Human Resource Professional with ten years progressive Generalist experience, Bachelors degree in Business Management; MBA nearly complete, PHR Certification.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
HR Best Practices
Safety Programs•••••Workers Compensation
Also Word/Excel/Access/Outlook; Medical Terminology; Typing ••••• wpm
Education and Professional Certification
PHR Professional Human Resources Certification ••••• - passed with •••••% on first attempt
MBA Masters Business Administration (pending) - Northwest Missouri State University; Maryville, MO
••••• of ••••• credits completed; will graduate June ••••• ••••• GPA
Bachelor of Science Business Management - University of Phoenix; Kansas City, MO ••••• ••••• GPA
Associate of Business, Mid-Management (••••• credits, HR Emphasis) - Missouri Western State University; St. Joseph, MO ••••• - ••••• GPA
Human Resources Manager September ••••• Present
City of St. Joseph - St. Joseph, MO Municipality •••••
Assume Acting HR Director role in HR Directors absence.
Ensure Employment Law compliance and education of managers and supervisors.
Supervise HR Technician and manage office.
Conduct employee training including proctor of police/fire entry and promo written and physical.
Administer employee benefits and compensation including prep of comparative surveys.
Actively manage FMLA and disability leave files.
Participate in collective bargaining contract negotiations (FOP, IAFF and SEIU).
Update and maintain HRIS system (Bi-Tech).
Renew and re-bid insurance contracts and conduct employee informational meetings.
Complete government reports and issue mandatory mailings to employees and retirees.
Process retirements and disability claims.
Plan and track department budget.
Compile compensation and benefit comparative analyses.
Conduct annual Health/Benefit Fair and wellness programs throughout the year.
Protest unemployment claims and appeals.•••••
••••• J. •••••, PHR
Human Resources Generalist April ••••• September •••••
Newbreed Logistics - St. Joseph, MO 3PL for Hallmark Cards •••••
Sole HR, Payroll and Safety duties during start-up of operation.
Recruitment, testing and screening, growing from 0 to ••••• employees in six months.
Oversee and conduct disciplines and terminations, involving corporate counsel when appropriate.
Aggressively negotiate and manage multiple staffing agencies and contracts.
Ensure compliance with OSHA and all applicable federal and state employment laws.
Apply union avoidance strategies.
Human Resources Coordinator August ••••• April •••••
Omnium, Manufacturing Division of Agriliance - St. Joseph, MO •••••
Generalist duties for ••••• full-time employee •••••/7 manufacturing facility.
Oversight and processing of $••••• million annual payroll.
Communicate corporate initiatives to four other multi-state facilities.
Maintain HRIS system in Oracle,
Upgrading, maintenance, use and oversight of Unitime Timekeeping software.
Benefit administration with multiple vendors and Hewitt.
Manage short and long-term disability claims through TPAs.
Executive Secretary St. Joseph Light & Power Co.; St. Joseph, MO •••••
First Aid/CPR Instructor
Office Manager (set up new clinic) St. Joseph Oncology Clinic; St. Joseph, MO •••••
Medical Transcriptionist Heartland Health Systems; St. Joseph, MO •••••
Professional Memberships and Honors
HRMA (Human Resource Management Association) of NW Missouri
••••• Active Member since •••••; Secretary •••••
SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management) National
••••• Active Member since •••••
Board Member City of St. Joseph Police Pension Fiduciary responsibility; $••••• Million assets
MOPELRA (Missouri Public Employer Labor Relations Association)
Missouri Western State University and University of Phoenix Alumni Associations
Sigma Tau Delta and Omicron-Psi (English and Non-Traditional Student Honor Societies), MWSU
Notary Public since •••••