PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Department of Administrative Services, this class is accountable for directing the programs and operations of the Statewide Human Resources Management Section including job classification and evaluation, recruitment, personnel assessment, employee/labor relations, agency consulting services, business rules and auditing and human resources modules of Core-CT.
Receives executive direction from the Commissioner or other administrative official of higher grade.
Administers the programs and operations of the Statewide Human Resources Management Section, directs all staff.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Administers the staff and operations of the Statewide Human Resources Management Section including job classification and evaluation, recruitment, personnel assessment, employee/labor relations, agency consulting services, business rules and auditing and human resources modules of Core-CT; develops, implements, evaluates and communicates statewide human resources policies, procedures, goals and objectives; administers Chapter 67 of the Connecticut General Statutes; advises elected and appointed state officials on statewide human resources issues including compensation, classification and organizational design; develops and maintains systems and standards for job classification, job evaluation, personnel assessment, recruitment, employee/labor relations and auditing activities; ensures appropriate interpretation and implementation of merit system standards, policies and procedures; designs and develops section programs and activities; approves and oversees all changes to Core-CT human resources modules; determines appropriate staffing levels and directs the management and coordination of staff; designs and implements performance review standards; prepares and manages section budget; provides technical/interpretive information and advice to human resources professionals and officials statewide; resolves most complex statewide human resources problems; recommends and drafts new or revised legislation and regulations; prepares and presents testimony before the legislature; implements legislative changes; directs the development and implementation of human resources training programs for state agencies; serves as expert witness for statewide human resources matters; may testify at hearings or legal proceedings; may represent the department and the state on committees and task forces; performs related duties as 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 Statutes, regulations and guidelines; considerable knowledge of recruitment, personnel assessment, classification, job evaluation, compensation and labor relations principles; considerable knowledge of principles and practices of public sector employee job classification, compensation and benefits; considerable knowledge of program development and administration; knowledge of statistical analyses and research methods; knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP); knowledge of relevant statewide business processes; considerable ability to develop and implement statewide human resources programs, policies and procedures; considerable ability to interpret and apply statutes, regulations and contracts; considerable ability to coordinate resources and collaborate with others to implement effective solutions; ability to identify statewide human resource training needs and develop relevant programs; ability to qualify and serve as an expert witness; considerable written and oral communication skills; considerable interpersonal skills.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Ten (10) years professional experience in Human Resources Management.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Three (3) years of the General Experience must have been in a managerial capacity.
Note: Managerial experience is defined as formulating program goals and objectives, developing and implementing program procedures, initiating program policies, developing and/or monitoring a budget.
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 personnel or public administration, human resources management, industrial/organization psychology or closely related field or a law degree may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
3. A Doctorate degree in industrial/organizational psychology or closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
4. For state employees, three (3) years of experience at or above the level of Statewide Human Resources Program Manager may be substituted for the General and Special Experience.
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
(1)-Officials And Administrators
This replaces the specification for the class of Director of Statewide Human Resources Management in Salary Group MP 75 approved effective August 7, 2015. (Revised to modify Special Requirements)