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HR Director

#HelpingPeopleThrive is what we do @LSSND! -- Location is flexible within North Dakota for the HR Director!

The ideal candidate for the HR Director position is passionate about helping people thrive in the workplace. The HR Director is responsible for the development and implementation of HR strategies and initiatives, establishing accountability, and identifying solutions to resolve problems. This position will build a comprehensive talent management strategy in alignment with the organization’s strategic plan to meet human capital needs and will provide strategic direction and oversight for optimizing human resource and risk management processes, tools, and systems. The HR Director will also ensure and maintain accountability and compliance related to human resource functions including payroll, benefits, and 403b administration.


Strategic Vision and Leadership: Develops talent and risk management organizational strategies by contributing related information, analysis and recommendations to the strategic direction; Evaluates and advises on impact of long-range planning, introduction of new programs and/or strategies and regulatory actions; Analyzes current human capital needs and trends and makes recommendations; Maximizes human capital strategies in an effort to build effectiveness and remove conventional barriers that inhibit people and organizational success; Uses communication strategies and technology to facilitate the transfer of information throughout the organization; Advocate and promotes diversity and inclusion; Develops succession planning; Ensures human resources are carried out in alignment with strategic plans; and Provides oversight on payroll processing, benefit vendors selection and communication, payroll and benefit audits, and 403b administration.

Organization Management: Provides general oversight of human resources team; Develops, implements and monitors talent management programs utilizing analytics to develop and implement competitive strategies; Fosters a best place to work culture known for continuous improvement, extraordinary talent, and a collective will to make a difference; Provides guidance in contracting strategy; Ensures establishment of and compliance with the organization’s principles, policies, and procedures.

Compliance and Fiscal Management: Serves as the Privacy Officer and Performance Quality Improvement (PQI) chair; Ensures systems and processes are in place to optimize operations and effectiveness; Establishes best practice guidelines for COA and PQI processes to maximize productivity and quality of output; Ensures data security and confidentiality; and collaborates with leadership in ensuring disaster recovery plans are in place; Effectively manages the human resources budget to ensure resource allocations reflect organizational priorities; and Provides organizational design, compensation program, change management and other human resources and risk interventions that enable responsiveness and efficiency.

Communication and Partnerships: Implements a structured program for fostering strong, long-term relationships both internally and externally with senior management, service area directors, government agencies, and external vendors; Acts as primary contact with the organization’s legal counsel as it pertains to Human Resources; Establishes clear standards for service and department communication; Prepares and presents information to organizations as needed; and Prepares internal leadership for talent management responsibility through continuous counsel and guidance and development opportunities.


Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field
5 Years of proven Human Resources experience
Minimum of 1 Year of prior supervisory experience
HR certification preferred
Valid driver’s license


Up to 20% travel both in/out of town with some overnights
Occasional requirement to exert minor physical effort such as regularly lifting and bending. Movements may require pushing, pulling, and/or carrying up to 15 lbs. occasionally or periodically
High degree of concentration, above normal periods of attention, above normal deadlines, or a high degree of creative thinking. Work may involve frequently changing circumstances and conflicting priorities
Work involves minimal risk to personal safety of injury, illness or health problems arising from the environment or the public/clients

Opportunity is open until filled.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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