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HR Services

The Iowa Bankers Association’s human resources team is here to help you stay compliant and support your HR team. Our services are built to provide guidance with sample documents or one-on-one consulting services to help with your specific needs.

For more information or questions about IBA HR services, contact the HR Hotline at hr@iowabankers.com or (844) 306-2365.


Consulting

The Iowa Bankers Association HR team offers both consulting (available to come on-site) as well as general HR support services. These services may include FLSA audit, document and record keeping guidelines, and information on policies and procedures.

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The IBA HR professionals offer both consulting (available to come on-site) and general HR support. This is not a comprehensive list of our services; we are willing to work with you and your bank to help support your individual needs.

Consulting Services

  • Comprehensive HR audit:
    • FLSA audit
    • I-9 audit
    • Document and record keeping
    • Policies and procedure overview
  • HR forms creation
  • Overview of the hiring and firing process:
    • Writing job descriptions
    • Avenues to recruit candidates
    • Building a new hire orientation
    • Employee documentation and performance management
  • Administering employee opinion surveys
  • Compensation review
  • Personalized employee benefit statements
  • Employee handbook review
  • Writing or reviewing policies and procedures
  • Building a wellness program

These consulting services are available at a moderate cost to member banks.

For more information, contact the HR Hotline at hr@iowabankers.com or (844) 306-2365.

HR Support Services

  • Coaching on personnel issues
  • Resource for all your HR questions. Examples include:
    • Posting requirements
    • Document retention
    • How to conduct an I-9 audit
  • Referral services to vendors that meet needs outside of our abilities

If you have HR questions, contact the IBA HR Hotline at hr@iowabankers.com or (844) 306-2365. This is a members-only service.


PEO Services

The IBA HR team believes the most effective option is to work with you to become an extended member of your management team. We make available to you professional HR experts who work directly with you and your managers to help them ensure that your organization has a solid foundation for all employment-related issues on which your employees can rely.

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We can assist with administrative activities, help ensure that efficient processes are in place for managing employee and benefits information, provide tools to facilitate effective communication with your entire employee population, and collaborate with your management team to help you ensure employment policies are in place that you can adhere to consistently.

Relying on our industry expertise, advanced HR technology, and internal business processes, we help you to coordinate communication with all of the vendors and carriers that impact your employees.

Our experienced team can serve as your offsite administrative HR department. We focus on your employees, so you can focus on your bank. With three complete suites of HR services from which you can select, the IBA offers an effective HR administration solution to small- to medium-sized banks. Our solid foundation of practices, policies, and procedures helps ensure that your employment information is managed appropriately, HR and benefits messages are communicated effectively, and your organization is both aware of and has processes in place to comply with state and federal employment laws and regulations.

Our HR Professionals

The IBA HR team consists of professionals with many years of high-level HR experience and they possess the essential knowledge and skills to be successful in the HR industry. Our HR professionals will work with you and your employees to implement your program, including all ongoing HR, benefits, and payroll activities. Our core services are designed to assist you in key areas.

For more information, contact the HR Hotline at hr@iowabankers.com or (844) 306-2365.


Peer Groups

The IBA HR team has organized quarterly human resources peer groups. This allows the HR departments from member banks to have round-table discussions regarding current and upcoming HR issues.

As unique situations arise in the HR world, it is invaluable to have a network of peers to go to for guidance. The IBA’s HR peer groups can provide this network through quarterly meetings as well as coordinated communication groups that allow the group to gain feedback and share ideas throughout the year. The HR peer groups meet at the IBA offices in Johnston.

For more information, contact the HR Hotline at hr@iowabankers.com or (844) 306-2365.


Internship Program

The IBA HR team has created an internship program to support member banks with their recruiting, onboarding, and training. All interns who participate in this program are invited to attend three sessions at Iowa Bankers over the summer at no charge to the bank.

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Hiring an intern is a great way to promote the banking industry with the next generation. The IBA HR team has created a program to support banks with the recruiting, onboarding, training and structure of having an intern.

