STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B24

Class No. 1739

HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST VI

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

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

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Oversees and directs human resources programs such as employment, recruiting, compensation, classification, employee relations, benefits, workers’ compensation, or organizational development. 

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

Oversees planning, developing, reviewing, revising, and implementing human resources policies and procedures.

Provides direction and/or guidance to human resources staff.

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, maintenance, and distribution 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.

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

May prepare budget estimates.

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

May provide human resources-related training to managers. 

May plan, 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 plan, 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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