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Human Resource Director

Liltte Priest Tribal College
WINNEBAGO, Nebraska 68071

Core Function: Compliance and Reporting


  • Maintains knowledge of industry trends and employment legislation and ensures organization's compliance.
  • Maintains responsibility for organization compliance with federal, state and local legislation pertaining to all personnel matters.
  • Consults with legal counsel as needed on policy, compliance, and personnel matters.
  • Prepare and distribute various reports on HR metrics to ensure needs are met.
  • Respond to requests for HR required reports for governing agencies accreditation agencies, and other required reports to other governing bodies.  


Core Function: General HR Duties


  • Supervises and motivates the staff of the human resources department.
  • Participates on committees and special projects and seeks additional responsibilities.
  • Oversees all HR functions (i.e. recruiting, onboarding, employee development, benefits, safety, wellness, policy, employee relations, compliance, planning, etc.).
  •  Ensures the HRIS meets the organization's needs and personnel information and access needs.


General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • All LPTC employees work to fulfill the mission, help to realize the vision, and to promote and support the preservation of the Ho-Chunk language and culture within the organization.
  • Demonstrate ethical and professional leadership at all times, and address issues that arise in a manner that adheres to LPTC’s policies, guidelines, practices, and procedures.
  • Ensures the College’s compliance with the Higher Learning Commission and other regulatory agencies Ensure that all organizational, local, Tribal, state and federal program guideline are being met and followed.
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment.
  • Attend required and assigned staff meeting and trainings.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing assigned tasks outside of home department, and participation on cross- functional teams.
  • Remain competent and current through self-directed professional reading, developing professional contacts with colleagues, attending professional development courses, and attending training and/or courses required by the College.
  • Cultivate an organizational culture of ethical behavior, positivity, professionalism, employee empowerment, satisfaction, productivity, retention, recognition, customer service, team building, communication, collaboration, trust, and participatory decision-making.
  • All LPTC employees must know and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety trainings, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents or injuries.
  • All LPTC employees must carry out duties designed to successfully support the position’s/department’s/organization’s key performance indicators, goals, objectives, and strategic initiatives (including but not limited to, analysis, adherence to budget, data collecting/reporting, A.O.P. development/duties, PDP development/duties).


Other Duties:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Job descriptions are not intended to and do not imply or create any employment, compensation, or contract rights to any person or persons.


Work Schedule:

This is a fulltime position scheduled for 40 or more hours. General work hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 – 5:00 p.m. but can vary as needed to perform duties assigned.



Some Travel is required.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to indoor and outdoor conditions. While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the work environment ranges from mild to loud.


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. Must be able to work on a computer for long periods of time with or without accommodations. The employee is required to remain in a stationary position for long periods, move about in the office and between buildings, operate job specific tools and equipment, move or position items over and under weighing up to 25 lbs.

At LPTC, we are committed to hiring a workforce that is as diverse and inclusive as the people and communities we serve. We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment practices are free of discrimination. Indian preference applies. All other applicants have equal opportunities of employment irrespective of their race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, gender identity, physical or mental disability, or veteran status. LPTC will uphold these principles and ensure that this philosophy is administered appropriately. Arrangements for reasonable accommodations required by disabilities can be made by contacting the Human Resources office.


REQUIRED Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resource management, management, or an associated field,  and 3 years of increasingly responsible experience in HR functions 
  • Must have or be willing to get SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) or SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) certification within the first year of employment
  • Must be proficient in the use of all Microsoft Office Applications
  • Must have and maintain a motor vehicle operator’s license and maintain an acceptable MVR to be an approved driver
  • Must be able to meet and maintain all organizational, local, state, and federal licensing and training requirements associated with this position
  • Capable of coordinating efforts and collaborating with a variety of individuals having conflicting agendas and diverse opinions
  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance and often remote but supportive supervision, and as part of a team
  • Ability to establish priorities and manage multiple activities to meet deadlines.
  • Able to complete assignments/tasks with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Must champion change and continuous improvement
  • Strong communication skills (oral, written, and presentation if applicable)
  • Strong interpersonal skills including tact, diplomacy, and flexibility to work effectively with administration, faculty, staff, students and the public.
  • The ability to exercise tact and handle information that is confidential, sensitive or controversial
  • Must be customer focused and have a genuine interest in


PREFERRED Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Master’s Degree in HR, management,  or an associated field and 5 years of increasingly responsible experience in HR functions 
  • Experience working in tribal organizations in Native American communities, or for a Tribal College or University
  • General Knowledge of higher education policies, practices, and procedures
  • Transferable work experiences
  • Software and/or technological proficiency as it relates to the position
  • Strong organizational habits
  • Leadership in problem solving and decision making



Posted: 2019-08-14 Expires: 2019-09-13

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Human Resource Director

Liltte Priest Tribal College
WINNEBAGO, Nebraska 68071

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