Program Information

Iowa Bankers Internship Guidelines for Banks

IBA Internship Agreement

10-12 Week Schedule

Sample Job Description

All Interns who participate in the Iowa Bankers Internship Program are invited to attend three sessions at Iowa Bankers Convention.

For more information, contact the HR Hotline at hr@iowabankers.com or (844) 306-2365.


Benefits Guide and Statement

The IBA HR team has created an employee benefits guide that can be customized to your bank’s specific offerings. The team can also work with you to create annual benefits statements that are specific to each of your employees.

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Employee Benefit Guide

Iowa Bankers Association has created a “one-stop-shop” employee benefits guide that can be customized to your bank’s specific offerings.

This guide was created to give your employees their benefit offerings at a glance, contact information if they have questions and one place where they can see all benefits and resources available to them.

The IBA HR Team can customize all aspects of this document. To view what your guide could look like, check out our Sample Pages.

There is a one-time setup fee of $500.

Employee Benefit Statement

Want to give your employees an overview of the benefits they received during the year? The IBA HR team will work with you to create annual benefits statements specific to each of your employees.

You can customize every piece of the statement, below is an example of what it could look like. Sample Benefit Plan

The cost is $4 per statement. You have the option to have statements sent to you electronically or printed and mailed to your employees for a fee.

For more information, contact the HR Hotline at hr@iowabankers.com or (844) 306-2365.


Documents & Forms

The IBA HR team has developed forms for human resources management in such areas as employment applications, applicant tracking and employment application authorization to conduct consumer credit checks.

HR Forms

500HR

  • Employment Application
  • Forms Per Package: 50
  • Price Per Printed Package:
    • $75 (1-4 packages)
    • $65 (5-9 packages)
    • $60 (10+ packages)
  • Electronic Version Pricing:
    • $175-less than 100 employees
    • $250-more than 100 employees
  • Sample Form: Employment Application

501HR

  • “Ban the Box” Employment Application Minnesota (Private and Public Employers)
  • Forms Per Package: 50
  • Price Per Printed Package:
    • $75 (1-4 packages)
    • $65 (5-9 packages)
    • $60 (10+ packages)

506HR

  • Employment Application Authorization: Consent to Procurement of Consumer Credit
  • Forms Per Package: 50
  • Price Per Printed Package: $25
  • Electronic Version Pricing:
    • $155-less than 100 employees
    • $200-more than 100 employees
  • Sample Form: Consent to Procurement of Consumer Credit

510HR

Electronic Version Pricing is a one-time fee for the current version. To receive a future revision, it will require re-payment. Customized electronic forms available at additional cost.

All materials are reviewed by IBA legal counsel for compliance with current HR laws and regulations.

For more information, contact the HR Hotline at hr@iowabankers.com or (844) 306-2365.


Employee Handbook Sample

For a small fee, Iowa Bankers HR offers a sample handbook to member banks that contains all pertinent language necessary for most banks in the state of Iowa. Individual sample policies are available on request or policies can be sent to the HR department for review and comment.

The Iowa Bankers Association (IBA) offers a sample handbook for sale to member banks for $150*. The handbook contains all of the pertinent language necessary for most banks in the state of Iowa.

See the Table of Contents to view policies included in the handbook.

Individual sample policies are available on request or policies can be sent to the HR department for review and comment.

*The $150 fee includes a copy of our current sample handbook. Any legal updates will be communicated to all bankers, who may then add or make the necessary changes to their individual handbook. If there are significant updates/changes to the handbook, banks will need to re-pay the fee to receive the updated version.

For more information, contact the HR Hotline at hr@iowabankers.com or (844) 306-2365.


Salary Survey

The Iowa Bankers Association (IBA) conducts an annual salary survey that includes salary information for over 90 positions and information on full-time employee benefits and directors fees. All banks in the state are invited to participate in the survey. Banks that participate receive a copy of the results as soon as they become available at a greatly discounted rate.

For more information, contact the HR Hotline at hr@iowabankers.com or (844) 306-2365.


Job Descriptions

The Iowa Bankers Association offers the following sample banking-specific job description resources.

If you are interested in seeing any of the position descriptions, e-mail hr@iowabankers.com with the job title and job number from either of the resources above.