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Job Title:
Director of Human Resources
Division:
Administration Management Services
Job Posting #
2006-30-AMS
Monthly Salary:
$8,050.00 - $9,000.00
State Classification:
Director II
Class No., Group:
1621, B27
Location:
Austin
FLSA Status:
Exempt
Work Week:
Monday-Friday, 40 hours/week
Travel:
5%
Posting Date:
06/08/2020
Closing Date:
Until Filled
Job Summary:

Performs highly complex (senior-level) managerial work administering the daily operations and activities of the agency’s Human Resources Division, and provides guidance in strategic operations and planning. Monitors and ensures compliance with equal employment, Fair Labor Standards Act, Position Classification Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, and other state and federal laws and regulations.  Work involves establishing and implementing the human resources (HR) goals and objectives of the agency; developing and overseeing HR policies; developing guidelines, procedures, rules; coordinating and evaluating program activities; and reviewing and approving budgets.  Plans, assigns, and supervises the work of others.  Works closely with the agency’s General Counsel and Executive Director.  Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Minimum Education:
  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in human resources management, business or public administration, organizational development, or a related field.
Experience:
  • Six (6) years of experience in human resources program management, including three (3) years of supervisory or managerial experience.
  • Additional related experience may be substituted for education on a year-by-year basis.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of human resources management.
  • Working knowledge of relevant federal, state, and local laws, statutes, and regulations.
  • Working knowledge of Centralized Accounting and Payroll/Personnel System (CAPPS).
  • Knowledge of the legislative process, including analysis and interpretation of legislation.
  • Skill in organization and long-range and short-range planning.
  • Skill in providing excellent customer service.
  • Ability to establish program goals and objectives that support the strategic plan.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships within and outside the agency.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR), Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP), Society for Human Resource Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), or other human resources-related certification, preferred.
Job Duties:
  • Serves as the Human Resources Director for the agency
  • Performs program planning and supervision of professional and administrative staff within the Human Resources Division.
  • Establishes goals and objectives consistent with agency strategic plan; develops and approves schedules, priorities, and standards for achieving goals; and directs evaluation activities.
  • Plans, develops, reviews, revises, implements, and evaluates human resources policies and procedures, correspondence, directives, and publications.
  • Advises management on the administration of operating plans and policies for human resources activities.
  • Assists agency staff on issues, rules, and regulations relating to human resources; and assists employees on professional development and other work-related issues.
  • Counsels agency staff on issues, rules, and regulations relating to human resources policies and procedures and provides technical guidance.
  • Interprets and provides advice and assistance on state leave policies and other state and federal human resources-related laws and regulations.
  • Oversees personnel administration activities; classification, compensation, and staffing programs; employee benefits and relations programs; select leave accounting and payroll activities; and health and wellness programs.
  • Oversees and develops agency training and development programs.
  • Develops and implements techniques for evaluating program activities.
  • Evaluates and identifies areas of needed change; recommends solutions.
  • Monitors, reviews, and evaluates legislation for impact on human resources programs and activities.
  • Plans, assigns, and supervises the work of others.
  • Performs related work as assigned.
Additional Requirements:
  • Cover letter that explains how your experience ties into this position and your desired salary

Environmental & Physical Conditions:  Normal office work environment, mostly sedentary in nature. May involve walking; standing; remaining stationary for long periods of time; pulling and pushing; kneeling, stooping and bending; and safely lifting and carrying items weighing up to 30 pounds. Work involves extensive telephone usage and repetitive hand/wrist/finger motions while using the computer.

To Apply:

Submit a complete (no blanks) State of Texas Employment Application along with a cover letter, resume, and DD-214 or DD-1300 (if applicable) to:  human.resources@trec.texas.gov or 512-936-3547 (fax).  Applications may be submitted via WorkInTexas; however, the additional documents must be submitted to Human Resources prior to being considered for an interview. 

Applications will not be considered until all required documentation is received by TREC/TALCB.

Military Crosswalk Information: http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

Contact:

Tawana Hood, Human Resources at 512-936-3604