Job Series: Human Resources Analyst
FLSA status: Exempt
OCC Group: Professional
Job code: R43210
Original signature of State Court Administrator approval available in the Human Resources Division, signed 2/24/2006.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
Provides professional human resources services for the Colorado Judicial Department. This position may require assigned territories of responsibilities
The Senior Human Resources Analyst is distinguished from other classifications due to the responsibility for assisting in the creation of human resources rules and policies and by advising judges, management, and employees on the interpretation of the personnel rules and federal, state and local laws concerning employment in order to reduce liability. The Senior Human Resources Analyst leads and conducts highly independent project work, is a key member on committees and is considered a subject matter expert in one or more fields of human resources specialization. The Senior Human Resources Analyst will work independently with assigned districts dealing with highly complex human resources issues. Supervision is received from the Director or Manager of Human Resources.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION
Reviews, interprets, and seeks training and clarification from various sources on federal, state and local employment regulations. Initiates changes to Judicial Department policy to ensure compliance.
Creates and facilitates training on human resources topics which incorporate employment trends, remains consistent with federal and state regulations, and addresses management and employee needs.
Provides advice and management consultation to Judges, District Administrators, Chief Probation Officers, Division Directors, and employees regarding human resources issues requiring the interpretation and application of personnel rules, human resources laws and individual circumstances. Conducts office hours in various assigned locations on a regular basis. Ensures consistent treatment of employees state wide.
Represents the human resources division on various judicial committees or as a participant in various projects.
Creates, implements and facilitates highly independent project work in a specialized area of human resources. Areas may include, but are not limited to, EEO, HRIS, Database Administration, Employee Relations, Training, Performance Appraisals, Investigations, and Compensation Analysis
Senior Human Resources Analysts participate as an advisory member on regional Performance Management Teams (PMT).
Conducts classification reviews and provides recommendations regarding proper classification. Updates and revises job descriptions as needed.
Conducts wage analysis and provides recommendations to ensure consistent compensation practices.
Drafts personnel rules, administrative recommendations, chief justice directives; designs forms; proposes procedures and directives based upon research and evaluation of issues and problems; analyzes proposed legislation for possible impact on the Judicial Department.
Participates in recruitment and selection for Colorado Judicial Department personnel.
Responds to EEOC complaints, investigates claims of discrimination and harassment, and makes formal recommendations. The Senior Human Resources Analyst may assist in the resolution of employee disputes. Some positions may provide mediation. The Senior Human Resources Analyst shall be available to local district management and employees on issues related to corrective and disciplinary actions. May be considered a first line of contact during employee emergencies.
Attends meetings and training as required.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Responsible for one's own work product and may provide guidance, assistance, or mentorship to less knowledgeable or experienced coworkers, volunteers, or interns. This may include scheduling of work, instructing in work methods, and reviewing work products. May provide input into the hiring and discipline/termination processes. Normally has input into performance evaluation process.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the above essential functions satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree and three years of experience in human resources, benefits, and/or organizational development which must have included one year of training experience. Additional work experience in these or other related fields may be substituted on a year for year basis for the required formal education.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. This position is subject to varying and unpredictable situations; may handle emergency or crisis situations; is subject to many interruptions; may handle multiple calls and inquiries simultaneously; and may occasionally handle absentee replacement on short notice. Position may require frequent travel with overnight stays.