AG15 - Human Resources Manager II
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:
(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: