The largest government human resources system in Arizona is managed by the Arizona Department of Administration (ADOA), Human Resources Division (HRD). ADOA HRD aspires to recruit and retain a world-class workforce to serve the citizens of Arizona.
This position serves as an advanced level Human Resources generalist with primary focus being on Employee Relations and Classification and Compensation.
The State of Arizona strives for a work culture that affords employees flexibility, autonomy, and trust. Across our many agencies, boards, commissions, many State employees participate in the State’s Remote Work Program and are able to work remotely in their homes, in offices, and in hoteling spaces.
All work, including remote work, should be performed within Arizona, unless an exception is properly authorized in advance.
• Participates in the development and implementation of HR related policies and procedures; advises division leadership on organizational development and training requirements and needs
• Provides specialized consultation to customers on employee relations, classification/compensation, HR related training, conflict management, FMLA administration, performance management, employee discipline issues and interpretation of related policies, procedures, rules, statutes, and conducting investigations related to employee misconduct and/or discrimination complaints, retaliation or violation/non-compliance with Personnel Rules
• Meets and communicates with division leadership to determine needs; advises on available resources and services to support and address issues; leads and executes key initiatives to support the agency
• Participates in the Arizona Management System (AMS) initiatives and applies the concepts to the function. Develops and recommends Standard Work (SW) for HR processes. Identifies continuous improvement opportunities
• Other duties as assigned as related to the position
• Arizona Management System (AMS)/LEAN methodologies
• Human Resources Management principles and practices
• State personnel rules and guidelines
• Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships
• Verbal and written communication
• Time management and organization
• Decision making and team building
• Conflict resolution
• Public speaking
• Analyze Human Resources issues/trends and develop recommendations for corrective strategies
• Respond to a wide range of personnel inquiries and situations with accuracy and diplomacy
• Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations and streamline work processes
• Work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service
• Travel to agency locations as needed
• Streamline work processes
• Communicate effectively
• Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business or Public Administration, Organizational Development or closely related field
• Experience with LEAN/Six Sigma or other continuous improvement methodologies preferred
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in a generalist role and/or leadership
• Employees who drive on State business are subject to driver's license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see A.A.C. R2-10-207.12)
• This position requires the ability to drive on State business. Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver's license appropriate to the assignment
• Must be able to pass a fingerprint check
The State of Arizona offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
• Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance
• Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
• Vacation plus 10 paid holidays per year
• Health and dental insurance
• Retirement plan
• Sick leave
By providing the option of a full-time or part-time remote work schedule, employees enjoy improved work/life balance, report higher job satisfaction, and are more productive. Remote work is a management option and not an employee entitlement or right. An agency may terminate a remote work agreement at its discretion.
• Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS)
• Please note that enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment
• If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Shelia Wiggins-Wayne @ firstname.lastname@example.org or 480-645-2290 for assistance
ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)
All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.
The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.