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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES
POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION

Position Classification Title: HR Specialist,Sr
Position Classification Code: L1012
Job Family: Human Resources
Pay Level: 09
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:
Provides complex university level consultation and advisement in a specialized area of Human Resources Services. Provides professional guidance, coordination, and support in the specialized area. Administers and maintains various related data management systems, and coordinates and facilitates implementation of corporate-level programs and initiatives.
Standard Duties:
Provides training and instruction to senior level administration and Human Resources liaisons as appropriate in the application of human resources programs, policies, and procedures. Researches and analyzes competitive practices in the market. Develops and writes documents. Maintains and updates databases and web sites as appropriate; consults with HR systems analysts regarding problems with programming and data integrity, and makes recommendations for system enhancements. Plans, coordinates, facilitates, administrates, and reports programs for regular faculty and staff employees. Acts as a primary point of contact and consultant for the senior management and University community, as appropriate. Develops, writes, edits, and modifies operating policies, guidelines, and procedures, as appropriate. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of federal, state, and university laws, guidelines, and procedures in specialized area.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Records maintenance skills. Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications. Conflict resolution and/or mediation skills. Interviewing and data collection skills. Skill in developing policy and procedure documentation.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to write reports containing technical information. Ability to interpret, analyze, and advise on the application of laws and regulations to all employment and academic actions related to specialized area. Ability to document work in progress. Ability to lead and train staff and/or students. Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials. Ability to investigate and analyze information and draw conclusions. Ability to develop and present educational programs and/or workshops. Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
   Experience- Five (5) years of professional experience related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- None
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-