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Assistant Human Resources Director
 
JOB CODE:103840
 
PAY GRADE:2310
 
SALARY RANGE:$62,532 - $86,558
 
LOCATION OF WORK
Department of Human Resources
 
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Under the direction of the Human Resources Director, performs highly responsible administrative, professional and supervisory work assisting in directing the major human resources functions of the City-Parish government. Work involves the responsibility for assisting the Human Resources Director in directing the City-Parish's human resources programs and services; reviewing and making recommendations concerning the activities and operations of the department; conferring with agency and department heads or other public officials concerning human resources and related problems; and performing other administrative duties. Supervision is exercised over professional, technical and clerical employees through subordinate supervisors. Work is evaluated through the Performance Management Appraisal System (PMAS). Performs other work as requested.
 
ESSENTIAL WORK TASKS
Assists in directing all divisions of the Department of Human Resources engaged in the major human resources functions for the City-Parish. Develops long and short term goals, objectives, procedures and work plans for the department; sets priorities and ensures that goals and objectives are met. Directs and monitors the activities associated with the group health insurance program including negotiation of contracts. Monitors activities of the State and Federal Judicial legislative bodies for human resources actions affecting City-Parish activities. Reviews and analyzes budget expenditures and their impact on the overall operation of the department. Assists the Human Resources Director in providing technical information on matters relating to human resources administration to the Mayor-President, Metro Council or committees; attends council or committee meetings as requested. Assists the Human Resources Director in preparing and recommending to the Personnel Board rules to carry out the provisions of Chapter 9 of the Plan of Government.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of the principles and practices of public human resources in any of the major human resources functions. Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures, especially as they relate to public human resources administration and the maintenance of official records. Knowledge of mathematics and statistics used to make moderately complex computations. Knowledge of the Plan of Government provisions, ordinances, and state laws governing the human resources administration of local government. Ability to supervise a moderate sized staff of professional and sub-professional personnel. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Ability to express facts and ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing, to groups and to individuals. Ability to apply good work habits such as punctuality, reliability, preciseness, and dependability in order to effectively complete assigned tasks and contribute to the smooth operation of the department and division.
 
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE
Master's and bachelor's degree in human resource management, business administration, public administration, or a related field, and five years professional supervisory experience in human resources.
 
SUBSTITUTIONS
Human Resources work experience may substitute for the master's degree but not the bachelor's degree.
 
CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES
None.
 
OTHER JOB ASPECTS
None.
 
NOTE:
The work examples described in this specification are intended only as an illustration of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from job performance requirements if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the job.