Rebecca Farr

  • Director | Manager
  • Big Sandy, Montana 59520
  • Sep 29, 2017
Full time Human Resrouces

Personal Summary

Multifaceted, detail-oriented, and performance-focused professional, offering hands-on human resources experience with focus on recruitment and staffing, organizational development, employee coaching, program and personnel management, and salary and benefits administration. Recognized solid expertise in overseeing and implementing HR processes and training programs; maximizing business opportunities; and cultivating strong employee relations. Goal-driven and highly effective manager; armed with well-defined communication, analytical, problem-solving, and management aptitudes. Equipped with outstanding ability to develop and lead top-performing teams toward the achievement of corporate goals and objectives.

Work Experience

Business Instructor | American Indian Business Leader (AIBL) Advisor
Stone Child College

Instructional and Teaching

  • Facilitated class discussion on various topics of business, including foundations of business, management and finance, accounting principles, economic systems, career development, international business, social responsibility, marketing strategies, information systems, human resource planning, as well as employee performance and evaluations

  • Supervised and successfully guided students on educational conference competitions in business and entrepreneurial local, state, national, and international environments

Strategic Planning

  • Function effectively as the Retention Committee chairman and faculty project lead for Achieving the Dream: Project Success, in charge of formulating successful strategies to maintain students’ engagement in their college education, which increased the graduation rate of the college. Additional engagement as an active member contributing member of the Assessment for Accreditation and Student-Centered Campus Committees, as well.

Executive Director
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)

Core Business Process

  • Directed court-appointed advocates in Choteau, Hill, and Liberty counties and court systems

  • Observed strict compliance with the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA)

  • Led the fundraising, grant, and project report writing; financial management and reporting; and public relations communications

Human Resources Management

  • Assumed full responsibility in recruiting volunteers, training new employees, enhancing organization, and managing human resources

Program Officer
Opportunity Link

Human Resources Management

  • Fulfilled various tasks, such as creating and implementing policies; developing work plans; recruiting and hiring employees; improving organization; and managing human resource management guides

  • Demonstrated proficiency in overseeing the human resource management of North Central Montana Transit (NCMT) and Havre-Hill County Airport (NCMT)

Training and Development

  • Facilitated soft skills training of adults and youth, as well as managed the training projects of construction workers

  • Presided over the OSHA compliance, flagger, and soft skills training of Indian equity grant fund coordinator and mentor, as well as indianpreneurship coordinator and mentor

Core Business Process

  • Reduced poverty by allocating resources, including public transportation and educational, work, and future job opportunities for 11 counties, 3 American Indian reservations, and landless tribe

  • Wrote, received, and managed for various state, tribal, and federal government agencies, including AmeriCorps VISTA, Tax Help Montana, as well as, Montana Department of Commerce, Industry and Economic Development in Indian Country for Native American owned business development, as well as rural small business development projects and grants

  • Cultivated business partnerships with the Montana University System as well as fully accredited Tribal colleges and businesses throughout Montana

Education

Master’s Degree in Social Science and Science and Culture
Baker University
Master’s Degree in Management, with Emphasis in Human Resources and Finance
Baker University