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AG15 - Human Resources Manager II

Band 6  


State Specifications:

General Nature of Work:

Coordinates or manages one or more human resources programs; directs an entire human resources program; or provides consultative services to state agencies regarding classification, employee relations, productivity and quality initiatives or personnel assessment

Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:

Positions in this class coordinate one or more human resources programs, direct a human resources program or serve as journey- or senior-level statewide consultants in a particular human resources area.

Examples of Work:

(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)

Plans, implements and coordinates classification, employee relations, recruitment and employment, benefits administration or records management functions.
Counsels and advises managers and employees in the area of expertise to resolve problems; disseminates information to employees.
Prepares section budget and related financial and manpower requirements or projections.
Manages employee participation in preplanned benefits programs covering health care, life insurance and retirement according to established guidelines.
Implements equal opportunity/affirmative action programs.
Participates in the forecasting of staffing needs, strategic planning efforts of the agency and the discussion of other top management issues.
Conducts management reviews, staffing studies and productivity and quality measurement projects offered to state agencies by the Budget and Control Board's Office of Human Resources.
Plans and coordinates a variety of personnel research and test development activities.
Provides statewide technical services in the areas of classification and compensation to an assigned group of agencies.
Provides statewide technical services in the areas of employee-employer relations to an assigned group of agencies.
Researches issues, formulates policy alternatives and proposes strategies to improve the effectiveness of human resources management in state government.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)

Knowledge of principles and practices of human resources management.
Knowledge of the policies and procedures of the assigned program area(s) and of agency policies and procedures.
Knowledge of federal laws and state regulations affecting human resources management.
Knowledge of management and organizational concepts.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to analyze needs and resources and to recommend and communicate solutions effectively.
Ability to exercise judgment and discretion in applying and interpreting a variety of policies and procedures.
Ability to direct and advise technical staff members.

State Minimum Training and Experience

State Necessary Special Requirements:

Minimum Requirements:

(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)

A bachelor's degree and experience in human resources management programs.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

A bachelor's degree and three years experience in human resources management programs.

MUSC Physical Requirements:

(Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift)

Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent)
Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent)
Ability to climb ladders. (Infrequent)
Ability to work indoors. (Continuous)
Ability to bend at the waist. (Infrequent)
Ability to twist at the waist. (Infrequent)
Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent)
Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Infrequent)
Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Frequent)
Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent)
Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent)
Possess good finger dexterity. (Frequent)
Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous)
Ability to lift and carry 25 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to lift objects, up to 25 lbs., from floor level to height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to lower objects, up to 25 lbs., from height of 36 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to push/pull objects, up to 25 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Frequent)
Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Frequent)
Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Frequent)
Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Frequent)
Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous)
Ability to hear and understand whispered conversations at a distance of 3 feet. (Frequent)
Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Frequent)


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