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Republic Airways Holdings Human Resources Business Partner in Indianapolis, Indiana

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Human Resources

At Republic Airways, our mission is to provide a safe, clean and reliable flying experience. We believe this is best accomplished by focusing on our vision, “With the BEST people, products and performance, we will be America’s Regional Airline of choice.” Republic Airways, based in Indianapolis, operates a fleet of 188 Embraer 170/175 aircraft and offers scheduled passenger service with 900 daily flights to 100 cities in 35 U.S. states, Canada, the Caribbean and Central America. The airline provides fixed-fee flights operated under our major airline partner brands of American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express. Our 10 domiciles include CMH, DCA, EWR, IND, LGA, MCI, MIA, ORD, PHL and PIT. With more than 5,500 talented aviation professionals, Republic Airways is a great place to get your career off the runway!

POSITION PURPOSE

Formulates partnerships across the human resource (HR) function to deliver value-added service that aligns and reflects the business objectives of the organization. Identifies needs, creates and recommends programs that enhance (HR) client services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned to this position as needed.

  • Provides human resource and business leadership, direction and guidance to support strategic direction and growth for all assigned business units.

  • Partners with management and associates to develop integrated solutions to challenges, improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.

  • Acts as an associate champion and change agent.

  • Confers with management to develop strategies for implementing change and encouraging associate acceptance of new structures and processes.

  • Identifies training needs for business units and individual supervisory coaching needs.

  • Participates in evaluating and monitoring training programs to ensure success. Follows up to ensure training objective goals are met.

  • Analyzes trends and metrics in partnership with the HR group to develop solutions, programs and policies.

  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of associates, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partners with the legal department as needed/required.

  • Provides Company policy guidance and interpretation. Assists in developing departmental policies as they relate to managing human resources.

  • Manages and resolves complex associate relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations.

  • Provides advice and counsel to associates and management in exploring alternatives for resolution of work-related problems affecting the employer-employee relationship.

  • Maintains an effective level of business literacy about the business unit's financial position, its midrange plans, its culture and its competition.

  • Provides day-to-day performance management and human resource direction to line management (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions).

  • Provides guidance and input on business unit restructures, workforce planning and succession planning.

  • Fosters the Company’s core values and culture throughout the work environment.

  • Performs projects or other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability necessary to perform this job.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE.

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. / B.S.) in Human Resources, Business or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • At least 5 years of experience in resolving complex employee relations issues.

  • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including compensation practices, organizational diagnosis, employee and union relations, diversity, performance management, and federal and state employment laws.

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.

PREFERRED EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) credential or ability to obtain certification within one year of employment.

  • Airline industry experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

REASONING/PROBLEM SOLVING ABILITY

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

DECISION MAKING

  • Makes day to day decisions used to support strategic direction.

  • Decisions often require some thought and are somewhat structured.

  • Decisions tend to be short term and usually moderate cost.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Able to move about the work environment.

  • Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, talk and hear.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Typically not exposed to extreme environmental conditions.

  • This job operates in a professional office environment.

  • This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptop computers and smartphones.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

Travel up to 25% of the time, including overnight stays.

Republic Airways is committed to providing qualified applicants and associates reasonable accommodation, when necessary, to enable the individuals to complete the application process and/or perform the essential functions of the job. An applicant and/or associate requiring reasonable accommodation to perform any essential job function, should contact Human Resources.

  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here at https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf%E2%80%8B .

  • Selected candidate(s) for hire must complete the following prior to employment: a criminal history report, global screen, drug screen, employment credit report and if applicable, a driving record.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Republic Airways, based in Indianapolis, operates a fleet of about 190 Embraer 170/175 aircraft and offers scheduled passenger service with about 1,000 daily flights to 100 cities in 40 U.S. states, Canada, the Caribbean and Central America. The airline provides fixed-fee flights operated under its major airline partner brands of American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express. The airline employs about 5,700 aviation professionals. Visit www.rjet.com at http://www.rjet.com/ for more information, follow the Company on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/republicairline/ , Twitter at https://twitter.com/RepublicAirline and YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1IOcelXc92JDhi8sIR9F0Q , and connect on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/republicairline/ or Linkedin at http://www.linkedin.com/company/republic-airways-holdings-inc-/ .

In May 2018, Republic opened the Leadership In Flight Training (LIFT) Academy, a commercial aviation pilot training school in Indianapolis. LIFT uses state-of-the-art training technologies that combine flight, flight simulator, online and in-classroom training. Graduates are guaranteed a job as First Officer at Republic. Learn more at www.flywithlift.com at http://www.flywithlift.com/ .

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