Human Resources Generalist Senior Administrative Analyst Howard County Job opening - MACo state Maryland ( Job openings )
MACo , state Maryland
( By Press Release office )
2022-02-01T00:00 - 2022-03-03T00:00 | 45 | 2
Howard County Government invites applications for the position of:
Human Resources Generalist (Senior Administrative Analyst), County Administration, Human Resources
An Equal Opportunity Employer
$34.72 - $63.01 Hourly
$72,208.00 - $131,063.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 02/01/22
CLOSING DATE: 02/15/22 11:59 PM
POSITION SUMMARY/CLASS DESCRIPTION:
*** Weekend or evening work may be required with notice for periodic applicant testing.***
Telework may be approved after successful completion of the probation period.
STARTING SALARY HIRING RANGE:
$34.72 - $45.47
$72,208 - $94,578
Professional level human resources work which includes a variety of duties in the areas of EEO, recruitment, employment, performance management, investigation, human resources information systems, employee relations, and other related human resources generalist activities.
Performs advanced professional level administrative work, which may include supervisory responsibility, under general supervision from an administrative or technical superior. Work includes the analysis and coordination of complex administrative matters; researching, reviewing, and analyzing legislative, budget, personnel, purchasing and policy issues; and supervising one or more major functional office programs or activities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Under general direction, assists with the administration and oversight of human resources policies, programs, and services. The position functions as a subject matter expert to multiple departments on a wide variety range of employment matters.
Duties may include a combination of assignments to support county operations. Examples of expectations are provided below.
Performs all duties and responsibilities as a representative of County Administration adhering to the County Code, Ethics rules, County policies, the Employee Manual and all Human Resources office standards, rules and practices.
Professionally represents the Office of County Administration at all times in the performance of Human Resources duties and responsibilities.
Work includes regular, responsible, timely contacts with the public, employees, department representatives and upper County management.
Maintains a professional, positive working relationship with employees and all levels of management in the assigned departments.
Addresses employee relations issues, such as harassment allegations, work complaints, or other employee concerns. This may also include review, analysis and making recommendations on a variety of formal and informal actions proposed by all levels of management in assigned work areas.
Reviews issues to ensure consistent and clear guidance on the application of organizational policies, County Code and collective bargaining agreements.
Investigates, gathers and analyzes information to ensure that employment actions comply with established policies, HR laws, and Collective Bargaining Agreements. Compiles timely investigative reports which accurately document findings.
Counsels managers/employees on variety of employment matters and actions including but not limited to application of policies, hiring and promotional actions, performance management, coaching, disciplinary reviews, etc.
Analyzes complaints, conducts a wide variety of investigations, and provides recommendations to management for the handling of formal and informal complaints.
Analyzes, researches, provides recommendations, and drafts new policies or updates existing policies on a variety of employment, organizational, and programmatic issues in compliance with evolving and current laws and organizational standards.
Prepares written communications, attends meetings, and develops other presentations on employee/management matters.
Researches data and HR trends to ensure programs meet best practices, remain current, and reflect workforce needs.
Works with bargaining unit representatives to address employment concerns.
Develops strategic recruitment plans and meets with hiring manager to discuss strategies for recruitment. Considers innovative and cost- effective techniques to source a diverse and qualified candidate pool. May attend job fairs or other recruitment events as needed.
Writes and places advertisements consistent with County policies.
Provides technical assistance to operating departments on requirements and procedures for approval of new or revised job descriptions.
Reviews applications/resumes to determine if applicants meet the stated qualifications for openings.
Prepares eligibility lists of qualified candidates and forwards the lists to departments.
Serves as a member of interview panels as required.
Verifies credential requirements.
Makes job offers and negotiates starting salaries and start date.
May conduct new hires orientations and training.
Develops and implements appropriate employment tests based on research of best management practices. Closes out records and performs post-employment follow-up evaluation.
Refers qualified applicants to hiring manager for employment interviews based on rules, regulations, procedures and practices of the County.
Reviews employment applicants to evaluate qualifications for skills and experience needed by hiring departments. Rank applicants based on sound evaluation. criteria. Evaluates all departmental hiring selections and salary requests for fairness and equity. Conducts salary analysis when needed.
Maintains working knowledge of employment laws and court decisions that impact the human resource field.
Collaboratively coordinates testing processes with liaison department staff on or off the liaison department’s site. Manages and/or proctors the testing process. Maintains appropriate test security and confidentiality. May score tests or arrange for vendor scoring. Develops eligibility list following established merit system practices, rules and provisions.
Develops or participates in the development of and monitors in-house promotional processes. Monitors promotional processes administered by outside consultants.
Proficiently utilizes applicant advertisement and tracking human capital platforms such as NEOGOV and ADP to maintain applications, resumes, applicant flow, and employee selection. Generates recruitment data reports as needed.
MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's Degree and four years related experience.
PREFERRED EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Master’s Degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development or a related discipline and related experience.
