Advises, interprets and provides direction to management and staff on Board of Regent policy and university rules and procedures involving employment, affirmative action, employer and employee relations, salary administration, training, benefits and organizational development.
Reviews and analyzes position description questionnaires; allocates positions to appropriate job classifications; prepares new classification descriptions, revises existing descriptions and defends them before a job evaluation committee.
Reviews documentation to support disciplinary actions; investigates employee grievances and participates in their resolution; reviews employee appeals, determines appropriate action, and assists in the resolution through negotiation with employees and supervisors.
Conducts candidate recruitment process; reviews and evaluates employee qualifications; maintains eligible applicant pools and refers candidates to hiring departments.
Develops and conducts training sessions, workshops and seminars for staff and community groups; represents the Human Resource/Personnel Department to community training organizations.
Evaluates the effectiveness of training sessions and programs; determines changes to be made and initiates changes to programs to ensure appropriate skills development.
Counsel staff on financial planning programs, insurance options and retirement plans; resolves employee benefit problems and implements procedural changes to comply with applicable legislation.
Coordinates with line departments to review organizational structure and makes recommendations regarding work assignments; conducts detailed audits of work assignments and performance and makes recommendations for change.
Performs the duties of the Human Resources Specialist.