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Director, Organizational Development and Human Resources

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Folience, an Iowa-based, ESOP-owned holding company is looking for a Director of Organizational Development and Human Resources. The ideal candidate will bring the following skills:
  • A strong emphasis on employee engagement and development. Proven track record in planning, designing, and developing human resource-related programming that supports the organizational goals of a diverse set of businesses and deliberately develops organizational culture.
  • Knowledgeable on proper administration of all Federal and State laws and regulations including DOL, EEO, and ADA. Able to ensure company’s legal compliance by setting appropriate policy, staying current on best practice standards, and advising management and others accordingly.
  • Provides leadership to enable a collaborative work environment with our human resources cohort to provide a positive experience to the employees of Folience and its many business units.
  • The ability to manage and mentor a team of human resources professionals and to interface with operational teams and management in a variety of work environments.
  • Experience managing the payroll function for the entire enterprise.
  • Successful design and execution of programs related to employee handbooks, orientation programs, reviewing personal development methodology, and designing recruitment and training programs.
  • Oversight to all compensation, benefits and wellness programs, ensuring compliance of all federal and state regulatory requirements. Successfully manage relationships with benefits broker and all other related external partners.  
  • Track and conduct data analysis of trends and patterns related to human resources.
  • Comfort with multi-tasking, working with competing priorities, and proactively working with leadership on both long-term strategic planning and shorter term tactical implementation.
  • Understand and enforce the importance of respecting confidential and sensitive information.  
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Human Resources and/or Business, with a minimum of ten years relevant experience. A strong knowledge of all HR domains is required; experience in ESOP administration, and mergers, acquisitions and integration is preferred. Certification in SHRM-SCP and/or SPHR is preferred.
At Folience, we provide sound, long-term support to our portfolio of operating businesses. In 2012 we transitioned from a partial ownership structure to become 100% ESOP-owned.  Our ESOP is held in a trust for the benefit of all employee participants.
Our company is recognized as a respected business and a long-standing community partner, tracing our company origins to its foundation in 1884. Our portfolio of companies is comprised of many successful businesses - Life Line Emergency Vehicles, Fusionfarm, Vernon Research Group, The Gazette, Golden Triangle Newspaper Group, and Color Web Printers.  As a company we believe our purpose is to grow business through growing people.
Pre-employment drug screen and MVR required.


Posted 02/23/18

Job ID: 63431