Experience working in Human Resources in local, state or federal agencies.
Prior Human Resources experience working with public safety entities such as police, fire or corrections.
Experience performing complex professional human resources functions which includes participation with management to develop legally defensible policies and procedures.
Experience advising and counseling supervisors and management in employee performance and employee relations matters.
Experience managing recruitment efforts using the NEOGOV applicant management system.
Experience developing recruitment strategies for unique or difficult to fill vacancies.
Other preferences may be noted based on position needs at time of hire.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and use hands. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Employees are required to travel to different work sites.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
LANGUAGE SKILLS, MATHEMATICAL SKILLS AND REASONING ABILITY:
Ability to write complex reports and correspondence in such a manner as to be understandable by readers not familiar with human resources terminology.
Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Ability to effectively communicate information and ideas verbally and in writing so others will understand.
Ability to read and interpret complex documents related to areas of responsibility.
Ability to speak effectively before groups and one-on-one.
Knowledge of methods and techniques employed in gathering and compiling data. Ability to use computerized methods to research information.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS:
APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT:
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Human Resources Generalist (Senior Administrative Analyst), County Administration, Human Resources Supplemental Questionnaire
Your application, which includes any associated supplemental questions, must be complete at the time of submission and must clearly articulate the required work experience relevant to the position for which you are applying. The submitted electronic document must outline accurate dates to include (month and year) in association with each work history entry. Vague descriptions of experience will not be considered. Please include all pertinent experience in your application to include, full or part time, volunteer, military, acting capacity, or any other such work history that is applicable to the position for which you wish to be considered. Descriptions of duties that state "see resume" will negatively impact your candidacy as resumes cannot be substituted in lieu of a completed application. Applicants will not be contacted for clarification or additional information.
I have read and understand the language outlined above.
Are you willing to accept a salary offer within the salary hiring range commensurate with applicable experience/qualifications? $72,208 - $94,578
Yes, I am willing to accept the starting salary hiring range.
No, I am not willing to accept the starting salary hiring range.
Which best describes your level of education?
If you possess a degree from an accredited college or university, was your degree conferred in Human Resources, Organizational Development or a closely related field? If so, of the choices list below, please select the option that most closely reflects your academic background.
Yes, I possess a Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development or a closely related discipline.
Yes, I possess a Master's degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development or a closely related discipline.
Do you possess four (4) or more years of professional human resources work experience in recruitment and selection, employee relations and investigations, management consultation and other related human resources generalist activities?
Do you possess experience performing complex human resources functions which include participation with management to develop legally defensible policies and procedures?
If you possess experience performing complex human resources functions which includes participation with management to develop legally defensible policies and procedures, please explain where you acquired this experience include your employer, position title, dates of employment, and position responsibilities. Be advised that "See Resume" is not an adequate response.
Do you possess experience providing professional consultation and advice and policy and procedure interpretation to management and others on diverse employment matters?
If you possess experience providing professional consultation and advice and policy and procedure interpretation to management and others on diverse employment matters, please explain where you acquired this experience include your employer, position title, dates of employment, and position responsibilities. Be advised that "See Resume" is not an adequate response.
Do you possess experience evaluating applicant work history, education and training, job skills, compensation needs, and other qualifications for job vacancies?
If you possess experience evaluating applicant work history, education and training, job skills, compensation needs, and other qualifications for job vacancies, please explain where you acquired the experience include your employer, position title, dates of employment, and position responsibilities. Be advised that "See Resume" is not an adequate response.
Do you possess a working knowledge of employment laws and court decisions that impact the human resources field?
Do you possess experience investigating employee/applicant allegations of discrimination, harassment, misconduct, and/or other violations of employer policy, procedure, rules and regulations?
Do you possess any experience working with bargaining unit representatives to address employment concerns?
If you possess any experience working with bargaining unit representatives to address employment concerns, please explain where you acquired this experience include your employer, position title, dates of employment, and position responsibilities. Be advised that "See Resume" is not an adequate response.
Do you have experience in recruiting and/or planning and administering pre-employment and promotional testing processes for police, fire, or corrections public safety applicants or departments?
If you have experience in recruiting and/or planning and administering pre-employment and promotional testing processes for police, fire, or corrections public safety applicants or departments, then please explain where you acquired the experience. Include your employer, position title, dates of employment, and position responsibilities. Be advised that "See Resume" is not an adequate response.
Do you possess experience using the NEOGOV applicant management system or other such HRIS to conduct recruitments and execute hires?
Do you possess experience using the PoliceApp applicant management system to conduct recruitments and execute hires?
Please detail in the space below any experience you possess using ADP. If you do not possess any experience, please mark Not Applicable (N/A) in the space below.
Do you have federal, state or local governmental human resources/employment work experience?
Which of the following best describes your level of proficiency with Microsoft Office 365?
Are you available to work evenings and weekends on an as needed basis?
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I have read and understand the language outlined above.
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I have read and understand the language outlined above.
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