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City of Austin

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Austin, TX

$31.81 – $39.76 per hour

Strategic HR partner responsible for program analysis, resolution of complex issues, advising management, providing training, and tracking data and compliance.

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Duties, Functions and Responsibilities: - Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. - Collaborates and serves as strategic partner with senior leaders and management on HR programmatic analysis, implementation, and administration providing operational oversight, advice, and analytical support. - Manages and resolves complex HR-related issues and provides solutions to programs and processes, monitoring implementation of agreed upon actions until the problem has been resolved. - Advises and influences management in making sound HR-related decisions. - Serves as subject matter expert in providing advice and counsel to management and employee groups on a broad range of HR issues and with applicable regulations, programs, policies, and procedures. - Interprets and provides guidance on, and interpretation of, applicable systems, policies, procedures, strategies, process work flows, and regulations; and monitors compliance with policies, regulations, laws, and program objectives. - Identifies, analyzes, and recommends solutions for various HR problems using morale indicators and other personnel measurements, such as, but not limited to, surveys, turnover, and grievances; and presents recommendations for corrective action programs when needed. - Provides training to managers and supervisors on HR topics and procedures. - Researches, gathers, analyzes, and evaluates data and information; monitors program trends; reviews and performs quality checks of program-related data; and develops and maintains management reporting to support decision making and policy development. - Monitors and maintains system data, files, records, and reporting; transmits program data files to vendors; and develops, monitors, and implements information tracking systems. - Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised: May provide leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training, and guidance to others. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: - Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed. - Knowledge of Federal, State, and Local laws and ordinances governing personnel activities. - Knowledge of City practices, policies, and procedures. - Knowledge and practices of HR program administration and management. - Knowledge of practices and methods of coaching and leading the work of others. - Knowledge of principles and applications of critical thinking and analysis. - Knowledge of customer service principles. - Skill in overseeing the maintenance of HR program/process documentation, data, schedules, records, and files. - Skill in oral and written communication. - Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing. - Skill in using computers and related software. - Skill in data analysis and problem solving. - Skill in planning and organizing. - Ability to coordinate deadlines, prioritize work demands and assign/monitor work performed. - Ability to handle hostility, conflict, and uncertain situations. - Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities. - Ability to train others. - Ability to develop and maintain knowledge in assigned specialized HR areas. - Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other City employees and the public.
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