Human Resources Specialist/HRIS Specialist – Dakota Boys & Girls Ranch


Bismarck, ND

Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch cultivates a culture of purpose, caring, and learning. The tolerant and compassionate work environment unites employees around our common mission to help kids and families succeed in the name of Christ.  Staff are encouraged to learn new things, share new ideas, and explore alternatives. The warm, collaborative and inviting work environment supports teamwork, trust, and positive relationships.

The Ranch is currently recruiting for a Human Resources Specialist/HRIS Specialist. This position is an essential part of the Human Resources and People and Culture teams, supporting team partnership efforts with Payroll, IT, and the Ranch management team, as well as employees. The Human Resources Specialist/HRIS Specialist manages the ongoing maintenance of the HRIS and other HR systems while analyzing work process design and flow, improving processes, and leveraging the return on technological capabilities.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a culture keeper
  • Demonstrate integrity and trustworthiness
  • Show excellent time management and prioritization skills
  • Love process and efficient workflow
  • Possess and demonstrate a deep understanding of the Ranch vision and mission, our employees, standards, accreditation, rules and regulations
  • Demonstrate great strength in communication, ethics, and organization

The Human Resources Specialist/HRIS Specialist position requires strong time management skills and efficient and accurate task completion. On a typical day, you’ll balance a variety of tasks including, but not limited to creating recruitment strategies and hiring/onboarding, to employee relations, providing customer service and training, and HRIS systems maintenance and improvement projects. Multitasking and self-discipline are key traits for this job.  Your role modeling of strong ethical and behavioral standards is paramount. You will manage deadlines and accomplish tasks quickly to ensure customer satisfaction.

Experience and background in Human Resources, including a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Healthcare Administration, Business Administration, Information Technology, or a relevant field and at least two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of experience of education and experience required.  Certification such as SHRM-CP or PHR highly desirable.

The Ranch offers a great benefit package including generous paid time off and paid holidays, as well as medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance coverages.  Employees participate in the cost of premiums and have the option of purchasing additional coverage for dependents.  Retirement Savings Plan (403b) includes a 100% employer match up to 5%.  Voluntary benefits include:  vision coverage, short-term disability insurance, and a term life insurance. You may also participate in a Section 125 Health Care/Dependent Care Reimbursement plan.