Job Title: HR Business Partner

Company: HealthSouth

Response Instruction: To find out more about this role and apply, please visit http://rolp.co/4BmR7

(Updated 7/22/15)

Location of position: Birmingham, AL


License or Certification

- PHR and/or SPHR Education

Training and Years of Experience:

- BA or BS degree in Human Resources, Personnel Administration, Business Administration or related field required or equivalent work experience.

- Minimum of 2-3 years of Human Resources experience is required.

- Computer knowledge in Excel, Word, Outlook, Internet and PowerPoint required.

The Human Resources Business Partner plans, organizes and supports all aspects of Human Resources Management in such a manner as to ensure fair and equitable treatment of all employees, and compliance with all company policies and legal aspects of employee/employer relationships. The Human Resources Business Partner is responsible for helping create an environment and culture that enables the hospital's management to fulfill its mission.

***This role is a brand new addition to our Employee Relations’ team and will start off as a primarily administrative role which includes monitoring performance evaluations, filing documents in relation to investigations, and supporting the other HRBPs. This role will evolve into an independent HRBP that will lead investigations.***

Email contact for the posting: David.Marshall@healthsouth.com


Job Title: Organizational Development Project Manager

Company: HealthSouth

Response Instruction: To find out more about this role and apply, please visit http://rolp.co/yTkl8

(Updated 7/22/15)

Location of position: Birmingham, AL


License or Certification:

- CPLP preferred

- PHR preferred

Education, Training and Years of Experience:

- Bachelor's degree with a concentration in Organizational Development, Human Resources, Psychology, Management or related field

- Master's preferred

- Minimum 3 years work experience with 1 year experience in providing end-to-end solutions

- Experience in Healthcare a plus

Essential Job Functions:

- Provides technical support for OD including but not limited to surveys, LMS, SharePoint, data management, analysis, and reporting.

- Serves as liaison for vendor products and services as they relate to the position’s responsibilities, holding vendors accountable for commitments and obligations.

- Applies a systematic process for analyzing human performance gaps and closing them.

- Delivers engaging and effective informal and formal learning solutions in a variety of methods and technologies to address learning needs.

- Uses metrics and analytics to measure the impact of solutions.

- Builds an organization’s culture, capability, capacity, and engagement through people development strategies.

- Applies a systematic process to improve others’ ability to set goals, take action, and maximize strengths.

- Captures, distributes, and archives intellectual capital to encourage knowledge-sharing and collaboration.

- Applies a systematic process to shift individuals, teams, and organizations from current state to desired state.

- Creates and adheres to the budget for area of responsibility.

- Executes goals and drives projects to implementation, evaluation, and sustainability on time and within budget. Accomplishes quality and quantity work in a timely manner.

- Builds trust, networks, partners with others, influences stakeholders, and demonstrates emotional intelligence.

- Works with OD and others to integrate, coordinate, communicate, and implement cohesive initiatives that meet the business needs.

- Understands, provides explanation, and continuously builds knowledge of OD.

- Demonstrates the flexibility to flow to work as needed.

- Provides input into the budget.

- Leading and managing the implementation, maintenance, evaluation, and refinement of multiple programs, processes, events, and/or projects
- Assessing needs, designing, developing, implementing, and evaluating learning solutions, programs, processes, materials, and content for multiple client-specific performance solutions
- Consulting with all levels of leadership on employee/team development needs
- Collaborating with vendors, partners and internal clients to develop curricula
In addition, the Project Manager may have supervisory and/or team leadership responsibility based on the project/process. The Project Manager continuously improves the efficiency, effectiveness, cost, and quality with the scope.

