Human Resources & Administration Director

Choggiung Limited Position Description

Position Title:

Human Resources & Administration Director

Position Location

Dillingham and/or Anchorage

FLSA Status


Reports To:


Date Updated:

December 2022

Salary Grade




The Human Resources & Administration Director will plan, lead, direct, develop and coordinate the policies, activities, and staff of the Human Resources department, ensuring legal compliance of human resources, administration programs, and overall talent management strategy.  Responsible for all daily human resources and administrative functions, ensuring accurate record keeping, timely annual performance management, recruitment, retention, benefits administration, training and development, and employee relations. This is a senior (director) level position that will require a strategic mindset, a hands-on approach and high degree of professionalism supporting the organization’s Executive Team, Department Managers, staff, Board of Directors, and subsidiary companies as needed.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Serves as primary contact for all HR programs and functions
  • Collaborates with CEO, CFO, and subsidiary leaders on the development and execution of all HR initiatives and strategies, including policies, organizational/individual development, talent management, staffing, employee relations, compensation, and practices to promote risk awareness and a compliant environment.
  • Works with management and employees to develop and maintain policies, procedures, and practices to promote risk awareness and compliance with corporate mission, federal, state, and local regulations, and laws. Recommends best HR practices; reviews, interpret, and modifies policies to ensure compliance with company’s policies, regulations, and guidance.
  • Plans and executes human resource and administration activities; liaise with senior management to understand the organization’s needs and assist in building strategic plans
  • Maintain knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law. Applies knowledge to communicate changes in policy, practice and resources.
  • Develops, maintains, and supports recruitment and retention and new hire orientation programs
  • Oversees the administration of all benefit and 401(k) retirement plans including open enrollment, systems requirements, management of reporting of renewal and results, compliance reporting, audits, regulatory filings, and communications
  • Maintain compensation and benefits plan to Board approved philosophy, ensuring organization attracts and retains top talent
  • Coordinate, plan and attend periodic meetings with Executives, Board of Directors, department heads and appropriate staff
  • Create and manage employee personnel files
  • Manage and coordinate employee training program(s)
  • Manage employee performance programs
  • Prepare reports and presentations, collect data, and analyze information
  • Manages and coordinates employee training program; ensures employees receives required training regularly and provide training opportunities to enhance their skills and work quality
  • Develop and utilize historic information; provide retrieval of information. Prepare meeting agendas and associated documentation; record meeting discussions and provide minutes as appropriate.
  • Perform minor accounting duties such as payroll functions, monthly and annual reporting, budget preparation, and compensation research
  • Support payroll functions
  • Serves as a business resource for Choggiung, maintains business contacts, databases, etc.
  • Manage Choggiung records as per the approved retention schedule.
  • Manage consulting agreements as needed
  • Assist with budget preparation and coordinate finances
  • Responsible for training and supervising staff
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Administration, Business Administration, or equivalent four-year degree from an accredited university
  • At least ten (10) years’ experience in Human Resources, five (5) of which must be in a supervisory role
  • Relevant course work may be substituted for experience on a year-for-year basis.
  • Experience in payroll, accounting, or other financial functions
  • Must have excellent written/verbal communication skills and strong interpersonal/organizational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks with multiple functions
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Advanced MS Office experience


Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or pertinent certifications
  • Choggiung shareholder, descendant, or spouse (in that order). Shareholders are encouraged to apply.
  • Experience working with ANCSA corporations, boards, or tribal enterprise. 

Working Environment and Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential responsibilities of the position.

  • Frequently required to sit for long periods of time
  • Frequently required to read small print found on financial documents, research materials, computer screens, etc.
  • Occasionally required to lift objects of no more than ten pounds
  • Work may be based in Anchorage and/or Dillingham as business needs dictate
  • Approximately 10% travel time anticipated
  • Occasionally required to travel in small aircraft

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