As a manager, you will support and provide guidance in planning, leading, developing, coordinating, and executing human resources strategy to support the Office’s operational planning and strategic direction, specifically in talent acquisition, training and development, organizational and performance management, succession planning, compensation and benefits, employee engagement and retention, and employee relations; develop and maintain effective and productive working relationships; and assist in coordinating Office-wide strategic and workforce planning activities.
We are looking for:
• Someone with excellent interpersonal and communication skills who can effortlessly interact with all levels of staff.
• Someone who takes initiative and has strong analytical and problem-solving skills who can assist in effectively resolving challenging situations.
• A creative thinker who can assist in developing strategies for professional development, recruiting, and retention.
Main responsibilities include:
• Knowledge of HR practices, principles, and applicable employment laws, statutes, rules, regulations, and standards.
• Ability to assist in designing, modifying, and implementing Office-wide training programs.
• Collaborating with Office leadership to understand the organization’s goals and strategy related to staffing, recruiting, and retention.
• Conducting research and analysis of organizational trends, including reviewing reports and performance metrics from the human resource information system (HRIS) or talent-management system.
• Assisting in researching, reviewing, and modifying administrative policies and procedures to maintain best practices and compliance.
• Knowledge of staffing and employment trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources functions. Ability to discuss effectively, diplomatically, and concisely strategic, workforce, and HR plans, issues, concerns, and findings with Office leadership, employees, and external parties, as necessary.
Minimum requirements include:
• Bachelor’s or master’s degree in human resources, management, or related field.
• A minimum of three years of experience in HR management preferred.
• SPHR or SHRM-SCP certification preferred.
The ideal candidate will also have:
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills.
• Excellent research skills.
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Strong supervisory skills.
• Ability to adapt to the organization’s and employees’ needs.
• Ability to prioritize tasks.
• Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
• Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization’s HRIS and talent-management systems.
The Arizona Auditor General offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
• Generous paid vacation and sick leave with 10 paid holidays per year.
• Medical insurance, with the employer covering 88 percent of the premium cost.
• Retirement plan with 100 percent employer match of the 12.22 percent employee contribution and additional deferred compensation options.
• Business casual dress.
• Continuing education provided and paid for by the employer.
• Tuition assistance program for those who qualify.
• Dental and vision insurance.
• Long-term disability insurance and optional short-term disability insurance.
• $15,000 life insurance policy and options to purchase additional coverage and supplemental coverage for dependents.
• Optional flexible spending accounts.
For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page
Arizona State Retirement System
If you have any questions, please contact Beth Entringer at 602-553-9854 or firstname.lastname@example.org 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.