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Date:  May 13, 2022
Req ID:  18054

Little Rock, AR, US, 72201

Anticipated Starting Salary:  $45,009.95

Position Number: 22109902 
County: Pulaski 
Posting End Date: 05/18/2022 

Anticipated Starting Salary: $45,009.95 


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.



3 Years State HR Experience
3 Years AASIS Personnel Processing
Experience with ARCareers Onboarding

Position Information

Class Code: R014C

Grade: GS08


Salary Range: $45,010.00 - $65,265.00


The Personnel Manager is responsible for overseeing the human resources function by ensuring quality control and appropriateness of the program, coordinating special projects, and preparing applicable reports. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


Supervises and directs the activities of the human resources. Coordinates human resources programs including but not limited to retirement, health insurance benefits, and life insurance; coordinates special projects as assigned. Coordinates with managers and/or time keepers for corrections of discrepancies. Participates in the biennial budget process. Interprets researches, and communicates human resources policies and information; prepares applicable reports. Assists in developing new forms, policies, procedures, training session planning and presentation, website content, and maintenance of files. May oversee, monitor and participate in the preparation of the bi-weekly payroll. 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 prepare, present, and review oral and written information and documents. Ability to interpret and apply state and agency/institution policies and procedures governing personnel. Ability to research and analyze data. Ability to plan, organize and direct the work of others. Ability to communicate to a diverse group.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in human resources, public administration, or a related field plus four years of human resources experience, including one year in a supervisory or leadership 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