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Company: Kerusso

Location: Berryville, AR

Job Summary

KERUSSO

Do you have a passion for people?

Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment where organization is paramount?

Do you seek a professional growth opportunity?

ONE TEAM, ONE MISSION!

Kerusso, the nation’s leading brand of Christian themed Apparel, Gifts & Accessories located in Berryville, Arkansas seeks a:

Human Resources Generalist

Requirements: Creative, collaborative, high-energy team member who is a self-starter. Bachelor’s degree in human resources or a field of business acumen; minimum of 5 years of progressive HR experience; active professional certification; manufacturing experience a plus.

A passion for Kerusso’s Mission is critical: Proclaiming the Good News to the world, through products about Jesus!

Competitive Compensation & Excellent Benefits!

Visit our website at: www.kerusso.com

EEO/AA/M/F/Veteran/Disabled


Detailed Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

FLSA Classification

Non-Exempt

Reports to

Founder & CEO

Summary/Objective

The human resource generalist is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with leadership and the Personnel Management firm supporting the entire organization and its business objectives. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: compensation, HRIS administration, benefits administration, employee relations, training, performance management, talent management, onboarding, policy implementation, employment law compliance and safety.

The successful HR Generalist acts as an employee champion and change agent. The role assesses and anticipates HR-related needs and makes suggestions to leadership.

Essential Functions

The workload is a mixture of transformational and transactional responsibilities. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Assists in developing HR strategies, policies, programs and initiatives that will result in compliance and optimal business outcomes, as well as, enhancing the current high-performance, mission-driven workplace culture.
  • Participates in developing department goals, objectives and systems.
  • Plays key role in administering the compensation program; monitors the performance evaluation program and revises as necessary.
  • Performs benefits administration, including claims resolution, change reporting, approving invoices for payment and communicating benefits information to employees.
  • Develops and maintains the affirmative action program in conjunction with the Personnel Management firm; files EEO-1 report annually; and maintains other records, reports and logs to conform to EEO regulations.
  • Conducts recruitment and hiring effort for all exempt and nonexempt personnel; conducts new-employee onboarding and record-keeping.
  • Assists with employee relations counseling, outplacement counseling and exit interviewing.
  • Maintains company organization charts.
  • Maintains human resource information system records and compiles reports from the database. May export data to the Personnel Management firm for analysis and metrics.
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state and local employment and benefits laws and regulations in conjunction with the Personnel Management firm.
  • Plays key role as advisor/coach in employee relations and advocacy while maintaining corporate balance. This includes disciplinary action and investigations on complex matters.
  • Maintains solid knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks/liabilities and ensuring regulatory compliance.  Partners with the Personnel Management firm for compliance assistance as needed.
  • Facilitates policies and programs to ensure team member and facility safety, welfare, support and security.
  • Participates in evaluation and monitoring of both individual and executive-level training programs to ensure success. May research, prepare and present training or recommend outsourced options.

Competencies

Business Acumen
Communication
Ethical Practice
Mission Cultural Awareness
HR Knowledge
Relationship Management
Adaptability/Flexibility
Problem Solving/Creativity
Team Building
Microsoft Office Suite
Customer Service
Preferred & Required Education, Experience or Mindset

  • Passion for Kerusso Mission statement
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive HR experience
  • Proficient knowledge of current HR practices, disciplines and employment law
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to switch gears as workload demands
  • Results-driven hands-on mentality
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, presentation skills and project management capability
  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or field of business acumen
  • Active professional HR certification from accredited HR organization (i.e. PHR, SHRM-CP) preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite software (i.e. Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)

Supervisory Responsibility

This position may oversee an HR Assistant or other team members.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptop computers and smartphones.

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This position regularly requires long hours and occasional weekend or shift work as job duties demand.

Travel

Travel is primarily local during the business day, although infrequent travel may be expected.

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.


About the Company

Kerusso’s President and CEO, Vic Kennett, founded the company in 1987. It is the nation's leading brand of Christian themed apparel & accessories. Our mission is


Qualifications/Requirements

Preferred & Required Education, Experience or Mindset

  • Passion for Kerusso Mission statement
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive HR experience
  • Proficient knowledge of current HR practices, disciplines and employment law
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to switch gears as workload demands
  • Results-driven hands-on mentality
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, presentation skills and project management capability
  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or field of business acumen
  • Active professional HR certification from accredited HR organization (i.e. PHR, SHRM-CP) preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite software (i.e. Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)
  • Supervisory Responsibility
  • This position may oversee an HR Assistant or other team members.

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This position regularly requires long hours and occasional weekend or shift work as job duties demand.

Travel

Travel is primarily local during the business day, although infrequent travel may be expected.

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.


Benefits

Excellent benefits!  Health, dental, vision, 401k with employer match, paid time off and professional development support!


Travel Requirements

10%


Additional Information

This position is full-time, and we're looking to hire right away. Please apply only if you meet a strong portion of the requirements. No sponsorships available. Must be U.S. citizen eligible to work in the U.S.

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