The Assistant Personnel Manager is responsible for implementing and maintaining various personnel systems and procedures. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Participates in hiring process by advertising vacancies, recruiting applicants, reviewing applications to determine if applicants meet minimum qualifications, scheduling and conducting interviews, and notifying applicants of selection/non-selection. Responds to telephone, written, and personal inquiries concerning job vacancies. Orients new employees by explaining agency policy/procedure, obtaining required employee information, and advising employees of benefits package. Maintains personnel files and leave records. Maintains performance evaluations system by tracking increase eligibility dates, ensuring compliance with performance evaluation procedures, and reviewing completed performance evaluations. Prepares and submits various personnel documents and reports and assists in preparation of budget proposals. Provides technical assistance to personnel by explaining procedures, updating agency policy/procedure, coordinating training, acting as insurance representative, and serving on various committees. May act as agency grievance officer. May supervise a small to medium-sized professional and administrative support staff by interviewing, recommending for hire, training, assigning and reviewing work, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Occasional in-state travel required.
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of the principles and practices of personnel management. Knowledge of personnel, payroll, and budget processes, policies, and procedures. Ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of others. Ability to prepare, present, and review oral and written information, reports, and programs. Ability to investigate and mediate employee/employer grievances and disputes. Ability to recruit, interview, and assess prospective employees.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in personnel management, public administration, general business or a related field; plus two years of experience in public administration, human resource management or a related field.
Minimum two years recruitment experience with the utilization of the Arkansas State Jobs system. State of Arkansas policies and procedures experience preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must possess a valid Arkansas drivers license. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Agency Specific Information
This Position will close at 11:59 pm on the closing date listed.
Hiring Official- S. Simpson
This office only accepts completed applications, resumes and relevant transcripts to determine minimum qualifications. Applicants should present other documents to the hiring official upon interview, if applicable.
If you are a Veteran, Disable Veteran or a Surviving Spouse of a Deceased Veteran and remains unmarried at the time you are seeking preference and you are a citizen and resident of this state you shall be entitled to employment preference in a position over other applicants after meeting substantially equal qualifications.
Please submit the DD-214 and other official documentation to the address below.
THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH DOES NOT ACCEPT ELECTRONIC MEDIA OF ANY FORM, (CDs, flash drives, memory sticks, tapes, etc.) WITH STATE EMPLOYMENT APPLICATIONS.
All Applicants must submit complete and accurate information and complete the application form according to instructions. List all prior work experience, including military service, beginning with your most recent employment. Applicants are encouraged to attach an original written resume to supplement their application or a paper addendum for additional work history section of the application. You may include volunteer or unpaid work as part of your work history; however, you should include the number of hours per week which you performed these duties.
When submitting your State Application, you may refer to your resume for the Employment History if your resume includes all the information requested in the Employment History section of the state application (month and year employment began and ended, weekly hours worked, etc.).
Please complete the Work History section of the application, even if you are including a resume. Incomplete applications will NOT be processed.
All ADH applicants must complete a drug screen and background check if applicable. Direct Deposit is required for employment according to Act 1887 of 2005.
Human Resources Office- Recruitment Section
4815 W Markham St., Slot 26
Little Rock, AR 72205-3867
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday
Fax No. 501-661-2675