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Date:  Aug 4, 2022
Req ID:  21647

Conway, AR, US, 72032

Anticipated Starting Salary:  $36,154.98

Position Number: 22098186 
County: Faulkner 
Posting End Date: 08/08/2022 

Anticipated Starting Salary: $36,154.98 


Hiring Manager: Jennifer Ethridge

Preferences:  Three years experience in AASIS; Experience with ARCareers system; 

The Department of Human Services is a place for people passionate about serving others and changing lives for the better. We care for Arkansans of all ages and ensure places like child care centers and nursing homes are safe. We are the safety net for the most vulnerable Arkansans. Whether you answer the phones, take applications, protect children, or help care for residents or patients at one of our facilities, you make a difference by working at DHS. Plus, working for the State has great perks, including a pension, maternity leave, paid state holidays, and much more. At DHS, we take care of our employees so you can help care for others.

Position Information

Class Code: R025C

Grade: GS06


Salary Range: $36,155.00 - $52,425.00


The Human Resources Analyst is responsible for developing, implementing, and analyzing agency/institution human resources program goals and objectives, policies, and procedures. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


Reviews and analyzes employment applications for minimum qualifications; establishes selection and interview process; conducts and/or oversees selection and interview process for compliance to policies and procedures. Makes hiring recommendations. Conducts and coordinates new employee orientation programs as needed; explains the employee handbook, policies, and procedures; presents benefits package information to new hires; reviews new hire paperwork for payroll processes; coordinates other speakers with technical knowledge to meet with new hires. Facilitates education of all health benefits by planning and presenting annual open enrollment programs. Coordinates special training assignments for management and conducts various training for employees and supervisors. Conducts surveys; performs research and statistical analyses, and assists in the preparation of reports and manuals. Responds to complaints and requests for information from the public and employees. Assists in preparation of budget, makes recommendations, and assists in projecting future expenditures. Monitors budget on a daily basis in relation to area of assignment. Assists in analyses of a wide range of state policies, involving organization, procedures, and services. Provides information, advice and interpretation of law, policy, procedures and directives to personnel in subjects such as Fair Labor Standards Act, Equal Employment Opportunity, disciplinary actions, use of performance evaluation system, budget process, and a variety of other personnel issues. Evaluates existing programs by reviewing files; researching policy, directives, regulations, and legislation; conducting salary surveys; and interviews, and contacting agencies in other states concerning their programs and policies. Performs other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the principles and practices of human resources. Knowledge of state and federal personnel laws, policies, and procedures. Knowledge of organizational management, payroll, benefits, and budget processes. Ability to interview and extract information from application. Ability to analyze information and recommend appropriate action. Ability to plan and perform organizational analysis and feasibility studies. Ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of others. Ability to prepare and present oral and written information and reports.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in personnel management, public administration, organizational management or a related field; plus one year of experience in a human resources field.  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.



The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock