Human Resource Director

  • Sinte Gleska University
  • Sinte Gleska University, Antelope Lake Circle, Mission, SD, USA
  • Jun 15, 2022
Full time Human Resources

Job Description


This position reports to the VP of General Administration. 


  • Provide orientation to new SGU employees to include; organization structure, position descriptions, personnel policies and procedures, employee benefits and other relevant information.
  • Maintain personnel file including employment contracts of all active and inactive employees.
  • Coordinates the publication of posting vacancies as approved by the University organization structure and any other relevant information.
  • Will recruit and advertise locally, regionally and nationally for faculty and other relevant positions.
  • Will attend career fairs to recruit for faculty positions.
  • Disseminates information relative to staff upgrading, training, and workshop opportunities to department chairperson(s) supervisors.
  • Develops and maintains position descriptions with input from the immediate supervisors.
  • Will be responsible for annual contracts and personnel actions.
  • Will communicate and inform the payroll and security department when an employee is dismissed from their positions to obtain any SGU equipment and keys.
  • Develops and maintains class specifications.
  • Develops and maintains chart of organization.
  • Coordinates screening and testing of job applicants.
  • Coordinates the selection and placement of employees.
  • Coordinates periodic job audits and/or evaluations of support staff.
  • Insures due process is followed in grievance procedures.
  • Coordinates updates to the personnel policies and procedures manual.
  • Uses and implements the institutional software system (Jenzabar-Human Resources Module) to manage the employee data in a timely manner.
  • Ensures compliance with all federal, state and tribal work force laws.
  • Supervises Administrative Assistant.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or a related field and three years of progressively responsible personnel experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Knowledge of current principles of human resource management and regulations governing personnel operations, especially pertaining to employee classifications and management principles in higher education. Must be knowledgeable of personnel practices and procedures. Must have prior supervisory experience and excellent communication skills, including computer skills.

Additional Information:

Sinte Gleska University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religious preference, age, handicap, marital status, political preference, or membership or non-membership in an employee organization, except as allowed by the Indian preference provision of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended.

To apply submit a completed SGU job application with a copy of your HS Diploma or equivalent, Resume’, Transcripts, verification of College Degree(s), Certificates, Driver’s license, Tribal ID or abstract and COVID Vaccination Card.

Submit completed application with attachments to the HR Department.  For further information contact Brenda I. Farmer, Acting HR Director @SGU Administration Bldg. or call 605.856.8138,

Applications are available on the SGU website under job opportunities. A position description is available upon request. This position is open until filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered.