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Date:  Jun 10, 2021
Req ID:  8339

Little Rock, AR, US, 72201

Anticipated Starting Salary:  62,531

Agency Human Resources Manager (Assistant HR Director)


Position #:     22092615

Grade:            GS11

Salary:            $62,531

Location:        Central Office Human Resources, Little Rock

Req #:            8339

Closing date: June 21, 2021


This position serves as the Assistant Human Resources Director and Grievance Officer for the department and will directly supervise a small staff.   Position will also investigate official complaints filed by employees; assist in the day-to-day management and coordination of human resources activities; participate in the development, revision and implementation of internal policy, as well as interpret and train employees in department and state policies and procedures.  Position will also work with the Training Coordinator to review current internal HR related training programs and make recommendations for improvement.  Will also provide oversight in ARCareers on department job postings; assist with creating job descriptions, will participate in interview panels where needed and make hiring recommendations. Other responsibilities will include providing guidance to management staff on disciplinary matters, troubleshooting with time, leave and payroll issues, and AASIS master data. Position may also be responsible for various reports and other duties as assigned.   Experience in working with the Office of Personnel Management, Legislative Personnel Committee and Bureau of Legislative Research is helpful.  Preference will be given to candidates with AASIS HR experience.


This position offers a full benefit package including paid holidays, annual and sick leave, health insurance and retirement pension.


Applicants must meet or exceed these qualifications:  Formal educational equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, public administration, or related field plus five years’ of human resources experience, including three years in a supervisory or leadership capacity.


We are an EOE/ADA/AA employer. Minorities and women encouraged to apply.


Applications accepted online ONLY:  www.arcareers.arkansas.gov




The Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism has three major divisions: Arkansas State Parks, Arkansas Heritage and Arkansas Tourism. Arkansas State Parks manages 52 state parks and promotes Arkansas as a tourist destination for people around the country. Arkansas Heritage preserves and promotes Arkansas’s natural and cultural history and heritage through four historic museums and four cultural preservation agencies. Arkansas Tourism improves the state’s economy by generating travel and enhancing the image of the state.

Position Information

Class Code: R013C

Grade: GS11


Salary Range: $62,531.00 - $90,670.00


The Agency Human Resources Manager is responsible for supervising all human resource functions within the agency/institutions staff. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


Directs, oversees, and monitors the operations of human resources including but not limited to recruiting and selection, benefits, employee relations, compensation, and classification. Plans and develops new or revised human resources programs and systems to correct problems and address changing needs. Oversees the processing of personnel actions such as hires, re-hires, promotions, demotions, and transfers. Ensures compliance with all federal, state and agency employment policies and procedures. May oversee bi-weekly payrolls and fringe benefits. Directs, plans, and organizes work of staff to maintain guidelines, procedures, and policies. Assists in the preparation and submittal of the biennial and annual personnel related budget. Performs other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of human resources principles and practices, including state and federal laws governing human resource management. Knowledge of state classification and compensation procedures. Ability to plan and maintain budgets. Ability to communicate with a diverse group of employees and population. Ability to supervise employees, administer work plans, and evaluate progress. Ability to administer overall human resource programs, payroll functions, benefits, employee training, safety, and related human resource functions. Ability to interpret policies and application human resource state and federal laws.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal educational equivalent of a bachelor's degree in human resources, business administration, public administration, or a related field plus five years of human resources experience, including three years in supervisory capacity. 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