Email contact for the posting: David.Marshall@healthsouth.com


Job Title: Human Resources Coordinator

Company: Golden Flake

Response Instruction: Email resume and cover letter to lredding@goldenflake.com

(Updated 7/21/15)

Golden Flake Snack Foods is seeking a Human Resources Coordinator to work from our Birmingham office.  The Coordinator will be responsible primarily responsible for all areas of the recruitment process such as:

  • Partnering with managers to understand their hiring needs and goals
  • Ownership of the company’s online career site and applicant tracking system
  • Developing and executing a hiring strategy for a broad range of positions
  • Job postings internally and external job boards/career sites
  • Developing effective strategies for sourcing and evaluating candidates
  • Management of the new hire process – onboarding, generating offer documents & closing candidates on offers
  • Reviewing applications, scheduling interviews and corresponding with candidates
  • Involvement in the company’s affirmative action program
  • Maintenance of the company’s HRIS system
  • Multiple special projects and assignments unrelated to recruitment
  • Recruitment for multiple positions at once while meeting deadlines


Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, Marketing or related field
  • Prior experience with employee recruitment and/or other HR roles preferred
  • General knowledge of state and federal employment laws
  • Ability to develop relationships and networking sources for candidates
  • Self-starter/self-motivated
  • Strong work ethic
  • Must be on point with computer and social networking skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite – Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • Confidence and ability to work independently as well team minded
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Represent brand internally as well as externally to the community and potential applicants


Job Title: Human Resources Manager

Company: Norwood Clinic, Inc.

Response Instruction: Email resume and salary requirements to dcarter@norwoodclinic.com

(Updated 7/20/15)

Job Title:          Human Resources Manager                Pay Grade:                                  

Department:     Human Resources                              FLSA Status:                          Exempt

Supervisor:       Administrator                                      Effective Date:                          08/2015


This position is responsible for directing and coordinating all HR activities including employment, compensation, labor relations, benefits, safety, training, and employee services by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate employees.  Serve as Safety Officer for Norwood Clinic.


  • Recruit, interview, test, and select employee to fill vacant positions.
  • Plan and conduct new employee orientation to foster positions attitude toward company goals.
  • Advise management in appropriate resolution of employee relations issues.
  • Respond to inquiries regarding policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Administer benefit programs including life, health, dental, and disability insurances, retirement plans, vacation, sick leave, leave of absence, and employee assistance.
  • Investigate accidents and prepare reports for insurance carrier.
  • Contact outside suppliers to provide employee services.
  • Plan and implement safety polices and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations.
  • Maintain safety records and files.
  • Coordinate annual safety training.
  • Investigate accidents and prepare reports for insurance carrier.
  • Supervise employees and assign/schedule work activities.
  • Train employees.
  • Hire and terminate employees.
  • Coordinate all employee relation activities..  
  • Perform other duties as may be required by supervisor.


  • Assist other department managers with employee issues.
  • Serve on Corporate Compliance Committee.
  • Coordinate Safety and Human Resources information for all new departments.


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field.
  • Two (2) years of related human resources experience.


  • Good knowledge of HR conceptions, practices, and procedures.
  • Good knowledge of computer word processing, spreadsheet, and database software applications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent reasoning ability.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Ability to work multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Cooperative spirit in working with others to resolve problems.


  • Ability to perform work utilizing a computer for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time without being able to leave the work area.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time without being able to leave the work area.
  • Ability to lift objects frequently in performing the work.
  • Ability to push or pull objects on a regular basis.
  • Ability to reach for objects above the head or below the waist.
  • Ability to carry objects on a regular basis in the arms or on the shoulders.


Job Title: Recruiter

Company: Restore Therapy Services

Response Instruction: Interested candidates should send their resume to rts.hr@restoretherapy.com with "Recruiter" in the subject line.

(Updated 7/8/15)

Restore Therapy Services has an opening for a Recruiter in our Pelham, Alabama offices.  To learn more about Restore Therapy, please visit www.restoretherapyservices.com

To apply, please send your resume to rts.hr@restoretherapy.com with “Recruiter” in the subject line.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Administer full recruitment cycle in response to staffing needs.
  • Determine applicant qualifications by screening and interviewing applicants.
  • Work in partnership with hiring managers, providing guidance, support and recommendations on candidates.
  • Arrange management interviews with selected candidates by coordinating schedules.
  • Ensure efficiency in time to hire is maintained, while maintaining a high level of accuracy within Applicant Tracking System.
  • Develop strong awareness and understanding of the business and functional areas of responsibility to target and hire best talent.
  • Initiate and manage job postings in various media outlets including corporate website, industry websites, social media, newspapers, and internal communications.
  • Source passive candidates through online resume databases, recruiting software database and social media.
  • Work closely with colleges and universities regarding student placement for rotations, as well as prospective employment.
  • Document and track statistics and data pertinent to each job requisition on Applicant Tracking System.
  • Coordinate on-boarding documentation and procedures with New Hires.
  • Update HR Director regularly on all above responsibilities.
  • Up to 50% travel involved.

