The Assistant Personnel Manager is responsible for implementing and maintaining various personnel systems and procedures. This position is governed by state and federal laws and institution policy.
Participates in hiring process by advertising vacancies, recruiting applicants, reviewing applications to determine if applicants meet minimum qualifications, scheduling and conducting interviews, and notifying applicants of selection/non-selection.
Responds to telephone, written, and personal inquiries concerning job vacancies.
Orients new employees by explaining agency policy/procedure, obtaining required employee information, and advising employees of benefits package.
Maintains personnel files and leave records.
Maintains performance evaluations system by tracking increase eligibility dates, ensuring compliance with performance evaluation procedures, and reviewing completed performance evaluations.
Prepares and submits various personnel documents and reports and assists in preparation of budget proposals.
Provides technical assistance to personnel by explaining procedures, updating agency policy/procedure, coordinating training, acting as insurance representative, and serving on various committees.
May act as agency grievance officer.
May supervise a small to medium-sized professional and administrative support staff by interviewing, recommending for hire, training, assigning and reviewing work, and evaluating the performance of incumbents.
Performs other duties as assigned.
SPECIAL JOB DIMENSIONS:
Occasional in-state travel required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:
Knowledge of the principles and practices of personnel management. Knowledge of personnel, payroll, and budget processes, policies, and procedures. Ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of others. Ability to prepare, present, and review oral and written information, reports, and programs. Ability to investigate and mediate employee/employer grievances and disputes. Ability to recruit, interview, and assess prospective employees.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in personnel management, public administration, general business, or a related field; plus two years of experience in public administration, human resource management, or a related field.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Must possess a valid Arkansas driver