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Human Resources Manager

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Pauma Band of Luiseño Indians


Pauma Valley, CA

Skills And Qualifications:

Job Summary: This is a highly responsible position requiring a unique skill set pertaining to the breadth of human resources management functions. The Human Resources Manager maintains and enhances the Tribe's human resources by planning, implementing, and evaluating employee relations and human resources policies, programs, and practices. Leads the development of a superior workforce. Leads the development of an employee-orientated company culture that emphasizes quality, continuous improvement, key employee retention and development, and high performance.

Skills and Abilities: Strong organizations skills, ability to prioritize work and coordinate with others. Strong interpersonal skills, communication, and public relations. High energy. Dependability and dedicated to high achievement.

Required Education:

Education: College graduate with a Bachelor’s in Organizational Development, Human Resources Management, or related degree.

Experience: Three years providing human resources functions.

Duties And Responsibilities:

Responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

1.  Maintains the work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions.

2. Maintains organizational staff by establishing a recruiting, testing, and interviewing program, including assistance in writing comprehensive interview questions; counseling managers on candidate selection; conducting and analyzing exit interviews; and recommending changes.

3. Prepares employees for assignments by establishing and conducting orientation and training programs.

4. Maintains a pay plan by conducting periodic salary surveys; scheduling and conducting job evaluation in collaboration with the direct supervisor; preparing pay budgets; monitoring and scheduling individual pay actions; recommending, planning, and implementing pay structure revisions.

5.  Ensures planning, monitoring, and appraisal of employee work results by training managers to coach and discipline employees; scheduling management conferences with employees; hearing and resolving employee grievances; counseling employees and supervisors.

6.  Maintains employee benefits program and informs employees of benefits by studying and assessing benefit needs and trends; recommending benefit programs to management; directing the processing of benefit claims; obtaining and evaluating benefit contract bids; awarding benefit contracts; designing and conducting educational programs on benefit programs; participates as a member of the committee to monitor program success and participation of the 401(k) retirement benefit.

7. Ensures legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource federal, state, and tribal requirements; conducting investigations; maintaining records; representing the Tribe at hearings.

8.  Maintains management guidelines by preparing, updating, and recommending human resource policies and procedures; works with the Tribe's Policy Committee as needed and required.

9. Maintains historical human resources records by designing a filing and retrieval system; keeping past and current records.

10.Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

11.Contributes to team effort by accomplishing results as needed.

12.Provides reference assistance by helping patrons locate materials and information utilizing electronic and print resources.

Salary And Benefits:

Type: Part Time – 20 to 25 hours per week

Hourly Rate: $25-$30 per hour

Status: Non-Exempt

Benefits: Commensurate with Position

Additional Info:


Applications received prior to Close of Business on Monday, August 17, 2020 are guaranteed consideration. Applications received after Close of Business on August 17, 2020 will be considered upon receipt until the position is filled.

Terms of Employment: At-will.

Other Requirements: California Driver's License or ability to obtain within 30 days of hiring.

Environmental Conditions: Library environment; exposure to computer screens; extensive contact with students, faculty and the public.

Physical Conditions: Essential and marginal functions require ability to perform the job functions with or without accommodation, such as the ability to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time, light to moderate lifting, and moderate use of computer keyboards and computer screens.

Pauma is a Drug Free Workplace: All new employees must pass a pre-employment drug screen as well as participate in random drug testing during the course of their employment.

Background Checks: Criminal and civil background checks required, including compliance with Megan’s Law.

Hiring Preference: The Pauma Band of Mission Indians exercises American Indian hiring preference to members of the Pauma Tribe and members of other federally recognized tribes who present proof of eligibility for Indian preference (25 USC 472).

Contact Info:

Samantha Cordova

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