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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES

POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION


Position Classification Title: Dir,HR Administration
Position Classification Code: L1003
Job Family: Human Resources
Pay Level: 13
Exempt Status: Exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Represents the Chief HR in his/her absence. Directs and oversees the planning, implementation, operation, and administration of the Human Resources Administration functions. Ensures maximum efficiency, cost-effectiveness, compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and policies, and consistency with the University's overall mission, goals, and objectives. Manages and coordinates the activities of a diverse team of professional, technical, and support staff.
Standard Duties:
Directs and manages the daily operations of multiple units including: Employment Services, Benefits Services, Employee Management Services, Labor Relations, and Compensation and Classification, and other related services. Provides direction and leadership in the management of human resources strategies, programs and initiatives, and best practices. Provides strategic guidance and consultation to managers and staff regarding human resource best practices, policy interpretation, problem resolution, and compliance with University regulations and State and Federal law. Designs and implements programs, systems, and services that are responsive to the needs, goals, and objectives of the University; ensures institution-wide consistency of application and compliance with all Federal and State employment and compensation laws and guidelines. Oversees the supervision of personnel, which includes work allocation, training, promotion and enforcement of internal procedures and controls, and problem resolution; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions; motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of equal opportunity and affirmative action programs. In-depth knowledge and understanding of employee relations principles and practices within a public sector environment. Knowledge of contemporary principles of human resource management and public personnel practices. Advanced knowledge and understanding of human resources management principles, practices, and standards, as applied to public institutions. Knowledge of a range of recruitment strategies and techniques. Knowledge of federal and state employment laws and regulations, and public sector employment policies and procedures. Knowledge of faculty and/or staff hiring procedures.
Strong interpersonal skills, flexibility, and customer service orientation. Strong analytical, problem solving, and critical thinking skills gained within a complex, demanding work environment. Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with a wide variety of people. Skill in examining and evaluating operations and developing and/or re-engineering operating strategies, systems, and procedures. Skill in developing policy and procedure documentation. Employee development and performance management skills. Strong analytical and critical thinking skills and the ability to analyze, summarize, and effectively present data.
Ability to foster a cooperative work environment. Ability to supervise and train assigned staff including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
   Experience- Eight (8) years of increasingly progressive management experience in one or more areas that report to this position.
   Equivalency- None
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-