Human Resources Advisor Senior (Employment & Organizational and Employee Development)

Thu, November 03, 2022 2:10 PM | Dena Culpepper (Administrator)

Place of Business:
City of Austin - Austin Public Library

Position Description:

  • Experience leading full-cycle talent acquisition processes for jobs at various levels, especially concerning specialized jobs, and supervisory- and managerial-level jobs, using an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) to create job postings, screen applications, and select qualified candidates for interviews.
  • Experience in establishing base pay, reviewing and advising on job classification change requests, and salary exception requests.
  • Exercises sound critical thinking and judgment to advise internal and external customers on managing critical, problematic, and/or challenging conditions with focus, ownership, and accountability.
  • Organizational development and change management skills, capable of working with a diverse population of employees, different leadership styles and complex organizational issues.
  • Experience developing and delivering workplace training on Human Resources-related and leadership topics to employees at all levels and to large groups.
  • Experience developing and updating policies and procedures, and implementing process improvements.
  • Experience in leading, guiding, training, evaluating, and providing work assignments to Human Resources staff.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Teams)
  • Current PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, and/or SHRM-SCP certification.
  • Ability to travel to more than one work location.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned 

  • Collaborates and serves as strategic partner with senior leaders and management on HR programmatic analysis, implementation, and administration providing operational oversight, advice, and analytical support.
  • Manages and resolves complex HR-related issues and provides solutions to programs and processes, monitoring implementation of agreed-upon actions until the problem has been resolved.
  • Advises and influences management in making sound HR-related decisions.
  • Serves as subject matter expert in providing advice and counsel to management and employee groups on a broad range of HR issues and with applicable regulations, programs, policies, and procedures.
  • Interprets and provides guidance on, and interpretation of, applicable systems, policies, procedures, strategies, process workflows, and regulations; and monitors compliance with policies, regulations, laws, and program objectives.
  • Identifies, analyzes, and recommends solutions for various HR problems using morale indicators and other personnel measurements, such as, but not limited to, surveys, turnover, and grievances; and presents recommendations for corrective action programs when needed.
  • Provides training to managers and supervisors on HR topics and procedures.
  • Researches, gathers, analyzes, and evaluates data and information; monitors program trends; reviews and performs quality checks of program-related data; and develops and maintains management reporting to support decision making and policy development.
  • Monitors and maintains system data, files, records, and reporting; transmits program data files to vendors; and develops, monitors, and implements information tracking systems.
  • Responsibilities – Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: May provide leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training, and guidance to others.

Education and/or Equivalent Experience:
Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in related field, plus four (4) years of HR experience.
One (1) additional year of experience may substitute for the education up to the maximum of four (4) years.

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