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People Services Director

St. Cloud, MN
Start date
Nov 10, 2023
Closing date
Dec 10, 2023

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Human Resources
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Full Time

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Ecumen St. Cloud

Ecumen St. Cloud is hiring a People Services/Human Resources Director. This position will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the People Services department in newly acquired senior living communities located in St. Cloud, Sartell and Monticello. This position will play a critical role in the onboarding and integration of these communities.

Ecumen Overview

Ecumen is an industry leader dedicated to advocating for older adults by providing housing choices, compassionate healthcare, and innovative services. For 160 years Ecumen has cared for those in need. Now, as Minnesota's 8th largest senior living provider, we continue to advocate for those we serve.

Join a team where you can make a difference in advancing our mission to serve our older adults, while we commit to creating a place where everyone belongs.


The People Services Director will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the People Services department at a single community or at several communities within a geographical area. The People Services Director is critical in executing initiatives, providing great customer support and driving People Services functional excellence and process improvement.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
  • Provides support and guidance to site leadership and team members when complex, specialized, and\u202fsensitive questions and issues arise; may be required to administer and execute routine tasks in delicate circumstances such as providing reasonable accommodations, investigating allegations of wrongdoing, and terminations.
  • Lead and facilitate engagement and recognition programs, including the planning of events aimed at the development and retention of team members at all levels. Monitors team member turnover and retention and implements creative ideas for recruitment and retention. Analyzes and reports appropriate data to QAPI on a quarterly basis.
  • Partners with the leadership team to understand and execute the organization's people service and talent strategy particularly as it relates to current and future talent needs, recruiting, retention, and succession planning.
  • Manages the talent acquisition and orientation process, which may include recruitment, interviewing, and hiring of\u202fqualified job applicants. Collaborates with departmental leaders ensuring processes are completed timely and according to policy.
  • Oversees employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, licensing requirements, and recommended best practices; reviews and trains on policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Oversees and directs the payroll process, worker's compensation and leave of absence processes to ensure accuracy, fairness, and timely completion. Assists with the communication of benefits and compensation.
  • Prepares and submits all EEO, Affirmative Action, OSHA 300, and all other government mandated reports on a timely basis.
  • Acts as Co-Chair of the safety committee and supports to the Safe Patient Handling Committee. Responsible for Employee Right to Know Program and annual education.
  • Qualifications

    Minimum Required Qualifications:
    • Degree in Human Resources or related healthcare field
    • 3+ years in Human Resources and/or healthcare-related experience.
    • Travel to communities, as needed.
    • Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written formats
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook)
    • Ability to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, HIPAA, Resident's Bill of Rights, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, OSHA, Right to know, SDS, ADA, HUD Policy and Procedures, Fair Housing laws and regulations
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Prior supervisory/management experience.
    • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines.
    • Experience with HRIS software, an applicant tracking system, E-Verify
    • Strong conflict resolution skills
    • Experience working in a Union environment (if applicable).
    Equal Opportunity Employer
    Ecumen is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability, or status as a protected veteran. We participate in E-Verify.


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