Job Requirements

Education and/or Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources, required.
  • PHR certification or scheduled to sit for PHR is preferred.
  • 2+ year of experience working as a recruiter, preferably in health care or with therapy positions (physical, occupational, speech).
  • Experience working with applicant tracking systems required.
  • Strong computer skills in Windows, including Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

Skills Required:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Detailed knowledge of State and Federal Employment Laws.
  • Demonstrated customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage high volumes of recruitment activity with schedule requirements.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to ensure best recruitment service is delivered.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within HR team.
  • Must demonstrate individual initiative and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to process paperwork in a timely manner.

Restore Therapy Services, Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. Federal law prohibits discrimination in employment practices because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran.


Job Title: HR Business Partner

Company: HealthSouth

Response Instruction: To apply for this position visit www.healthsouth.jobs

(Updated 7/2/15)

Company Overview: HealthSouth is one of the nation’s largest providers of post-acute healthcare services and through the acquisition of Encompass Home Health and Hospice, an industry leader in home-based patient care. Our priority is to deliver high quality patient care and our team of experts has extensive experience in today’s most advanced therapeutic methods and technologies. HealthSouth leads the way, consistently outperforming peers with a unique, intensive approach to rehabilitation, returning patients to full strength in less than average time. At HealthSouth we continually strive for excellence in all that we do, partnering with every patient to find a treatment plan that works for them.

Location of position: Birmingham, AL


License or Certification:  PHR and/or SPHR Education

Training and Years of Experience:  BA or BS degree in Human Resources, Personnel Administration, Business Administration or related field required or equivalent work experience.

- Minimum of 2-3 years of Human Resources experience is required. 

- Computer knowledge in Excel, Word, Outlook, Internet and PowerPoint required.


The Human Resources Business Partner plans, organizes and supports all aspects of Human Resources Management in such a manner as to ensure fair and equitable treatment of all employees, and compliance with all company policies and legal aspects of employee/employer relationships. The Human Resources Business Partner is responsible for helping create an environment and culture that enables the hospital's management to fulfill its mission.

Email contact for the posting: David.Marshall@healthsouth.com



 Job Title: Benefits Administrator

Company: American Family Care

Response Instruction: Apply online at https://apply.hrmdirect.com/resumedirect/ApplyOnline/Apply.aspx?req_id=enc-16.8438507105318438&source=269719-CS-5062

(Updated 6/26/15)

Serve as senior administrator for benefits programs including the analysis of vendor products, plan design, and plan administration.  Provide generalist support to Human Resources in other areas to include Compensation, Employee Relations, Health and Safety, Communication and Compliance.  Serve as general resource for managers and employees in these areas.  Assist with the preparation, interpretation, and administration of all Human Resources policies, procedures and practices.
FLSA: Exempt

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyze, review, monitor, and report on current benefits plans, including costs, experience, and effectiveness.
  • Investigate, review, assess and propose benefit and plan design changes to increase value and effectiveness.
  • Ensure accuracy of benefits administration activities to include enrollments, changes, terminations, and COBRA. 
  • Ensure regulatory compliance in plan design, plan documents and administration.
  • Develop and deliver benefits communications for orientation, annual enrollment, and ongoing.
  • Manage annual enrollment cycle including plan design review, employee communications, systems, open enrollment meetings, online communications, and review of outcomes.
  • Manage leave policies including Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Leave.
  • Maintain and ensure accuracy of employee database and other employment records.
  • Develop and modify policies and procedures.
  • Aid employees and managers with benefits, policy & procedure and employee relations issues.
  • Prepare and maintain reports, spreadsheets, presentations and other electronic documents and develop and maintain filing systems.
  • Support employee relations and recognition programs such as Employee Appreciation Week, company functions, and service awards.
  • Regular attendance to ensure efficient operations
  • Other projects, duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • May provide support for health and safety activities
  • Provide backup as needed for all department duties.


