In a medium sized state agency this class is accountable for administering the programs and operations of the entire human resources management program.
GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE:
In the Departments of Administrative Services, Labor, Rehabilitation Services, Revenue Services and Veterans' Affairs serves as the highest level human resources professional and oversees the human resources management function including, but not limited to, recruitment, selection, employee counseling, benefits, retention, performance management, FMLA administration, labor relations, workforce and organizational planning, classification and compensation, safety, training, payroll, staff development and workers’ compensation administration. May also have responsibility for equal employment opportunity functions.
Receives administrative direction from the Commissioner or other administrative official of higher grade.
Administers the human resources and labor relations programs and operations of the agency and direction of staff.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Administers staff and operations of a comprehensive human resources management program; develops, implements and evaluates agency human resources policies, goals and objectives; designs and develops human resources programs and activities; implements new procedures and procedural revisions; determines appropriate staffing levels and directs management and coordination of staff; designs and implements performance review standards for agency staff; prepares and administers division budget; maintains contacts with individuals within and outside of agency who might impact on policy or program activities; interprets, administers and ensures compliance with state and federal human resources, employment and equal opportunity laws, regulations, policies and procedures; provides staff training and assistance; interprets and ensures adherence to collective bargaining agreements; advises administrative officials, managers and supervisors regarding labor relations, human resources policy and procedure, proper organizational structure and use of class specifications; partners with administrative officials in strategic planning to ensure alignment of human resources activities with organizational goals and strategies; proactively plans to address emerging agency human resources needs including workforce planning; recommends new/revised class specifications; administers agency grievance procedures; performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of public human resources administration; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of labor relations; considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of classification and organizational design; knowledge of principles and practices of compensation; knowledge of occupational safety and health; knowledge of payroll procedures and operations; knowledge of employment practices related to civil rights, equal employment opportunity or affirmative action plans and programs; considerable written and oral communications skills; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable negotiation and conflict resolution skills; considerable ability to analyze and interpret laws, statutes, regulations, policies and collective bargaining agreements; considerable ability to develop and implement agency-wide policy; ability to strategically plan including succession planning and aligning human resources to agency goals and objectives; ability to apply organizational development principles and practices; ability to apply innovative solutions to organizational problems.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
Nine (9) years of professional experience in human resource management.
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been at the full advanced working level in human resources management. For State employees this is interpreted at the level of a Principal Human Resources Specialist or Human Resources Consultant 3.
College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (l5) semester hours equalling one half (l/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
A Master's degree in public administration, human resources management, labor relations, industrial/organizational psychology or other closely related field or a law degree may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
For State Employees two (2) years at the level of Principal Human Resources Specialist or Human Resources Consultant 3 may be substituted for the General and Special Experience.
Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Human Resources Administrator 1 in Salary Group MP 67 approved effective May 13, 2016. (Revised to expand class usage to the Department of Rehabilitation Services)