POSITION SUMMARY: Manages, develops and administers policies and programs covering several of the following: recruitment, wage and salary administration, training, employee relations, benefits, and EEO/affirmative action programs. RESPONSIBILTIES: Assists in the preparation of recommendations to top management concerning human resource policies and practices. Works closely with line/staff management and possibly corporate staff management to develop human resource plans and strategies to meet organizational requirements. Ensures that programs, practices, and policies comply with applicable laws and regulations. Supervises the preparation or designs and compiles reports as required by legislation or organization needs. May plan and develop immigration policies and programs for foreign nationals. Ensures organizational compliance with Form I-9 and all other immigration codes and regulations. Responsible for answering complex employee questions on policy and providing interpretation. Regularly serves as HR representative/participant and advises in working groups for corporate initiatives. Responsible for emulating exceptional customer service in all facets of position including responding to employee requests in a professional, respectful and timely manner. Keeps abreast of trends and changes in Human Resources legislation and makes recommendations to keep the company practices competitive in market and in compliance with state and federal governmental agencies. Researches and recommends Human Resources policies and procedures. May assist in the creation of procedures and communication material that document HR practices. Participates in the establishment of short and long-range HR objectives consistent with organizational strategy. Responsible for the employment, training, motivation, discipline and performance evaluation of assigned employees. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Typically requires bachelor's degree or equivalent, and 10-12 years of related experience, with one to two years supervisory/management experience. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Has at least 10 years of professional Human Capital experience, holds an advanced degree in related field, or is accredited as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). Has previous experience working on large (more than $1M/year) human capital or skills development projects. Has at least 15 years of professional Human Capital experience. Has certification in a Human Resource process model such as People Capability Maturity Model, and/or a facilitation skill set such as DDI Targeted Selection Interviewer Trainer or Administrator, or Management Skills Facilitator. Has previous experience working human capital and skills development projects with very large (10,000 person or more) federal organizations. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Normal demands associated with an office environment. Ability to work on computer for long periods and communicate with individuals by telephone, email and face to face. Some travel may be required.