Thorough knowledge of benefits law and regulations.  Strong PC skills, including proficiency with MS Office to include Excel and PowerPoint.  Organizational skills, communication skills, and presentation skills are essential.  Must be able to handle multiple tasks with accuracy and timeliness, while maintaining positive customer service behaviors.  Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment and in a leadership role.  Strong analytical skills and thorough knowledge of benefits plan design.

Education and Experience
BS degree in Human Resources or related field and 3-5 years of Human Resources experience or equivalent experience to include benefits administration, policies and procedures, and employee relations.  Experience in HRIS and health and safety is desirable.

Physical Demands/Work Environment (optional)
Office environment.  Sitting and keyboarding for extended periods of time.  High attention to detail and ability to focus.  Moderate noise level.


Job Title: Human Resources Assistant (Temporary)

Company: Samford University

Response Instruction: cfrogan@samford.edu

(Updated 6/26/15)

Samford University is seeking a temporary Human Resources Assistant for a 3-4 month assignment (during the July – Oct timeframe) in Samford’s fast paced HR/Payroll department.

Job Duties and Responsibilities will include:

  • Assist with completion of I-9 forms, tax forms, and other employment documents
  •  E-verify new employees
  • Assist with special projects
  • File and scan confidential documents
  • Perform other administrative duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • At least 1 year prior HR and/or Payroll experience processing new hire paperwork
  • Prior experience processing E-verify and I-9 forms
  • Prior experience with Excel and data entry

Preference will be given to those with:

Experience working with confidential information

  • Evidence of ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to handle multiple priorities while providing excellent customer service
  • Experience with Banner or a forms based HRIS

Qualified applicants should forward a resume to cfrogan@samford.edu. Only those clearly meeting the minimum qualifications will be considered. Samford University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Job Title: HRIS Project Manager

Company: HealthSouth

Response Instruction: To apply for this position visit http://rolp.co/yGsb8.

(Updated 6/22/15)


Job Title: HRIS Project Manager

Company: HealthSouth

Location of position: Birmingham, AL


- Desired certifications include:  Peoplesoft HCM 9.x; PeopleTools 8.54 PeopleSoft Application Engine; PeopleSoft Component Interface; PeopleSoft Query and Reporting Tools; Crystal Report; PeopleSoft SQR; PL/SQL

Education, Training and Years of Experience:

- Bachelor's degree or equivalent.

- Minimum 7 years' related experience in HRIS project management role with broad HRIS skills or equivalent combination of education and experience with demonstrated success in implementation of new systems through full project lifecycle.

- Minimum 7 years' experience with Peoplesoft 8.0 or higher; prefers experience on 9.2.

- Experience with PeopleCode and SQR/SQL.

- Strong Microsoft Project, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Skills.

- Exposure to HR/IT Governance or other IT Management toolsets & packages.

- Project planning and scheduling experience with the Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute (PMI) is highly recommended.

- Healthcare industry experience preferred.

- Experience analyzing, classifying, and documenting business requirements and functional design specifications.

- Experience with workflow analysis, business process analysis, finding improvement areas and use of business modeling tools.

- Experience in designing test strategies, test plans and accomplishing test execution, including user acceptance test development and execution and test monitoring.

- Experience with security and auditing processes.

Responsibilities:  The HRIS Project Manager operates under general direction of the Associate HRIS Director and performs duties with broad latitude for judgment. The HRIS Project manager does not serve in a supervisory capacity; however, the incumbent shall be called upon to manage projects and assists in the testing, training and troubleshooting on multiple projects.  He/she also responds to complex requests for data, troubleshoots and offers technical assistance in support of Human Resource Systems. . In concert with IT Project Manager and third-party vendor(s), propose solutions to meet business needs related to the implementation and enhancement of the HRIS and ancillary systems. The HRIS Project Manager creates and maintains requirements and design documents, performs maintenance, coordination and implementation of computerized human resources systems by working closely with HRIS Analyst(s), end users, functional owners and ITG.  This incumbent will determine project schedules, manage deadlines, direct the design phase and provide status update reports and is responsible for the on-schedule, on-budget execution of multiple and complex HR projects. This position will also assist with acquisition integration planning and post-acquisition integration efforts ensuring a smooth data transition phase of newly acquired companies by providing support to the various team members relating to operational aspects of the data collection and integration process.

