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Regional Human Resources Director 1

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Location: Minnesota Lake, Minnesota
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: May 25, 2023
Regional Human Resources Director 1
Minnesota Careers Minnesota Lake, MN (Onsite) Full-Time
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Logo Come help the Department of Corrections transform lives for a safer Minnesota! Each day when you come to work for the Department of Corrections, you have the opportunity to truly make a difference in the lives of those under our care and for those in communities throughout Minnesota. Job Details Working Title: Regional Human Resources Director 1 Job Class: Human Resources Director 1 Agency: Corrections Dept Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers Date Posted : 05/20/2023 Closing Date : 06/01/2023 Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit : Corrections Dept / Corrections-CO-CS-Confidential Division/Unit : Minn Corr Facl - Faribault / FRB Human Resources Dir Work Shift/Work Hours : Day Shift Days of Work : Monday - Friday Travel Required : No Salary Range: $36.72 - $52.79 / hourly; $76,671 - $110,225 / annually Classified Status : Classified Bargaining Unit/Union : 217 - Confidential/Unrep FLSA Status : Exempt - Administrative Telework Eligible : Yes . This position can primarily work remotely with some in office (MCF Faribault and MCF Red Wing) required. Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities : Yes Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans. The work you'll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota. Job Summary This position manages and directs the human resource functions for the Minnesota Department of Corrections at MCF Faribault and MCF Red Wing so that executive management teams and employees at these work locations are provided with information and services that meet organizational and human resources needs. This position also serves on the DOC HR Leadership Team. Job responsibilities include: Provide leadership to the agency in HR programs and services so the agency is supported with best practices in the full range of human resources functions. Manage human resources programs and services for the region so that the delivered HR services reflect and support the mission and core values of the DOC. Manage, direct, and evaluate regional human resource office operations to ensure quality services are provided that meet organizational needs. Based on the mission and goals of the agency and specific initiatives of each facility in the HR region, provide leadership consultation regarding organizational effectiveness, management, and use of resources. Manage labor relations activities for each facility with the region so that effective working relationships between management and labor are established and maintained. Activities include union contract/pay plan interpretation, discipline and grievance processes, participating in local labor/management meetings, etc. Manage all other functions assigned to the region HR offices, including employee leave management, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) coordination, compensation/salary approval, Corrections Officer staffing, etc. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Education/Experience Requirements: Three (3) years of professional-level human resources experience related to the essential duties of the position. NOTE: A bachelor's degree in Human Resources or a related degree program, such as Business Administration, Public Administration, Psychology, and Organizational Behavior, may substitute for one year of this requirement; AND Experience providing leadwork direction or supervision to staff. Experience in labor relations, including knowledge and skills in union contract/plan interpretation, grievance administration and labor/management relations. Experience in consulting on employment investigations and in assessing and recommending appropriate corrective action to management. Applicants who meet the above education/experience requirements will be further evaluated based on the following: Thorough knowledge of federal and Minnesota statutes and regulations related to human resources including ADAA, FLSA, FMLA, MN Human Rights Act, and Title 7 of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Highly developed communication and problem-solving skills with the ability to effectively respond to issues and develop and facilitate training presentations. Demonstrated writing skills sufficient to draft policies and procedures, propose changes to union contract language, and document employment decisions that may be contested. Interpersonal and leadership skills sufficient to effectively supervise and motivate staff, deliver and explain information to managers, supervisors, and department employees, and work collaboratively as a team member. Ability to plan, manage and monitor work to assure effective accomplishment of objectives. Willingness to work out of multiple offices supporting MCF- Faribault and MCF-Red Wing. Preferred Qualifications Bachelor's degree or higher in Human Resources or a related degree program, such as Business Administration, Public Administration, Psychology, and Organizational Behavior. Four or more years of advanced professional-level human resources experience related to the essential duties of this position. Experience providing supervision to staff. Thorough knowledge of Minnesota statutes and regulations related to human resources including Minnesota Statute 43A (State Personnel Management) and the Public Employment Labor Relations Act (PELRA), as well as State of Minnesota personnel policies, rules, and administrative procedures. Knowledge of Department of Corrections operations and human resources policies and procedures. Physical Requirements The selected finalist is required to review and sign a Physical Demands Analysis (PDA) for this position. For a copy of the PDA, please email Jessica Fenlon at
. This position will require Tuberculosis screening prior to hire. Additional Requirements The selection process may include screening the top candidate(s) on their criminal history, predatory offender registration, offender associations and/or other applicable background information in accordance with Department of Corrections' policy. Employment history/reference checks, including incidents of sexual harassment, will also be conducted on the top candidate(s) in accordance with Department of Corrections' policy. This may include a review of job performance and discipline records. New employees will be fingerprinted within the first 30 days of employment. Application Details How to Apply Select "Apply for Job" at the top of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at
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. For additional information about the application process, go to
. If you have questions about the position, contact Jessica Fenlon at
. To receive consideration as a Connect 700 Program applicant, apply online, email the Job ID#, the Working Title and your valid Proof of Eligibility Certificate by the closing date to Jessica Fenlon at
. About Corrections Dept Go from a job to a meaningful career with the Minnesota Department of Corrections where we work to transform lives for a safer Minnesota! We hold people responsible for the offenses they commit while giving them the tools they need to succeed as they transition back to our communities.These people may be incarcerated in our correctional facilities or be under our supervision in the community. No matter a person's custody status, our mindset is the same: a person's path to rejoining the community starts on the day they begin serving their sentence.Become part of this mindset by joining our team! With the DOC you will find many promotional opportunities, great State of Minnesota benefits, competitive pay, free parking, and workout facilities at most locations. Why Work for Us Diverse Workforce We are committed to continually developing a workforce that reflects the diversity of our state and the populations we serve. The varied experiences and perspectives of employees strengthen the work we do together and our ability to best serve the people of Minnesota. A recent engagement survey of State of Minnesota employees found: 95% of employees understand how their work helps achieve their agency's mission 91% of employees feel trusted to do their jobs 88% of employees feel equipped to look at situations from other cultural perspectives when doing their job 87% of employees report flexibility in their work schedule Comprehensive Benefits Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include: Public pension plan Training and professional development Paid vacation and sick leave 11 paid holidays each year Paid parental leave Low-cost medical and dental coverage Prescription drug coverage Vision coverage Wellness programs and resources Employer paid life insurance Short-term and long-term disability Health care spending and savings accounts Dependent care spending account Tax-deferred compensation Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Minnesota state agencies are equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employers. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply. We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at
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