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Human Resources Management Specialist III

Recruitment #191108-C31C-18

Introduction

 

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy.

OSDH is seeking a full time HR Management Specialist III. This is a classified position in state government, located in Oklahoma City, OK.OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Packageincluding a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependentsFor more information about the benefit allowance [click here]. The annual salary for this position is based on education and experience.

Position Summary
This position will perform advanced level of human resources management work in administering various programs or activities.  This may include independent responsibility for a specialized agency program, duties involving providing assistance in the supervision and training of other human resources management specialists as a lead worker or project leader, or other comparable responsibilities for coordinating and completing required activities. This will include a high degree of independence in completing work assignments and making decisions concerning various human resources management activities.  Supervisory responsibilities will not normally be assigned at this level, but there may be some responsibility for providing training or guidance to lower level staff.

Position Responsibilities
The specific functions of this position vary, but may include the following:
• Performs human resources management administration activities involving responsibility for the interpretation and application of rules, laws and policies.
• Completes classification studies, job audits and other activities to identify duties and responsibilities assigned to employees; develops job descriptions, job specifications, organization charts and other materials to describe positions and duties performed by employees; determines appropriate classifications for individual positions.
• Conducts wage and salary surveys by collecting and evaluating salary data; prepares recommendations or requests for salary changes; determines salary changes authorized for specific actions, such as appointments, promotions, transfers, demotions and reinstatements.
• Administers the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act: administers leave, FMLA, worker’s compensation, insurance, retirement and other employee benefits programs, or special programs such as career fair, and charitable contributions.
• Collects and analyzes data on personnel selection procedures and methods, based on established psychometric techniques; prepares charts, graphs and other statistical information on examination results, develops tests and other selection devises.
• Performs centralized or agency recruiting activities; prepares recruiting announcements or other information concerning job vacancies; interviews applicants and evaluates application forms; provides job counseling to prospective employees; visits schools, colleges and other sources for recruitment.
• Counsels employees on grievance procedures;
• Prepares, processes, reviews, analyzes, or approves employee personnel transactions; ensures compliance with applicable laws and rules concerning appointments, promotions, demotions, transfers, separations and other actions.
• Interprets rules and laws concerning employee personnel actions; advises agency personnel staff, employees, supervisors and managers on various personnel related issues.
• Maintains a system of employee personnel records.
• Other duties as assigned.

Preference may be given to PHR/SPHR certified individuals.

Valued Skills and Experience
• Knowledge of human resources management policies and procedures; of records maintenance; and of business communications.  Ability is required to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others and to understand and apply applicable rules, laws and policies.
• Knowledge of the Merit Rules for Personnel Administration, the Oklahoma Personnel Act, and other applicable laws, rules and standards related to human resource management and demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret these rules in various situations.
• Ability to perform highly independent work.

Physical Demands and Work Environment
Office Environment.
Computer based.
Travel may be required.

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving the management of human resources, the completion of various human resources management activities and personnel actions, and the application of laws, rules and standards related to personnel and payroll administration and human resources management.  Some positions are assigned responsibilities in a specialized area of human resources management, such as compensation, classification, recruiting, grievance management, personnel selection, employee benefits, or employee transactions.  Other positions may be assigned responsibilities in several or all of these areas, depending on the size and organization of the unit or agency to which assigned.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

This job family consists of four levels which are distinguished based on the complexity of assignments, skills required to complete specific assignments, and responsibility for the supervision of others:

Level III:  
At this level employees perform advanced level human resources management work in administering various personnel programs or activities.  This may include independent responsibility for a specialized agency program, duties involving providing assistance in the supervision and training of other human resources management specialists as a lead worker or project leader, or other comparable responsibilities for coordinating and completing required activities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level III:  
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of bachelor’s degree PLUS two years of professional experience in human resources management; or a master’s degree in human resources, industrial/organizational psychology, public administration, sociology, psychology or a closely related degree PLUS one year of professional experience in human resources management; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Note: 
Experience which was incidental to or not a major responsibility or duty of the position shall not be accepted as qualifying.

Human resources management experience should include at least one of the following:  job analysis, position classification, wage/salary and benefits administration, civil rights administration, recruitment or payroll administration.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

The State Department of Health has been authorized to utilize a Selective Qualification when interviewing applicants for this position.

Three months of PeopleSoft experience.

NOTES

If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview. 

All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT WORKING AT THE OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CLICK HERE

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Selection Plan

Scores based on:  100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on the supplemental questionnaire.

***NOTE:  Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.



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