The Bank of Elk River

Elk River, MN

Job Title:
Senior HR Manager

ABOUT US: At The Bank of Elk River, our passion is people. Our employees, our customers, and our community are the reason we love to come to work each and every day. We know that when people come together with a shared vision, amazing things happen. We are a company of ambitious, tireless people working together to build a better financial future for our customers and our communities. Being in business for over 135 years means we know what we are doing and we do it well. We are constantly challenging ourselves to deliver better, faster and more meaningful, personalized services. Our customers know our name and we know generations of business owners. We are committed to making a difference in our customers’ lives through our unceasing pursuit of innovation and transcendence. People join The Bank of Elk River for the opportunity of a new job, but stay because they have found a dynamic, challenging career. Discover what’s possible. SUMMARY Are you passionate about people? Are you interested in making a difference? We are seeking a talented Senior HR Manager to carry out the mission and vision of our organization through leading by example, hiring the right talent and overseeing the entire employee experience. This is a unique and exciting opportunity for the right professional who has a passion for people and culture. The Sr. HR Manager will lead the implementation of all employee experience functions, including building on the bank’s culture to focus on elevating the employee experience, responsible for talent acquisition/recruitment, overseeing payroll and benefits, managing legal HR compliance and regulatory reporting, spearheading employee relation activities (employee surveys, Wellness initiatives, policies, handbook etc.) As a member of the Human Resources team overseen by the Executive Vice President (EVP) of Human Resources, the Sr. HR Manager will cross-functionally partner with all departments and bank management to execute all areas of HR that affect the employee experience.

The individual in this role will skillfully implement the following objectives: Recruitment and Staffing: Oversee, develop and maintain a robust talent acquisition program to ensure the bank attracts and retains top talent needed to achieve business goals. Ensure job openings are filled in a timely and strategic manner. Develops a pipeline built of potential candidates. Develop and implement programs, policies, and practices designed to enhance employee experience and engagement, reduce turnover, and ensure legal compliance. Benefit Programs: Manage the bank’s benefits programs and enrollment process and provide data-driven analysis. Payroll systems knowledge. Maintain current knowledge and understanding of regulations, industry trends, current practices, new developments, and applicable employment laws. Legal, Compliance, Record Keeping: Oversee employee record keeping, employee information systems, and all employee data. Responsible for analyzing and reporting HR metrics on a monthly basis. Maintain current knowledge and understanding of regulations, industry trends, current practices, new developments, and applicable laws regarding human resources. Responsible for compliance programs in HR such as: AAP (Affirmative Action Plan), EE0-1, BCP (Business Continuity Plan), etc. Annual review of HR policies, Employee Handbook, and Job Descriptions. Employee Relations: Continue to build upon an employee-oriented culture consistent with the bank’s values and mission. Promote a productive, enjoyable, and rewarding workplace for all employees. Manage job satisfaction pulse and assist in 360 management surveys. Develop and lead wellness programs that support the whole employee – body, soul and mind. Conduct or assist in annual HR training for all staff. On-going training with bank supervisors. Maintain current knowledge and understanding of regulations, industry trends, current practices, new developments, and applicable laws regarding human resources.

NECESSARY SKILLS: Demonstrated HR leadership experience, with the ability to roll up your sleeves and get the job done while having the ability to think strategically. Enjoys a fast-paced environment, while wearing multiple hats. Highly motivated professional with strong people skills. Has high emotional intelligence and is experienced and adept at interacting at all levels of the organization. Knowledge of federal and Minnesota employment laws, rules, and regulations. Ability and willingness to learn quickly, adapt to changes and different leadership workstyles and personalities. Strong leadership, project management, and organizational skills. Strong oral and written communication, problem-solving, and analytical skills. Ability to make recommendations effectively regarding complex situations to HR EVP with risk mitigation on the forefront. Ability to maintain a calm disposition in a high-stress environment. Demonstrated high level of reliability, flexibility, and dedication. Detail-oriented and strong ability to multi-task. Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources minimum of 5 years experience in an equivalent HR level position. CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES Human Resource certification required. PHYSICAL DEMANDS While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, reach with hands and arms and use computer for extended periods. This employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. It is the individual responsibility of every employee to maintain a current awareness and understanding of and to fully comply with The Bank of Elk River’s “Code of Ethics Policy.” Each employee is also expected to maintain an awareness of the laws, regulations, internal policies and procedures that are appropriate for his/her position. Each employee must also comply with consumer protection laws that relate to his/her position. The Bank of Elk River seeks individuals who share our core values of customer service, loyalty, and integrity. We are a community bank where our customers know they can count on our staff for experience, knowledge, and superior service to meet all of their banking needs. The Bank of Elk River is an Affirmative Action-Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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