Department of Administrative Services

Assistant Human Resources Business Partner (0974MP)

$46.79-$63.80 Hourly / $3,743.53-$5,103.95 BiWeekly /
$97,706.00-$133,213.00 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Administrative Services (DAS), this class is accountable for serving as the assistant to the lead on-site strategic human resources business partner.

GUIDELINES FOR JOB CLASS USE

1. This class is deployed at the Departments of Administrative Services, Children and Families, Correction, Developmental Services, Mental Health and Addiction Services and Transportation, and is limited to these agencies due to their size and complexity.

2. In addition to providing support to the lead Human Resources Business Partner, the sole incumbent in this class is responsible for coordinating with DAS Human Resources Administrators, to optimize efficiencies within a matrix organization.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Receives general direction from the Human Resources Business Partner 3.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Supervises agency human resources staff.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

  • Collaborates with agency leadership on human resources policies and procedures, proper organizational structure and use of appropriate job classes, talent needs, to include but not limited to collaborating on the availability and expiration of eligible lists, etc.; 
  • Assists in the management of human capital;
  • Consults and collaborates with executives, managers and staff on mission driven strategies; 
  • Partners with and is accountable for successful relationships with agency leadership to ensure alignment of human resources support with organizational goals and strategies;
  • Partners with and is accountable for successful relationships with Human Resources Administrators and other stakeholders, to appropriately leverage solutions with human resources needs;
  • Assists in analyzing data and plans for emerging human resources needs;
  • Assists in guiding day-to-day activities, coordinates with, and supports employee and labor relations staff and activities to help foster a harmonious work environment;
  • Assists in the oversight of the administration of the agency’s labor relations activities;
  • Assists in the oversight of the administration of the performance management system, including designing and implementing performance review standards for agency staff;
  • Assists in implementing professional development plans that increase employee’s skill set;
  • Identifies areas for technological improvements and solutions and researches new and upcoming technological resources and how they can best be implemented to advance human resources business practices;
  • Assists in ensuring compliance with applicable state and federal laws, regulations, policies and procedures; 
  • Assists Human Resources Administrators in the drafting of and compliance with all human resources related laws, regulations, policies, and other authorities governing terms and conditions of state employment;
  • Communicates with agency managers, bargaining unit representatives and other interested parties to ensure cooperative relationships;
  • Supports related agency strategic needs; 
  • May serve as a project team leader on complex human resources projects involving the development and implementation of new systems, training initiatives, job classification studies and other projects with statewide impact;
  • May assist, coordinate, implement, oversee, and/or provide agency wide training and/or staff development program;
  • Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

  • Knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques within a matrixed organization;    
  • Knowledge of: human resources management, relevant state and federal laws, regulations, policies and procedures, job classification, compensation and benefit programs, pay administration, workers compensation, merit system principles and philosophy and human resources information systems;    
  • Interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills and negotiation and conflict resolution skills;    
  • Ability to: deal tactfully and effectively with agency officials, management and union representatives, analyze and balance partners need with laws, regulations, policies, procedures and collective bargaining agreements, study and analyze emerging issues or problems and make sound evaluations, conclusions and recommendations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Nine (9) years of professional experience in human resources or equal opportunity/affirmative action or labor relations management.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

One (1) year of the General Experience must have been at the full advanced working level in human resources or labor relations management.

For state employees, this is interpreted at or above the level of the level of a Principal Human Resources Specialist, Human Resources Generalist 3, Equal Employment Opportunity Manager or Agency Labor Relations Specialist.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

  1. College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling one half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
  2. A Master's degree in human resources management, labor relations, business administration, public administration or other closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
  3. A law degree may be substituted for two (2) additional years of the General Experience.
  4. For state employees one (1) year as a Principal Human Resources Specialist, Human Resources Generalist 3 or Agency Labor Relations Specialist may be substituted for the General and Special Experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1.    Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.

2.    Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Competitive

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(27)-Personnel

BARGAINING UNIT

(02)-Managerial

EEO

(1)-Officials and Administrators

SALARY INFORMATION

MP 65

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class Assistant Human Resources Business Partner in Salary Group MP 65 approved April 4, 2022. (Revised to modify Minimum Qualifications) Final No. 22-039

EFFECTIVE DATE

04/28/2022


CLASS: 0974MP; EST: 10/25/2019; REV: 4/28/2022;