Position: Human Resources Director

Location: S/M Community  

Salary: Negotiable Exempt 

Table of Equivalencies: Applies

Supervised by/Reports to:​​​​​​​ Tribal Council 

Posting Date: 10-6-17

Closing Date: 10-13-17 

Pay Grade: 7

Every employee of Stockbridge Munsee Community is expected to present themselves in a professional manner to customers as well as other departments. Stockbridge Munsee Community strives to provide a provide a positive team environment where everyone contributes.


Human Resources promotes open and safe communication along with establishing long-lasting and successful relationships. Our daily focus is on making a positive difference in the community and providing value to the organization.  We accomplish this by delivering excellent service, proactively addressing needs and concerns, and providing strategic leadership.  The Human Resource Director is responsible for the management of Tribal Human Resource, Mohican Nation Insurance, Occupational Health and Education Department functions and Employee Relationship Representative.  The Human Resource Director is responsible for the organizational development, compensation, benefits, performance management, employee relations, recruitment and retention, and compliance with all applicable tribal, federal, state and local laws.


All employees of Stockbridge Munsee Community must meet the following qualification:

1. Must submit to and pass a pre-employment drug and health screening.

2. Must be at least 18 years of age, unless otherwise stated on job description

3.Must maintain an acceptable departmental attendance record

4. Must be able to work weekends, nights and holidays

5. Must obtain and maintain Elder/Youth License as stated on job description.


1.   Develops and implements the long and short-term strategic plan in conjunctions with the Tribal Administration, Tribal Council, and Community.

2.   Must have ability to develop administrative policies and procedures for Stockbridge-Munsee Community (SMC). Available for consultation in regards to the application of the Stockbridge-Munsee Community (SMC) Policies and Procedures.  The Human Resource Director must also be able to review new policies and/or procedures. Develop or refine of

human resources programs, systems and procedures.  Gather, research, analyze, and prepare data for studies and reports; drafts reports, charts and statistics as necessary.

3.   Must be able to provide, consultation, guidance and advice to all levels of management and employees with regard to employment relationships, including employment practices/laws, progressive disciplinary/termination procedures, performance management, legal requirements, conduct and conflict impacting Tribal Administration.

4.   Must be able to create advertisements and other recruiting documents. Collaborate on staffing strategy development, work planning and resource allocation.

5.   Monitor change in the workplace involving systems and/or processes.  The Human Resources function can monitor changes and initiatives that affect the Tribe as a whole.  Develop, implement and administers the employee evaluation system; assists in resolving employee performance problems; provides counseling to employees and supervisors regarding work performance problems, education and training, and career development.  Assists departments in developing their short and long range organizational structures and related strategic staffing plans; maintains current organization charts and staffing spreadsheets for each division.

6.   Maintain Management, coordination and implementation of all aspects of training and development programs within Tribal Administration, including needs assessment, program creation and delivery, team facilitation and identification, contracting and management of outside providers. Create, design and deliver training programs to management and employees within Tribal Administration, including design and development of training materials, within planned budgets and deadlines.

7.   Monitor and audit the records of  employee information such as personal data, hire date, compensation, benefits, tax data, performance reviews or evaluations, and termination date and reason; inputs into databases. Make sure that databases and spreadsheets for necessary personnel records and management reports are in compliance.  Continually monitor, maintain, modify and resolve problems in Human Resources data and systems.

8.   Perform desk or field audits for classification or reclassification purposes.  Drafts classification specifications and job descriptions based on research and identified criteria.  Provides for and maintains equitable classification and compensation programs by supervising the preparation of classification specifications, obtaining external salary information and maintaining the integrity of the classification and compensation plan.

9.   Performs all aspects benefits administration to include but not limited to 401k, pension, COBRA, open enrollment, benefit plan design, short-term disability, long term disability, customer service, and usage/participation tracking.

10. Establishes good relations with all levels of employees through consultation regarding organizational, job related issues, tribal policies and procedures, performance standards, human resource practices and conflict resolution.

11. Maintain and adjust compensation structure and review annually for industries’ and regional competitiveness to assure effective recruitment and retaining of employees.

12. Will create and periodically review the effectiveness of internal employee performance system(s) to ensure fair reviews of employee’s performances.

