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ASSISTANT PERSONNEL MANAGER
Agency: Arkansas Department of Human Services
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Date Posted: 09/18/2019
Posting Expires: 09/24/2019
Summary
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 agency policy.
Typical Functions
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.
Preferred Qualifications
3 years AASIS experience (HR modules)
3 years management experience
Experience with FMLA, ADA, CAT Leave, Unemployment, Workers Comp
Experience administering AASIS Security Role Authorizations
Experience with processing criminal background checks and drug tests
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must possess a valid Arkansas driver’s license. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Agency Specific Information
Division Name
Human Resources Office

Hiring Official
Elizabeth Carlton

Special Work Condition
Position located in Little Rock, starting salary $40,340

Special Application Information
GENERAL INFORMATION:
All DHS applicants must complete drug screening, as outlined in DHS Policy 1087, prior to being hired.
Applications are prescreened according to the state application, addenda, résumé, transcript, licenses and any other information that is submitted. Only transcripts should be submitted at the time of applications; reference letters, certificates, and licenses should be brought at the time of interview. Failure to complete the application form according to instructions with complete and accurate information will adversely impact your comparison to other candidates. List all prior work experience, including military service, with most recent employment first. You may include volunteer or unpaid work as part of your work history; however, you should include the number of hours per week which you performed these duties.
False, misleading, or incomplete statements may result in disciplinary action and possible termination.
Benefits package may include: health & life insurance, vacation & sick time, paid holidays, credit union membership, retirement, career bonus, and deferred compensation.
CONTINUOUSLY ADVERTISED POSITIONS:
Submitting an application for a continuously advertised position does not guarantee that a job is available for that position title; e-mails stating that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications for a position are for future reference. Applications submitted for continuously advertised positions are kept on file for 60 days. As jobs for that position title become available, eligible applications in that file that match the county and division criteria will be considered. On your application you should have designated in which counties and divisions you are willing to work. Please keep in mind that you will not appear on hiring lists for counties you do not designate. Do not select “statewide” from this county list.
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FOR ALL FAMILY SERVICE WORKER POSITIONS ONLY:
**EXPERIENCE CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THIS JOB TITLE**
Applicants must submit an official transcript by mail in addition to applications for all levels of Family Service Worker positions except for Family Services Assistant positions. Transcripts will remain on file for future applications. The following Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctorate degrees are valid for such Family Service Worker-type positions:
Behavior Science
Child and Family Development
Child Development
Counseling (any field)
Criminal Justice
Education: Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle Level, Secondary, or Special
Family & Consumer Science
Family Development
Family Services
Home Economics
Human Development & Family Studies
Human Services
Psychology
Rehabilitation Science
Social Welfare
Sociology
Social Work
Mail your transcript to the following address:
Arkansas Department of Human Services
Attn: Recruitment
P.O. Box 1437, Slot W301
Little Rock, AR 72203
The transcript must be an official transcript sent from the university or college you attended. The transcript must still have the envelope sealed with the security seal affixed. Once the seal is broken, the transcript is considered void.
Job Details
Position No.: 22103625
Class Code: R024C
Grade: GS07
Salary Range: $40,340.00 - $58,493.00 per year
Background
check required?
Yes
Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: Little Rock
Job County/Region:
Contact Information
Contact name: DHS Recruitment
Phone: 501-682-1667
Email: DHS.Recruiting@arkansas.gov
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