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HR ADMINISTRATOR IV

ASSISTANT HR DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES

Recruitment #20-004921-0003

Introduction

The Department of Labor  is accepting applications from all qualified applicants for the position of HR Administrator IV. This position assists the Director in the management, direction and administration of the Office of Human Resources for the Maryland Department of Labor. This position is a Management Service position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.

GRADE

21

LOCATION OF POSITION

1100 North Eutaw Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Main Purpose of Job

To assist the Director in the management, direction and administration of the Office of Human Resources for the Maryland Department of Labor. The program includes the following units: Employee/Employer Relations, Benefits and Administration, Payroll and Timekeeping. It also involves the close collaboration with LABOR's Fair Practice Office in terms of investigations and other issues; administering and coordinating other special programs including health benefits, ethics, SPMS, payroll, employee evaluation and performance, and succession planning. The position also plans, develops and implements policies and procedures unique to employees located statewide in teaching in correctional facilities.

POSITION DUTIES

Duties of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide leadership and management of the Office of Human Resources to achieve the efficient and effective delivery of services to all customers and stakeholders.
  • Establish and maintain all quality standards associated with the professional delivery of personnel services while striving for error free work products.
  • Provide the highest level of customer satisfaction, actively seeking feedback from customers/stakeholders on customer satisfaction and proactively acts to enhance or adjust the delivery of services to achieve and improve customer satisfaction.
  • Lead, manage, coordinate and/or oversee major tasks, events, or requirements associated with the Administration Unit-Timekeeping, Health Benefits, Employee/Employer Relations, Position control, Payroll and Leave Bank.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field required.

Experience: Five (5) years of professional human resources experience including 2 years of supervisory experience in a merit system human resources program. The range of experience includes:

Benefits Administration

Payroll Administration and Timekeeping

Employee & Labor Relations

Note: Applicants substitute four (4) years of professional personnel management experience for the Bachelor’s degree. Professional personnel work can be in the area of employee/employer relations, labor management relations, personnel program evaluation, interpreting policies and procedures, statutes and regulations.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Strong preference will be given to applicants that possess a graduate level degree (MA, JD), Supervisory experience and experience in employee relations, labor relations, benefits and payroll administration. This experience may be at the staff or supervisory level.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification are required to obtain certification in State Personnel Management System policies and procedures and in the functionality of the Statewide Personnel System from the Office of Personnel Services and Benefits, Department of Budget and Management within six months from the time o appointment to the position. Employees are also required to obtain recertification every six months thereafter.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

All candidates are subject to a background check against files maintained by the Division of Unemployment Insurance (Department of Labor/DUI) to determine whether any monies are owed to Department of Labor/DUI as a result of unemployment overpayment/fraud. Any unpaid debt may have an impact on whether or not a candidate is offered employment.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

RESUMES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE AND NOT CONSIDERED IN THE SELECTION PROCESS.

All information concerning the qualifications, including any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certificate, etc.) must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be considered.

For positions that require Bachelor/Master Degree etc:

Educational credentials from foreign countries must be evaluated by an approved education review service. This evaluation must be submitted prior to hire. For further information, you may call International Consultants of Delaware, Inc. (302) 737-8715 or World Education Services Inc. 1-800-932-3897 or (202) 331-2925.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.

The examination for this recruitment will be an evaluation and rating of the information provided on your application. Therefore, it is essential that the application is filled out completely and accurately, listing all relevant education and experience, addressing the specific qualifications shown above and submitting any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certification, license, etc.). Please include clear, detailed and specific information on your application regarding experience qualifications related to the minimum qualifications, desired, and/or selective qualifications of the position.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application is STRONGLY preferred. However, if you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via mail or deliver in person. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.

The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.

PLEASE DO NOT FAX OR EMAIL UNSOLICITED DOCUMENTATION

Completed applications, required documentation, and any required addendums may be mailed to:  

Department of Labor Office of Administration

Attn: Tenisha Tunstall    20-004921-0003

1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 101

Baltimore, MD 21201  

For additional information, please contact Tenisha Tunstall at 410-767-2772 or via email Tenisha.Tunstall2@maryland.gov.  

The MD State Application Form can be found online  

Department of Labor is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Department of Labor that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.