Human Resources Executive Director

Location: Tribal HR

Salary: Negotiable Exempt

Reports to: Tribal Council   

Table of Equivalencies: Does Not Apply

Posting Date: 4-24-18

Closing Date: Until Filled 

Pay Grade: 9

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 positive team environment where everyone contributes.


The Human Resource Executive Director is responsible for the management of all Tribal and Human Resource functions.  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



  1. Responsible for the organization and supervision of Human Resource Department staff, including Mohican Nation Insurance staff, Occupation Health and Education Department.
  2. 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.
  3. Maintain compensation structure and review annually for industries’ and regional competitiveness to assure effective recruitment and retaining of employees.
  4. Will create and periodically review the effectiveness of internal employee performance system(s) to ensure fair reviews of employee’s performances.
  5. 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.
  6. Responsible to develop employee manuals to meet the needs of the and Tribal Government.  Will also update and revise as deemed necessary.
  7. Assist in the development of Human Resources policies and procedures; ensuring applicability to industry and industry specific regulations. 
  8. Oversees workers compensation, safety and unemployment insurance programs and claims.
  9. Coordinates 401k, deferred compensation and similar retirement benefits with employees, 401k committee and 3rd party vendors.
  10. Responsible to follow the established Elder/Youth Ordinance and assist in issuance of Elder/License along with Tribal HR Manager.
  11. 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.
  12. Compiles data, prepares and distributes period management reports relating to human resources
  13. Will coordinate with manager and internal/external resources to provide employee training, development and retention.
  14. Will stay current with all legislative laws and trends regarding FMLA, mediation……
  15. Will work with Occupation Health Department to ensure that tribal standards are met and maintained.
  16. Must maintain an acceptable departmental attendance record.
  17. Must be reliable and prompt when reporting to work.
  18. Required to attend job related, in-service, meetings, and training to maintain professional and technical knowledge.
  19. Must adhere to tribal law and other applicable laws as well as tribal personnel policies and procedures.
  20. 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.
  21. Investigates, analyzes and formulates methods for handling performance evaluation programs, including job descriptions, salary surveys and position re-classifications.



  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management, or related field is required with 5 years of leadership experience at decision-level management level is required.  
  2. Minimum of 4 years of experience as Human Resource Manager/Director of an organization with at least 500 employees required.
  3. Demonstrated ability to lead and develop Human Resource staff members to include excellent interpersonal and coaching skills
  4. Previous 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 preferred.
  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. Strong 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 SHRM
  14. Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  15. Thorough knowledge of ethical guidelines applicable to the positions as outlined by professional standards and or federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations
  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.

How To Apply

Download and Fill Out Application 

Print Job Description 

Email Completed Application 

Mail Completed Application to:

Stockbridge-Munsee Human Resources
P.O. Box 70 Bowler, WI 54416

Fax completed application to (715) 793-4380



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.