Human Resources Consultant 1

  • Minnesota Department of Human Services
  • Minnesota, USA
Full time Human Resources

Job Description

Closing Date: 03/21/2018
Salary Range: $24.32 - $35.91/hourly; $50,780 - $74,980/annually
Job Summary
This position is part of a Human Resources team at the Department of Human Services that supports Direct Care and Treatment (DCT), Community Based Services (CBS). The position will require occasional travel to various sites/locations to meet with supervisors and employees. The work location is negotiable based on the applicant selected.
The HR Consultant serves as a business partner to managers and supervisors by providing expert consultation and guidance on union contract interpretation, employee performance management, employment investigations, conflict resolution, reorganizations and layoffs. The HR Consultant has the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and carry out assignments with minimal supervision. The HR Consultant has strong project management and organizational skills as well as strong oral and written communication skills. The HR Consultant possess strong human relations skills which emphasize clear communication, attention to diverse viewpoints and the ability to negotiate toward acceptable outcomes as well as strong analytical skills deployed in contract interpretation as well as complex problem solving
Minimum Qualifications:
At least 2 years of full-time equivalent advanced professional level work experience in a human resources office in a several of the following human resources areas: labor relations (contract administration, interpretation, employment law, performance management, investigations, discipline and discharge, grievance hearings, union relations), staffing, job classification, unemployment, compensation, management consultation.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Degree/certification in Human Resources or related field;
  • Knowledge of State of Minnesota employment law, rules and administrative processes.
Additional Requirements
To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that you clearly describe your experience related to the minimum qualifications.
REFERENCE/BACKGROUND CHECKS - The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and criminal background check prior to appointment.
Why Work For Us
GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.
Our mission as an employer is to actively recruit, welcome and support a workforce, which is diverse and inclusive of people who are underrepresented in the development of state policies, programs and practices, so that we can support the success and growth of all people who call Minnesota home.
How to Apply
Applicants must apply to the MN Careers website Job ID 20720.
If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637.
If you have questions about the position, contact Kari Matson at or 651.766.4120.

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