Human Resources Manager
KanOkla Networks is an established and growing rural broadband company headquartered in Caldwell, Kansas. We love connecting communities, problem-solving, and customizing customer care while offering a rewarding career to our awesome employees. We are seeking a positive, fun, and fair leader to join our team. Our HR Manager will direct the HR functions including the hiring process, administering pay and benefits, developing and enforcing company policies, and staff training.
Partners with the leadership team to understand and execute the organization’s human resource and talent strategy particularly as it relates to current and future talent needs, recruiting, retention, and succession planning.
Provides support and guidance to management and staff when complex, specialized, and sensitive questions and issues arise; may be required to administer and execute routine tasks in delicate circumstances such as providing reasonable accommodations, investigating allegations of wrongdoing, and terminations.
Manages the talent acquisition process, which may include recruitment, interviewing, and hiring of qualified job applicants; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.
Administers pay and benefits.
Analyzes trends in compensation and benefits; researches and proposes competitive base and incentive pay programs to ensure the organization attracts and retains top talent.
Maintains current compensation database and reporting.
Creates learning and development programs and initiatives that provide internal development opportunities for employees.
Oversees employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
Plans and coordinates all safety activities for the Company.
Ensures all facilities meet required compliance with local, State and Federal Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) regulations.
Maintains safety records.
Assists management in the preparation of the safety budget, making recommendations for necessary and appropriate safety equipment and gear.
Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
Manages all company insurance policies and claims procedures.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Strong mathematical, analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
Currently proficient or have a quick ability to learn multiple HR tools and programs, Microsoft Office, and Google office tools.
Skilled in relationship-building, developing others, and guiding the company within HR-related matters while serving as an integral part of our team and mission.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required.
A minimum of three years of human resource management experience is required.
SHRM-CP or PHR certification is highly desired.
Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times.
Must be able to access and navigate each department at the organization’s facilities.
Paid time off
Monday to Friday