13. Will review internal Employee Assistance Program, Random and Pre-Employment Program and Occupational Health Program for effectiveness and competitiveness. Will revise to meet industry needs.

14. Responsible to develop employee manuals to meet the needs of the Tribal Government.  Will also update and revise as deemed necessary.

15. Lead in the development of Human Resources policies and procedures; ensuring applicability to industry and industry specific regulations. 

16. Oversees job description’s revisions, creations, workers compensation, safety and unemployment insurance programs and claims.

17. Coordinates 401k, deferred compensation and similar retirement benefits with employees, 401k committee and 3rd party vendors.

18. Responsible to follow the established Elder/Youth Ordinance and assist in issuance of Elder/License along with Tribal HR Manager.

19. Acts as Tribal liaison with government agencies in areas of regulatory compliance, with coordination with the legal department, represents tribe in hearings or other proceedings related to unemployment and workers compensation when necessary.

20. Compiles data, prepares and distributes period management reports relating to human resources

21. Will coordinate with manager and internal/external resources to provide employee training, development and retention.

22. Will stay current with all legislative laws and trends regarding FMLA, mediation……

23. Will work with Occupation Health Department to ensure that tribal standards are met and maintained.

24. Must maintain an acceptable departmental attendance record.

25. Must be reliable and prompt when reporting to work.

26. Required to attend job related, in-service, meetings, and training to maintain professional and technical knowledge.

27. Must adhere to tribal law and other applicable laws as well as tribal personnel policies and procedures.

28. The above duties and responsibilities are not an all inclusive list but rather a general representation of the duties and responsibilities associated with this position.  The duties and responsibilities will be subject to change based on organizational needs and/or deemed necessary by the supervisor.


1.   Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management, or related field is required.  

2.   Minimum of 5 years of experience as Human Resource Management or higher of an organization with at least 300 employees required.

3.   Demonstrated ability to lead and develop Human Resource staff members to include excellent interpersonal and coaching skills

4.   Previous hospitality business and tribal government experience is desirable.

5.   Specialized training in employment law, compensation, organizational planning, organization development, employee relations, safety, training, and preventive labor relation required.

6.   Demonstrated 401K investing knowledge, previous 401K audit and 5500 filing experience. 

7.   Actual working experience with Property & Casualty and medical insurance to include knowledge of life, short term disability, and long term disability. 

8.   Broad knowledge and experience in employment law, compensation, organizational planning, organization development, employee relations, safety, and training and development.

9.   Experience in the administration of benefits and compensation programs and other Human Resource programs.

10. Excellent demonstrated policy writing experience. 

11. Demonstrated ability to serve as a successful participant on the executive management team that provides leadership and direction.

12. Must have demonstrated ability to maintain satisfactory working record in any prior or current employment.

13. Prefer membership in Society of Human Resource Management.

14. Excellent oral and written communications skills.

15. Must be eligible for coverage under the employer’s liability insurance.

16. Must pass pre-employment drug and health screening.  Must adhere to the Tribe’s Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace Policy during the course of employment.

17. Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and insurance are required.  Must obtain a Wisconsin driver’s license within 30 days of employment if applicant has an out-of-state driver’s license.  Must meet and maintain the eligibility to operate a personal or tribal vehicle under the driver acceptability guidelines as established by Mohican Nation Insurance.


1.   This position requires a lot of sitting with occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, and lift and/or move up to twenty-five (25) pounds.

2.   Evening and/or weekend is required. Extended hours and irregular shifts may be required.

3.   Work environment requires excellent personal hygiene due to working in close proximity to others and in an enclosed area.

4.   A Tuberculosis (TB) Screening and/or TB Skin Test may be required.


Human Resource Department

Stockbridge Munsee Community

N8705 Moh He Con Nuck Rd

PO Box 70

Bowler, WI 54416or Email completed applcation to: Beverly Miller

or Fax completed application to (715) 793-4380

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The Stockbridge Munsee Community operates as an equal opportunity employer. Except Indian Preference is given in accordance with the Tribal Employment Preference Ordinance.

Although an interview may be granted, this does not determine that the candidate fully meets the qualifications until it is determined by the interview team.