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Hillsborough County Government

Human Resource Research Specialist (#HRRSPCCSBQ) CSBQ
$23.34-$38.17 Hourly / $4,045.60-$6,616.13 Monthly / $48,547.20-$79,393.60 Yearly




JOB OVERVIEW

Performs duties conducting human resources research studies, primarily, to support the development of selection tests and performance evaluation criteria; conducts training sessions, administers examinations; and produces related reports.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or Psychology; and
Two or more years of experience in job analysis and test validation.

Or
An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-specific competencies noted below. 

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

  • Considerable knowledge of the Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures.
  • Considerable knowledge of human resources selection techniques.
  • Considerable knowledge of the American Psychological Association’s Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing.
  • Considerable knowledge of descriptive and correlation statistical analysis procedures used in psychometrics.
  • Considerable knowledge of individual performance evaluation methods.
  • Considerable knowledge of test security.
  • Working knowledge of the current principles, practices, methods and procedures used in personnel selection, job performance evaluation, adult learning and training, and organizational surveying.
  • Working knowledge of Civil Service Rules, with emphasis on Rules 7 (Appointments) and 12 (Performance Management).
  • Working knowledge of the principles and practices of management.
  • Skill in interviewing job incumbents and supervisors to accurately identify entirety of work performed and relationships with other jobs.
  • Ability to write effective multiple choice examination items.
  • Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical audiences.
  • Ability to design training and rating plans for all types of jobs.
  • Ability to design job applications to solicit job-specific information from applicants.
  • Ability to write job task and knowledges, skills, abilities, and other characteristics statements.
  • Ability to plan, organize and conduct projects spanning several months.
  • Ability to prioritize work.
  • Ability to schedule, coordinate and conduct training activities.
  • Ability to proof own work.
  • Ability to use initiative and exercise sound judgment.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to prepare clear and concise narrative and statistical reports.
  • Ability to complete assignments and projects in an efficient and timely manner.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES

Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.

  • Plans and conducts job analysis studies; interviews job incumbents, supervisors and department heads; designs and analyzes task and knowledges, skills, abilities, and other characteristics (KSAO's) questionnaires.
  • Drafts examination plans to match outcomes of job analyses, and drafts examination items to measure important KSAO's.
  • Performs statistical analyses to identify and improve psychometric characteristics of examinations.
  • Administers human resources selection examinations.
  • Writes reports to document job analysis procedures and results and assists in writing job descriptions.
  • Assists in the development of performance evaluation instruments; manages and delivers the Countywide performance management training program; and provides guidance, applicable rule interpretation and technical assistance to County personnel regarding proper implementation of the performance management process.
  • Collects performance management data and develops, produces, and distributes summary reports.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

This classification description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all inclusive list of the duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time.


CLASS: HRRSPCCSBQ; EST: 6/28/2015; REV: ;