5 – 10 years of HR experience in a unionized manufacturing environment. Exposure to United Steel Workers preferred.
     Background in Six Sigma/Lean Manufacturing is a plus
     Ability to lead process improvement teams
     Must be a “hands-on” professional with a knowledge of employee and labor relations, leadership development, training, organizational development, performance management, compliance issues, communications, hourly and salaried staffing, and compensation/benefit administration
     Strong human resources generalist and exposure to labor relations experience required
    Candidate Characteristics
     Strong work ethic and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
     Proven record of interfacing with all levels of management and other business units within a large global business
     Ability to establish effective working relationships at the executive and working levels of internal and external organizations; ability to gain and maintain the cooperation and participation of others
     Strong ability to mentor, motivate and persuade others
     Strong leadership skills demonstrated through championing accountability, maximizing team and individual strengths, seeking and implementing change and aligning with critical business objectives
     Interest and promotable qualifications to higher positions within the organization
     Excellent organizational, analytical, quantitative and problem solving skills
     Advanced presentation, written and verbal communication skills
     Advocate for organizational change and promotion of diversity within the organization
     Team player with experience as a trust, credibility, and consensus builder
     Serve as a flexible and adaptive member of the Human Resources team
     Travel is expected to be approximately 15%
    This specification is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. Ability to competently perform all the essential duties of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, demonstrated commitment to effective customer service delivery, and the ability to work productively as a member of a team or work group are basic requirements of all positions at Fairbanks Morse Engine.