Email contact for the posting: David.Marshall@healthsouth.com


Job Title: Sr. HRIS Analyst

Company: HealthSouth

Response Instruction: To apply for this position visit http://rolp.co/cTMo8.

(Updated 6/22/15)


Job Title: Sr. HRIS Analyst

Company: HealthSouth

Location of position: Birmingham, AL


- Bachelor's degree preferred.  Associate's degree with 4 years of related experience may be substituted for Bachelor's degree.

- Minimum 5 years' experience with Peoplesoft version 8.0 or higher; prefer experience on version 9.2.

- Supervisory experience preferred.

- Advanced MS Excel Skills.

- Proven In-depth knowledge of Peoplesoft Query.

- Experience analyzing, classifying, and documenting business requirements and functional design specifications.

- Experience with workflow analysis, business process analysis, finding improvement areas and use of business modeling tools.

- Experience in designing test strategies, test plans and accomplishing test execution, including user acceptance test development and execution and test monitoring.

- Experience in designing and developing user training and job-aids (both instructor-led and technology-based training) and monitoring to ensure the benefits of this training are realized.

- Experience with security and auditing processes.

- Minimum 5 years' experience with the following PeopleSoft modules/processes; Position Management,  ePay,  eProfile,  eBenefits, eRecruit, eCompensation, ePerformance, Time and Labor,  Ben Admin.

- Minimum 3 years' experience with Taleo Recruiting and Taleo Onboarding preferred.

- Experience with PeopleFluent Talent Management system desired.

Responsibilities:  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, supporting HR and working with IT on implementations upgrades and enhancements of HRIS; ensuring on-going operations and maintenance of HRIS; partners with HR and other departments and their customers to analyze work process designs, improve processes and leverage the return on technological capabilities; assist with HRIS security access and executes audit controls. This position also serves as a technical point-of-contact for assigned functional areas and assists with ensuring data integrity, analyzing data flows for process improvement opportunities, supports upgrades, patches, testing of system changes, report writing, creates and performs training activities to support end users and other technical projects for all HR Systems. The senior HRIS analyst builds project plans, ensures adherence to project schedules, works effectively with peers to set technology priorities and conduct long-term planning.

Email contact for the posting: David.Marshall@healthsouth.com


 Job Title: Employment Services Consultant

Company: University of Alabama Health Services Foundation

Response Instruction: Click Here to Apply

(Updated 6/17/16)

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Job Title: Training Director

Company: Integrated Medical Systems- IMS

Response Instruction: https://rew31.ultipro.com/IMS1000/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*BB3DE96711D360CF

(Updated 6/16/15)

Training Director- Birmingham, Alabama

The Training Director at IMS is responsible for the development, implementation and management of comprehensive, integrated training strategies, and programs to support and drive business goals. Areas of focus include technical training for Operations personnel, sales training for sales and field service employees, soft skills training (such as Management skills, Customer service, etc.), and compliance training as needed in partnership with Corporate training team and/or team involved in training required for ISO certification.  In addition, the incumbent in this position will have the responsibility for developing and managing a centralized training function for new Service Technicians.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic direction and leadership for company-wide organizational training and development programs and initiatives.
  • Understand key business drivers and products in order to work with the General Manager and business leaders to identify training needs.
  • Prioritize training needs in concert with business leaders.  Develop, implement and evaluate effectiveness of programs.
  • Manage execution of logistical planning of such programs, leveraging matrixed resources.  This includes training agenda, content management, supporting partner scheduling, and room and travel scheduling.
  • Assist with business development initiative to include implementation of new product lines, processes, and applications.
  • Develop a functional understanding of competitive solutions, to facilitate a thorough understanding of IMS product advantages and differentiating factors for new and existing field.

