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Human Resources Manager

Boulder, CO
December 28, 2018

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720-***-**** Lafayette, Colorado

Human Resources Skills and Attributes Summary

Over 13 years of Progressive Human Resources Management and Administration with proven ability working with both Executive Leadership and Staff. I have experience working with Start-Ups as well as various well established corporations in a fast-paced changing environment with the ability to make continual changes to support rapid growth. I am a compassionate Human Resource Professional who thrives in supporting Organizational Goals & Objectives along with ongoing Employee support.

Human Resources highlights & Accomplishments

oImplementation of Human Resources Department

oDeveloped New Hire Orientations

oBenefit Administration and Open Enrollment

oHRIS (People Soft, BambooHR & WorkDay)

oImplement Affirmative Action Plan & Diversity

oPolicy & Procedures Development (Handbook)

oDevelop and Support Employee Handbook

oWorker’s Comp Claim Management

oUnemployment Claims and Hearings

oSet up Annual Reporting - Vet and EEOC

oDeveloped & Designed Company Newsletter

oCreate, Update and Maintain all Job Descriptions

oCoordination for Corporate Events

oOngoing Coaching and Training of Managers

oSupport New Payroll service for over 170 staff

oSite Wide Safety Management and Committees

oEmployee Retention Planning

oEmployee Training and Engagements

Professional Experience

Human Resources Contractor - Boulder/Broomfield/Denver, Co 2018- Present

Self Employed/Contracting for various companies including start ups along with established organizations covering recruiting, employee handbooks, job descriptions, benefit renewals, anti- harassment training and updating HRIS systems.

Blue Canyon Technologies (Aerospace Satellites) Boulder, Co – HR Manager 2017-2018


Fully Implemented HR Department for fast growing satellite engineering firm from ground up

Developed New Employee Handbook covering Employment Laws and Organizational Policies

Implemented Initial Affirmative Action Plan

Researched and constructed all Job Descriptions

Researched and Implemented New HRIS (BambooHR) along with defined Recruiting Format

Researched new Health Insurance Coverage for 2018 plan year saving over $100K Employer Annual Costs

Develop Performance Improvement Policy and Conflict Resolution procedure

Set-up Annual Vet & EEOC Reporting

Design and Developed Company Newsletter to strengthen ongoing company/employee communications

Other Responsibilities include:

Full Recruitment including Job Placements on new HRIS System with Interview scheduling

Compensation Market Research and Offer Negotiations and Annual Merit Increases

Employee Benefit Administration on boarding enrollment and Annual Open Enrollment

Workman Comp Claim Review, FMLA Leave (STD to LTD)

Annual Reviews w/ Merits & Job Description Updates

Manage and Maintain all Confidential Personnel Files

Manage On Boarding Orientations

Maintaining all Legal Compliance for Government Reporting and

Employee Terminations including Exit Interviews


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Pfizer (fka Hospira) – (Biopharma) Boulder, CO–HR Generalist Business Partner 2014-2017

HR Generalist supporting over 170 employees and 20+ contractors for large biopharma corporation.

Recruiting support and Interview Implementation

New Hire Orientations and Development of new Buddy/Mentor program for New Hires

Supported Benefit and Maintenance for all staff on sight including Annual Open Enrollment

Employee Records Maintenance within internal HRIS software (PeopleSoft and WorkDay)

Support site wide Trainings including Management, Leadership and Project Management

Develop Employee Engagement Events in support of Various Corporate Culture Events

Support Annual Reviews along with Mid-year Merit Reports

Support Workman’s Comp claims and Employee leaves (STD, LTD, FMLA)

Support Unemployment Claims & Hearings

Exit Interviews, Employee Terminations (voluntary and involuntary)

Implemented New Payroll and Time Clock System for Bi-weekly Payroll Administration for site

FIRST RF Corporation - (RF Aerospace) Boulder, CO –Office and HR Administration 2005-2014

Provided HR Administration and Office Management for 110+ employees RF Aerospace Engineering firm.

Human Resource Administration

Help Develop and maintain Human Resources Department for over 110 permanent employees, production contractors and maintained solid relationships with local temporary staffing companies.

Managed all Employee Relations including Conflict Resolutions. • Managed all company benefits including insurance contracts, flex spending accounts, dental and vision benefits and 401(k) including ongoing employee guidance• Implemented new Self Insured Dental plan for an annual 25k cost savings• Developed and Supported Annual Affirmative Action for Government Contracting requirements • Implemented new annual Vet and EEOC reporting • Overseeing all FMLA leaves including STD/LTD leaves •Ensure all Personnel Records and reporting meet the Department of Defense audit regulations. •Maintained and tracked all employee information files. • Support and Develop all job descriptions for both recruiting purposes and Annual Review updates and helped develop new Self /Annual Review process for Employees and Managers using MBO and rating scales.

Office Administration

Maintain and Manage buildings (28k and 34k sq ft) maintain all equipment including phones, copiers (negotiated leases for increased annual savings) and printers, all Computers, Internal and External Meetings including Catering and all Company Events including Annual Holiday Event, Coordinate all Travel arrangements (support development of Travel Policy), Maintain Customer and Vendors for Non-Disclosure Legal Agreements and Contracts, along with general Accounts Payable/Bookkeeping using QuickBooks for Production.

Mental Health Center of Boulder County, Boulder, CO 1999-2005

Office & Building Manager for Cedar House (Warner House)

Provided office and building management for an inpatient mental health treatment center for mentally ill adults.

Office Building Management

Oversaw all office management tasks and arranged for building maintenance to include the supervision of a $1M new construction budget. Managed patient records. Prepared and processed all Billing, Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable. Implemented the Community Food Share Program and saved the center $25K in annual Food Budget. Prepared all legal documentation and court records for the Medical Director. Supervised 2 staff members.

Forest Hospital, Des Plaines, IL – Office Manager for Hospital School & Administrative Assistant to Administrator of Education for a Psychiatric Hospital– 4 years 1994-1998

Education and Membership

Bachelor of Art – Advertising, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

*PHR/SPHR Certification studies through HRCI/SHRM

Active Member of SHRM (Society of Human Resources Management)

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