Arizona Department of Administration
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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.
CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER
Human resources division
100 N. 15th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Salary Range: $90,000.00-$120,000.00
The Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) assigned to the Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) is a trusted business partner responsible for helping DES leadership determine strategic direction and priorities in the areas of Human Resources and Business Operations. The position oversees approximately 140 HR professionals to support over 8,000 agency employees among 5 program divisions and multiple support divisions/units. The CHRO gives voice to the Agency’s brand strategy, models the desired behavior for workplace success, partners with management to seek out and identify vital resources, and embraces the complexities and challenges of the Agency’s various programs and services.
The CHRO will be an employee of the Arizona Department of Administration’s Human Resources Division (ADOA HRD) and will be assigned specifically to DES. The DES CHRO will be part of a cohort of CHROs of the State’s largest agencies who report to both ADOA HRD and their assigned agency. CHROs work together frequently to build the State’s HR capacity and collaborate on shared challenges and opportunities.
HRD leaders are viewed as strategic partners who help solve real problems by:
- Using the business or entity strategy to drive HR activities
- Knowing what drives success for the business
- Understanding human resources business metrics
- Determining the skills and capabilities that are needed to deliver the business strategies
- Identifying top talent and matching them to business-critical roles.
- Determining the organizational risks that could jeopardize business success
- Designing organizations that deliver outstanding business results
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs):
- Human resources principles and practices, including classification and compensation, talent acquisition, performance management, employee relations, operations and employee benefits administration
- Federal and state employment laws, State Personnel System Personnel Rules, Statewide Human Resources Policies and Guidelines and Lean Management Systems
- Public sector processes, including legislative process, budgeting, procurement, and public records
- Branding and communications for a publicized agency
- Change management and process improvement within a large organization
- Leadership and organizational development
- Oral and written communication
- Interpersonal relations with executive leadership, managers and various levels of contributors and stakeholders within and outside the organization
- Developing and implementing work measurement methods, project planning, analysis and interpretation of data
- Effectively direct large, centralized administrative services, problem solve complex issues, and drive culture initiatives
- Synthesize data and analyses into compelling written or verbal presentation materials to facilitate decision making
- Perform sound, objective analyses to draw out logical conclusions; ability to apply logic and reason to identify opportunities, and drive goals
The ideal candidate will have six or more years of professional-level leadership experience emphasizing Human Resources functions.
Education: Preferred candidates will hold a Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or a related field. Top candidates will hold a Master's degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Public Administration or other related field or a Juris Doctorate with emphasis in employment law.
Preferred Certification: A nationally-recognized human resource-related certification from SHRM, HRCI or other reputable certification institutions.
- Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver license record checks, required to maintain acceptable driving records and complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.11).
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The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
- Sick leave
- Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
- Health and dental insurance
- Retirement plan
- Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
- Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance
- Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).
- Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.
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Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $90,000.00 - $120,000.00 per year
- Dental Insurance
- Disability Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program
- Health Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Retirement Plan
- Vision Insurance
- Human Resources: 5 years (Preferred)
This Company Describes Its Culture as:
- Innovative -- innovative and risk-taking
- Stable -- traditional, stable, strong processes
- People-oriented -- supportive and fairness-focused
This Job Is:
- A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
- A “Fair Chance” job (you or the employer follow Fair Chance hiring practices when performing background checks)
- Temporarily due to COVID-19