Are you a kind, thoughtful, and experienced HR professional looking to join a respected and ambitious suburban library as Human Resources Manager?
Fountaindale is a customer service driven library, invested in its wonderfully diverse community of 68,000 patrons. We are seeking a self-starter who will advance the library’s mission of providing education, enrichment and discovery to our public. Our successful Human Resources Manager will work closely with our management and supervisory teams to maintain and enhance our excellent work environment and be responsible for all Human Resource activities for over 100 staff.
Are you up for the challenge? Read on for a complete description of the position. If this feels like a good fit for you, apply today.
Full-time Exempt position: May require some evening and weekend work
Generous benefit package includes up to 8 holidays per year plus additional paid time off. IMRF (Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund) is included as well as medical, dental, vision and life insurance options.
Closing Date: Until position is filled
Provides consistent, gracious and friendly service to internal and external customers.
Works with management and supervisory teams to maintain and enhance an excellent work environment in all aspects of staff relations.
Develops and implements all human resource policies and procedures and ensures compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and rules.
Manages payroll process. Process salary changes from merit increases, promotions, bonuses and other pay adjustments.
Administers District salary structure, job documentation, and job evaluation systems.
Coordinates District training activities. Develops and conducts human resource training programs.
Administers the performance management system.
Administers benefits for benefit eligible staff and serves as liaison between staff and insurance carriers.
Administers Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) and 457(b) deferred compensation plan.
Develops recruitment policies and strategies and manages all recruitment activities.
Develops and maintains the employee handbook.
Develops and maintains databases, documentation, and digital and physical filing systems for all human resource related information and records, including confidential personnel records.
Administers the worker’s compensation program.
Manages all communications and relationships with local, state, and federal labor agencies and organizations.
Administers the internship/practicum student programs.
Partners with the Outreach Services Manager to ensure there is a sustainable and viable volunteer program.
Edits the staff newsletter and update staff intranet as necessary.
Develops, produces and analyzes reports as required.
Participates in the professional development activities relating to areas of responsibility and attends appropriate meetings as assigned by the Executive Director.
Perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned.
Requires expertise acquired through completion of a bachelor’s degree in human resource management or a related field.
Minimum of five years of full time experience working in human resources function in a business, non-profit, or government agency.
Office and Library
Within a team environment, he or she demonstrates strong leadership and enthusiastically cultivates positive working relationships.
Ability to exercise reasonable and independent judgment and discretion.
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks.
Ability to analyze and synthesize data to produce new or revised processes or procedures.
Ability to adapt to and effectively implement change.
Knowledge of productivity suites.
Strong knowledge of principles and practices of personnel administration.
Strong Knowledge of human resource and payroll systems.
Strong Knowledge of employment laws.
Communicates well in English, both orally and in writing. Speaking skills in other languages, particularly Spanish, is a plus.
Ability to stay calm and effective in difficult situations.
Ability to empathize and relate to the needs of all staff.
Prepares and delivers oral presentations well.
Position has supervisory responsibility. Incumbent is responsible to direct employee(s) engaged in administrative and clerical assistance on all personnel matters and payroll processing. Interview, hire, review work, assist, develop, counsel, evaluate, discipline and enforce library rules and policies.
Library staff and management
Patrons, community organizations, brokers, insurance providers, government agencies, vendors, and other libraries
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job.
Physical requirements include: good speaking, hearing and vision ability, excellent manual dexterity, ability to lift and carry up to 10 pounds occasionally.
Work is performed in a typical office environment. Full time position. May require some weekend and evening work. Full-time position.
To apply for this position an Application for Employment is required. Applications can be sent directly to the library to the attention of Human Resources, 300 West Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook, IL 60440 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Fountaindale Public Library District
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