STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B22

Class No. 1737

HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST V

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs advanced and/or supervisory (senior-level) human resources management work. Work involves directing, administering, overseeing, and monitoring the development and operation of a human resources management program and ensuring compliance with state and federal laws and regulations. May assign and/or supervise the work of others. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude in the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Oversees the maintenance of human resources automated systems and records, and the analysis of human resources reports and reporting procedures.

Coordinates, administers, and monitors human resources programs such as recruitment and selection, compensation, classification, employee relations, benefits, workers’ compensation, or organizational development. 

Plans and coordinates human resources programs and activities.

Plans, develops, reviews, revises, and implements human resources policies and procedures.

Advises management on the administration of operating plans and policies for human resources activities.

Monitors and determines the effectiveness of human resources and administrative management programs, and recommends solutions to problems.

Prepares or oversees the preparation and maintenance of various human resources correspondence and reports.

Develops methods and procedures for gathering, compiling, and analyzing statistical data.

Interprets and provides advice and assistance on state and federal human resources-related laws and regulations.

Analyzes human resources problems and provides consultation and solutions to staff.

May provide fiscal notes and other human resources-related assistance to legislative staff during the legislative session.

May assist in the preparation of budget estimates.

May serve as a subject matter expert on a major area of human resources management.

May create, maintain, and administer training related to human resources.

May assign and/or supervise the work of others.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in human resources management work. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in human resources management, business or public administration, organizational development, or a related field is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of the principles and practices of human resources management; of human resources programs such as employment, compensation, classification, employee relations, benefits, workers’ compensation, or organizational development; and of federal, state, and local laws and regulations governing personnel activities.

Skill in oral and written communication, in conducting interviews, in the use of a computer and human resources-related software applications, in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing, and in problem solving.

Ability to explain policies and procedures to staff and the public; to maintain confidential and sensitive information; to develop and analyze human resource processes; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with applicants, employees, and the general public; to communicate effectively; and to assign and/or supervise the work of others.

Registration, Certification, or Licensure

May require registration, certification, or licensure in a specialty area.


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