Human Resources Manager

Arkansas Employer

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Operating with a high level of independence while also collaborating
with the Chief People Officer and operating within Bank Group
parameters, the Human Resources (HR) Manager is responsible for leading
the strategic and tactical human resources functions for the local
market or division. The incumbent will maintain compliance with Federal
and State Laws, as well as all Arvest Bank policies, regarding personnel
and labor law issues. The incumbent will oversee employment actions from
recruiting, hiring, onboarding, training and coaching, promoting and
terminating associates. The incumbent will advise managers on
interpretation of Arvest Bank personnel policies, ensure legal
requirements and Arvest Bank policy requirements are met with regard to
record keeping for each associate, and share responsibility with other
Human Resources Managers in area of effective associate relations. The
incumbent is expected to deliver human resources services in accordance
with Arvests best practice standards, business goals, and Mission,
Values, and Code of Ethics.

1. Serve as a resource to associates on a variety of business and
HR-related matters. Interpret policies and respond to inquiries.
Proactively address employee issues by utilizing feedback and
serving as the liaison between associates and leaders. Provides
advice and counsel to associates and management regarding personnel
practices, policy, and employment laws.
2. Maintain and expand knowledge and understanding of existing and
proposed federal and state laws/regulations affecting human
resources management. Identify trends that could impact
organizational objectives and/or operational resources. Interpret
appropriate laws and policies, advising management and associates
3. Under the direction of the Diversity and Inclusion Officer, lead the
diversity and cross-cultural efforts at the local level.
4. Develop and implement strategic staffing plan for market. Coordinate
with the HR Talent Acquisition team on job postings. Oversee
outreach efforts, to include career fairs, job placement agencies
(to include Veterans agencies), and other recruitment efforts.
Contribute to the recruiting and hiring process by conducting job
interviews and/or providing input in hiring decisions to help
identify the best candidate for the position.
5. Oversee the associate development effort for assigned market or
division to include leadership development, succession planning,
talent review, and career pathing.
6. Advise managers and supervisors on documenting and counseling
associates for discipline and performance problems in a legally
defensible manner.
7. In conjunction with the Associate Relations Department and governing
Issue Resolution Procedures, oversee and direct the prompt and
thorough review of any associate complaint of discrimination,
harassment, or retaliation, as well as provide recommendations for
the resolution of any such complaint. Protect and uphold Arvests
Anti-Harassment and Anti-Retaliation policies by identifying
opportunities for training and associate communications,
consistently reinforcing policies, and advising managers of
importance and appropriate action.
8. Conduct and approve annual reporting such as Salary Review for
Management, Performance Appraisal reporting, NMLS
Membership/Renewals, and Required Training reporting.
9. Ensure personnel files are maintained in a manner complying with
Arvest Bank requirements, federal, state, and local employment laws,
and regulations.
10. Attend and provide a positive contribution in various meetings such
as HR Peer group and bank manager meetings, seminars, training
progr ms, schools, etc.
11. Build relationships and collaborate with cross-functional partners
and all lines of business to help inform, shape, and design HR plans
and activities.
12. Understand and comply with bank policy, laws, regulations, and the
banks BSA/AML Program, as applicable to your job duties. This
includes but is not limited to; complete compliance training and
adhere to internal procedures and controls; report any known
violations of compliance policy, laws, or regulations and report any
suspicious customer and/or account activity.

– Support and uphold the Arvest Mission Statement
– Uphold the Arvest Code of Ethics and ensure that confidential
information is safeguarded
– Interact on a routine basis with HR partners to ensure smooth
compliance with and coordination of payroll, benefits, and personnel
laws and policies for individual bank employees
– Maintain a high level of cooperation and rapport with all associates
to ensure accurate and efficient operations and service
– Formulate and communicate new ideas and suggestions that will
improve profitability and efficiency for the companys overall
– Foster and promote the proper company image at all times

May directly supervise 2 or more FTEs as assigned by the Manager.
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the
organizations policies and applicable laws. Ensure direct reports have
completed required compliance training and are adhering to all inte

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