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					                                      Ute Mountain Ute Tribe
                                          Job Description


Job Title:          DIVISION DIRECTOR OF                        Supervised by: CHAIRMAN AND
                   HUMAN RESOURCES                              EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Department:         HUMAN RESOURCES                             FLSA Status: EXEMPT
Developed by:       Human Resources Dept                        Date: 07/15/09
                    Revised:

SUMMARY: Under limited supervision performs a variety of administrative, and technical work
associated with human resource and labor relations programs. Provides leadership to departments
within the Human Resources Division.
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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:


1. Serves as key advisor to the Tribal Chairman and the Executive Director on all human resource
and labor relations matters, to include: the recruitment and selection of staff; policy
development and implementation; compensation and benefit plan design and administration;
employee development and training; and risk management programs.

2. Manages and supervises the human resource division to achieve goals within available
resources; plans and organizes workloads and staff assignments; evaluates assigned management
staff; reviews progress and directs changes as needed.

3. Plans, directs, and coordinates all activities of the human resource division responsible for
the recruitment and selection of staff, personnel policy development and implementation,
compensation and benefit plan design and strategies.

4. Formulates, issues, and enforces division rules, regulations, and procedures in accordance
with applicable Tribal polices for all division staff; handles grievances, maintains the discipline
and general conduct of assigned personnel.

5. Directs internal and external analyses to identify whether or not, and how much, salary
ranges and/or other monetary benefits require adjustment to maintain equity within the
Tribal Compensation Program.

6. Directs the administration and coordination of benefit programs to include health, dental, vision,
401(k), life insurance, worker’s compensation, and other related programs in consultation with the
Tribal Council, third party administrators and consultants.

7. Assess the professional development and compliance-awareness requirements of Tribal staff,
implements training programs focused on identified requirements.
8. Directs the development and implementation of loss prevention and safety programs and
committees to better manage risks and control losses in organization; supervises the processing
and preparation of claim information for outside consultants and counsel; supervises the
maintenance of claim records and files; coordinates risk management decisions with third
party administrators and consultants.

9. Supervises and coordinates a variety of surveys and reports for the Compensation Program and
other decision-making purposes; recommends new and/or revised policies and procedures;
prepares periodic financial, statistical or operational reports as assigned.

10. Supervises the maintenance of the employee records system covering personal data, changes
in compensation, benefits and medical data, performance evaluations and disciplinary action,
and other related personnel information.

11. Supervises and coordinates monthly reports to the Chairman and Executive Director and
prepares a variety of other reports as appropriate.

12. Attends conferences and meetings to keep abreast of current trends in the profession; represents
the division in a variety of other meetings.

13. Maintains a valid dtriver’s license and must be insurable under the Tribal auto insurance.


14. Performs other elated duties as requested.


The following are standards that we expect from all of our employees.

General Standards for All Employees:

1. Participate in improving organizational performance activities as assigned.

2. Report to work on time and as scheduled; completes work within designated times, takes
precautionary measures to prevent lateness and absences.

3. Exhibit careful, conservative use of property, supplies and equipment.

4. Provide clear and concise communications.

5. Handle pressure well; is able to accomplish a task in spite of difficulty.

6. Assume additional responsibilities to contribute to the team effort.

7. Exhibit a high degree of concern for others.

8. Exercise strict ethical behavior and professional confidentiality.
9. Demonstrate an awareness of safety procedures and follow through.

10. Attend mandatory in services, orientations, re-certifications, etc.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Directly supervises all managers, directors and supervisors within the Human Resources Division.
Indirectly supervises all other staff of the Human Resources Division.

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform the essential functions.
Qualification Requirements:

Education and Work Experience:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in human resources or
a closely related field. Ten years of progressively responsible experience in human resource
management, at least five years of which in a supervisory capacity. Or any equivalent combination
of education and experience.

Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of personnel administration;
thorough knowledge of human resource management and labor relations, considerable
knowledge of payroll and other employee compensation programs; considerable knowledge of
health, dental, life, and other employee benefit programs; considerable knowledge of risk
management programs and practices; considerable knowledge of financial and personnel
software systems; considerable knowledge of Federal, State, and local laws and ordinances
related to personnel administration.

Skill in planning, directing, and administering human resource and labor relations programs; skill
in operating the listed tools and equipment.

Ability to analyze the effectiveness of human resource operations, to diagnose its problems, and
to correlate its development along changing conditions within the Tribal organization; ability to
train and supervise staff; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with
employees, Tribal officials, consultants, other governmental agency representatives, and the Tribal
membership; ability to efficiently and effectively administer a human resource system; ability to
communicate effective orally and in writing.



Knowledge and Skills
• Knowledge of computer software (Windows 2007 and Microsoft Office), computer hardware and
computer servers.
• Proficiency in or knowledge of using a variety of computer software applications, especially Excel
and Microsoft Word software.
• High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation.

• Knowledge of office administration procedures.
• Ability to operate most standard office equipment.

• Attention to detail in composing, typing and proofing materials, establishing priorities and meeting
deadlines.

• Good to excellent spelling, grammar and written communication skills.

• Excellent telephone and oral communication skills.
• Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read and interpret common correspondence and technical forms, reports and legal
documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from Council, Tribal Members,
etc.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to apply mathematical concepts. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as
determining postage rates, printing costs, etc.

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Maintain a valid driver's license and certification in Community CPR and Basic First Aid. Maintain
any appropriate memberships in professional societies.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
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 talk, hear, and use hands to handle or feel. The
employee frequently is required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly
required to walk, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl. The employee must regularly
lift and carry up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision,
distance vision, depth perception, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work
environment is a regulated office climate with moderate noise levels.

DUTY ACCEPTANCE

This is a general description of the kinds of duties and responsibilities that are performed by
employees who that this title. It shall in no way be construed as an all-inclusive determination of the
specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. It is not intended in any way to limit
the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her
supervision

I have received a copy of my job description. It was reviewed with me by my supervisor.
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