Two positions will be filled from this advertisement. These are professional-level positions; one assigned to the State HR Program supporting the agency's divisions and the other assigned to the agency's Local HR Program supporting 120 local departments of social services. These positions perform complex duties to include research, analysis and evaluation of employment laws and regulations relative to the development of human resource policy and guidance. They serve as policy resources, conduct investigations and consult local departments of social services or with state Department of Social Services divisions. Each position reports to an Associate Director Sr. These positions do not supervise staff but may assume the lead role for project management purposes.
These positions require knowledge of employment laws, regulations, and rules and of the theories, principles and practices of human resources management, including EEO, employee relations and policy; of procedures and best practices related to investigations, discipline, discharge, and conflict resolution; of policy analysis, legislative practices, and research and evaluation techniques. Require considerable knowledge of human resource laws, regulations, rules, policies, procedures and practices. Possess demonstrated experience interpreting and applying HR laws, regulations, rules, policies, and procedures; developing policies, procedures and guidance; preparing and writing various reports (e.g., investigation reports, management reports, position papers); developing technical guidelines and training materials for use in a variety of training modalities (e.g., on-the-job training, classroom training, and on-line courses); conducting training; and serving on project management teams. Skill in the use of MS Office (e.g. Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Visio). Demonstrated ability to apply strong interpersonal skills to effectively interact verbally and in writing with individuals and groups at all levels inside and outside of the organization.
Prefer experience in policy development and interpretation with HR management policies. Prefer experience in a managerial or supervisory role with responsibility for applying HR policies. Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work of study in areas such as business administration, human resource management, public administration and/or PHR/SPHR certification strongly preferred.
Employment will be contingent upon successfully passing a criminal history background check. The selected candidate will be required to complete a "Statement of Economic Interest" form. VDSS employees whose positions are in Band 5 and above perform in emergency roles if needed during state and federal disaster declarations. This is in accordance with the agency's emergency responsibilities. The selected candidate will be assigned to an emergency role upon hire and is expected to perform in that capacity as needed. VDSS will record information from each new employee's Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification) into the Federal E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.
Virginia Jobs - 9 months ago