Experience and Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Business or related field required. Master Degree preferred.
  • A minimum of 15 years experience in a business professional environment required, 3 of which should be in a service related industry. Preferred if in a regulated environment.
  • A minimum of 3+ years experience in a Management role.
  • LMS experience required (SABA preferred).
  • Experience with development and roll out of  e-learning solutions required.
  • Experience managing in a matrixed environment is required.
  • Ability to manage multiple assigned projects simultaneously along with solid prioritization skills.
  • Experience utilizing adult learning principles to design and deliver effective training programs.
  • Must have experience with Microsoft suite.
  • Prior experience with CRM (Customer Relationship Management) software is required.
  • Experience designing and delivering product, soft skills and technical training required.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • IMS offers a competitive benefits package for all eligible employees and their eligible dependent(s).  For more information, please visit www.imsready.com/careers/benefits




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Job Title: Human Resource Manager

Company: Kirkwood by the River

Response Instruction: To apply for this position, submit a cover letter, resume and compensation history to: hrmgr@kirkwoodbytheriver.com

(Updated 6/15/15)

Kirkwood by the River is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Birmingham, Alabama, that is known among its residents and their families as a loving and caring community. The organization provides four levels of service: Independent Living (72 one, two, and three bedroom apartments), Assisted Living (24 units), Specialty Care Assisted Living (20 units), and Skilled Nursing (61 beds).  Kirkwood is Medicare certified and provides short-term rehabilitation care for the residents and the community at large.

Kirkwood is 35 years old, with 120 acres of land nestled in the woods bordered by the Cahaba River.  Started by and continuing as a ministry of Independent Presbyterian Church, Kirkwood is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation.

Job Summary:

The Human Resource Manager (1) plans, directs, and monitors Human Resources policies and practices concerning recruitment, employment, employee morale, training, benefits, compensation, and performance management; (2) assures compliance with federal and state regulations affecting all Human Resources activities; (3) serves as an advisor to management and staff; and (4) performs duties in a manner that positively reflects the mission of Kirkwood by the River to all residents, staff, volunteers, and the community.

Personal Characteristics and Competencies

Must be a self-motivated individual with the ability to work without continuous supervision and guidance. Must possess excellent technical, interpersonal, problem-solving, team-building, planning, organizational, communication, and motivational skills. Must demonstrate integrity in all decisions and actions and a commitment to the philosophy and mission of Kirkwood.


  • Develop and implement employee recruitment and retention plan that will result in the   continued recruitment of highly qualified, engaged employees and reduced turnover.
  • Perform job searches using all available resources, including job fairs, networking, advertisements, referrals, and the Internet; evaluate applicants based on job qualifications and licensing credentials.
  • Orient and onboard new hires and process hiring and benefits paper work, including E-verify and I-9 verification forms.
  • Maintain employment records related to hiring, termination, leaves, transfers, promotions, training, and other employee matters.
  • Manage Kirkwood’s Substance Abuse Policy and drug testing program.
  • Direct, administer, and communicate employee benefits programs, including group insurance plans, 403(b) retirement plan, and other benefits.
  • Manage Kirkwood’s relationship with third party administrators and other vendors of HR services or products.
  • Assist in development and/or modification of Kirkwood’s compensation program and philosophy; conduct compensation surveys; lead periodic compensation reviews, administer merit budgets and incentive programs.
  • Manage Kirkwood’s performance management process.
  • Assist in the preparation, updating, and communication of the employee handbook and policies included in the handbook.
  • Advise mangers and employees on state and federal employment regulations, benefit and compensation policies, and personnel processes and procedures.
  • Serve as confidential contact for associates to communicate with management, seek clarification of issues, resolve conflicts, and report concerns and complaints.
  • Keep CEO apprised of any changes in governmental policies, mandates or regulations affecting HR functions, such as the Affordable Care Act (ACA), 403(b) plan administration, EEO, or any other human resources related function in which policy changes may be necessary for Kirkwood to remain in compliance.
  • Report to governmental agencies any employment or benefits related data required by law or regulation, such as data that is required to be reported by the ACA.
  • Work with staff to develop and conduct employee training; maintain training records.
  • Work as part of a team for the coordination of the Fun Committee and other employee morale activities to assist with the development and enhancement of employee morale.
  • Create and maintain a working atmosphere that fosters open communication, teamwork, and employee development.
  • Attend professional meetings and workshops as a representative of Kirkwood to assure his/her professional growth.
  • Perform any and all other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in HR
  • Ideal candidate should have at least 5 years’ experience in Human Resources role, with demonstrated leadership in one or more HR functions.
  • Long-term care and/or healthcare experience preferred.


Job Title: Benefits Director

Company: Thompson Tractor Company

Response Instruction: To apply online for this position visit thompsontractor.com/careers.

