Human Resources Analyst III
Under broad supervision, serves as the technical expert and administrator for countywide performance management systems; oversees all related functions. Performs professional level program and process management functions encompassing multiple aspects of the Employee Relations (ER) practice areas, such as the Employee Assistance Program. Serves as the division communications director - providing both guidance and execution. This countywide expert role provides consultative support and information about the performance management policies, procedures and best practices. Additionally, at the discretion of the division director, provides back-up support to ER consulting staff, including serving agencies and providing policy interpretation.Illustrative Duties GeneralManages/oversees a major function/program, project or team;Proactively develops, manages, and evaluates programs and procedures that are responsive to the changing needs of the customer and the business environment;Participates in the contracting process, including drafting bid specifications, evaluatingproposals, and selecting a contractor;Develops, recommends, and implements personnel policies, procedures, and programs consistent with County, State, and Federal laws and regulations;Serves as an expert witness; presents testimony at official proceedings such as Civil Service Commission and in Court;Applies systems solutions to business problems; trains users in system functions;Proactively develops solutions; facilitates problem solving among different individuals/groups toreach effective outcomes;Provides advice and consultation regarding immediate situations;Works independently to define and meet customer needs, facilitating innovation and explorationof non-traditional ideas;Recognizing the implications of proposed changes, identifies and collaborates with appropriateindividuals and groups to develop and implement the changes;Leads change initiatives throughout the department or with customers to improve services andmeet the needs of the customer;Investigates/responds to individual, agency, or County-wide issues, questions or grievances fromthe public, employees, and/or County/State/Federal agencies;Develops and presents material on various topics to individuals and groups.
Employee Relations/EEO ProgramsProvides interpretation, guidance and training in the application of County rules and regulations,as well as Federal and State laws and regulations. Revises County personnel regulations;Provides guidance on formal disciplinary actions; administers the County's grievance procedure;Mediates and/or assists with problem solving of County employees and/or citizen complaints' grievances;Leads or participates in agency or County-wide investigations to reduce the County's liabilityand to resolve complaints.
Performance ManagementTrains employees and managers in the use of the County's performance evaluation process;Assists agency managers in linking agency performance measures to employee performancestandards. Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities Knowledge of the principles, methods and problems of organization and management;Knowledge of the principles and practices of public sector human resources administration in relevant areas;Knowledge of group/team dynamics;Knowledge of federal, state and county laws, ordinances, rules and regulations pertaining to all aspects of human resource management;Skill in use of computer hardware and software;Skill in budgeting;Skill in facilitation;Skill in mediation and conflict resolution;Ability to gather, analyze and present facts;Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with citizens, employees and publicofficials;Ability to work as a team member or leader;Ability to speak and write effectively. Employment Standards MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in personnel administration, public administration or a related field, plus four years of professional-level human resources experience.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.
- Project/program management experience supporting a large and complex organization.
- Ability to analyze and articulate future vision for county performance management systems.
- Experience providing content-specific and generalist human resources services.
- Knowledge of the principles and practices governing relevant human resources practices.
- Familiarity with ER information systems and web content management systems.
- Communications management experience and excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
- Demonstrated ability to work efficiently and effectively independently, as a team member or leader.
Job is generally sedentary in nature; however, visual acuity is required to read data on computer monitor. Ability to operate keyboard driven equipment. Ability to lift up to 15 pounds. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.
It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 711. EEO/AA/TTY.