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HUMAN RESOURCES ANALYST

SUMMARY:

The Human Resources Analyst is responsible for developing, implementing, and analyzing agency human resources program goals and objectives, policies and procedures and related issues. This position is governed by state and federal laws and institution policy.

TYPICAL FUNCTIONS:

Reviews and analyzes employment applications for minimum qualifications; establishes selection and interview process; conducts and/or oversees selection and interview process for compliance to policies and procedures. Makes hiring recommendations.

Conducts and coordinates new employee orientation programs as needed; explains the employee handbook, policies, and procedures; presents benefits package information to new hires; reviews new hire paperwork for payroll processes; coordinates other speakers with technical knowledge to meet with new hires.

Facilitates education of all health benefits by planning and presenting annual open enrollment programs.

Coordinates special training assignments for management and conducts various training for employees and supervisors.

Conducts surveys; performs research and statistical analyses, and assists in the preparation of reports and manuals.

Responds to complaints and requests for information from the public and employees.

Assists in preparation of budget, makes recommendations, and assists in projecting future expenditures.

Monitors budget on a daily basis in relation to area of assignment.

Assists in analyses of a wide range of state policies, involving organization, procedures, and services.

Provides information, advice and interpretation of law, policy, procedures and directives to personnel in subjects such as Fair Labor Standards Act, Equal Employment Opportunity, disciplinary actions, use of performance evaluation system, budget process, and a variety of other personnel issues.

Evaluates existing programs by reviewing files; researching policy, directives, regulations, and legislation; conducting salary surveys; and interviews, and contacting agencies in other states concerning their programs and policies.

Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:

Knowledge of the principles and practices of human resources. Knowledge of state and federal personnel laws, policies, and procedures. Knowledge of organizational management, payroll, benefits, and budget processes. Ability to interview and extract information from application. Ability to analyze information and recommend appropriate action. Ability to plan and perform organizational analysis and feasibility studies. Ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of others. Ability to prepare and present oral and written information and reports.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

The formal educational equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in human resources, public administration, or a related field; plus two years of human resources experience.

Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Arkansas Division of Higher Education.

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.


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