(Updated 6/15/15)

Position Summary

The Benefits Director will manage the design, administration, and financial management of Thompson Tractor’s corporate benefits to be in alignment with strategic objectives. Working with company leadership to establish the strategic framework and ensure objectives are achieved, this position will also manage and administer Health & Welfare, Disability, Retirement (including the profit sharing and 401(k) plans), time off, leave of absence, and voluntary benefit programs. This position will also develop communication materials, programs, and vehicles to ensure employees are informed and have access to all benefit information, supporting statutory compliance with ERISA, IRS, ADAA, COBRA, FMLA, ACA, HIPAA, and other Federal, state, and local laws.

Essential Job Functions

  • Plans, directs, and supervises the operation of the various employee benefits programs; analyzes, develops, implements, and evaluates policies and procedures; advises executive management on overall program operations, including premium rate determinations and significant administrative issues; and directs preparation and distribution of insurance and other benefits and descriptive and enrollment materials.
  • Supervises and evaluates the work of the employee benefits team; plans, schedules, and assigns work; hires and trains team members.
  • Consults with insurance brokers to survey and obtain coverage trends, options, and costs; responds to insurance proposals from brokers, agents, and consultants, and makes recommendations for coverage and provider changes; directs and oversees work of contract employee benefits consultants in designing benefits program changes and actuarial review of self-funded health insurance program; explains employee benefits programs and services to employees, departments, and employee organizations.
  • Prepares and administers annual budget for self-funded health insurance program and unemployment insurance program; maintains and evaluates financial records and program costs; prepares specifications and contracts for provider and employee benefits consulting services; processes and administers a wide variety of contractual agreements; oversees audits by internal staff and contractors of various benefits programs.
  • Identifies data processing criteria and requirements for computerized recordkeeping, payment, and information files; works closely with HRIS and Payroll teams to coordinate and consult in order to develop, install, and monitor benefits input, employee deductions processing, and produce of various management and ad hoc reports.
  • Supports statutory compliance with FMLA, ADA , COBRA, ERISA, and HIPAA programs


The preferred candidate will demonstrate excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills, the ability to interact at all levels within and outside the organization, and strong analytical and quantitative abilities, including cost forecasting skills. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have excellent project management skills and the ability to assist in establishing and executing a benefits strategy, and possess strong leadership and management skills that are highly adaptable to changing business conditions and priorities. Confidentiality, a sense of urgency, accuracy, and high attention to detail are also required.

Essential Job Qualifications

Minimum Education:                         Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Human Resources, Finance, or related field;

Minimum Experience:                       3-5 years of health & welfare plan management experience is highly preferred, and a combination or training, education, and experience that is equivalent to the employment standard listed above and that provides the required Skills and Competencies.

Skill and Competencies:    

  • Knowledge of principles and practices management
  • Knowledge of general accounting methods
  • Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations relating to employee benefits administration, health plan administration
  • Strong Computer Skills
  • Excellent oral and written Communication Skills
  • Self-motivated team player
  • Strong work ethic
  • Dependability

Job Training Requirements:       Progressive Professional Development

                                                            Compliance Training

Working Conditions & Physical Requirements

Work is normally performed in a company office environment.  Some work may be performed in the warehouse or shop environment with limited exposure to physical risk. No or very limited physical effort is required for this position.

Physical requirements include:

  • Speaking
  • Grasping
  • Listening
  • Stooping
  • Writing
  • Driving (day and night)
  • Typing
  • Reaching
  • Kneeling

Click here to view the job posting, submit a resume and apply online – or visit www.thompsontractor.com/careers.

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals – including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities – are encouraged to apply.


Job Title: HR Benefits Administrator

Company: Nemak

Response Instruction: Apply to this position by submitting a complete personal resume to virginia.pittman@nemak.com

(Updated 6/4/15)

Nemak, a tier one supplier of complex aluminum components for the automotive industry, is currently looking for a Benefits Administrator for the location in Sylacauga, AL. The Benefits Administrator is responsible for administering group life and health insurance, benefit plans, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Nemak medical paperwork and certifications, financial aspects (which include check requests, requisitions) for HR, and recreational activities. Confidentially in this position is of upper-most importance.

