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State of Minnesota Human Resources Consultant 1 in St. Paul, Minnesota

Job Summary Job Summary This position provides professional general human resource consultative services to state agencies in collaboration with agency human resource and management staff, and other divisions within MMB to ensure the state's HR system is current, effective and meets the needs of agency HR staff and hiring managers and supervisors. Our HR services are "hands on" and strategic in the areas of policy development, job evaluation and classification, assessment, selection, compensation, contract/plan interpretation, auditing, redeployment, organizational design, workforce planning and other related human resource activities. This position will collaborate with HR staff from multiple agencies to manage statewide HR special projects; participate in state labor negotiations planning teams and active bargaining. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications At least 3 years of full-time equivalent advance professional level work experience in the following human resource areas; job analysis and evaluation/classification, selection, contract interpretation and compensation administration. A bachelor’s or advanced degree in Human Resources or a related degree program, such as Business Administration, Public Administration, Psychology, and Organizational Behavior, may substitute for one year of experience described above. In addition candidates must possess the following: * Experience in performing job analysis to identify and recommend job classifications ensuring proper allocation of positions; * Experience with electronic applicant tracking/hiring tools and programs (such as Oracle Recruiting Solutions or NeoGov), and selection process administration/selection principles, policies and practices to independently develop and apply selection criteria and promotion procedures/processes; * Professional experience which demonstrates knowledge to consult, advise and influence management and staff on complex issues in employment contract/plan administration and interpretation; employment law; employee and labor relations; * Demonstrated success in building effective business partnerships; analytical ability/critical-thinking skills to analyze and evaluate data/information/situations, identify and research issues, evaluate the merits of different points of view and present alternatives to ensure management is adequately informed; * Human relations and communication skills to answer question regarding personnel policy and procedure, facilitate group interactions, negotiate contracts and other agreements, mediate disputes, train large and small groups, make effective presentations and persuade others; * Writing skills to develop concise, well organized, business-oriented materials, memos, and information using proper grammar, spelling and structure. * Leadership ability to create and maintain a positive working environment by providing direction, mentoring, and guidance for other professional HR staff. Preferred Qualifications * Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Human Resources or a related degree program, such as Business Administration, Public Administration, Psychology, and Organizational Behavior. * Knowledge of the State's personnel system (laws, rules, administrative procedures, MMB policy/procedure, bargaining agreements, etc.), and Merit System standards, principles and prohibited personnel practices. * Certification in the Hay job evaluation methodology. Additional Requirements Minnesota Management and Budget will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and a criminal background check prior to appointment. Application Details Why Work For Us GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year. How to Apply Click "Apply" at the bottom of the page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637. For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers. Contact If you have questions about the position, contact Colleen Siegel at colleen.siegel@state.mn.us. * * * AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply. We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us. Please indicate what assistance you need. Job Title: Human Resources Consultant 1 Location: St. Paul Job ID: 45691 Regular/Temporary: Unlimited Full/Part Time: Full-Time Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers Date Posted: 05/04/2021 Closing Date: 05/24/2021 Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Mn Management & Budget / Mn Mgmt & Budget -Confidential Hiring Agency: Mn Management & Budget / Mn Mgmt & Budget -Confidential Division/Unit: Personnel / HRM Agency Services Work Shift: Day Shift Work Hours: Day Shift Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift Days of Work: Monday - Friday Travel Required: No Salary Range: $26.59 - $39.25/hourly; $55,519 - $81,954/annually Classified Status: Classified Bargaining Unit/Union: 217 - Confidential/Unrep Job Class: Human Resources Consultant 1