The ideal candidate has a Bachelor's Degree and at least three (3) years’ experience in an administrative position, preferably HR experience with benefits, FMLA, worker's compensation. Must have exceptional professionalism, experience with employee relations, be self-directed, and flexible.

Nemak specializes in the production of aluminum cylinder heads, engine blocks and transmission parts, among other aluminum components for automotive applications since it was founded in 1979. Nemak has experienced a steady growth rate thanks to strategic acquisitions, as well as organic growth. With 35 manufacturing facilities located in 14 different countries in Asia, Europe, North and South America, and employing over 20,000 people worldwide, Nemak is ready to meet the demands of the automotive industry around the world.

The Alabama aluminum foundry is located in Sylacauga and employs approximately 950. Nemak Alabama is a Tier 1 Supplier for Ford, Chrysler, GM, Hyundai, and Nissan. Nemak offers competitive compensation and benefits packages to retain talent and reward job performance. The compensation package includes market based salary, vacation time, and paid holidays. Health care benefits are available including medical, dental, vision, prescription drug coverage, and flexible savings. Disability insurance, life insurance, retirement savings plan, and tuition assistance are also available.


Job Title: Payroll Administrator click here for job description

Company: Integrity Rehab Group

Response Instruction: applicants can apply at https://bmrp.vikus.net/app/?p=_gE9I8fno84wPKZy_4XG__uPgSw1

(Updated 5/26/15)

JOB SUMMARY:  Responsible for providing high quality service to our employees to include all aspects of the payroll process, time keeping and employee education.  Also responsible for completing special projects as assigned.  This position is responsible for supporting the mission of Integrity Rehab Group.

Mission:  To help physician practices and hospitals create and/or optimize an in-house therapy department that will inspire and empower patients to reach their full potential through clinical excellence dedicated to the following four principles:                                                                          
- Provide comprehensive therapy services with integrity
- Quality patient care and patient treatment outcomes
- Identify, recruit, and retain the highest quality trained therapists and staff
- Selectively partner with premier providers in long term relationship


Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
Experience: 3 to 5 years experience in Payroll Administration or other Employment Related field.
Licensure: N/A
Skills: High attention to detail, organization skills, excellent customer service skills, teamwork, ability to work independently and as part of a team, capable of handling changing priorities effectively, ability to interact with a wide variety of candidates, associates and vendors.  Must be able to multitask and meet deadlines.  Requires advanced computer skills to include web-based products and data management software.  Must communicate frequently and with proper verbal and written language.
Environment: Works in a business office environment.
Hours of Work: Monday through Friday during normal business hours.  May be required to attend special events some evenings and weekends, or work additional hours as needed.
Travel: Requires minimal travel.
Physical Requirements:    This position requires little physical activity and is office-based. May be required to occasionally lift items such as supplies of up to 20 lbs.  Requires frequent computer use.  A professional ergonomic assessment of the workstation is available as requested, and will be provided at least once annually. 


Certification: Advanced education or Professional of Human Resources (PHR) or Payroll Certification preferred.
Experience: Prefer experience in the healthcare industry.


1.            Confidentiality   Must maintain the highest levels of confidentiality for employment-related information, particularly in the areas of compensation and payroll.
2.            Service  Provides excellent service to all candidates for employment, employees, vendors, and guests.  Responds to email and phone calls within 1 to 2 business days, with the appropriate level of information.  Assists all employees or directs them to the appropriate party for assistance.  Maintains a positive and professional manner at all times.
3.            Compliance         Ensures compliance with all federal, state and organizational rules, policies and regulations as they apply to employment and benefits administration.
4.            Payroll   Responsible for managing the payroll processing for all employees and contractors in the organization including appropriate FLSA assignment, bonus calculations, compensation adjustments, corrections as needed, and reporting.  Ensures timely, accurate payroll processing with minimal errors.  Provides education and information to employees and leadership as requested. 
5.            Time Keeping      Manages time keeping system to capture time according to Federal and State regulations.  Provides initial and on-going training to employees and managers on proper use of time system and communicates frequently re: pay cycle closing dates and other expectations.
6.            Data Management           Assists the HR team with data input and reporting as requested.  Ensures data is accurate and current.
7.            Special Projects Coordinates special projects as requested.


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